Locally grown mangoes (Langra and Desiree) from Kalapang, Mongar will be available at Centenary Farmers Market (CFM), Thimphu from 11 July 2014 at Nu.70 per kg. Total of 3772 Kg of mangoes (90% Langra) is expected to reach Thimphu on 10th July 2014. This trial marketing of mangoes from the east has been carried out in collaboration with Dzongkhag Administration Mongar & Lhuentse, RDC, Wengkhar and Regional Agricultural Marketing and Cooperative Office (RAMCO), Mongar.
Proper grading and sorting has been carried out before sending the consignment to Thimphu. Also plastic crates (each crates holds 23 kg) are being used for transportation to minimize damages during the transportation process.
The mangoes grown locally has comparative advantage over the imported mangoes in terms of taste, flavor and considered healthier.
Hence, we would like to invite all the RNR family and beyond to try out and provide your honest feed backs regarding the produce, to help boost rural enterprise and agri-business, it is imperative that MoAF carries out such function to substantiate nation’s greater goal of food self-sufficiency.
For further information kindly contact: 17819575/02-322909
–Submitted By RAMCO
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