Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder on Friday said that the government is working to introduce the mangoes of the Barind region Sapahar to the global market.
“Sapahar in the Barind region, which was once out of cultivation, is now cultivating a lot of mangoes. The large mango market is here now,” he said.
The minister made this remark at a workshop on safe production, collection, packing, transportation and marketing of mangoes at Sapahar Upazila Parishad auditorium, said a PID handout here.
“The delicious mangoes of this region need to be branded,” he added.
Mango growers are being made aware about safe production, marketing and conservation, so that they can deliver safe mangoes to the consumers, said the minister.
“Our aim is to build a healthy, beautiful and talented nation. To that end, the government has enacted the Safe Food Act,” he added, urging consumers to be aware of food safety.