Purple sweet potatoes from Odisha trending

Purple sweet potatoes from Odisha trending

The sweet-scented spuds from Sanjog Sahu’s Mati Farms are a summer surprise at chefs’ tables and will soon find a prominent place in restaurant menus Chindi Varadarajulu, chef and owner of Chennai-based Pumpkin Tales, is delighted with the purple sweet potatoes she has sourced this summer. They have brought back memories of her childhood in […]

43,779 tons of sweet potatoes produced in Rajshahi division

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Sweet potatoes are cultivated abundantly in char areas of Rangpur region as farmers show their interest for a higher demand of the crop BSS The newly-harvested sweet potatoes are playing a supplementary role of meeting up food and nutritional demands as well as security amid the present Covid-19 pandemic Around 43,779 tons of sweet potatoes […]

So many potatoes, yet nowhere to store

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Increased potato production has become a cause for concern for farmers, particularly in the northern region of Bangladesh, as growers are finding it hard to manage space at cold storages to preserve the tuber. The northern region accounts for 70 per cent of the total production of the popular vegetable in the country.  For all […]

BADC promotes cultivation of export quality potatoes in Gopalganj

BADC promotes cultivation of export quality potatoes in Gopalganj

According to official data, farmers planted 20 acres of diamond, 10 acres of asterix and 10 acres of granola potatoes in Sadar and Kashiani upazila of Gopalganj in November last year Dhaka Tribune Exporting potatoes will earn much valuable foreign exchange and benefit the economy as well as the individual farmer, says BADC Bangladesh Agriculture […]

Chitwan farmers are happy after switching to potatoes

Chitwan farmers are happy after switching to potatoes

Farmers’ fields in Kharkhutte are a scene of hectic activity as the potatoes planted after the paddy harvest are ready for sale. Farmers do not have to worry about finding buyers for their potato crop as traders come to take them directly from the fields to market. Farmers return home with money in their pockets. […]