Mangaluru: The Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative Ltd. (CAMPCO) has launched a new endeavour - the production of mouth fresheners in collaboration with the Chinese!
CAMPCO is expected to send 10 tonnes of tender arecanut to China by this year-end on trial basis for making mouth freshener.
Addressing press meet, CAMPCO President Konkodi Padmanabha on Monday said that a delegation of Kou Wei Wang Company, which manufactures mouth freshener from tender arecanut has arrived to the State and met CAMPCO members on Saturday.
The Chinese company has placed demand for 32,000 quintals of boiled and then dried tender arecanut. The delegation was now on a two-week tour of arecanut growing districts in the State.
The company has offered to pay Rs. 160 per kg of processed tender arecanut.
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