Tezpur Litchi goes global: Export to London launched

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This will provide a much needed boost to Litchi production in Tezpur.
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This will provide a much needed boost to Litchi production in Tezpur.

Guwahati: Litchi from Assam’s Tezpur was all set to make its inroads in the UK market as in a major boost to export of indigenous and GI tagged famous Litchi; a consignment of Litchi will be exported to London.

On Saturday, chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma launched the export of Tezpur Litchi, which has been given geographical indication (GI) tag for its excellent quality and pleasant flavor, to London by Agnigarh Farmer Producer Company through Kiega Exims at Tezpur Convention Center in Sonitpur district.

Kiega Exims is a joint collaboration of AAU, Agriculture department, Sonitpur and NABARD supported by APEDA, APART, BNCA, AAU, Tezpur University and district administration.

“The export of litchis will help in uplifting the economic condition of small & marginal farmers in the district,” Sarma said.

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