Kathmandu: Nepal Tea and Coffee Development Board (NTCDB) — a specialized body of the government for the development of tea and coffee — fixed the price for coffee today.
The board has fixed the price of the product in different stages of processing.
As per the support price determined by NTCDB, farmers can sell Fresh Cherry ‘A’ grade coffee for Rs 85 per kg and ‘B’ grade per kg at Rs 75. Likewise, Rs 425 per kg has been set for grade ‘A’ parchment coffee and Rs 375 per kg for grade ‘B’ parchment coffee. Parchment coffee is prepared through advanced quality pulping equipment.
For Dry Cherry, which is produced through a primitive method of drying coffee Rs 140, Rs 90 have been fixed for grade ‘A’, respectively, according to the board.