Black Marsi. (Image for Representation)
JUMLA: Beans, millet, and Marsi rice, the typical productions of Jumla, have been supplied to Canada. These products of Jumla are popular in the market for their typical taste and branded as the ‘organic’ ones.
According to Karnali Safe and Superfood Industries executive chief Raj Shahi, 14 tons of rice of Marsi variety, four tons of beans, and one ton of millet were sent to a Canada-based food company.
The supplied packages have an image of the Nepali flag on the display. An organization named ‘Nepali Mato’ has done all works relating to labeling, packaging, and processing.
One ton of Marsi was delivered to Kathmandu from the Sinja area and one ton from Gidikhola of Tatopani rural municipality-4.
The Jumla folks are happy to see the export of their products to abroad. This is the first time that Jumla send the local products to Canada and it has obviously encouraged the local farmers, according to local Jeevan Bahadur Khatri.