Campco increases days for areca procurement in Kerala

Mary P. Humphrey

The Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative (Campco) Ltd has made the decision to obtain arecanut from growers in Kasaragod district of Kerala a few instances in a week. SN Khandige, Vice-President of Campco Ltd, explained to Business Line that the Kasaragod district administration has offered permission to […]

The Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative (Campco) Ltd has made the decision to obtain arecanut from growers in Kasaragod district of Kerala a few instances in a week.

SN Khandige, Vice-President of Campco Ltd, explained to Business Line that the Kasaragod district administration has offered permission to raise the selection of days of procurement in a week.

Until now, the cooperative was allowed to procure arecanut from grower-associates in Kasaragod district of Kerala only one particular day in a week. Following the permission from the Kasaragod district administration, the cooperative has made the decision to raise the selection of days of procurement to a few days in a week with outcome from Could four.

Campco will procure arecanut from growers at Badiadka, Kanhangad, Bayar, Perla, Bandadka, Neerchal and Mulleriya branches of Kerala on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays of every single week, he mentioned.

A member can promote a most of 500 kg of arecanut in a month. Taking into consideration the social distancing demands, every department will be in a position to obtain arecanut from a most of thirty associates concerning eleven am and four pm on the days talked about.

He mentioned the associates will have to get tokens from the branches worried in advance of bringing the commodity for promoting. The grower-associates will have to comply with all the suggestions issued by the government on social distancing and other linked problems, he added.

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