Baneshwar mango market gains momentum...

Baneshwar mango market gains momentum

 Md. Mehedi Hasan, Puthia (Rajshahi) daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 04:18 PM, 28 May 2022   Updated: 04:20 PM, 28 May 2022

Mango market at Baneshwar Bazar in Puthia upazila, Rajshahi; Photo: Daily Bangladesh

Mango market at Baneshwar Bazar in Puthia upazila, Rajshahi; Photo: Daily Bangladesh

The mango market at Baneshwar Bazar in Puthia upazila, the largest mango market in Rajshahi, has gained momentum. Wholesalers from different parts of the country, including the capital Dhaka, have started coming here to buy mangoes. 

In Rajshahi’s Baneshwar Bazar, Gopal Bhog and Lakshmanbhog varieties of mangoes were seen being sold along with different types of atti (Fazli) mangoes. Mango farmers were delighted with the good price.

Visiting the mango market at Baneshwar Bazar, it was seen that the Gopal Bhog mangoes are being sold at a minimum of Tk 1,800 and a maximum of Tk 2,200.

The mango market at Baneshwar Bazar in Puthia upazila, the largest mango market in Rajshahi, has gained momentum

Monirul of the Daulatpur area in Baneshwar said Rajshahi mangoes are now going to different parts of the country and abroad as they are being sold through courier services and online.

“It has been very good that the government has given a schedule for unloading or selling mangoes in the market. None can able ripe mangoes using chemicals or sell them in the market by force. There is no need to rush. Mango will come to the market in time. People will get ripe delicious mangoes,” he added. 

It has also been seen that different types of atti mangoes are being sold in the market at Tk 600-1,500. Mango farmers can unload Khirsapat-Himsagar mangoes from trees on May 28, Langra on June 6, Amrapali-Fazli on June 15, BARI 4 and Ashhwina on July 10, Gourmati on July 15, and Ilmati on August 20 as per the scheduled of unloading mangoes from the trees in Rajshahi.

The mango market at Baneshwar Bazar in Puthia upazila, the largest mango market in Rajshahi, has gained momentum

Mangoes have already started selling in the markets. The price is a little low, but even then the yield has been good. Business is expected to be good this year. 

A leaseholder of Baneshwar Bazar said formalin-free and adulterated-free mangoes are being sold in Rajshahi. Mango samples are kept in each vehicle for verification. If we see any problem, we are checking.

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