Campco increases days for areca procurement in Kerala

The Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative (Campco) Ltd has resolved to get

The Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative (Campco) Ltd has resolved to get arecanut from growers in Kasaragod district of Kerala a few periods in a 7 days.

SN Khandige, Vice-President of Campco Ltd, instructed Enterprise Line that the Kasaragod district administration has given permission to increase the selection of times of procurement in a 7 days.

Till now, the cooperative was authorized to procure arecanut from grower-members in Kasaragod district of Kerala only one working day in a 7 days. Pursuing the permission from the Kasaragod district administration, the cooperative has resolved to increase the selection of times of procurement to a few times in a 7 days with result from May possibly 4.

Campco will procure arecanut from growers at Badiadka, Kanhangad, Bayar, Perla, Bandadka, Neerchal and Mulleriya branches of Kerala on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays of each and every 7 days, he stated.

A member can provide a greatest of 500 kg of arecanut in a thirty day period. Thinking about the social distancing necessities, each individual department will be in a position to get arecanut from a greatest of 30 members amongst eleven am and 4 pm on the times mentioned.

He stated the members will have to get tokens from the branches involved prior to bringing the commodity for selling. The grower-members will have to comply with all the suggestions issued by the government on social distancing and other similar challenges, he added.