After Switzerland, Bangladesh has exported mangoes to Milan, Italy, while other shipments will be sent to England and Austria this week.
Foreign Minister M Shahriar Alam confirmed this in a Facebook post on Monday.
On July 14, Bangladesh’s mango reached Switzerland – the country’s first export package of mangoes.
The popular variation “Amropali” is now sold in supermarkets in Switzerland.
This is possible thanks to the initiative taken by the Bangladesh Permanent Mission in Geneva.
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In recent years, demand for mangoes in Switzerland has increased, according to a study conducted by the Bangladesh mission, the post said.
A Bangladeshi who has lived in Geneva for 20 years said that he was very happy to see the Bangladesh mango label in a shop.
“I completely forgot the taste of Bangladesh mango. Thank you to BD Mission for allowing the opportunity to feel the old again, “he said.
Switzerland, a well-known diplomatic center with a population of 3.5 million, can be a promising destination of Bangladesh’s mangoes if trade relations are maintained by ensuring the export quality of agro products, including mangoes.
Minister of Foreign Affairs to make disclosures by post on his Facebook that Bangladesh began exporting mangoes to Switzerland thanks to a personal initiative.
North Bengal Agro Farm Ltd has begun exporting Rajshahi mangoes to Switzerland, he wrote on Facebook.