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A variety of popular Amrapali mangoes are now sold in Swiss supermarkets
The sweet aroma of Bangladesh’s mango has reached Switzerland with the export of the first mango package to the country on July 14.
The Amrapali Mango variety popular in the country is now sold in supermarkets in Switzerland, in fact, displaying Bangladeshi traditional culture in Europe, according to a Facebook post from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Bangladesh.
It is possible for the initiative taken by the Bangladesh Permanent Mission in Geneva.
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 providing the opportunity to have a longer taste, “he said.
Switzerland, a famous diplomatic center with a population of 3.5 million can be a promising destination for Bangladesh mangoes if trade relations are maintained while ensuring the quality of exports of agro products, including mangoes.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, M Shahriar Alam, made a disclosure by post on his Facebook account that Bangladesh began exporting mangoes to Switzerland thanks to a personal initiative.
“The North Bengal Agro Farm Ltd has begun exporting Rajshahi mangoes to Switzerland. The first shipment is scheduled to leave for Switzerland tonight, “the minister of state wrote on Facebook.