Campco puts restrictions on areca purchases

The Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative (Campco) Ltd has made the decision to restrict the acquire of arecanut following the Karnataka government’s latest rules to manage the unfold of Covid-19 in the state.

A push launch by Campco said that in purchase to defend the areca farmers by retaining balance in arecanut selling price and maintaining in line with the norms laid down by the authorities in the wake of raising casualties thanks to Covid-19, the cooperative has proposed to restrict the buys of arecanut to just one quintal for every member through this period of time of restriction up to Could 4.

Trying to keep the basic safety of users and personnel and to manage social distancing, the above functions will be carried out as a result of token program at all branches of Campco and will be limited to twenty five users for every day for every branch, it said.

However the procurement of cocoa beans will go on as currently being finished before, procurement of pepper will be discontinued at all branches for the time currently being, it said.