Around two,000 tribal farmers of the hilly Chintapalli area in Andhra Pradesh, supported by the State authorities, are set to increase the place below turmeric.
The neighborhood turmeric wide variety has been discovered to have 5-7 for every cent curcumin information when compared to 3-four for every cent in normal wide variety. This wide variety is in high demand from customers in the pharmaceutical industries for its immunity boosting information.
Chintapalli area is part of Arakku Valley, 120 km from Visakhapatnam.
People acquainted with the developments informed BusinessLine that the tribal farmers, who ordinarily have been developing this wide variety of turmeric in around 1,000 acres, are supported by the State authorities with General public-Private-Partnership for Integrated Agriculture Enhancement.
Agriculture value chain major Lawrencedale Agro Processing India (P) Ltd has been on-boarded as 1 of the couple of farmer advancement providers.
Palat Vijayaraghavan, CEO and founder, Lawrencedale Agro, said the