Pran, one of the agro-processors in the country, has recently started mango collection and pulping activities like previous years, said a press release.
The conglomerate is collecting the ripe mango to produce mango drink, juice, mango bar and other food items.
Pran has a target to procure 60,000 metric tons of mangoes this season.
Sarowar Hossain, deputy general manager of Barind Industrial Park in Rajshahi, inaugurated mango procurement programme at a ceremony at the park Tuesday afternoon. The activity also has started at Pran Agro factory, Natore at the same time.
Sarowar Hossain said, ‘Mangoes of Rajshahi, Chapai Nawabganj, Natore, Naogoan, Pabna and its adjacent region are prominent across the country. We are collecting mangoes in our BIP factory from Rajshahi, Chapai Nawabganj and Natore factory from Natore, Naogaon, Pabna and its adjacent region.’
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