Campco puts restrictions on areca purchases

The Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative (Campco) Ltd has resolved to prohibit the buy of arecanut pursuing the Karnataka government’s modern pointers to handle the distribute of Covid-19 in the point out.

A push release by Campco stated that in purchase to secure the areca farmers by maintaining security in arecanut selling price and maintaining in line with the norms laid down by the govt in the wake of raising casualties due to Covid-19, the cooperative has proposed to prohibit the buys of arecanut to just one quintal for every member in the course of this interval of restriction up to May well four.

Retaining the safety of members and employees and to sustain social distancing, the earlier mentioned operations will be performed by token program at all branches of Campco and will be restricted to twenty five members for every day for every branch, it stated.

However the procurement of cocoa beans will proceed as becoming done before, procurement of pepper will be discontinued at all branches for the time becoming, it stated.