“Na Kper” Lakadong turmeric wins silver at SIAL India innovations award

Dec 9: Meghalaya brand “Na Kper: Home Garden’s Harvest” bagged the Silver Innovations Award for their Lakadong Turmeric while another brand “Dalade” made it to the top 10 for their Ginger Infused Honey.

SIAL India one of the country’s biggest B2B food expos was launched today at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. The event will continue till December 11 and given the response of Day 1 is expected to draw over 20,000 visitors.

Meghalaya joins SIAL India as Partner State for the second time and showcases 17 curated brands from the State. The focus products are made from produce that is largely grown chemical free, harvested using traditional methods and then processed using ancient wisdom with a modern twist. Lakadong turmeric, ginger, sticky rice varieties, honey, indigenous fruits products continue to be in focus but brands offering unique products like ginger infused honey, wild orange pickle, turmeric chocolates, jackfruit in brine and more are what is drawing the crowds to the Meghalaya Pavilion.

SIAL India was launched today by the Chief Secretary of Meghalaya Rebecca Suchiang along with other dignatries including Chairman APEDA, Dr. M Angamuthu, Deputy High Commissioner Embassy of Canada, A Strohan, Deputy Head of Mission at the Austrian Embassy, M Radosztics and Trade Commissioner and Director of Business France for South Asia Embassy of Paris, E Fajole & Commisionner & secretary to Government of Meghalaya, Dr D. Vijay Kumar.

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