3 Ropar bizmen selling natural jaggery
Ropar, February 19
Three Ropar-based entrepreneurs, together with an NRI, have come ahead to provoke a jaggery-producing start-up to popularise its use amongst youth. One of many companions, Ranvir Singh Shergill, a postgraduate in biotechnology from UK, mentioned that they had determined to supply individuals with a wholesome various to sugar, following worldwide requirements of meals security.
An natural jaggery manufacturing plant value Rs 1 crore has already been arrange round 3 km away from Ropar on Anandpur Sahib Street and is promoting practically five-quintal jaggery per day.
Shergill, already employed as a challenge supervisor of a multinational firm having its plant of ready-to-eat meal merchandise in Haryana, mentioned he alongside along with his cousins Jatinder Singh (MSc in Agriculture Science) now based mostly in Sydney, and Sukhwinder Singh, a farmer in close by Shekhpur village, had mooted an concept to supply wholesome meals for lots.
“We did a analysis and labored on it for 2 years. We additionally visited completely different farms throughout the nation and determined to do natural farming and produce jaggery,” he mentioned. “Now, jaggery is taken into account as a wholesome various of sugar by individuals and sugarcane farming additionally requires lesser water than paddy,” mentioned Sukhwinder. “We’ll quickly be introducing chocolate flavoured jaggery for youthful technology,” mentioned Shergill.