Assam's lemon to soon hit UK market

Guwahati, Jul 16, 2022, IANS

The lemons from Assam will soon hit the UK market, as the first consignment left Guwahati for London on Friday.

As a part of the export agreement between Assam and the UK, the state's much famous lemons of the Baksa district were sent. The district administration processed all the necessary initiatives for this export.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma told reporters the first consignment of lemons was despatched on Friday.

He said: "About 600 kg of lemons were sent in the first consignment. Nearly 80 tonnes would be supplied over the next two months."

The consignments first reached Guwahati from Baksa district on Friday. It was despatched to Delhi from where lemons would be sent to London.