Organic wine business soaring
Production and sale of drinks with low alcohol contain has gradually soared in Nepali markets in the recent years.
Locally available fruits and flowers are used in such products, producers said.
An organic wine manufacturing industry of an international standard has been set up at Makwanpur's Tistung Palung that lies some 50 kilometers south-west of the capital, at a cost of Rs 80 million.
Pears and plums of local species are used as the raw materials for brewing wine. The industry has the target of producing 150,000 liters of drinks annually and export it to Hong Kong, Japan and Germany soon. White and red wine produced by the distillery is now available in the Nepali market.
Company chief Dr Toran Sharma claimed the establishment of the company has helped the locals increase their income and create employment opportunities at local level. RSS
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