Fruit Soaking for Christmas cake

November 4, 2018 09:45 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Radisson Hotel, Kathmandu ushered the ‘Fruit Soaking Event’ at Terrace Garden, on the fourth floor on Friday. A long table was set up where the elaborated ingredients were orderly placed. Women professionals including Pratima Pande, Edwina Logan, Edwina Champy, Muman Nepal, Baba Sarkar, and Rita Bhandary were invited by the hotel to honor the mixing.

KATHMANDU, July 24: According to Revenue Secretary Shishir Kumar Dhungana, the government imposed the new tax after finding income tax collection from the sector very low. He, however, clarified that the tax cannot be passed on to consumers.Fruits and vegetable traders have allegedly hiked prices after TDS came into effect from last Tuesday -- the start of new Fiscal Year 2018/19.

It’s been over a week since Gulf countries stopped importing fruit and vegetables from Kerala, following the Nipah outbreak.

KATHMANDU, June 5: On the occasion of World Environment Day 2018, under the leadership of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, tree plantation program at the premises of Singhdurbar has taken place. The theme for the plantation was “ One nepali one fruit plant”.

The best fruit diet for diabetes

May 26, 2018 11:00 am

If you are living with diabetes, you may have found all kinds of conflicting information about diabetes-friendly diet. And the most common misconception about this diet is that fruits should not be a part of your diet. This is not true.

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Locals are not assured that the Fruits and Flower Mega Market at Chovar will be completed even in the new deadline.The deadline for construction work of the mega wholesale market of fruits and flowers is end of May, which is only 14 weeks away.

KATHMANDU, Jan 23: Only around 20 percent of work of fruits and flowers 'mega market' being built in Chobhar has completed so far even though project completion deadline expired in December 2017.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: The price of fruits and vegetables in the Nepali market is generally at a higher end throughout the year. While the consumers in the capital and other cities often complain about the high price of fruits and vegetable, the case of farmers producing vegetables is different as they make only nominal money despite the hard work they put into their products.

For a farmer, who has been doing a substantial farming and animal husbandry, the concept of kiwi fruit farming (a Chinese Gooseberry) would be a new phenomenon in Nepal. This fruit is known to most Nepalis, but the prospects of a better earning are higher from kiwi fruit farming.  This fruit is cultivable from the elevation of 1,000 to 2,500 meters from the sea level. It can be consumed as a fresh fruit, in the form of juice, jam, and wine. Among Soyou, Monty, Tomuri, Abbott, Hayward, and Bruno, Hayward kiwi fruit is popular among Nepali farmers.

KATHMANDU, May 25: Construction work on the Central Fruit and Flower Market in Chobhar, which was affected by Ring Road widening project, is resuming within few days.

KATHMANDU, April 29: It has been revealed that farmers in Saptari were paid eight times more compensation for a litchi tree compared to farmers in Sunsari.

Tekbahadur Bista of Sakhejung village has been farming kiwi for the last seven years. When he started, Bista had no exact idea how well his new venture would pay him off.