Ministry issues statement on food preservation

T TV Wednesday 22/January/2020 19:12 PM
By: Times News Service

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries will implement a regulation starting next month to preserve exported food.

The Ministry has announced that exporters and importers of agricultural products using the land border to cross must adhere to the Ministerial Decree No. 218/2018.

Agricultural products are not allowed to enter and exit through the land ports if it is not refrigerated. The implementation date of the decision will be on February 1, 2020.” - Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

This will result in reduced waste, increased product quality, increased competitiveness and good price guarantee for products, the Ministry added.