AMA to become leading local buyer of fresh produce

Minister for Agriculture Dr Mahendra Reddy. Picture: FT FILE/RAMA

THE Agriculture Marketing Authority (AMA) is set to become a leading buyer of fresh produce from local farmers.

Making the announcement in Ra this week, Minister for Agriculture Dr Mahendra Reddy said since its inception in 2004, the AMA had been facilitating the purchase, sale and exportation of agro and aqua, produce or products.

“AMA buys from farms and supplies locals businesses like RB Patel, Kundan Singh, Hardip Narayan & Sons, Kaibu Investment, Wakaya Island Resort and Tappoos Limited with these products and has been supplying Government institutions like hospitals and military bases in the Central and Western Divisions,” he said.

Read the full report in today’s edition of The Fiji Times.

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