Betel leaf Market to Thrive for a Year on High Price

Market prices of betel leaf are looking robust for the whole year, said betel leaf farmers from Shwe Ku Te Su village, Khin U township, Sagaing Region, on August 5. Betel leaf prices are higher this year than previous years: 1 viss (1.6kg) of betel did not fall below K1,000, and things are turning out […]

Sagaing farmers lack interest in cultivating chemical-free betel

Farmers from Sagaing Region’s Shwebo district have voiced a lack of interest in cultivating betel plants using natural products in lieu of chemicals, despite the absence of dangers to the health of both consumers and growers. Betel plants are grown annually between April-August and take four months before the leaves are ready to be picked […]