Kerala Agriculture Minister K P Mohanan will lay the foundation stone for Neera Processing Plant at Elathur in Kozhikode district of Kerala on August 1. Talking to reporters here Kerala State Coconut Development Corporation Managing Director Ashok Kumar Thekkan said in the first phase the plant was expected extract 10,000 litres of neera, a soft toddy or palm nectar. The Corporation also proposed to launch coconut processing factory at Attingal Mamam and an agri-mall for trading coconut products at Ernakulam Edapally soon, he said. A kiosk for coconut products would also be launched on August, 1 at the function to be presided over by A K Saseendran, MLA, he added.
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