Food & Agri

Kozhikode to host dates’ fete

Friday, Jun 12, 2015,20:47 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kozhikode | Rare and delicious dates from Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Iran, Oman, Tunisia and Iraq will be on show at the 4th dates fair organized by the city-based Kozhikoden’s at V K Krishna Menon Indoor Stadium here on June 14.
Al-Ajva of Saudi Med Jol would some of the other attraction at the mela, the organizers told reporters here today. Dates’ pickles, puddings, halva, biscuits and cakes would also be on show, they said.
A part of the proceeds from mela will be given to district Pain and Palliative Society, they said adding its Technical Adviser Dr Suresh Kumar and City Deputy Commissioner of Police D Sali will be present at the inaugural function.
A similar fair would be held at neighbour Kannur district on June 15, they added.