The Central Institute of Post-Harvest Engineering and Technology (CIPHET) on Thursday initiated a two-day training programme for making green chilli powder. Farmers from various parts of the country are taking part in the programme.
CIPHET has received a good response from small- and medium-scale entrepreneurs for getting technology of green chilli powder,which could provide an alternative to customers for red chilli powder,consumed as an important spice since ancient times. The technology has immense potential for consumers as well as for the farming community.
Maintaining that there was a lot of scope in food processing industry,Dr Deepak Raj,head,Transfer of Technology Division,told the farmers that technology of green chilli powder could be a very viable business opportunity.