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kharang Maize

by ogop
Nu 109.00

Kharang (grained maize) was the traditional staple food in much of Eastern Bhutan until the recent decades. However, rice took over as we got “modernised” – so to stay. And the shift has been total. Because rice was eaten by the rich and affluent, everyone who moved to a better living condition hit the rice.

About the producer

OGOP Bhutan | Bhutan queen project | official OGOP logo of Bhutan

"OGOP aims to support economic development & increase community products by mobilizing all available resources in order to promote grassroots community by adding more value to products made with local wisdom, tradition, culture & the community's resources which make them unique products"- The Queen's Project (Bhutan)