Kochi, Oct 5: A wide variety of ready to eat fishery products will now be available at your doorstep with The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) launching here today Fish Nutri Cart, a mobile kiosk that would sell exclusively delectable fish based dishes to tickle your taste buds.
Nutri Cart has been developed by The Network for Fish Quality Management & Sustainable Fishing (NETFISH), the extension arm of MPEDA. It is aimed to familiarise quality seafood delicacies among general public along with women empowerment.
This is the first ever mobile kiosk which is exclusive for seafood in Kerala. The mouth-watering products include fish cutlet, fish ball, fish finger, fish samosa, fish biryani and prawn biryani, besides dishes made out of squid, crab and other indigenous fish varieties.
The mobile kiosk has been developed to empower women by providing them a means for their livelihood improvement. It is run by Amrutha Activity Group, a self help group of women under Society for Assistance to Fisherwomen (SAF).
Initially the products will be available at all the major tourism spots in Kochi. Those who want to avail the products at tourist centres can contact Smt. Sunitha Sajeev at Phone no: 98951 10875.
MPEDA Chairman Shri K. S. Srinivas unveiled the cart at a function held at the Authority’s head office at Kochi.
Shri B. Sreekumar Secretary, MPEDA; Shri Rama Shankar Naik, Commissioner of Fisheries Andhra Pradesh; Dr. Joice V Thomas, Chief executive, NETFISH; and Smt. Sunita Sajeev, member of Amrutha Activity Group, spoke on the occasion.
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