Mangaluru, Nov 26, 2020: "CAMPCO on Wheels" the ambitious programme of CAMPCO of purchasing arecanut from the doorsteps of the growers will be formally launched in January next year, informed CAMPCO Chief S R Satishchandra.
Speaking to reporters here on November 26, Thursday, he said the programme has already been launched on a pilot basis in Puttur. Pointing out that many members of CAMPCO who are senior citizens are finding it difficult to transport their produce to CAMPCO branches, he said that the new programme would be helpful in easing the burden of transportation while also building a good rapport between CAMPCO and its members.
He said the total turnover of CAMPCO during 2019-20 was Rs 1,848 cores and that it earned a net profit of Rs 32.10 crores during the year. The General Meeting of CAMPCO which was earlier supposed to be held in August but was put off due to Covid pandemic will be held on December 13, he informed.
Arecanut and Pepper from CAMPCO would shortly be made available through Amazon e-commerce web portal, he said adding CAMPCO chocolates are already available on Amazon.