UNDERSTANDING THE IMPORTANCE OF QUALITY CONTROL

Narayan Biswash showing some samples of his ground nuts to Mr. Faisal Mahmud from ACI Foods

Narayan Biswash showing some samples of his ground nuts to Mr. Faisal Mahmud from ACI Foods

Narayan Biswash is a veteran ground nut trader from Boultoli Bazaar, Goaplganj. He has been in this profession for the past 35 years. Prior to joining the Unnoty program, he had to remain satisfied by selling his products to other large arotders (wholesalers) in the Khulna region solely.

Getting access to large institutional buyers like PRAN, ACI or Bombay Sweets has always been Narayn’s dream.

But after becoming a participant at Unnoty, his dream turned into reality.

As part of Unnoty’s nine-month long training, we arranged a meetup session between the traders and representatives from large agro-processing conglomerates like PRAN, ACI Food and Partex Agro (Danish Consumer Food) in their premise.

Because of this, Narayan was able to learn from and interact with them – helping him understand exact product specifications and minimum quality standards required to get access to such companies. In the course of the program, Narayan was also able to exchange samples of his products with the respective companies.

All the firms were impressed by the quality of groundnut found in Boultoli bazar – including Narayan’s – and subsequently promised to arrange factory visits for the SMBs with the view to engage in business transaction.

At the end of the program, Narayan Biswash became emotional and even shed tears. His dream of meeting these large companies finally had come true, courtesy of Unnoty.