Pran, a leading food processing company in Bangladesh, has started collecting prickle samples for it competition.
Only female are allowed to participate in the 18th edition of Pran National Pickle Competition 2017 which began on July 23.
The competition will continue till August 25.
A total 12 women will be awarded under four categories — sweet, sour, hot and mixed-- while the ‘Pickle of the Year’ will get Tk2 lakh as a reward
All winners will be awarded with attractive prizes.
The 1st prize winner will get Tk50,000, 2nd prize winner will get a washing machine and the 3rd prize winner will win a micro oven.
A panel of judges will evaluate the pickles based on six characteristics- taste, external features, preservation, nutrition, packaging and innovation.
The participants can prickles in multiple categories. They will have to send 300gm of the sample prickles in separate jars with their name, address and production date attached to it along with a separate envelope containing a passport size picture and recipe of the pickle.
The pickles can be sent directly to Pran-RFL Group or the participants can also send sample to Pran’s local sales offices in Rajshahi, Chittagong, Sylhet, Khulna, Rangpur and Barisal.