24 July 2014, Solapur.
An Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between National Research Centre on Pomegranate Solapur and M/s GK 1 Farm Fresh for technology licensing of Ready-to-Serve (RTS) beverage from pomegranate.
On this occasion Dr. R K Pal, Director NRCP said that after the sale of premium quality fruits for the table purpose, grade II and III fruits can be utilized for the processing to value added products like RTS beverage. Dr Pal also said that the exponential increase in the area under pomegranate and production had made them to look seriously in to diversifying the consumption through various value added products and utilization of processing co- products for the development of high value products for sustainable pomegranate enterprise.
Shri G Krishna Reddy the proprietor of GK 1 Farm Fresh said that he is very much confident about capturing the market for RTS beverages which is not only nutritious but also having high medicinal value
The members of the ITMU and innovator team of scientist were present on this occasion.
(Source: E Mail: nrcpomegranategmail [dot] com)