Food and Beverages

Honey is a healthy and delicious natural product and can be added to many drinks and food to add sweetness and taste. It can also be used as an ingredient in medicines and cosmetic products as it is good for skin. ... [more]
Growing fresh herbs and spices, as well as drying, grinding, combining and packaging of dried spices (Spice Production) is a popular specialty enterprise amongst NMEFEN micro entrepreneurs. ... [more]
Lapsi and ginger candy are both popular sweets in Nepal. Both are processed by micro entrepreneurs who collect the lapsi fruit or grow ginger, a traditional crop incorporated into the farming system. ... [more]
Mushroom are delicious to eat, and can be used in cooking in a wide variety of ways. They have good nutritional value – low in saturated fat and sodium and very low in cholesterol. They are a good source of dietary fibre, protein, vitamin C and other vitamins and minerals. ... [more]
Strawberry farming is relatively new in Nepal but the taste of fresh strawberries is enjoyed by many Nepalis in the winter months, from November to February. While this is not a traditional crop, the UNDP MEDEP program has helped many poor farmers learn the cultivation techniques and gain skills to successfully grow strawberries. ... [more]