Belal Hossain has been a successful vegetable farmer earning enough for his five-member family.
This year Belal added a new vegetable: red cabbage, a novelty in this northern distruct. And profitable too.
Due to its newness and taste red cabbage has quickly become a popular veg used as salad and for making other curry.
Belal soon has found that this new crop is profitable both in yield and price.
He sells red cabbage per piece at price ranging from Tk30 to Tk40. He is expecting a profit of Tk 2 lakh from this yield, he said.