ACI Seed has started the marketing of brand products of East West Seed (global leader in the tropical vegetable seed market) from August 2020 as an exclusive distributor in Bangladesh. To promote the products the Business is driving aggressively in the market with the support of East West Seed Bangladesh Limited. East West Seed is very strong in cucumber crop with several varieties. ACI Seed arranged a day long campaign program on Tamim Plus, a prominent variety of cucumber of East-West Seed at Fulpur, Mymensingh dated on 25th January 2021.
Tamim Plus is a winter special cucumber variety of East West Seed and the farmers are getting satisfactory result by cultivating Tamim Plus in this season in different locations of the country. The cultivation period of the variety is from September to February. The fruit color is attractive green and fruit size is 18-20 centimetre long. The fruit weight is 260-280 gram. It yields 15-16 MT per acre. Fulpur Upazilla of Mymensingh District is a paramount place for cucumber cultivation. Considering the potentiality, ACI Seed conducted a day long campaign program on Tamim Plus including road show, haat-bazar campaign, band party arrangement, miking, retailer visit and farmers meeting in 10 locations of the Upazilla.
Mr. Yusuf Alam, Asst. Marketing Manager; Alok Chandra Sil, Area Executive, Talim Hossain, Sr. Marketing Officer of ACI Seed and Mr. Rakibul Islam & Subrata Baroi of East West Seed were present in the campaign program. The farmers and retailers were very excited to know the key information about Tamim Plus through the program. The farmers will start the cultivation of cucumber in February by targeting Ramadan and ACI Seed expects to harvest a satisfactory sales of Tamim Plus in upcoming months.