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Ashish win pineapple eating competition

Thursday, 07 December 2017 11:05
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Dimapur, December 6: The first ever pineapple eating competition was held on the 6th day of Hornbill Festival at Kisama Heritage Village today. The event was organised by Department of Horticulture in collaboration with XL Management and supported by Department of Tourism.

The pineapple eating competition was held inclusively for the domestic and international tourists with a view to promote Naga pineapple outside the State. Naga pineapple which is among the juiciest in the world is grown in abundance around two belts of the State, Medziphema and Changtongya. They are very sweet and contain very little or no fiber.

Ashish from Delhi emerged as the winner of the competition and the winner and participants were all presented with a certificate of citation from HoD Horticulture, Dr R. Elithung Lotha. 

The participants were Mayan Yagdar, Yair Katz, Doron Sages, Dror Sages from Israel, Heather Layton from the U.S, Shikha, Abishek, Rayon Bhatt from Bagdogra, Sarath Babu, Rajesh Rajan from Kerala, Ambika Toppu from Jharkhand, Pallavi Solar, Phillomenia from Maharashtra, Julie Quincey from U.K, Manisha Sarkar, Suveena.D from Mumbai, Ciaran Brook from U.K, Yoshi from Japan, Albert, Donna, Van Zyl from South Africa and Ashish from Delhi.

(Page News Service) 

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