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Picking red chilies

Picking red chilies
by Azim Khan Ronnie

Thousands of bright red chilli peppers are harvested in the hot sun before being sorted ready to be delivered to spice companies in Bogura, Bangladesh. More than 2,000 people work in almost 100 chilli farms in Bogura in Bangladesh to supply local spice companies with chilies for use in their recipes. Chilli peppers are a major part of the Bengali cuisine popular in Bangladesh and are used as part of a combination of spices for for various dishes.