Samudram bags ISO certification

The organisation of women community has bagged ISO certification

Food products produced by Samudram, a woman’s organisation of marine fisherman’s community has got ISO 22000-2005 certification.

With this certification assuring maintenance of standards, Samudram has started exploring avenues for exporting its products. The food products of Samudram that have received ISO 22000-2005 certification were dry fish, fish pickle, prawn pickle, prawn papad and bhujia. They would be marketed under the brand name ‘Samudram’ with the catch line, ‘test the taste of tradition’. These products are being prepared at the unit of the organisation at Ganjam town in . According to Samudram sources around 200 marine fisherman families of Ganjam district coast are directly benefited by the project. Apart from them several other women of the community were also benefiting from the project indirectly.

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