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Collecting red chilies

Thousands of bright red chilli peppers are harvested in the hot sun before being sorted ready to be delivered to spice companies in the Sariakandi, Bogura, Bangladesh. More than 2,000 people work in almost 100 chilli farms in Bogura in Bangladesh to supply local spice companies with chillies 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 various meat dishes, including chicken and beef.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Bogura, Bangladesh
Camera: L1D-20c
Copyright: © Azim Khan Ronnie