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KOTA BAHARU, 6 Ogos (Bernama) -- Minuman berasaskan ekstrak buah roselle

semakin mendapat perhatian pengusaha untuk memberi kelainan kepada pengguna

terutama pada waktu perayaaan.

Pengurus Pemasaran RMZ Products Sdn Bhd, Nazran Nasir Nik Mood, 27, berkata

roselle kaya dengan vitamin C dan juga mengandungi Vitamin A, B1, B2, D, zat

besi dan potasium yang baik untuk kesihatan.

Permintaan produk yang berasaskan roselle diusahakan keluarganya sejak

lebih 30 tahun lepas, sentiasa meningkat setiap tahun. Jualan pada tahun lepas

sebanyak RM200,000 manakala sasaran untuk tahun ini sebanyak RM250,000, katanya

kepada Bernama di sini.

Roselle atau nama saintifiknya "Hibiscus sabdariffa" merupakan tumbuhan yang

popular sebagai bahan makanan dan minuman.

Nazran Nasir berkata syarikatnya mengeluarkan lima produk roselle -

kordial roselle, halwa roselle, jelly roselle, pouch roselle, dan sos roselle.



Beliau berkata produk itu dijual di pasar raya seluruh negara dan

beliau bercadang untuk menembusi pasaran luar negara tidak lama lagi.

Setakat ini perniagaan keluarganya banyak dibantu oleh Lembaga Pemasaran

Pertanian Persekutuan (Fama) dan Lembaga Kenaf dan Tembakau Negara (LKTN)

yang menanam pokok roselle tersebut.

"Selain itu, kami juga ada tanam sendiri pokok roselle dan ada

juga kami dapatkan daripada penduduk kampung," katanya.

Beliau berkata setiap minggu syarikat itu menggunakan antara 500 dan

1,000 kilogram buah roselle bagi menghasilkan produk jualan.



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