BIRATNAGAR: A study shows that sugar produced in Nepal is unhygienic.
Lab test of a sample of sugar collected from the rural markets in Siraha district confirmed that sugar produced in Nepal is not suitable for consuming, according to Regional Food Technology and Quality Control Office, Biratnagar.
Sulphur has been found in the sample of sugar. However, the name of company supplying the adulterated sugar was not revealed.
The sample test of sugar collected from Siraha's rural markets has proved the mixing of sulphur in the product. Consumption of sulfurised sugar affects the digestive system, said Office Chief Upendra Raya.