Vegetable expensive than gold. It is being cultivated in Bihar. Where will it sell? Who would buy? Who eats? There are millions of such questions. But the truth is that vegetable selling in Bihar is being sold for 82 thousand rupees. (Hop Shoots)
There is a vegetable selling 82 thousand rupees kg. It is also being cultivated. It also has buyers. It is said to be the most expensive vegetable in the world. A farmer in Aurangabad is cultivating the world’s most expensive vegetable. People around them do not understand what he has cultivated. Where will they sell it? Who will buy its vegetable? How will it be cooked? After all, who would eat such an expensive vegetable?
World’s Most Expensive Vegetable Hop Shoots
The name of the world’s most expensive vegetable is Hop Shoots. The price of one kg of Hop Shoots in the international market is 1 thousand euros i.e. 82 thousand rupees. This is such a vegetable that you rarely see in any store or market. If you want to see it, then you have to come to the farm of Amresh Kumar Singh of Aurangabad farmer. It is being cultivated in Karamdih village of Navinagar block. According to Amresh, its trial has been cultivated on 5 Katha of land under the supervision of Dr. Lal, an agricultural scientist of the Indian Vegetable Research Varanasi. Its plant was planted 2 months ago which is now slowly growing. Along with the plant, the expectations of Amresh are also getting bigger.
Use of Hop Shoots in Medicine and Beer Making
Hop Shoots are not available in the vegetable market. It is used in making antibiotics. A drug made from Hop Shoots proves effective in the treatment of TB. Its flowers are used to make beer. Its flowers are called hop cones. The rest of the twigs are used in food. It also uses to creates pickles, which is quite expensive.
Hop Shoots Demand in European Countries
It is cultivated a lot in European countries. People like it a lot in Britain and Germany. The spring season is considered to be very suitable for the cultivation of Hop Shoots. The Government of India is conducting scientific research on the cultivation of this vegetable these days. A lot of work is going on in the Varanasi-based vegetable research institute on its cultivation. Amresh requested for its cultivation which was accepted. If their efforts are successful, the fortunes of the rest of the farmers can be reversed.