The commercial sale of galip nuts has started in the country, with production and packaging in East New Britain.
This followed a launch in Kokopo on Friday.
National Agricultural Research Institute (Nari) deputy-director Dr Akknapally Ramakrishna said it had been two decades of research, hard work and partnership
“There is still a lot to achieve,” Ramakrishna said.
Dr Ramakrishna said there were many players who have contributed towards the project right from field-work level to the scientist level and management.