‘Green trade’ is a new term used to describe a business that engages in the sales of fruits and vegetables. Individuals involved in such businesses are called Green Traders. The term is a nickname that was coined by marketers of fruits and vegetables. This is to differentiate their activities as vegetable traders from other commodity dealers. The selling of these items is popular across the world. While it is simple and clear it could be complex as well.
This article will show you how people are currently making money from this business.
Green trade is not selling fruits and vegetables in the market only. It is just an aspect of it. The coronavirus has increased the demand for fruits and vegetables. Hence giving some few businessmen the idea to invest in these commodities. It is not the buying from whole sellers and retailing. The business is more than that.
Capable businessmen makes deal with fruit and vegetable farmers before harvest. Commodities like lettuce, cabbage, carrots, mangoes, nuts and others are transported in bulk to market centres and distributed to whole sellers. After distribution, they come back to pay farmers. Some businessmen also pay for goods before distribution commence. These people act as middlemen between the farmers and whole sellers.
Traders who are found doing this type of businesses do not only market fruits and vegetables but also buy seedlings. Seedlings are bought at a cheaper price on farms and distributed to agricultural shops nationwide. Some businessmen also export these seedlings to neighbouring countries. The seedlings include coconut, palm, mango among others.