9. Kurkure, Kurmure, Lays, Cheeseball
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Nepal has banned the import of snacks such as Lays and Kurkure. The government has also instructed all community schools across the country not to serve junk food as a mid-day meal to children. In the first nine months of the current fiscal year, Nepal imported cheese balls, crisps, and kurkure valued at Rs. 580 million. According to customs data for the months of July to April, Rs. 580 million was spent on the importation of these three commodities. In the previous nine months, 1.293 million kilos of cheese, crisps, and kurkure were imported, according to the government. The state has received Rs 366.40 million from the importers for this product. Nepal imports cheese, crackers, and tails from 12 different nations. These commodities are imported from Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Japan, the United States, and the United Kingdom, according to the Department of Customs.