Among farmers of Nabinagar, in Brahmanbaria, Bari Malta-1 cultivation has gained popularity. Due to the high demand and massive production of Malta, the farmers expressed their hopes that farming the fruit would bring in great revenues. These farmers have been expanding Malta cultivation as the demand and popularity of Bari Malta-1 are being increased day by day.
Farming of the variety was first started in 2016. The farmers can make good profit by farming Bari Malta-1 as the production cost of it is low. According to agriculture department, two-third of the total citrus fruits around the world is Malta. Although Vietnam, North-Western India and South China are the places of origin of Malta production, the fruit is now being grown well in many places despite the warm weather. Malta farming is more convenient than oranges, due to its easy adaptability.