VOV.VN - Argentina is the largest exporter of animal feed and corn for Vietnam from South America with a value of US$1.6 billion in the first eight months of this year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Vietnam has so far this year imported 4.13 million tonnes of corn worth US$825 million, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
VOV.VN -US sorghum and corn imports to Vietnam may soon be on the uptick thanks to the successful results of a recently concluded catfish feeding trial funded by the US Grains Council.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese imports of corn for the six months leading up to July 2017 jumped 5.6% year-on-year to 3.53 million tons, continuing last year’s upward tick, according to a report by the Crop Production Department.
VOV.VN -While an abundance of street food is readily available in Hanoi throughout the year, there are some delectable munchies that only suit the chilly breezes of winter.
Grilled corn is of some of the most typical snack foods that have become a part of winter in Hanoi.
VOV.VN - A group of ‘so called experts’ is encouraging farmers in Vietnam to plant crops such as corn and soybeans for use as animal feed in lieu of rice because it will increase gross revenue for the nation collectively.
Economists and experts warn that Vietnam should restructure its farming industry, making it less rice-oriented and focusing more on producing breeding materials in order to reduce its dependence on imported animal feed.
Genetically-modified (GM) maize can benefit the national economy greatly and aid environmental protection, according to Tran Xuan Dinh, deputy head of Vietnam’s Department of Crop Production.
VOV.VN - Imports of animal feed and materials from China jumped 38.1% to US$1.95 billion for eight and a half months, according to the latest statistics from the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
The special “Pau Po Cu” Corn Cake is usually made in the 4th month and the 5th month of a year (according to the Lunar Calendar) in Lao Cai province.
VOV.VN - If you’re looking for fast food from Hong Kong, Taiwan (China), the US, the UK cooked Vietnamese style, check out The Bus Station in Ho Chi Minh City.
Vietnamese corn farmers have recently been enabled to access a new tool to optimise corn yield – a new corn traits with insect protection and weed management named Dekalb® Genuity®.
Genetically-modified corn varieties are likely to make a full scale invasion of the Vietnamese market soon as both farmers and traders are happy with high yields and potentially bigger profits, according to a news report.
(VOV) - The Lo Lo celebrate many rituals each year – the spring ritual, the corn picking ritual, and the rain praying ritual. The Lo Lo in Meo Vac district, Ha Giang province, have held a rain praying festival for generations.
(VOV) - Vietnam imported 2.87 million tonnes of corn valued at US$622 million in the first five months of this year, up 30% in volume and 17% in value over the corresponding period of last year.
(VOV) - A pilot kaoliang growing project by Japan- wholly invested Sol Holding Vietnam Company is underway in Dong Nai and Dak Nong provinces.
(VOV) - Vietnam’s animal feed industry is likely to achieve stable production in 2015 but transnational companies are driving domestic producers out of the business, leaving many industry leaders to call for tighter regulations by the government.
While local consumers and scientists are concerned about the commercialization of genetically modified corn in Vietnam, two companies have received the most important nod to distribute the maize in the country.
(VOV) -Rough Guides, a global leading publisher of travel guides, has listed three photos of Vietnam as best world food images from the photo-sharing and selling site.