Exports of fruit and vegetables in October are estimated to reach US$209 million, raising total export value of the products to US$2.84 billion in the first 10 months of this year, up 41.2% over the same period of 2016.
VOV.VN - Between January and September, Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports witnessed the highest growth in the group of agro-forestry-fisheries products, increasing a staggering 45.6% to US$2.67billion when compared to the same period last year.
Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable businesses should eye on organic products for export to the European market, experts said at a workshop in Hanoi on October 11.
Experts and businesses discussed ways to maintain and expand EU markets for Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable exports at a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on October 9.
Local and international tourists should head to La Rive Gauche on the ground floor of Grand Mercure Danang to savor a sumptuous dinner buffet and enjoy the festive atmosphere of the Mid-Autumn festival, which falls on October 4.
Exports of fruits and vegetables in the first nine months of the year are estimated at 2.64 billion USD, a year-on-year surge of 44.2 percent, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Nearly 100 kilos of dragon fruit were sold during the Vietnamese Dragon Fruit Day, which was jointly held by the Vietnamese Trade Office and the Embassy of Vietnam in Australia on September 30.
VOV.VN - Banana's Juice Shop, Five Boys and Anh Phan in Ho Chi Minh City are seen as favourite destinations for young people who like to savour fruit juices made in a special way.
Vegetable and fruit export revenue is hoped to hit a new record of US$3.6 billion in 2017, with bumper crops forecast for the rest of the year.
Vietnamese dragon fruit went up for sale at Australian grocery stores from September 24 after nine years of negotiations, following lychees and mangoes.
The first batch of Vietnamese dragon fruit has been exported to Australia by the Hoang Phat one-member Ltd Co in the southern province of Long An, announced the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Long An authorities on September 20.
In the past, visitors always bought boxes of salted or sugared dry fruits on Hang Duong Street as gifts.
Saigon Fruit Fair in HCM City’s District 4 has emerged as a new destination for local youths and budget-conscious consumers to take a sightseeing tour, purchase a wide range of fresh fruits at inexpensive prices and experience the bustling space.
Australia recently announced that it would permit the import of Vietnamese dragon fruit, making Vietnam the first country to get licence to export fresh dragon fruit to the country.
Agricultural products exported to China now account for 50 per cent of total border trade flow between the two countries, signifying greater approval from Chinese consumers, officials say.
A forum promoting trade in Vietnamese and Chinese vegetables and fruits took place in the northern border province of Lang Son on August 11.
Vina T&T Import – Export Service Trading Co Ltd last week exported its first batch of fresh coconuts to the US, which is considered to be a difficult market.
More and more people in Vietnam have favored imported fruits over domestic ones due to the assumption that foreign products are better in terms of quality and safety.
VOV.VN - Vietnam earned US$3.11 billion from exports of agro-forestry-aquatic products in July alone, bringing the total export value to US$20.45 billion so far this year.
VOV.VN - Fresh fruit imports into the major metropolitan areas of Vietnam have been growing rapidly since the beginning of the year, thanks in part to the country’s growing middle income population, experts have said.