A conference discussing ways to expand the area of dragon fruit meeting Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practice (VietGAP) standards in the central Binh Thuan province was held in the locality on July 21.
VOV.VN - Some Vietnamese fruits, including bananas and lychees, have higher prices in foreign countries than those in Vietnam.
VOV.VN - As consumers enjoy fresh, local fruit and vegetables this summer, farmers and producers can expect lower earnings from the fruits of their labour, say leading industry analysts.
VOV.VN - A popular destination for those who visit the Mekong Delta of Vietnam is the centuries old Cai Rang Floating Market where buyers can purchase a variety of fruit and vegetables among other items.
With turnover of US$375 million in May, fruit and vegetables were among the biggest export items for Vietnam, while imports of the same equalled US$183 million.
Vietnam spent almost US$655 million on importing fruits and vegetables in the first half of this year, representing a year-on-year increase of 87%.
VOV.VN - Thailand became the leading supplier of fruit for Vietnam with US$376 million, making up more than half of Vietnam’s market share of fruit imports of US$507 million during the first half of this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
VOV.VN - The Ministry of Industry and Trade and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development are trying to complete procedures for shipping fresh dragon fruit to Australia this year.
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Vietnam saw significant rise in exports of fruit and vegetable products in the first half of 2017 but local exporters still cannot find themselves at ease over unstable supply and food safety issues.
VOV.VN - A survey of Vietnamese fruit growers has found that most depend too much on Chinese buyers for their livelihood.
Even as Japan is the fifth largest importer of Vietnam’s agricultural products, only three kinds of Vietnamese fresh fruits are being sold in the country.
VOV.VN - More than 40 beautiful girls in elegant fairy costumes have joined the Southern Fruit Festival in HCM City. They sparkled a parade show with carriages decorated with giant fruits.
The southern fruit festival, the 13th of its kind, opened in Ho Chi Minh City on June 1, attracting visitors from far and wide.
Fruit and vegetable exports earned an estimated US$1.38 billion in the first five months of 2017, up 38% from the same period last year.
The 12th waterway and garden festival of the Mekong Delta province of Soc Trang kicked off in Nhon My commune of Ke Sach district on May 28, expected to attract 10,000 visitors.
Tourists staying in four to five-star hotels in HCM City can enjoy free fruits or fruit juices within a week starting from June 1 on the occasion of the Vietnam Fruit Week.
The export value of agricultural, forestry and aquatic products reached US$13.7 billion in the first five months of 2017, a year-on-year increase of 9.5%.
VOV.VN - Long Khanh, Trung An and other orchards in Cu Chi district, Ho Chi Minh city and Dong Nai and Tien Giang provinces, just to name a few, are fruit paradises for visitors from the city to discover in summer.
The global demand for fruits and vegetables is forecast to soar in the near future, affording Vietnam a chance to expand to choosy markets such as Japan, the Republic of Korea and the US, as heard a seminar in Hanoi on May 24.