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Mass switch to pepper causes market crash

Mass switch to pepper causes market crash

A pepper glut in the Central Highlands as more and more farmers switched to the crop lured by the earlier high profits from the spice has caused prices to collapse and threatens to bankrupt many of them.

Coffee output to near last crop’s yield

Coffee output to near last crop’s yield

The 2017-18 coffee crop is expected to yield around 1.4 million, which is equal to or slightly lower than last year’s harvest, according to the Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association.

Xo Dang in the Central Highlands

Xo Dang in the Central Highlands

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups begins a series on the Xo Dang, an indigenous people of Vietnam’s Central Highlands.

2017 coffee exports may dip on low stock as uncertainty mounts

 2017 coffee exports may dip on low stock as uncertainty mounts

Coffee exports from Vietnam, the world's second-biggest producer after Brazil, may dip in the calendar year of 2017 due to thin carryover stocks while production of the next crop could be threatened by a lack of water, industry officials said.

Government allocates rice for 12 localities

Government allocates rice for 12 localities

The Prime Minister has instructed the Ministry of Finance to allocate over 10,400 tonnes of rice from the national reserves for 12 localities to help the needy on the occasion of the lunar New Year festival.

Sugar output drops 1.4 million tonnes

Sugar output drops 1.4 million tonnes

Sugar mills nationwide turned out 1.2 million tonnes of sugar in the 2015-2016 sugarcane crop, a fall of 1.4 million tonnes from the previous crop, according to the Vietnam Sugarcane and Sugar Association (VSSA).

Pepper prices set to fall: experts

Pepper prices set to fall: experts

Pepper production has brought high profits for growers but the current rush at growing pepper for export will likely lead to oversupply in the near future, experts warn.

Dak Lak: Coffee output continues dropping

Dak Lak: Coffee output continues dropping

Coffee bean output in the 2015-16 crop in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak is likely to reach 440,000 tonnes, a decrease of 14,000 tonnes from the last crop, according to the provincial People’s Committee.

Lotus tea an age –old tradition

Lotus tea an age –old tradition

Lotus is one of Hanoi’s most prized specialties, requiring patience and skill from makers to achieve its exquisite taste. With very few people now producing lotus tea using the original methods, tea expert Hoang Anh Suong is keen to keep the tradition alive.

Tet market price up 10% in Hanoi

Tet market price up 10% in Hanoi

(VOV) -Market prices are likely to increase by 10% during the lunar New Year (Tet) holiday, according to the Hanoi Municipal Department for Industry and Trade.

Vietnam to produce bio oil from straws

Vietnam is able to produce 31 million tonnes of bio oil per year from straws, one of the agricultural by-products normally burnt up after crops.

Coffee exports reach US$3.4 bil

Coffee exports reach US$3.4 bil

(VOV) - Coffee exports of the 2011-2012 crop have reached almost 1.6 million tonnes worth nearly US$3.4 billion, up 23 percent in volume and 24 percent in value, according to the Vietnam Coffee-Cocoa Association (Vicofa).

Coffee exports likely to fall sharply

Coffee exports likely to fall sharply

Vietnam’s coffee exports in August are estimated at somewhere between 70,000 and 100,000 tonnes, or between 1.17 million and 1.67 million bags of beans, lower than last month’s figure, said traders to Reuters on August 7.

Vietnamese coffee prices rise

Vietnamese coffee prices rise

In July and August, the price of Vietnamese coffee is offering at US$80 per tonne more than that listed on the London Commodity Exchange (LCE) for September.