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Vietnam star apple officially enters US market

Vietnam star apple officially enters US market

VOV.VN - The US Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has announced in the Federal Register that Vietnam star apple has officially been accepted to enter the US market as from January 19, 2017.

Germany: Huge interest at Fruit Logistica in dragon fruit

Germany: Huge interest at Fruit Logistica in dragon fruit

VOV.VN - Dragon fruit from Vietnam proved to be a huge draw at the international trade show Fruit Logistica (February 8-10) in Berlin that attracted more than 58,000 visitors, according to Vietnam Embassy personnel.

Consumers willing to pay more for foreign fruit

Consumers willing to pay more for foreign fruit

VOV.VN - Retailers in Ho Chi Minh City report that consumers have been willing to pay more for imported foreign fruit over the TET holiday due to concerns about the quality and freshness of locally grown produce.

Le Nguyen, a passionate for dragon fruit products

Le Nguyen, a passionate for dragon fruit products

VOV.VN - The Ham Duc dragon fruit cooperative in Binh Thuan province was set up in 2015 and is now headed by Ms Le Nguyen. In a little more than a year, they have established their trademark in the domestic and foreign markets.

Improved quality boosts export of fruit, vegetables

Improved quality boosts export of fruit, vegetables

Vietnam’s fruit and vegetable export in 2016 hit US$2.4 billion, representing an increase of 30% from 2015 and exceeding the year target of US$2.2 billion set by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Seminar promotes GI development for Binh Thuan dragon fruit

Seminar promotes GI development for Binh Thuan dragon fruit

Measures on sustainable development of geographical indication (GI) for the dragon fruit – a fruit specialty of the southern central province of Binh Thuan, were the main focuses of a seminar in the locality on December 13.

Dragon fruit growers seek more fresh-market outlets

Dragon fruit growers seek more fresh-market outlets

VOV.VN - Vietnam farm organizations are seeking higher, more competitive prices for dragon fruit, saying that shifting production away from the Chinese into higher-value fresh markets is in order.

Vietnamese dragon fruit struggles to find markets

Vietnamese dragon fruit struggles to find markets

Since exports of dragon fruit, mainly through the border with China, are volatile, farmers want the fruit to be promoted in the local market, heard a conference held by the Ministry of Trade and Industry and Binh Thuan province last week.

Dragon fruit needs more quality, diversity

Dragon fruit needs more quality, diversity

Delegates at a conference on promoting dragon fruit consumption called on scientists and farmers to create new varieties and boost productivity while increasing measures to prevent dragon fruit diseases.

Food safety issues continue to haunt produce exports

Food safety issues continue to haunt produce exports

VOV.VN - How to supply large volumes of produce in compliance with strict Global GAP safety standards is problematic for the nation’s growers and exporters, says the Vietnam Fruit & Vegetables Association.