Boosting bird nest industry in Vietnam

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s climate is favorable for farming swifts for edible nests. There are more than 5,000 bird nest farms in 36 cities and provinces nationwide.

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Bird nest processing companies are improving their quality to gain a stronger foothold in the market.

Bird nests are highly nutritious. Vietnamese bird nests are said to have a distinctive flavor and higher quality that bird nests from Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand or the Philippines. 

Some caves in Khanh Hoa province accommodate white and red swift nests which are considered very good for your health. Bird nests are becoming more popular in Vietnam thanks to expanding swift farming.

The Khanh Hoa Bird Nest Company is one of the most successful companies in Vietnam. 

Its line of bird nest products are available in supermarkets and specialty shops in Vietnam, China, the US, Australia, and most ASEAN countries. Its products are exported to 21 countries and its trademark has been registered in 42 countries. 

Mr. Le Huu Hoang, chairman of the company’s executive board, said the company plans to expand its distribution network.

He said, "The Khanh Hoa Bird Nest Company hopes that the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development will ask the Prime Minister to include Khanh Hoa bird nest products in the list of national products for the 2017-2020 period. Such recognition helps to promote products of Vietnam’s central coast region and improves their competitiveness at home and abroad.”

Vietnam’s bird nest industry has seen breakthrough growth but to strengthen its foothold in the market, bird nest products need to diversify and their quality must be improved.


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