Lam Dong exports oncidium orchid to Japan

The Hoa Mat Troi Limited Company in Duc Trong district of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong has exported hundreds of thousands of oncidium orchid branches to Japan.

According to the company, some 200,000 oncidium orchid pots are being regularly harvested for export.

The company has already shipped 600,000 oncidium orchid branches to Japan, bringing home VND6 billion (around US$286,000) since the beginning of this year.

Currently, the company and affiliated units have a total 27.4 hectares of land for planting oncidium orchid, with about 2.7 million pots. The flowers are planted using advanced technology and strict technical standards.

The company will continue to cooperate with local farming households to expand cultivation areas to 100 hectares for export, particularly to meet high demand in the Japanese market which imports about 100 million branches a year.