Vietnam’s organic sugar finds its way to Europe
TTC Attapeu Cane Sugar Co. Ltd, a Vietnamese-invested firm based in Attapeu province of Laos, has entered strategic cooperation with British firm ED&F Man Sugar Ltd to sell organic sugar to Europe.
The agreement was signed in Ho Chi Minh City on October 26.
Under the deal, TTC Attapeu, a subsidiary of Thanh Thanh Cong – Bien Hoa JSC, and its partner will focus on the supply and purchase of two products, Organic Golden Cane Sugar and Golden Cane Sugar, in five years.
Organic Golden Cane Sugar is a product manufactured at the TTC Attapeu factory in the 2018-2019 crop and has met organic standards for all steps from cultivation to final processing.
Joaquin Munoz, an executive at ED&F Man Sugar, said this product has been granted with an organic certification under the US Department of Agriculture and the EU’s standards.
He added that through the partnership with his firm, the products of TTC Attapeu have qualified for export to not only Europe but also North America and other demanding markets in the world.