Many shops specialising in organic pork, fresh fruits and vegetables have opened in central HCM City and neighboring areas as demand for organic products has increased in recent years.
With increasingly high demand, experts some years ago predicted that the organic food market would see a boom, but farmers have been reluctant to shift from traditional to organic production.
The shortage of organic foods in the country is both an opportunity and a challenge for growers, a forum on organic agricultural development was told on August 18.
VOV.VN - More than 40 organic food and beverage manufacturers from 14 European countries will showcase their high quality organic products to Southeast Asian customers in May through Singapore and Vietnam markets.
There is great potential for organic food production in Vietnam, but the industry faces a number of challenges, experts said.
The area for organic farming makes up only 0.2% of total agricultural production, but the figure is expected to increase rapidly as more investors are considering developing organic farming projects.
Demand for organic farm produce has risen significantly in Vietnam, offering good prospects for businesses investing in the field, delegates said at a recent seminar in HCM City.
The People's Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has approved a five-year plan to promote cultivation of organic and safe vegetables.
(VOV) - Vietnam Organica, a food distributor based out of Ho Chi Minh City, announced on November 4 that it has received US Department of Agriculture and EU certification for the fruit and vegetables it grows.
(VOV) - There are some hopeful signs that the European Union market will open up for high-quality Vietnamese goods in the near future.