VOV.VN - Vietnamese businesses have purchased nearly 3,500 tonnes of pork from Russia in an effort to increase supply sources and reduce domestic pork prices that have been skyrocketing on the market for the past few weeks.
VOV.VN - In addition to businesses that have already established inroads in the country, more than 50 foreign enterprises have expressed an interest in exporting pork products to Vietnam, according to information released by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
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.
Official agencies and distributors in Ho Chi Minh City have dispatched their quality management teams to major slaughtering facilities and wholesale markets to ensure that 100 percent of pork coming to the market is of good quality and without diseases, especially African swine flu (ASF).
Vietnam is expected to import more pork in the coming months to make up for domestic shortages as African swine fever continues to spread, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
VOV.VN -Large numbers of worried parents from Bac Ninh province flocked to Hanoi on March 19. The parents were bringing their children to a specialised hospital to undergo tests for tapeworm.
Vietnam has detected African swine fever (ASF) outbreaks in the northern provinces of Thai Binh and Hung Yen, unveiled Director of the Department of Animal Health Pham Van Dong on February 19.
VOV.VN - Vietnam's Premier International Feed, Livestock & Meat Industry Show (Vietstock 2018) which will take place at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre (SECC) from October 17-19 will be the largest scale event so far with around 350 stands for many leading domestic and foreign groups and companies.
VOV.VN - Vietnam purchased 477 tons of pork worth US$797,250 from foreign markets in April, down 44.8% in volume and 46.2% in value compared to March, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
VOV.VN - Vietnam spent more than US$15 million on importing nearly 2,300 tons of beef from Australia and the US in the first two months of this year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.
Vietnam is trying to tackle the weakness of the pig industry, including the processing and distribution of pork, to promote the export of high-quality meat products to the world market.
VOV.VN - Vietnam imported 262,321 live buffaloes and cows and nearly 42,000 tons of beef and buffalo meat at a value of more than US$410 million last year, according to the Department of Animal Husbandry under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
VOV.VN - Eleven Argentinean businesses trading in beef, goat meat, pork, seafood, cereals, and soya beans will attend meetings with prospective Vietnamese partners in Ho Chi Minh City on November 29 and in Hanoi on December 1.
Many people are familiar with grilled pork, but far fewer have ever tasted grilled pork wrapped in grapefruit leaves. The dish is even unfamiliar to many food connoisseurs in Vietnam, but not for the Muong ethnic grou in Hoa Binh province, the third largest among Vietnam's 53 minority groups.
From July 31, only pork with traceable origins is ostensibly allowed to enter Ho Chi Minh City’s two wholesale markets, but inspections by authorities found that only around 13% of the pork in the markets actually had clear origins, according to the municipal Department of Industry and Trade.
Ho Chi Minh City is looking to ban all pork without origin traceability from its market, starting at the end of this month, a move expected to improve the municipality’s food safety records.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese pork exports to China continue to be a focus of attention and concern as the country’s pork supplies stay plentiful.
VOV.VN - China has finally agreed in principle to remove restrictions on pork exports from Vietnam, says the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Denmark’s Ministry of Environment and Food shared experience in food safety management for pork value chains at a workshop in Ho Chi Minh City on May 23.
Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung clarified issues relating to farm produce consumption, especially pork which recently saw its prices slumping during the government’s regular press conference in Hanoi on May 4.