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PM orders stronger management over farm produce market

PM orders stronger management over farm produce market

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has told the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) to draw lessons and seek ways to improve the poor management of the farm produce market, with the most recent example being the slump in the price of pork, causing great losses to farmers.

Consumers in Vietnam go ‘hog wild’ for pork

Consumers in Vietnam go ‘hog wild’ for pork

VOV.VN - Vietnam has a population of approximately 93 million people with, according to official reports, an average pork consumption of about 20 kg per capita annually that is on a trajectory to double over the next few years.

Food safety scheme to launch

Food safety scheme to launch

The Ho Chi Minh City Department of Industry and Trade has chosen Hoc Mon Wholesale Market and Ben Thanh Market to implement a pilot food-safety market model, according to a report in Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper.

European meat to conquer domestic market

European meat to conquer domestic market

(VOV) - European pork, beef and other meat imported into Vietnam skyrocketed more than 70 fold from 2012 to 2014, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Vietnam’s chicken imports surge, prices tumble

Vietnam’s chicken imports surge, prices tumble

(VOV) -Imports of frozen bone-in pork and chicken parts have jumped in the early months of 2015 and are expected to grow by leaps and bounds in coming years, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).

Are foreign companies price gouging in animal feed market?

Are foreign companies price gouging in animal feed market?

(VOV) - Vietnam’s animal feed industry is likely to achieve stable production in 2015 but transnational companies are driving domestic producers out of the business, leaving many industry leaders to call for tighter regulations by the government.

Growing demand in Vietnam for foreign meat

Growing demand in Vietnam for foreign meat

(VOV) -The Vietnam government has given the green light to the importation of fresh and frozen meat from the US, Canada, Australia, and European Union (EU).

Meat imported from EU up sixfold

Meat imported from EU up sixfold

(VOV) - Frozen fresh pork imported into Vietnam from the EU has jumped 7.5 fold to 6,100 tonnes while imported beef has risen by sixfold to more than 1,000 tonnes over the past three years.

Giant savoury Tet cake made in Nha Trang

Giant savoury Tet cake made in Nha Trang

(VOV) - A 39m long savoury cake has been made by Yasaka-Saigon-Nha Trang hotel chefs and staff to welcome the traditional lunar New Year (Tet) festival.

A big challenge for livestock industry

A big challenge for livestock industry

(VOV) -The domestic livestock industry is likely to lose out to regional rivals in the coming years unless a proper development strategy is drawn up to increase its competitiveness.

Thắng cố - a mountain specialty

Thắng cố - a mountain specialty

(VOV) - Visitors to the northern mountainous region, particularly Ha Giang province, will be treated to a special local dish of the Mong ethnic people called Thắng cố.

Stabilizing market prices during New Year Festival

Stabilizing market prices during New Year Festival

(VOV) - Deputy Prime Minister Hoang Trung Hai has asked ministries and agencies to stabilize the prices of essential commodities during the coming traditional New Year Festival (Tet).

HCM City pork free of lean-meat agents

None of the samples of pork and pig organs sold in HCM City's markets contained clenbuterol and salbutamol, the lean-meat additives banned in breeding animals, the Municipal Department of Food Hygiene and Safety announced on May 17.