VOV.VN - A survey of Vietnamese fruit growers has found that most depend too much on Chinese buyers for their livelihood.
The northern province of Bac Giang, a lychee farming hub of Vietnam, plans to export about 50,000 tonnes of “thieu” lychee, or 50% of its total output, in 2017, local officials said at a meeting on May 27.
VOV.VN - Saigon Co.op unveiled on May 8 it is rolling out a new line of organic products at supermarkets in Ho Chi Minh City.
VOV.VN - The Vietnam Macadamia Association has recommended once again that more farmers cultivate macadamia nuts as an alternative agriculture cash crop due to its relatively low input capital and high earnings potential.
VOV.VN - Exotic in looks and name, pitaya or strawberry pears, more commonly known as dragon fruit in Vietnam, are grown on trellising structures like those found in grape vineyards in the US and Mexico.
VOV.VN -The Vietnam fresh fruit segment is brimming with untapped potential for production and export, says the Vietnam Vegetable and Fruit Association, but has lost the domestic market over food safety concerns.
VOV.VN - Vietnamese producers have been aiming to put mangos on the shelves of supermarkets in Australia for years, but have failed to do so due to the stringent sanitary and phytosanitary regulations that they must comply with.
Thanks to technical assistance and training from NinhThuan’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development in recent years, many farmers in the central province have successfully applied the VietGap model in grape growing.
As part of a programme to create an agricultural supply chain by 2020, HCM City will build a safe supply chain each for vegetables, pork and seafood, open shops selling safe agricultural produce and develop brands for safe food markets.
VOV.VN -Hanoi Supermarket Association chair Vu Vinh Phu told stakeholders at a recent business conference that Vietnamese consumers have lost confidence in home grown fresh fruit and vegetables.
The Binh Thuan Province Alliance of Dragon Fruit Production, Processing and Export Cooperatives has exported a consignment of more than 163 tonnes of dragon fruit to the UAE.
Led by high-tech methods, the VietGAP-compliant shrimp farming project is bringing previously unseen wealth to the southernmost province of Ca Mau.
A number of poultry producers and suppliers in HCM City have taken measures to protect their farms and slaughterhouses from the risk of an avian flu epidemic spreading to Vietnam given a worrying outbreak in China.
Prices of tra fish for processing have increased in response to high demand from the Cuu Long Delta provinces.
The northern province of Thai Nguyen plans to invest over VND220 billion (US$9.7 million) in developing sustainable tea production.
People are flocking to streets and shops in HCM City to shop for Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, and sellers say sales are booming.
After pork, vegetables have become the second food in Ho Chi Minh City to have their origin made traceable via a simple QR scan.
The Central Committee of the Vietnam Farmers' Union (the sixth tenure) held its 10th meeting in Hanoi on January 4 to review the 2016 implementation and set out tasks for 2017.
VOV.VN - Farmers and other actors in agribusiness need to embrace the science behind food practices and instil a new safety conscious culture, speakers told delegates at a recent forum in Ho Chi Minh City.
VOV.VN - Vietnam farm organizations are seeking higher, more competitive prices for dragon fruit, saying that shifting production away from the Chinese into higher-value fresh markets is in order.