Vietnam’s tea exports are forecast to increase in both volume and value in the remaining months of 2017 due to growing global demand and limited supply.
Hanoi needs to intensify food safety inspections and investigations, as well as promote the safe cultivation of raw materials and agricultural products, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has said.
A conference discussing ways to expand the area of dragon fruit meeting Vietnamese Good Agricultural Practice (VietGAP) standards in the central Binh Thuan province was held in the locality on July 21.
Improving the quality of exports is the top requirement that Vietnamese manufacturers must meet in order to have their goods accepted by foreign supermarket chains.
The fifth seeds exhibition opened on June 22 in HCM City with over 350 booths set up by business groups, research institutes, schools, farms, co-operatives and businesses from around the country.
VOV.VN - An agriculture fair featuring produce farmed in compliance with VietGap and GlobalGap standards sponsored by the Department of Agriculture opened today (June 22) in Ho Chi Minh City.
VOV.VN - China remains a traditional and important market for Vietnamese lychees, according to the Bac Giang provincial Department of Industry and Trade.
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.