|Tra fish processed at Vĩnh Hoàn Corporation. – Photo cafef.vn|Viet Nam News
HÀ NỘI – Vinh Foods products, a brand of catfish processor Vĩnh Hoàn Corporation, have been put on the shelves of Mercadona, the largest supermarket chain in Spain, from December.
Vĩnh Hoàn Corporation is expected to earn revenue equal to 10 million euros (US$10.5 million) from supplying tra fish to Mercadona in 2017 and 16-19 million euros in 2018-19.
The company started negotiations with Mercadona in 2015 and the first batch was shipped this September.
Mercadona owns a chain of 1,598 supermarkets, accounting for nearly 60 per cent of the tra fish retail market in Spain, until October.
Vĩnh Hoàn Corporation is the largest tra fish exporter in Việt Nam. Statistics showed that in the first 10 months of this year, the company earned revenue of more than $202 million, a rise of 8 per cent over the same period last year.
Việt Nam earned $1.67 billion from exporting tra fish this year, increasing by 7 per cent over 2015. – VNS