A Vissan store in HCM City. — VNS Photo
HCM CITY — Leading food processor Vissan Joint Stock Company reported pre-tax profits of VNĐ212.66 billion (US$9.19 million) on revenues of VNĐ4.9 trillion ($211.6 million) last year, representing increases of 22 per cent and 10 per cent.
Nguyễn Ngọc An, its general director, said last year the company sold 1,675 tonnes of beef, 24,544 tonnes of pork and 26,060 tonnes of processed food products, increases of 14 per cent, 2 per cent and 15 per cent from 2018.
It launched 10 new ham, pasteurised sausage, meat paste, and dried processed food products last year, and for Tết (Lunar New Year) it has launched pork braised with eggs and coconut water packed in 500g plastic boxes.
It also supplies herb-fed pork from pigs bred without using antibiotics.
Talking about plans for this year, he said the company would continue to focus on developing high-quality animal breeding areas to enhance hygiene and food safety control for all its products.
It would also focus on developing tray-packaged pork products using chilled meat production process and conducting research to come up with more marinated food products to offer greater convenience to customers, he said.
In its processed product line, it will focus on developing new products whose origins can be traced and are made from natural materials.
It has also set itself a target of further selling fast moving consumers goods in rural and remote areas and enhancing sales through modern trade channels and to hotels-restaurants and the catering sector. — VNS