Việt Nam’s rice exports have expanded during the pandemic to surpass rival Thailand in price for the first time in three decades, leading experts to suggest the sector should consolidate its position.
The third Việt Nam Rice Festival to be held in Long An Province from December 18 to 24 will seek to honour and promote Vietnamese rice in the global market, organisers said on November 6.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) has issued regulations on the use of national brand GẠO VIỆT NAM or VIETNAM RICE.
The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) came under heavy criticism yesterday as economic experts voiced discontent with the association’s favouritism, lax business practises and overall incompetency in the rice export sector.
Rice products will be certified under the “Vietnam Rice” national brand if they are produced in accordance with VietGAP or GlobalGAP standards -- good agricultural practices to produce clean and safe farm products.
Salmonoid, an elegant eatery complete with a dreamy balcony, presents its fresh, well cooked salmon in an array of Vietnamese-style dishes. Mộc Miên reports.