To make their produce competitive in the regional market, farmers in the Mekong Delta’s southeastern provinces have created brands for them and adopted new technologies.
Demand for fruit and flowers usually increases sharply on the occasion of the lunar year’s first full moon, and a short supply this year has caused their prices to spiral upwards.
The Bến Tre One Commune, One Product Fair opened in HCM City on January 24 at Big C An Lạc, seeking to promote the province’s products and tourism.
Vũ Thị Thanh Hạnh, general manager of Learth Việt Nam Co.Ltd, said sales of her company’s VietJoy leaf tea products were very good three months after they entered the Singaporean market.
Though he has grown and sold mangosteen fruit for 20 years, Lê Văn Sơn in of the Bến Tre Province in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta has gradually removed the trees from his orchard over the last two years.
Green-skin pomelo and green Xiêm coconut, specialties of the Mekong Delta province of Bến Tre, have been granted geographical indication (GI) certificate by the National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP).