The number of patents has increased by 56.7 per cent in the first five months of this year compared to the same period last year.
The southeastern province of Tây Ninh, the country’s largest custard apple producer, is growing the fruit to good agricultural practice (GAP) standards like VietGAP and Global GAP to meet the market demand and improve farmers’ incomes.
The geographical indication for Hà Giang beef covers beef produced in six districts -- Đồng Văn, Mèo Vạc, Yên Minh, Quản Bạ, Hoàng Su Phì and Xín Mần.
Registering for and protecting geographical indication (GI) for Vietnamese specialities are needed to protect, add value to unique products and promote their exports, experts have said.
The mass trade of imitation products and a lack of Geographical Indication (GI) are seen as major reasons behind falling prices for Lý Sơn garlic, the product known as the ‘King of Garlic.’
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s plant cultivation department has recognised Ninh Thuận Province’s NH01-152 as a new grape variety and allowed the province to grow it on a trial basis before beginning commercial cultivation.
Việt Nam’s two brands with geographical indication (GI) certification, Phú Quốc Fish Sauce and Buôn Ma Thuột Coffee, are protected in the Canadian market under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
The island district of Lý Sơn has asked the I Am V company from HCM City to dismantle advertising banners for their ‘Lý Sơn garlic products’ that were displayed on the Shark tank Việt Nam TV show recently.