Evertrust Foods Co Ltd held a ground breaking ceremony for its seafood processing plant on Wednesday in Bình Định Province. - Photo baobinhdinh.vnViet Nam News BÌNH ĐỊNH – Evertrust Foods Co Ltd started the construction of a seafood processing plant on Wednesday in Quy Nhơn City, Bình Định Province. The plant will cover five hectares in Nhơn Hội Economic Zone with total investment capital of US$8 million from Japan and a capacity of 2,000 tonnes of products per year. The products will be eligible for export to Japan, the US and Europe. The company has invested in a similar factory in Cam Ranh City, Khánh Hòa Province, which has proved a success. Japanese-invested Evertrust Foods is the first factory processing fresh food in Việt Nam with Japanese technology. The Japanese investor expects Bình Định to become the home of tuna for domestic and foreign customers to promote the … [Read more...] about Japanese investor starts building seafood processing factory in Bình Định
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Illustrative image (Source: VNA) HCM City (VNA) – Seafood processing companies are lacking materials for production, forcing some of them to import materials to meet orders. Tran Ngoc Tuoi, Director of Vinh Thuan Sai Gon Aquatic Products Ltd company, said the firm now lacks 70 – 80 percent of materials compared to 30 – 40 percent in the first three months in the past. His company had to invite its French partner to Vietnam to understand the situation. Some businesses had to import materials from Taiwan (China), Indonesia, Thailand for processing, but as a majority of customers prefer seafood caught in Vietnamese waters, other exporters have to refuse orders. One of the main reasons for the shortage is the fishing season, but it is also alarming that near-shore seafood resources have been depleted, said Vice Chairwoman of the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Processors Nguyen Thi Thu Sac. Another problem is the dominance of private traders … [Read more...] about Seafood processing firms lack materials
Vietnam plays an increasingly important role in the world’s seafood supply chain. Not only using domestic sources, Vietnamese companies now import input materials to process domestically for export. Despite unfavorable conditions recently, Bidifisco still hopes it can export US$50 million worth of seafood products this year. According to Bidifisco’s general director Cao Thi Kim Lan, 60-65% of the revenue would be from products made of import materials. The import materials are from Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines, while the target export markets are the EU, US and Japan. Lan said these countries have more developed offshore fishing industry, therefore, they have plentiful materials. Meanwhile, Vietnam has good processing factories and competitive labor force. “No other county in the region has such a high seafood processing capability and the quality management systems like Vietnam. Vietnam has big advantages in exporting seafood to high-end markets,” … [Read more...] about Vietnam: a global seafood processing base?
VietNamNet Bridge - After three failed dialogues with 14 plants, people of Long Son commune in the southern city of Vung Tau have hired lawyers to prepare a lawsuit against 14 firms for discharging wastewater into the environment, killing their fish. Thirty-three households raising fish in Cau Cha Va in Long Son Commune, Vung Tau City, Ba Ria-Vung Tau recently met with 20 lawyers to discuss a lawsuit against the enterprises that discharged wastewater, causing massive fish deaths in September 2015. They decided to lodge the case to the Vung Tau City People's Court. In addition to the signing of a service contract, the lawyers guided fish breeders to complete the procedures and prepare relevant evidence. Earlier, at the office of Ba Ria-Vung Tau Bar Association, the lawyers met to discuss legal procedures and assign tasks to help fish breeders prepare the lawsuit. According to some lawyers, the provincial bar association has experience from the lawsuit against Vedan, a big … [Read more...] about Vung Tau fish-breeders to sue 14 seafood processing firms for polluting environment
In his newly-issued official letter, Chairman of Quang Ngai PPC decided to grant Thanh Hoa Fishmeal Joint Stock Company the investment license to build Sa Ky seafood processing plant in Son Tinh district. Accordingly, the plant is built in an area of 6,000 sq. meters with total investment capital of VND 45 billion at Fishing Logistic Services Area under the general project of Fishing Port andSa Ky Fishing Logistic Services CentreinTinh Kycommune, Son Tinh district. Currently, the project owner is carrying out relevant procedures for building plant. The work is expected to put into operation after 3 months of construction. When operation, Sa Ky seafood processing plant shall collect the large amount of fish from fishing ports in the province for processing to improve the value of aquatic products and serve the export needs of businesses as well. Besides, the plant is also expected to take advantages of redundant laborers in the local to stabilize their livelihood, contributing to … [Read more...] about VND 45 billion invested in Sa Ky seafood processing plant