Nguyen Hong Yen, head of the plant protection division under the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, said local farmers have followed technical requirements set for fresh vegetables and fruits by the E.U. since 2019. The tropical fruit has been grown in Xuan Thuy commune (formerly Son Thuy) since 1989 and its area now reaches nearly 200 hectares. According to the department, Son Thuy longan was the first product of Hoa Binh to be granted with the production unit code (PUC) in 2019, which has enabled the fruit to enter international markets, including the E.U., through official channels. Following the first one tonne of longan, the department and FUSA Organic Agriculture JSC plan to conduct more shipments, reaching the target of 50 tonnes this year. Source: VNA … [Read more...] about Hoa Binh province’s longan exported to E.U.
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As many as 29,000 lobsters in the southern central province of Phu Yen have died due to the impact of Storm Mulan. The provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development said that the lobsters belong to farms in the Dam Dan area in Song Cau Town. As many as 29,000 lobsters in Phu Yen have died due to the impact of Storm Mulan Most of the lobsters weigh between 200-500 grams. Total losses are estimated at around VND2.5 billion (USD107,758). According to the Phu Yen Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, the province has been experiencing heavy rain due to Storm Mulan. Rainwater has stirred toxic gas accumulated underneath the mud and sediments, resulting in oxygen depletion. Nguyen Van Lam, head of the Phu Yen Board of Animal Health and Livestock Production, has asked local farmers to frequently clean lobster cages. When lobsters exhibit signs of oxygen depletion, it is essential to bring the cages near the water surface and use measures to … [Read more...] about Phu Yen lobster breeders hard hit by Storm Mulan
Many programs, fairs, and forums hosted by the city have helped enhance the connection between farmers and hospitality businesses. A conference on ensuring food safety and improving the quality of agro-forestry-fishery products in the 2021-2025 period was held within the framework of cooperation between Hanoi and the northern province of Hoa Binh to promote the consumption of safe agricultural products. Hoa Binh Province's specialties are on display at a trade fair in Hanoi. Photo: TTXVN Nguyen Ngoc Son, the deputy director of Hanoi's Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, told The Hanoi Times that the northern province needs to better implement quality management, food security, and technological cooperation plans and programs, as well as develop the supply chain of safe agricultural products and food for the capital city. He stressed that the province should strengthen large-scale production and deploy high-tech and sustainable production … [Read more...] about Hanoi and Hoa Binh join hands to promote agro-produce sale
"They said they have to raise prices because of fuel costs. Now gasoline prices have fallen, but their pho still costs me the same," said Hoa, who works for a garment company in District 6, HCMC. Vietnam gasoline prices on Thursday dropped 3.6-3.8% to the lowest since Feb. 11 as global rates kept falling. A liter of popular RON 95 gasoline now costs VND24,660 ($1.05), down VND940, while that of biofuel E5 RON 95 costs VND23,720, down VND900. Thursday’s was the fifth consecutive downward adjustment made to gasoline prices. Compared to this year’s peak on June 21, prices have fallen by 24.22-24.98%. Hoa finds it increasingly costlier to her favorite breakfast, pho , as their prices have been adjusted upward once or twice since May. A bowl of pho in Vietnam now costs VND35,000-45,000 on average, up VND10,000 from May. Pho eateries had blamed their price hike on rising fuel and input costs, but after four consecutive downward adjustments in gasoline prices the … [Read more...] about Fuel prices down but Vietnamese feel inflation pinch
The capital city's markets for the full moon day are more vibrant and diverse than in previous years. The price of flowers and fruits for the July full moon day, which falls on August 12 sharply increased, much higher than on previous days at some traditional markets of Hanoi. Local consumers are buying flowers on the morning of August 11 - the former day of the July full moon day. According to a small trader at Thanh Xuan Bac wet market, the price of daisy flowers is high this year due to the hot weather, and the number of daisies in Hanoi growing areas has decreased. Most daisy flowers are imported from Dalat, the capital city of the southern province of Lam Dong. Dalat roses cost about VND60,000 ($2.5) - VND70,000 ($3) per dozen depending on the type, stable price. Gladiolus flowers is priced from VND130,000 ($5.5) - VND150,000 ($6.4) per dozen, an increase of about VND30,000 ($1.3) – VND50,000 ($2.1) per dozen flowers … [Read more...] about Prices of flowers and fruits for July full moon day up in Hanoi