A fruit processing plant (Source: Internet)
Ben Tre (VNA) - The Thuan Phong Agricultural Product Processing Co., Ltd inaugurated parts of a factory processing frozen fruit and vegetable for export in Chau Thanh district, the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre on August 22.

Facilities put into operation include a frozen warehouse covering an area of 1.2 ha, and a 3.5 ha processing workshop with a capacity of 6,000-10,000 tones of products per month.

The second phase of the project will comprise two workshops, a plant for processing fruit and another for coconut milk production for export.

On the occasion, Thuan Phong company donated 300 million VND (13,500 USD) to the scholarship fund of Chau Thanh district.

Last year, a factory manufacturing canned coconut milk was launched in Ben Tre by the Ben Tre Import Export Joint Stock Company, becoming the largest of this kind in Vietnam.

Ben Tre is the country’s largest coconut cultivation area, with 63,000 hectares of trees generating 500 million coconuts each year.-VNA