Fresh fruit-herb processing factory comes into operation in Son La hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: nhandan)
Hanoi (VNA) - A fresh fruit and herb processing factory has officially come into operation in Van Ho district, the northern mountainous province of Son La.

The factory which has investment of 1.2 trillion VND (53 million USD) is being developed in two phases.

The construction of the first phase started in January, 2018.

The first phase worth 300 billion VND and will process fruits such as orange, longan, mango and passion fruit with an annual capacity of 300 tonnes of products, all being sold to other fruit juice producers.

Meanwhile, the second phase with investment of 900 billion USD expected to be put into operation after 2025 will provide several kinds of canned fruit juices.

Speaking at the ceremony on September 20, leaders of Son La province and TH Group pledged to comply with the objectives set out, contributing to soon turning Son La into a high-quality agricultural processing centre in the northern mountainous region, as well as supporting farmers in promoting hi-tech agricultural production to considerably reduce poverty rates in the locality./.