Vietnam seeks to increase value of coffee products Business

Vietnam seeks to increase value of coffee products

Vietnam aims to increase value of coffee products by processing more than 25 percent of its coffee beans by 2020, according to the Processing and Market Development Authority (AgroTrade) under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Small-scale coffee farmers get helping hand Business

Small-scale coffee farmers get helping hand

Lo Thi Phong in Chieng Chung commune in Mai Son district in the mountain province of Son La, has cultivated coffee for more than 10 years on 5,000 square metres of land, but she still finds life difficult.
One Stop Service Centre for the Disabled opens in Bangkok World

One Stop Service Centre for the Disabled opens in Bangkok

The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities has participated in the Ministry of Social Development and Human Securty’s "Nine New Year Gifts" campaign by opening the One Stop Service Centre for the Disabled in Bangkok.
First Vietnamese Coffee Day feted Business

First Vietnamese Coffee Day feted

The first Vietnamese Coffee Day opened on December 10 at the Lam Vien Square in Da Lat city, aiming to boost productivity and quality while adding value to homegrown beans.
Experts: Domestic companies should develop strong brand names Business

Experts: Domestic companies should develop strong brand names

European consumers cannot recognise brand names of almost goods imported from Vietnam since many businesses have not been fully aware of the importance of building trademarks and have not complied with EU standards for exports, said Claudio Dordi, Technical Assistance Team Leader of the EU-MUTRAP Project.
Nutifood invests in Dak Lak hi-tech agriculture Business

Nutifood invests in Dak Lak hi-tech agriculture

The Vietnam Nutrition Food JSC (Nutifood) on May 11 signed a cooperation agreement with the provincial People’s Committee of Dak Lak to invest more than 1 trillion VND (44.1 million USD) in high-tech agriculture.
Unsafe produce hurting exports Business

Unsafe produce hurting exports

Weak food safety compliance by agricultural product exporters has negatively impacted Vietnam’s exports to European markets, experts said at a trade policy forum, “Food safety: Opportunities and challenges for Vietnamese exporters,” organised in HCM City on March 30.