Fruit and veg exports fall 9.3 percent in Q1 Business

Fruit and veg exports fall 9.3 percent in Q1

Fruit and vegetable export turnover experienced a year on year fall of 9.3 percent to 879 million USD in the first quarter of the year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Agro Processing and Market Development Authority.
Project raises children’s awareness of food safety Health

Project raises children’s awareness of food safety

The Vietnam Cooperative Union for Safe Agricultural Consumption (UCA) and Ly Thai To primary school in Hanoi jointly held a Spring fair on January 25 to start the “From farm to school” project that aims to strengthen children’s awareness of food safety.
More than 1,000 safe agricultural models set up Business

More than 1,000 safe agricultural models set up

Some 1,069 supply chains for clean and safe farm produce were developed across all the 63 cities and province in 2018, up 350 from the previous year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Vietnamese goods enjoy promotion gains Business

Vietnamese goods enjoy promotion gains

A programme launched by Ho Chi Minh City has proved to be effective in promoting local-made products and supporting domestic businesses to develop brands and improve their production.
Tra fish exports to US remain steady Business

Tra fish exports to US remain steady

Vietnam’s tra fish exports to the United States have remained stable after it imposed a demand that exporting countries demonstrate their food safety control system is equivalent to that of the US.
Thanh Hoa rife with illegal slaughterhouses Society

Thanh Hoa rife with illegal slaughterhouses

Thousands of slaughterhouses in the central province of Thanh Hóa are operating without licences and failing to meet hygiene and food safety requirements, the province’s Animal Health Division has announced.