Processed food leaves a good taste Business

Processed food leaves a good taste

With its annual stable growth rate of about 10 percent, the country’s young population with increasing income and a trend to consume ready-to-eat food, especially organic, the food processing industry offers many opportunities for investors.
Vietnamese firms push food safety Business

Vietnamese firms push food safety

More and more livestock farming companies are adopting VietGap and Global Gap standards to improve their efficiency as well as ensure food safety, according to global quality certification agency Bureau Veritas.
HCM City starts safe supply chains Society

HCM City starts safe supply chains

As part of a programme to create an agricultural supply chain by 2020, HCM City will build a safe supply chain each for vegetables, pork and seafood, open shops selling safe agricultural produce and develop brands for safe food markets.
Ministry pledges to back safe food initiative Business

Ministry pledges to back safe food initiative

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development fully supports the initiative of setting up a Food Transparency Association aiming to connect producers in supplying clean and safe foodstuffs.
Health

Ministry warns of widespread food safety violations

Violations in food safety procedures relating to the use of toxic substances in cattle and poultry farming and production are widespread, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development warned at a meeting on September 6.
World

Better get used to high-priced food

Catastrophic flooding and crop losses in Thailand, the world's leading rice exporter, are raising concerns that another food crisis may be in the offing. Further disquieting is the possibility that the world may have already entered a new era where persistently high food prices are the “New Normal.”