Pork closely monitored in HCM City amid ASF outbreaks Society

Pork closely monitored in HCM City amid ASF outbreaks

Official agencies and distributors in Ho Chi Minh City have dispatched their quality management teams to major slaughtering facilities and wholesale markets to ensure that 100 percent of pork coming to the market is of good quality and without diseases, especially African swine flu (ASF).
Pork shortage expected later this year Business

Pork shortage expected later this year

Vietnam is expected to import more pork in the coming months to make up for domestic shortages as African swine fever continues to spread, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
Government to issue policies to encourage clean pork purchase Business

Government to issue policies to encourage clean pork purchase

The Government will consider incentives to encourage firms to buy clean pork for freezing and storage amid the spread of the African swine fever disease, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade Do Thang Hai said at the Government’s regular press conference on May 31.
African swine fever continues to spread Society

African swine fever continues to spread

African swine fever has been reported in two new provinces - the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak and the southern province of Ca Mau, raising the total number of localities affected by the virus to 46.
Vietnam operation helps Thai food firm record strong profit hike World

Vietnam operation helps Thai food firm record strong profit hike

Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) of Thailand and its subsidiaries have reported that their consolidated first-quarter net profit skyrocketed by 40 percent year on year to 4.279 billion baht (nearly 134 million USD) thanks to their pork business activities in Vietnam.
Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers Business

Forming value chains to enhance competitiveness for pig farmers

The pig industry plays an important role in the Asia Pacific, but, like other sectors, is facing challenges such as price volatility, food safety concerns and recently reported outbreaks of African swine fever. Therefore, solutions are needed to promote smallholder pig production in a sustainable way, experts said.
Ha Nam strives to fight African swine fever Society

Ha Nam strives to fight African swine fever

Authorities of the northern province of Ha Nam are intensifying efforts to contain and stamp out the outbreaks of African swine fever (ASF), as another case was announced on March 8.
UK helps HCM City build pork market Business

UK helps HCM City build pork market

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Trade and the Regulatory Delivery International Directorate under the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on support for building a market specialised in pork trading in the city on March 7.