Nearly 6,000 agricultural products granted traceability codes Business

Nearly 6,000 agricultural products granted traceability codes

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Hanoi has so far managed and granted administrative account codes for 2,527 for facilities, cooperatives, businesses and shops which trade safe food, agro, forestry and fishery products in the capital city.
Long journey of Vietnamese fruits to Australia Business

Long journey of Vietnamese fruits to Australia

Longan has become the fourth kind of Vietnamese fruit to be exported to Australia after litchi, mango and dragon fruit. However, experts say there is still a lot of work needed for Vietnam to secure a firm foothold in the market.
No nutrition labels leads to poor choices Society

No nutrition labels leads to poor choices

Due to a lack of regulations on nutrition labels, Vietnamese consumers are often in the dark about the true nutritional value of what they're eating, according to experts.
Vietnam’s first batch of milk exported to China Business

Vietnam’s first batch of milk exported to China

A ceremony was held in Hanoi on October 22 to announce the export of Vietnam’s first batch of dairy products to China under a protocol signed between the Vietnamese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the General Administration of Customs of China on April 26, 2019.
Japan helps Vietnam improve control of food safety Business

Japan helps Vietnam improve control of food safety

JICA signed a grant agreement with Vietnam on October 17 to provide over 1.2 billion JPY for a project to enhance laboratory capacity of the Reference Testing and Agrifood Quality Consultancy (RETAQ) Centre, helping Vietnam better ensure safety of agricultural and fishery products as food.
Shopping fresh food service booms Business

Shopping fresh food service booms

As the world goes digital at a mind-boggling pace, more and more everyday habits are being performed hand-held, all at the touch of a button through smart phones.