Vietnamese limes exported to RoK hinh anh 1A lime garden in Dong Thap (Source:

HCM City (VNA) – In Jae Company from the Republic of Korea has signed a contract with the Cao Lanh Cooperative in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap to buy 80 tonnes of limes per month.

Director of the Cooperative Pham Minh Cuong, said the limes will be shipped to the RoK company in four batches at an initial price of 20,000 VND (9 USD) per kilogramme..

The limes, produced in accordance with the VietGAP standard, have met the requirements of the company, according to Cuong.

VietGAP limes are mainly grown in Binh Thanh commune in Cao Lanh district and An Hiep commune in Chau Thanh district, with the involvement of 75 households.

Secretary of the Cao Lanh district Party Committee Huynh Thi Hoai Thu said the locality will expand lime growing areas in order to ensure a stable supply for export.

Currently, the district has over 800 hectares of lime trees. A brand name has also been developed to boost export and domestic consumption, according to Thu.-VNA