Illustrative photo (Source:Internet)
Vinh Long (VNA) – A ceremony was held on April 6 to kick off construction of a plant producing canned fruit and vegetables in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long.

Located in an area of 4.7 hectares in Dong Thuan ward in Binh Minh town, the factory is invested in by the Song Hau Farm High-Tech Agricultural Production Company ( SOHAFARM ) and has a total investment capital of 705 billion VND (over 3 million USD).

The plant will have the capacity to process tens of million of litres of canned fruit and vegetables anually, with standards issued by the US Food and Drug Administration.

All of the products will be supplied to the USFI, a joint venture between the US Foods International Group and the Hyundai Group from the Republic of Korea (RoK).

The project is expected to be completed in June, 2017.-VNA