Update: 07:41 | 22/05/2019
(BGO) – As the key locality of fruit tree in the northern province of Bac Giang with the biggest lychee cultivation area in the country, Luc Ngan district has highly valued the product quality to increase the competitiveness and conquer the big and hard markets.
Strict supervision of caring procedure
This lychee crop was the first time family of Tran Van Hanh in Chao Cu hamlet, Giap Son commune has linked with a Bac Ninh based enterprise to cultivate the lychee under the camera supervision.
The GlobalGAP lychee orchard of Tran Van Hanh in Chao Cu hamlet, Giap Son commune.
Hanh said the enterprise strictly supervised all steps from caring to harvesting. Under the linkage with the enterprise, the household must seriously follow the steps to care for the lychee under GlobalGAP procedure, focus on using organic and bio fertilizers as well as allowable plant protection products.
According to the district Division of Agriculture and Rural Development, this crop Luc Ngan has more than 2 hectares of lychee growing in Giap Son and Quy Son communes under camera supervision which ease the transaction between the linked enterprises and their partners because they can extract the caring procedure in the orchard at all stage to show clear product origin.
Firmly maintain the trademark
This year, the district is housing hundreds of hectares of GlobalGAP lychee and more than 10,000 hectares of VietGAP lychee. In previously, the products of the same growing procedure were consumed at big supermarket chains in the country and exported to hard markets of EU, US, Japan and others.
Besides, the orange and pomelo of Luc Ngan have been developed in several VietGAP and safe cultivation orchards. Though the citrus fruits have not been exported to foreign markets, they are really competitive to the domestic fruits.
Thus, quality helps create the trademark of Luc Ngan fruits that is hardly seen anywhere. The local fruits are always sold at higher price comparing to those planted in other localities in the province.
Chairman of Luc Ngan district People’s Committee affirmed: “To increase the value, competitiveness and firmly maintain the local fruit trademark, the district specifies the product quality as the crucial factor, hence encouraging and training the farmers to produce good looking and delicious products. Also, the local competent agencies re-organize the varieties, cultivation areas to reach the best quality and productivity”.
Besides, Binh shared that though Chinese market’s request to stamp on origin traceability for Vietnamese farm produce is so difficult, it is an occasion for the farmers to look back the production procedure so as to enhance the responsibility to their products.
Luc Ngan has more than 26,000 hectares of various fruits orchards that annually bring the income of trillions of VND to the farmers. Thus, accompanying these above methods, the local authority instructed the key communes to establish the linkage production groups from production, processing and consumption as well as upgraded the infrastructure of the fruit growing areas.
As the result, Luc Ngan has nearly 5,000 hectares of lychees and over 1,000 hectares of citrus fruits accepted by Chinese side for the code of cultivation region. The areas of VietGAP and GlobalGAP cultivation are increasing day by day to meet the demand of many markets.