Son La launches export of locally-grown longan

Update: 08:34 | 04/08/2019

The northern mountainous province of Son La held a ceremony in Song Ma district on August 3 to open the Song Ma Longan Festival and announce the export of 60 tonnes of longan to China and other countries.

Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Quoc Khanh said that the event aimed at promoting Son La longan which can meet standards and requirements of choosy markets such as Japan, the Republic of Korea, the US and the European Union.

Son La province, locally-grown longan, Song Ma Longan Festival,  longan cultivation, foreign markets

Son La longan.

The total area of longan cultivation in the province increased to more than 15,000 hectares this year, with output expected at 73,000 tonnes, of which 33,410 tonnes are eligible for export.

Son La expects to ship more than 8,100 tonnes of longan to China, the US, Australia, the EU, the Middle East, and other ASEAN countries this year.

Son La province, locally-grown longan, Song Ma Longan Festival,  longan cultivation, foreign markets

Song Ma Longan Festival is held on August 2-3.

Song Ma district has the largest longan area in Son La, with over 6,700 hectares and an estimated output of nearly 30,000 tonnes. The district hopes to export over 5,000 tonnes of longan to China, and 20 tonnes to Australia and the US.

Ecopark longan fair to promote Hung Yen’s specialty fruit
A longan fair was held on August 25 at Ecopark, an urban area in Van Giang district of Hung Yen province, as part of a series of activities aimed at promoting local specialty fruit.
Hung Yen longan farmers see bumper crop at good prices
Vietnam’s northern province of Hung Yen is famous for its longans, with a total growing area covering 4,300 hectares, of which 3,800 hectares are now being harvested.
Hung Yen longan becomes dessert on Vietnam Airlines flights
Longan, a specialty from the northern province of Hung Yen, will be served as a dessert on over 70 domestic and international routes of the national flag carrier, Vietnam Airlines.
Hung Yen needs to reasonably zone for longan: Deputy PM
Hung Yen needs to reasonably mark off areas for the cultivation of longan and pay attention to the production, processing and consumption of the provincial specialty, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue stressed at a trade promotion conference for the fruit and other farm produce of the Red River Delta province held on August 12.

Source: VNA

Bình luận mới vừa được thêm vào. Click để xem
Mới nhấtHay nhấtXếp theo: