(BGO) – Implementing the
instruction from the People’s Committee in Bac Giang province, the Department
of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) has focused on guiding the localities
with big lychee cultivation area such as Luc Ngan, Luc Nam, Yen The and Tan Yen
to thoroughly care for 186 lychee growing area codes (GAC) for export in the
Among them, 149 GACs have been accepted by China covering 15,867 ha in the districts of Luc Ngan, Luc Nam, Yen The and Tan Yen, 18 GACs have been accepted by the US and EU in 218 ha; 19 GACs have been accepted by Japan in 103ha.
The farmers in Chu town harvest lychee grown under VietGAP procedure.
According to the competent agencies, the total export output of lychee to these above markets is expected to hit 97,900 tonnes of fruit, up nearly 20,000 tonnes comparing to the figure in 2020.
To realize the target, the DARD has focused on well managing the planning to avoid the area expansion toward intensive development to enhance the productivity and quality.
The provincial lychee growing area will be maintained around 27,700 ha to yield some 160,000 tonnes of fruits in 2021 which is equivalent to 2020 quantity, in which 15,200 ha will be produced under VietGAP standard and 338 ha under GlobalGAP.
Bac Giang lychee approaches demanding markets
(BGO) – As of July 6, Bac Giang province
harvested more than 161,000 tonnes of lychee. Due to the impact of Covid-19
pandemic, this year the fruit is mostly consumed in domestic market with total
quantity of over 86,000 tonnes, up about 18,000 tonnes comparing to this year.
Luc Ngan enhances value of lychee grown in highland
(BGO) – By applying
technology in lychee cultivation, many households in the highland of Luc Ngan
district (Bac Giang province) have grown lychee orchards with high quality,
productivity and value. Previously, the local farmers must go to the lower land
to work as hired labor on the lychee harvest season, but now they hire others
to harvest the sweet fruit for their own family.
Bac Giang lychee enjoys smooth export to Japan
(BGO) – Several businesses have
continued exporting Luc Ngan lychees (Bac Giang province) to Japan. The fruits
are harvested, preliminary processed and package in line with strict procedure.
Gaining profit after linking to produce lychee under VietGAP for export, many
households hope to ink contract with enterprises in the next seasons.
Vietnamese lychees hit shelves in Singapore
Vietnamese lychee was officially put up for sale in Singapore’s FairPrice supermarket chain, making the first year when the specialty fruit has been imported from the Southeast Asian country on a large scale.