Update: 14:23 | 05/06/2022
The People’s Committee of the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre had a meeting with Chanh Thu Fruit Import & Export Co., Ltd on the preparations for the first shipment of green grapefruit to the US market.
At the meeting, the representative of Chanh Thu Company reported on the contents related to the green-skin pomelo material areas and the standards to be met when exporting fresh fruit. Accordingly, the company has coordinated with 5 cooperatives to produce green-skin pomelo in the province.
Green grapefruit will be exported to the US market in the near future.
Chairman of the Provincial People's Committee Tran Ngoc Tam said that it was unanimous in its decision to export the first batch of green grapefruit to the US market with Chanh Thu Company.
He also underscored the need to have coordination between the province, companies, and related branches to prepare well for the ceremony to announce the export of the first batch of green grapefruit to the US market, which is expected to take place in September 2022.
Ben Tre Province currently has an area of about 9,440 hectares for growing green pomelo, with an annual output of nearly 90,000 tonnes.
In addition to the implementation of solutions to develop the domestic market, Ben Tre Province has always focused on the promotion of export activities, especially exports to major markets such as the US.