Update: 16:45 | 28/06/2022
(BGO) - On authorization of the US competent agences, the Plant Production and Protection Department (Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development) has granted 7 growing area codes (GAC) for Bac Giang’s farm produce to export to the US, reported the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Particularly, 5 GAC are granted to longan grown in Luc Nam and Yen The district in total area of 52.92ha; one to custard apple fruit cultivation area covering 10ha in Hop Duc commune (Tan Yen district) and one to pomelo growing area of 10 ha in Quang Thinh commune (Lang Giang district).
The farmer in Luc Son commune (Luc Nam district) checks longans before harvesting and selling to the market. Filed photo.
Receiving GAC helps Bac Giang fruits reach global market, enhance value and income for farmers.
Apart from 7 above mentioned GAC, since early this year, Bac Giang has been granted with 12 more GAC for lychee to export to China (5 codes), Japan (4 codes), Thailand (2 codes) and the US (1 code).