Update: 17:31 | 04/06/2022
(BGO) - To boost up lychee consumption at Southern market, the Vice Chairman of Bac Giang provincial People’s Committee (PPC) Phan The Tuan on June 1 led a delegation to survey some lychee trading points at Southern localities and work with some retailers and wholesale markets.
The delegates visited and discussed with retail chain of MM Mega Market at district 2 of Ho Chi Minh which is the biggest center of this market with 10,000 customer arrivals per day. Recently, Bac Giang lychee has been introduced at Mega Market An Phu with the price of 42.900 VND per bunch and 52,000 VND per kg of lychee without stem. One ton of fruit are sold every day. As schedule, MM Mega Market in Vietnam will increase the purchasing quantity in this season.
The Vice Chairman of Bac Giang provincial People’s Committee Phan The Tuan and delegates visit lychee booths at MM Mega Market in Ho Chi Minh city.
Discussing with leader of the supermarket chain, PPC Vice Chairman Phan The Tuan thanked MM Mega Market for accompanying Bac Giang province in consuming lychees. He affirmed on higher lychee quality this year with strict management and supervision.
The provincial leader also suggested the supermarket chain to further pay attention to cooperating with the cooperatives and lychee growers in buying and consuming local lychees. Bac Giang province committed to creating best condition for lychee buyers and exporters.
On the occasion, PPC Vice Chairman Phan The Tuan and delegates attended Central’s Vietnam Fruit festival in Tien Giang province, surveyed the situation at Thu Duc farm produce wholesale market of Ho Chi Minh city which is the main wholesale market in Southern localities with more than 1,400 booths and daily supply of over 4,000 tonnes of veggies, roots and fruits to the markets.
Customers buy Bac Giang lychees at the fruit display booth in Tien Giang province.
Particularly on June 1, nearly 100 lychee containers gathered at Thu Duc market to sell the fruit to markets. Bac Giang lychee is waited by small traders at this wholesale market with bigger quantity.
Discussing with leader of Trading Company in charge of Thu Duc farm produce wholesale market, Bac Giang provincial leader recommended the company to further facilitate and prioritize to arrange transport vehicles and porters to consume lychee smoothly and quickly.