Urban dwellers both in and outside of Vietnam can now own productive mango trees with a couple of clicks of their mouse, and never have to worry about not having the space.
As Cambodia experiences rapid economic growth, marketers are looking for ways to brand the country and its homegrown products to increase their value and demand in international markets. The Post’s Matthieu de Gaudemar sat down with Christopher McCarthy, CEO of marketing firm Mango Tango, to discuss the latest trends for product branding and changing consumer behavior.
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VGP - The Australian Department of Agriculture has permitted Vietnamese fresh mango to be sold in Australia after nine years of negotiations.
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Australia has given the green light for fresh mango from Vietnam to be imported into the country after years of negotiations, making it the second Vietnamese fruit, after litchi, to be imported into the country.
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The export value of domestic fruits and vegetables is expected to reach US$2.5 billion this year, surpassing the value of rice exports for the first time, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) announced.
In Hanoi, imported fruit is priced reasonably and sells well. For example, apples imported from the US and New Zealand are only VND56,000 to VND70,000 ($2.5-3) per kilo, similar to the prices of some local fruits like Hoa Loc mango or mangosteen.
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VGP - The U.S. Department of Agriculture is proposing to amend regulations to allow the importation of fresh mangoes from Viet Nam.
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Rumors of fake Chinese mangos made from plastic are throwing social media users in Vietnam into a collective paranoia.
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The Japan International Cooperation Agency has begun a project to help a Vietnamese province develop an agriculture brand to meet quality requirements to win broad acceptance in Japan and the US.
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Equipped with little more than a bamboo ladder and some ropes, these Vietnamese ‘Spider-Men’ work high up in the branches of mango trees to ensure the best quality mangoes reach consumers’ tables.
Since the beginning of the year, Dong Thap province’s touristm industry have attracted around 1, 35 million domestic and international travelers with total turnover of over VND 210 billion, an increase of 33 percent in comparison with the same period last year, reported the People’s Committee of Dong Thap province.
Tram Chim National Park. (Photo:Sggp)
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Riding a boat on Chieng Khoi Lake, you may find yourself feeling somewhat insignificant in the face of expansive mountains and endless water.
Dong Thap’s specialties have been exported to the US, Japan, the Republic of Korea, China, and New Zealand.
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Mango farmers in Mekong Delta provinces of Tien Giang and Dong Thap have loosen because of rumors saying that use toxic Taiwanese-made bags to wrap their fruits before harvest.
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Mango farmers in several Mekong Delta provinces are rattled by rumors that their fruits are wrapped in unsafe Taiwanese-made bags before harvest.
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