Vietnam’s mango exports pick upUpdate: 4/18/2013
After penetrating the Japanese market, Hoa Loc mangoes are seeking outlets to Russia and China.
The Tien Giang provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development says there are about 20 households in Hoa Loc commune, Cai Be district, which grow mangoes on 11 ha for export.
Cai Be annually ships 50-100 tonnes of mangoes to Japan and is keen to approach Russian and Chinese markets.
The mango acreage in the Long Hoa commune and Can Thanh town, Can Gio district, Ho Chi Minh City is about 135 ha.
Similar mangoes meeting VietGAP standards are being grown in Tien Giang, Dong Thap, Ben Tre and Vinh Long provinces.
Pham Thiet Hoa from HCM City’s Department of Agriculture and Rural Development said the logo of Can Gio mango will be designed to secure its trade mark overseas.