Tra Vinh exported 2.7 tons of red flesh dragon fruit to the U.SUpdate: 10/10/2013
From early October until now, Growers Cooperative Venerable red flesh dragon (German American society, Cang Long district, Tra Vinh province) has been 2.7 tons of red flesh dragon fruit to the U.S. market.
Export shipments through NiNa Royal Company in Ho Chi Minh City , with prices 30000-35000 VND / kg ( by category ) , higher average selling prices in the country about 8000 VND / kg . From these shipments , cooperatives signed a contract to export 30 tonnes of red flesh dragon in 2014 to the market .
To maintain and expand export markets , enhance economic value red flesh dragon fruit , is now the province of Tra Vinh and Gardening Science - Technology Tra Vinh province are supporting members of the Cooperation far in the red flesh dragon fruit cultivation techniques according to German standards VietGap .
Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Tra Vinh also encouraged farmers in the province have high sand dunes land conversion plant red flesh dragon alternative to traditional crops such as sweet potatoes , pumpkin , bamboo , structure to increase income .
Mr. Le Van Be, Chairman of Tra Vinh Gardening, said: Tra Vinh Province is 74ha planted red flesh dragon fruit, concentrated in Cang Long district, Chau Thanh Tieu, Cau Ke district which Cang Long an area of over 30 hectares at most. On average, each year, an area of red flesh dragon in the province to harvest about 300 tons, which yields standard export about 60%. In 2012, Tra Vinh has built brand merchandise for red flesh dragon fruit, so in recent years, this brand has been the domestic market is relatively stable with prices from 20000-25000 VND / kg.
With this, the average per hectare planted red flesh dragon from three years old upwards bringing income to farmers about 300 million VND / ha / yr. /.
Accordinh to Phúc Sơn (TTXVN) -