Jackfruit prices in Vietnam rise, nearly doubling year-on-year
Market & Price Trends
Published Dec 8, 2023
The price of Thai jackfruit in Tien Giang Province, Vietnam is currently rising, with the orchard purchase price of first-grade jackfruit almost doubling compared to last year. The province has nearly 15,000 hectares of Thai jackfruit planted, with an annual output of nearly 300,000 tons, and the fruit is highly favored by overseas markets, especially Chinese consumers. Although production has entered the off-season and there is not much supply of high-quality jackfruit on the market, it is expected that the supply will increase from now to the end of the year, and prices are likely to remain high due to strong market demand.
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At present, the price of Thai jackfruit grown in Tien Giang Province in Vietnam is rising. The orchard purchase price of first-grade jackfruit is 29,000-30,000 VND/kg, equivalent to about RMB 8.6-8.9 yuan/kg; the price of second-grade jackfruit is 26,000-27,000 VND/kg. Dong/kg, about 7.7-8.0 yuan/kg. Compared with the same period last year, the price of Thai jackfruit has almost doubled. Nguyen Van Man, director of the Tien Giang Provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, said that currently there are nearly 15,000 hectares of Thai jackfruit planted in the province, with an annual output of nearly 300,000 tons. The local water and soil are very suitable for the growth of Thai jackfruit, and the fruit yield is very high. It can supply the domestic market and is favored by overseas markets, especially Chinese consumers. It is understood that although the price of jackfruit is currently rising, production has entered the off-season. There is not much supply of ...