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Lao Cai continues to expand its pineapple growing area in Vietnam

Fresh Pineapple
Fruits
Vietnam
Market & Price Trends
Published Feb 27, 2024

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Vietnam's Lao Cai province is planning to expand its pineapple production area to 2,260 hectares by 2024, aiming for a harvest output of 41,900 tons in 2023. The province will introduce new pineapple varieties and focus on three main planting seasons to meet market demand. It also aims to attract investment in pineapple processing factories and expand exports to the US and EU. By 2024, the province expects the pineapple production value to reach 190 billion VND.
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In 2023, the total area of pineapples in Lao Cai province will reach 2,200 hectares, the harvest output will be 41,900 tons, the average value will reach 100 million VND/ha/year. Lao Cai plans to develop pineapple production areas in the province to 2,260 hectares by the end of 2024, of which 60 hectares will be newly planted in Muong Khuong district on the basis of converting ineffective production land to pineapple production. Currently, pineapple acreage is mainly concentrated in Muong Khuong, Bao Thang, and Bat Xat districts. Regarding seasonality: Pineapple trees can be grown all year round, but pineapple planting needs to be arranged in accordance with market demand. Planting is carried out in 03 main seasons of the year, specifically: The first crop is planted in March - May, harvest time is May - June the following year; The second crop is planted at the end of July - September, the harvest time is October - December of the following year; The third crop is planted in ...
Source: Agriculture
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