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Poor durian harvest leads to higher prices in Vietnam

Published May 28, 2024

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Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province in Vietnam is experiencing a boost in durian sales due to the adoption of VietGAP standards, the establishment of the OCOP brand, and the allocation of planting area codes. The province, which has nearly 1,400 hectares under durian cultivation, is expecting to produce around 5,000 tons of the fruit this year, despite a decrease in yield. The harvest season for the province's durian varieties, Kan Yao and Thai Golden Pillow, lasts until the end of June. The province is planning to establish more export durian planting area codes by 2024 to ensure a steady sales market and increase farmers' income.
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However, due to the adoption of Vietnam Good Agricultural Practices (VietGAP) standards for planting, the creation of the "One Town One Product" (OCOP) brand and the acquisition of planting area codes, the durian in the province is highly favored by consumers for its good quality. In addition, durian is picked from the orchards by vendors at high prices and sales are good. Currently, the total area of durian cultivation in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province is nearly 1,400 hectares, mainly two varieties of Kan Yao (Ri6) durian and Thai Golden Pillow durian. This year, the average yield per hectare is about 8~10 tons, a year-on-year decrease of 10~20%. This year, the province's durian production is expected to reach nearly 5,000 tons. The harvest period of Kan Yao durian in the province will last until the end of June, after which Thai Golden Tong ...
Source: Foodmate
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