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Vietnam clam exports to the EU increased sharply

Frozen Clam
Vietnam
Published May 9, 2022

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In the first three months of the year, the largest clam import markets of Vietnam in the European Union - EU including Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, and Belgium all increased strongly by 33-45%, only Portugal decreased slightly by 9 %. The EU market favors meat clams, steamed whole white or brown clams, steamed clams with garlic butter, and tomyum seasoning sauce. In the first quarter, there were 13 localities across the country exporting clams, of which, The first is Thanh Hoa province, accounting for over 24% of export turnover, followed by Ben Tre and Nam Dinh. Currently, Vietnamese clams have a great advantage in terms of prestige and quality, especially clams in Ben Tre have been granted the MSC international certification (certificate of sustainable and responsible fishing). Vietnamese clams are appreciated for their taste, nutrition, white flesh, and thick flesh and are a favorite product in many major markets around the world. Some Vietnamese clam processing and exporting enterprises have controlled the farming area, raw material source, and production process. To further promote exports, businesses need to invest in modern technological lines for cleaning clams and processing fresh, frozen, and canned clams, ensuring quality meets international standards.

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In the first three months of the year, the largest clam import markets of Vietnam in the European Union - EU including Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, and Belgium all increased strongly by 33-45%, only Portugal decreased slightly 9 %. The EU market favors meat clams, steamed whole white or brown clams, steamed clams with garlic butter, tomyum seasoning sauce... In the first quarter, there were 13 localities across the country that exported clams, in which, Thanh Hoa province accounted for over 24% of export turnover, followed by Ben Tre and Nam Dinh. Currently, Vietnamese clams have a great advantage in terms of prestige and quality, especially clams in Ben Tre have been granted the MSC international certification (certificate of sustainable and responsible fishing). Vietnamese clams are appreciated for their taste, nutrition, white flesh, thick flesh and are a favorite product in many major markets around the world. Some Vietnamese clam processing and exporting enterprises have ...
Source: VNExpress
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