Vietnamese Cao Phong oranges available in UK
VGP - The first batch of Cao Phong orange grown in Hoa Binh province was shipped to the UK on March 5, marking the province’s over 40-year efforts to bring its specialty to the world market.
RYB Joint Stock Company and Cao Phong One Member Ltd, Co held a ceremony on March 5 to mark the first shipment of seven tons of Cao Phong orange to the UK.
Director of the province’s agriculture department Nguyen Huy Nhuan said that the province will continue to support orange-growing co-operatives in improving their capacity in production, processing, packaging, storing, and selling.
The products meet strict stands in terms of quality, food hygiene and origins. None of the nearly 900 plant protection substances that are required to be analyzed according to European standards was found in all testing samples.
Orange grown in Cao Phong district is a famous specialty of Hoa Binh province. It is said to have a wonderful smell and a sweet tender taste combined with its beautiful color.
Cao Phong district now has 1,744 ha of citrus trees, including 1,358 ha of orange and tangerine with a yearly output of over 20,000 tons.
The district has seven products, including fresh orange and processed orange, recognized as 3-and-4-star OCOP (One Commune One Product) products./.