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  • Binh Phuoc cashew nuts receive the title of protection of geographical indications

    May 22nd, 2018

    Representatives of the National Office of Intellectual Property (left) handed over the protection title "Binh Phuoc Cashew" to the leaders of Binh Phuoc province. In the afternoon of May 22 nd, in the town of Dong Xoai (Binh Phuoc), the National Office of Intellectual Property (the Ministry of Science and Technology) granted the protection of geographical indications "Binh Phuoc cashew" to the People's Committee of Binh Phuoc province.

    The geographical indication "Binh Phuoc Cashew" is a sign used to refer to cashew nuts originating from a number of geographic areas of Binh Phuoc province and has a reputation for quality due to its own condition. production and know-how of people and enterprises. The product bearing the geographical indication "Binh Phuoc cashew" includes raw cashew nuts, cashew nuts and roasted cashew nuts.

    Geographical indication "Binh Phuoc cashew nuts" is protected as a tool to actively support the construction and improvement of the brand value of cashew nuts as well as the sustainable development of Binh Phuoc. At the same time, help businesses processing and exporting Binh Phuoc cashew nuts increase the value of products, expand the market and increase the competitiveness in the world market.

    It is known that Binh Phuoc is the local area with the largest cashew (accounting for about 50% of the area of ​​the country), with about 170 thousand hectares. According to the plan of the provincial People's Committee, by 2020, the cashew area of ​​Binh Phuoc will reach about 181 thousand hectares, the output of cashew nuts reached nearly 358 thousand tons per year. Cashew has contributed to stabilize the life and enrichment of more than 71,600 households, creating regular jobs for more than 50 thousand workers in 225 enterprises and 328 cashew processing in Binh Phuoc province.