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    Mar 25th, 2016

    "On the basis of review and adjustment of the planning area under cultivation, the industry will develop a set of criteria that sustainable development by region and locality, forming concentrated areas under cultivation, the key to investment-intensive, building up big field. Improving the quality of products as well as awareness of enterprises (companies), cashew farmers are requested urgent need to implement soon to hold the prestige, quality of Binh Phuoc TPP integration period "- Pham Van Hoang, deputy director of the Department of Agriculture and rural Development confirmed.



    Hoang Son Joint Stock Company 1 in Hamlet 2, Duc Lieu (Bu Dang) is a pioneer in enterprise applications that modern technology into production. Since 2011, businesses have adopted production of cashew nuts exported under the system Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP). This is the production process closely managed at all stages in order to minimize the loss of food safety and hygiene. Manufactured according to HACCP standards, workers in the area to the dressing processing labor protection; hygiene, disinfection of hands, boots; do not use perfume, makeup, jewelry ... and have regular health checks.

    "For businesses, reputation and product quality must be top priority. Maintain credibility with customers, our products have been exported to over 20 countries around the world, such as the EU, US, Japan, Australia, Russia ... with revenues and profits up each year "- Le Thi Thu Huong, Head of business companies said.


    By applying the HACCP system produced according to partner companies are corporations specializing in large frying roasting of the world, such as Inter Snack (Netherlands), Anns Houes, Red River (United States) ... For the market US export products are certified by the food and Drug Administration (FDA). Previously, each month the company exported about 300 tons of cargo, but when applying HACCP exports rose to nearly 500 tons with stable prices.

    Ms. Le Thi Thu Huong

    From 2007 to date, 37 044 ha area it fell, on average, decreased 3.26% / year by switching to other crops and non-agricultural land. The average yield in 2007-2013 about 1 t / ha, 2 in 2014 and 2015 was over 1.4 tons / ha. Annual output reached 156-190 thousand tons. Tran Minh Duc, director of the Centre Like agriculture, forestry, said: Unit has selected varieties that Binh Phuoc characterized from 2012 to present. To recruit traditional varieties takes 25-30 years, but the center has applied molecular biology methods identify good seed takes about 5 years. To date, the center has selected 70 outstanding lines of thing, best, less disease and evaluating production traits, yield and grain quality within 3 years. Then, using molecular biological methods to run molecular markers selected cashew. Based on the results of scientific and practical, the selection board recognized leading lines selected are 5 special line most outstanding elite recommends farmers, renovation ... The line which is TRIALS in Bu Dang, proper care techniques and were harvested after 18 months.

    Selective breeding has helped to identify varieties that suit each area to improve productivity and efficiency in direct service to the restructuring scheme agricultural areas and new rural construction advanced trending chain value-added products, sustainable development associated with building a new countryside in the province, in the period 2015-2020. This is a solid step forward for cashew enter TPP integration period.


    "Previously, cashew farmers in the traditional way with technical 10m x 10m, take the area. Today farmers applying intensive engineering processes (pruning, Canopy, fertilizer, care, pest control ...), you can grow it with 5m x 5m spacing or smaller to more saving area for harvest but stable "- Mr. Tran Minh Duc said. At the same time the center was transferred to the farmers that the process of re-cultivation (garden design, density distance, digging, fertilizing and care for the basic construction period, pest control ...) and processes in the orchard intercropping (cocoa, ginger, animal husbandry under the trees) ... there has 167 hectares of renovated old transplant. The lines that are selected at the appropriate local climate will help improve pest and disease resistant, weather, and keep the quality of the Binh Phuoc.

    In addition to the above problems, the industry is looking to Binh Phuoc that improve the quality of personnel by innovative equipment line, combined construction technology quality management model under international standards: ISO, HACCP, GMP, BRC and regulations cashew processing facilities to ensure food safety in order to reduce costs, increase product quality. Doing so will create a foothold in the integration market, bringing the brand that increasingly reach Binh Phuoc.

    In addition to the large cashew processing enterprises in the province, such as what American Company Limited Le Hoang Son Joint Stock Company 1, the fresh roasted cashew products of wood Company Limited Hoang Phu cashews in Loc Ninh District are average selected as typical products of the province, which was certified Cashew Association Vinacas winning products and awarded a famous brand of Vietnam at the Hanoi Opera House in 2015.

    However, with 280 companies producing cashew processing enterprises in the province, then that's just the "grain of sand on the beach". There should be many more such enterprises in Binh Phuoc cashews to shine on the world market.


    Source: Binh Phuoc OL