Amru Rice wins global standard for food safety
Amru Rice, this morning announced to receive the official certificate “Grade A” from the British Retail Consortium Global Standard (BRCGS) on the successful assessment and certified as meeting the requirements of “Global Standard for Food Safety” validity till the end of 2023. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Rice firm plans Mondulkiri expansion
Prominent locally-owned rice miller and exporter Amru Rice (Cambodia) Co Ltd plans to set up facilities in Mondulkiri province, sourcing the grain required for production from nearby smallholder farmers to ensure remunerative prices for the staple crop, according to the company’s founder and director-general Song ...
Tie-ups eyed for gainful rice types
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Dith Tina urges the Cambodian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI) to focus on partnering with businesses to monetise the creation of different varieties of rice to create new income streams. ...
Rice exports total 637,004 tons in 2022
Cambodia exported more than 637,000 tons of rice last year, with nearly half going to China, official data showed on Friday. ...
Cambodia wins lawsuit opposing European Commission revoking rice import tariffs
Cambodia has won a legal battle after legally contesting the European Commission’s decision to revoke tariffs on rice imports from the Kingdom. ...
FAO expects Cambodian rice output to fall but stay above average this year
Rice output in Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam is forecast to fall this year but stay above five-year averages in Cambodia and Thailand, according to the Food and Agricultural Organisation of the United Nations (FAO). ...
Khmer Times Staff
CRF looks to prop up milled rice sales to US
Cambodia is set to embark on a new drive to boost exports of fragrant and organic milled rice to the US, after the apex industry body gained new insights into the huge potential of the market, according to its chief. ...
Vietnam announces tariff quotas for Cambodia rice, dried tobacco imports
Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has issued a circular stipulating the import of rice and dried tobacco leaves originating from Cambodia under tariff quotas for 2021 and 2022. ...
Khmer Times Staff
China pledges to purchase more rice
Chinese President Xi Jinping has pledged to increase the country’s imports of milled rice from Cambodia and indicated its willingness to purchase other agricultural products from the Kingdom after a free trade agreement (FTA) came into force. ...
Rice exports close January with a bang
Cambodia exported more than $96.3 million worth of milled and paddy rice in the first month of this year, providing positive signs for the industry on the whole, according to the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF). ...
Kingdom’s largest rice exporter leads farmers in diversifying crops
Amru Rice, Cambodia’s largest producer and exporter of the grain, is working with its farmers to diversify beyond the country’s largest agriculture product and grow other foodstuffs, including black pepper, cassava and cashews. ...
Rice sector gets $50M boost for summer-autumn season
Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) members have received about $50 million in loans for working capital to buy paddy from farmers during the ongoing early-rice, or summer-autumn harvest season, which is expected to yield nearly three million tonnes, according to a senior CRF official. ...
Kingdom in quest of perfect rice
Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon on August 9 urged farmers across the country to increase the cultivation of fragrant rice to promote the industry in the Kingdom. ...
Khouth Sophak Chakrya
Closed Vietnam borders drive down prices of rice on domestic markets
Farmers in provinces bordering Vietnam are complaining about a drop in the price of rice in domestic markets due to an inability to export to Vietnam because of the closed border, leaving too much supply in Cambodia and not enough demand. ...
Khouth Sophak Chakrya
OM 5451 rice delivers golden results
Booming demand in the Vietnamese market has taken prices of OM 5451 paddy on a wild ride during and beyond the dry-season rice harvest season this year, according to industry insiders. ...
West Baray water source under irrigation pressure
The Apsara National Authority (ANA) has urged farmers living in the Angkor area to grow dry-season rice crops once per year only to reduce risks of water overuse that could drain too much water from the crucial West Baray. ...
Milled-rice exports up 41%
Cambodia’s milled-rice exports gained 41 per cent to 397,660 tonnes in the first half of this year from the 281,538 tonnes shipped in the same period last year. Their combined value was $264.5 million, Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) secretary-general Lun Yeng told The Post on ...
Rice exports down 15% year-on-year in January
Cambodia exported 50,450 tonnes of rice worth $39 million to the international market in January, down 15.39 per cent compared to the same period in 2018, Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) secretary-general Lun Yeng said on Sunday. Yeng told The Post that Cambodian rice exports to ...
Ministry reports damage from droughts and floods
Floods and droughts destroyed some 67,000ha of paddy fields in the Kingdom last year, resulting in minimal declines to yields and land available for cultivation, the Ministry of Agriculture reported on Monday. Ministry spokesman Srey Vuthy joined a government press unit briefing on Monday to ...
Hun Sen calls on Vietnam to invest in rice processing sector
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday called on the Vietnamese to invest in the Kingdom’s rice processing sector. Speaking at an annual dinner with the Vietnamese business community in Cambodia ahead of Tet – the Vietnamese Lunar New Year – Hun Sen said the Kingdom’s ...