Crop products and commodities

Fruits and vegetables

Mango exporters urged to set up hi-tech packaging plants

Ngin Chhay, the director-general of the General Directorate of Agriculture at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, on Thursday urged the private sector to set up more mango packaging plants that comply with South Korea and China’s hygiene and quality standards. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/mango-exporters-urged-set-hi-tech-packaging-plants

FTA with South Korea would improve Cambodia’s competitiveness: exporters

Cambodian exporters are hopeful that a free trade agreement with South Korea will boost trade between the nations and attract more investment into the Kingdom.​ Chang Hoon Lee, managing director of Korean exporter Hyundai Agro, said the move is a positive development. A free-trade pact ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50664297/fta-with-south-korea-would-improve-cambodias-competitiveness-exporters/

Farmers called on to up organic vegetable yields

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the private sector has called on farmers to increase organic vegetable yields to meet demand from Phnom Penh’s supermarkets and restaurants. The push was made during a visit last week by Gilbert F Houngbo, International Fund for ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/farmers-called-organic-vegetable-yields

Hun Sen urges public to grow veggies naturally

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday urged the public to grow fruits and vegetables organically as these are healthier alternatives to crops grown using agrochemicals. Mr Hun Sen posted on his Facebook page that the Kingdom’s land was fertile and suitable for growing fruits and ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50603816/hun-sen-urges-public-to-grow-veggies-naturally/

First banana shipment to China confirmed

Longmate Agriculture Co has announced that it will conduct a test shipment of bananas to the Chinese market next month, which will be followed by the company’s first official shipment to China in February. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50564243/first-banana-shipment-to-china-confirmed/

Local mango planters can still depend on EU market: Exporter

Despite the failure to export to China and South Korea local planters can expect a boost in the exportation of fresh mangoes to the European Union (EU) provided they have quality products, said an exporter yesterday. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50519681/local-mango-planters-can-still-depend-on-eu-market-exporter/

Deal signed with China over banana exports

The Kingdom on Thursday signed a joint phytosanitary protocol for banana exports to China, with officials saying this was the first move in promoting the product on the world stage. The agreement was signed by the Chinese ambassador to Cambodia Xiong Bo and Agriculture Minster ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/deal-signed-china-over-banana-exports

Families shift from traditional to organic farming methods

The SAC, an investment initiative by the Japanese government, enables farmers in the province to enhance the quality of their yield and sell their crops to high-end buyers, including casinos and upscale restaurants in Bavet city and Phnom Penh.​ ...

Pav Suy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50518904/families-shift-from-traditional-to-organic-farming-methods/

Potato trials identify growth areas

Researchers at the Potato Research Centre at the Royal University of Agriculture announced yesterday that five provinces and the capital itself will become Cambodia’s hub for potato growing after successful tests of verities were recently finished. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50269548/potato-trials-identify-growth-areas/

Germany-led meet seeks to get produce to China

Germany’s international development agency (GIZ) held a workshop on Tuesday that promoted Cambodian agricultural exports to China, focusing on the necessary export guidelines and the sanitation standards that are often lacking in the Kingdom’s agricultural value chains. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/germany-led-meet-seeks-get-produce-china

Kampong Speu fruit processing factory breaks ground

Construction began yesterday on a $10 million factory in Kampong Speu province to process fresh fruit for international export, a first for Cambodia, though Agriculture Ministry officials could not confirm it would meet international standards yesterday. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kampong-speu-fruit-processing-factory-breaks-ground

Invasive fruit flies detrimental to Kingdom’s mango exports

Cambodia’s mango shipments have been routinely blocked before making it to the international market, with the Ministry of Agriculture claiming the mangoes are not of a high enough quality to meet the sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) requirements necessary to ship outside of the Kingdom. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/invasive-fruit-flies-detrimental-kingdoms-mango-exports

New centre for agricultural research to help expand markets

China-based Digital Agriculture Exchange has revealed plans to build an agricultural research centre in the kingdom to improve production and packaging standards of local fruit and vegetables. Officially dubbed a “multifunctional centre”, its aim is to up quality standards to make Cambodian produce more desirable abroad, ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50102796/new-centre-for-agricultural-research-to-help-expand-markets/

Chinese delegation explores local market

A delegation of some of China’s biggest companies in the food-processing industry is scouring the local market for investment opportunities in the agriculture sector. Headed by He Jianxiang, the deputy director-general of the Bureau of Product Processing at China’s Ministry of Agriculture, the delegation met ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50100169/chinese-delegation-explores-local-market/

HAGL goes bananas with fruit exports

Vietnamese conglomerate Hoang Anh Gia Lai (HAGL) has shipped a total of over 9,000 tonnes of Cambodian bananas destined for the Chinese market since the firm first started exporting in July, a company representative said. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/hagl-goes-bananas-fruit-exports

Ministry produce plan comes up short

A $20 million Ministry of Agriculture programme has struggled to meet its goal of introducing 160 tonnes a day of high-quality locally produced vegetables to the market, with ministry officials saying that as a result of high production costs and pricing issues it was currently ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-produce-plan-comes-short

Kandal centre to monitor veggie quality

A centre to improve the standard and quality of agricultural products, especially vegetables, will be set up in Kandal province soon, the director of the provincial agriculture department said yesterday. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5083526/kandal-centre-monitor-veggie-quality/

Chemical-free vegetable project takes off fast

A government project to boost the production of chemical-free vegetables has taken-off, with supplies already available in Cambodian markets, according to an Agriculture Ministry official. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5081484/chemical-free-vegetable-project-takes-off-fast/

More mangoes going to France under deal

Mong Reththy Group (MRG), the Kingdom’s largest agro-industrial conglomerate, has secured a deal to export additional volumes of locally grown mangoes to France, the company announced yesterday on its Facebook page. ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/more-mangoes-going-france-under-deal

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