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Kampot pepper suffering as supply exceeds demand

Kampot pepper, one of the Kingdom’s top Geographical Indication (GI) products, is under pressure as over-cultivation drives farmers to give up production, said Kampot Pepper Promotion Association (KPPA) president Nguon Lay. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kampot-pepper-suffering-supply-exceeds-demand

New pepper federation set to promote sector

The government has formed a new federation for the country’s pepper industry to enhance the market and solve challenges in the sector, as the cash crop is currently facing depressed prices. The Cambodia Pepper and Spice Federation was jointly formed last Friday by the Ministries ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/new-pepper-federation-set-promote-sector

Price woes for Kingdom’s non-GI pepper farmers

While geographic indication (GI) status Kampot pepper is commanding a good market price, the rest of the Kingdom’s pepper farmers are experiencing falling rates due to the lack of a robust market, according to the Memot Pepper association. The Ministry of Commerce, however, has pointed ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/price-woes-kingdoms-non-gi-pepper-farmers

Kampot pepper hit by climate change

Farmers of Kampot pepper have had a rough planting season due to climate change, but the decrease in production is unlikely to seriously affect the market, according to the head of the Kampot Pepper Promotion Association (KPPA). ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kampot-pepper-hit-climate-change

Cambodia hoping to spice up Swiss cheese with Kampot pepper

Seeking to find new markets for Cambodia’s world-renowned Kampot pepper, the Ministry of Commerce held talks last week with Swiss dairy La Maison du Gruyere.   ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/113797/cambodia-hoping-to-spice-up-swiss-cheese-with-kampot-pepper/

Chinese market widening for Cambodian exports

Cofco, China’s largest food processor, manufacturer and trader, will set up a working group in the kingdom to explore the possibilities available in the local agricultural market, including expanding the number of products it imports from Cambodia and investing in local infrastructure. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5098014/chinese-market-widening-cambodian-exports/

High times for Kampot pepper

The Kampot Pepper Promotion Association exported 60 tonnes of Kampot pepper during the first nine months of 2017 and aims to reach 80 tonnes by the end of the year. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5090531/high-times-kampot-pepper/

80 tons of Kampot pepper expected to be on market this year

Kampot pepper, a Cambodian product that got geographical indication (IG) certification from the European Union, is expected to yield 80 matrix tons for the markets by this year. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.akp.gov.kh/?p=108800

80-tonne export goal for pepper

Kampot pepper, which received geographical indication (GI) certification from the European Union last year, expects 80 tonnes to go on the export market this year, thanks to demand and increased production. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5078935/80-tonne-export-goal-pepper/

Pepper sector shaken by boom

The traditional supply chain dynamics for the renowned Kampot pepper are breaking down due to a market boom that has brought large-scale investment into pepper cultivation, while sidelining the small shareholders that rely on the benefits of being part of the association that represents them. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pepper-sector-shaken-boom

Government to promote pepper trade

Royal Government of Cambodia is drawing up strategic plan to promote both the quality and sustainable markets for Cambodia’s pepper. ...

Lim Nary
http://www.akp.gov.kh/?p=107821

Rice mogul spices up business with pepper

Cambodia rice mogul Song Saran, the CEO of one of the Kingdom’s top rice exporters, will diversify his agricultural business interests with the construction of a factory to clean and process locally grown pepper, he said yesterday. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rice-mogul-spices-business-pepper

Agro-processing SEZ moves closer to reality

A Chinese firm that plans to invest $2 billion into developing the Kingdom’s first special economic zone (SEZ) dedicated solely to agricultural processing and storage has signed on a new partner to help jumpstart the stalled project, a top agriculture official said yesterday. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/agro-processing-sez-moves-closer-reality

Shaky outlook for black pepper

The rapid expansion of pepper cultivation in Cambodia coincides with the spice’s plummeting world prices, creating concerns that the glut of pepper ripening on vines across the Kingdom could further erode next season’s market prices and push the sector toward a collapse. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/shaky-outlook-black-pepper

When the spice is right

This is a typical morning for many villagers in Kampot province’s Kampong Trach district, where almost 400 families are members of Kampot Pepper Promotion Association. Black Kampot pepper currently sells for $15 per kilogramme, while red fetches $25 and white $28 per kg. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/38735/when-the-spice-is-right/

Pepper farmers seek new GI listings

Pepper production inched up to close to 12,000 tonnes last year with cultivation on 6,124 hectares, but unstable prices have led to calls for geographic indicator (GI) certificates for a range of peppers. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/38551/pepper-farmers-seek-new-gi-listings/

Pepper, palm sugar get Thai GI status

Kampot pepper and Kampong Speu palm sugar have been awarded Geographical Indication (GI) status in Thailand, under efforts to prevent unscrupulous traders passing off versions of the Cambodian products.   ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36771/pepper--palm-sugar-get-thai-gi-status/

Kampot pepper prices plunge

Pepper prices in the Kingdom’s largest pepper producing region have fallen over 30 percent in the last year due to growing international supply that is leading to higher competition in the market, an industry expert said yesterday. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kampot-pepper-prices-plunge

Kampot pepper pact keeping prices stable

Kampot pepper prices are set to remain stable for another year as part of an agreement between local producers that caps prices through the end of 2017, a representative of the pepper association said yesterday. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kampot-pepper-pact-keeping-prices-stable

Sugar and pepper get protection

Geographical indication (GI) status for Kampot pepper and Kampong Speu palm sugar has been accepted in Vietnam. The agreement gives legal protection to both products and stops unscrupulous traders in Vietnam passing off local produce as Cambodian. The deal was reached last Wednesday after negotiations involving the ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/33906/sugar-and-pepper-get-protection/

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