Cambodian pepper and natural fisheries to be shipped to China
Cambodia will be able to directly export its pepper and natural fisheries to Chinese market, the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in Cambodia said on November 22. ...
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Peppercorn exports sprout 457% to nearly 28K tonnes
Cambodia shipped out about 27,730.07 tonnes of peppercorn – both geographical indication- (GI) branded Kampot pepper and non-GI cultivars – in the first 11 months of 2021, up 456.53 per cent year-on-year, with Vietnam as the top buyer, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries ...
Spice community ready to enter into Mena region
The Cambodia Pepper and Spices Federation (CPSF), in collaboration with USAID-funded Feed the Future Cambodia Harvest II project (Harvest II), on September 20 virtually launched the “Export Mission to the Middle East and North Africa” programme. ...
Cambodia’s pepper exports soar over 500 percent in first eight months
Cambodia has exported 24,847 tonnes of pepper to foreign markets in the first eight months of this year, according to Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries. ...
Khmer Times Staff
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. ...
MENA market peppered with potential: CPSF
The Cambodian Pepper and Spices Federation (CPSF) has been connecting with 25 local exporters to explore and foster new avenues to delve into the Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) markets, a whole world of diverse cuisines that are rich in spices and rely heavily ...
Pepper exports increase 200% in first five months
Some 7,461 tonnes of Cambodian pepper were exported to foreign markets from January to May 2021, according to Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries. ...
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Czech firm ramps up pepper orders
Czech-Cambodian firm EU Land and Pepper Investment Co Ltd has vowed to buy 50 per cent of all produce cultivated by its contracted smallholder growers this year to ramp up exports, with the European market in its sights. ...
Pepper plantation expected to increase this year
The planting of pepper is expected to increase this year thanks to growing demand for the condiment on the international market, particularly from China. ...
Cambodia’s Kampot pepper granted GI certification from 50 Countries
The Ministry of Commerce has secured geographical indication (GI) certification of Cambodia’s Kampot pepper from 50 countries. The update was provided by the Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak when presiding over official Handover Ceremony of Czech Machine and Buying “Kampot Pepper” from Small Farmers by ...
Government to draft policy to boost pepper value
The government is now drafting a policy on pepper with the intention of scaling up a competitive advantage, attract investors and boost added-value to Cambodian pepper production, according to a senior official at the Ministry of Commerce. ...
Kampot pepper sales losing their spice
Kampot pepper, a certified geographical indication (GI) product, and along with other organic and non-GI peppers are now struggling with market’ demand as sales fall drastically. ...
Local pepper prices rebound
Local pepper farmers have reported a sharp increase in the price of the commodity rising almost 100 percent, after Chinese buyers resumed fulfilling orders as the country slowly recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
2,000 tonnes of Cambodian pepper exported in first 4 months
Cambodian pepper has been exported to 13 foreign markets in the first four months of this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...
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Special status pepper sales not so spicy
About 120 tonnes of Kampot pepper, which received geographical indication (GI) certification from the European Union in 2019, was harvested last year but less than half of the yield was sold in the traditional way through the Kampot Pepper Promotion Association. ...
Exporter urges Kampot pepper farmers to focus on quality
An exporter has asked farmers to focus on producing high-quality pepper by following strict standards to strengthen demand for their products abroad. According to the Kampot Pepper Promotion Association, 50 percent of Kampot pepper is exported to the EU, while 30 percent is consumed internally. ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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). ...