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. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50867270/pepper-exports-increase-200-in-first-five-months/

Unseasonable rainfall melts salt production hopes

This year’s salt market will not be as strong as it was last year, with yields and prices expected to drop, according to salt producers in Kampot province. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/unseasonable-rainfall-melts-salt-production-hopes

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. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/czech-firm-ramps-pepper-orders

Kampot salt harvest trails behind

Kampot, Cambodia’s leading salt producing province, is expected to yield less of the commodity than reported last year on adverse weather conditions, provincial Department of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation director Sok Kim Choeun told The Post on March 8. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kampot-salt-harvest-trails-behind

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. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50816983/pepper-plantation-expected-to-increase-this-year/

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 ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50788387/cambodias-kampot-pepper-granted-gi-certification-from-50-countries/

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. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50768753/government-to-draft-policy-to-boost-pepper-value/

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. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50757895/kampot-pepper-sales-losing-their-spice/

Good weather proves savoury for salt farmers in Kampot

Kampot province has produced around 84,000 tonnes of salt so far this year to supply the domestic market, according to a report from the Salt Farms Bureau of the Kampot Provincial Department of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50756098/good-weather-proves-savoury-for-salt-farmers-in-kampot/

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.​ ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50729705/local-pepper-prices-rebound/

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. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50720440/2000-tonnes-of-cambodian-pepper-exported-in-first-4-months/

Salt production yields hit another record low year

Salt production last year hit another low because of poor weather conditions and a shortage of labour,  figures from Ministry of Industry and Handicraft show. A total of 18,430 tonnes has been produced, creating a call for the condiment to be imported. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50692903/salt-production-yields-hit-another-record-low-year

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. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50676343/special-status-pepper-sales-not-so-spicy

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. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50673130/exporter-urges-kampot-pepper-farmers-to-focus-on-quality

Cambodia imports 5,000 tonnes of Indian salt

Cambodia imported about 5,000 tonnes of salt from India amid a shortage of stock, Salt Producers Community of Kampot-Kep (SPCKK) co-president Bun Baraing said on Sunday. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-imports-5000-tonnes-indian-salt

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

Salt yields hampered by labour shortages

The Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts is holdings discussions with other ministries to find solutions to some of the challenges salt production faces in the Kingdom, particularly a shortage of labour and adverse weather conditions.​ Ministry spokesman Um Sotha told Khmer Times yesterday that the biggest ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50608530/salt-yields-hampered-by-labour-shortages/

SPCKK: Cambodia may face salt shortage again this year

Cambodia may face a salt shortage again this year, as harvests yielded little more than 30 per cent of the total local demand, Salt Producers Community of Kampot-Kep (SPCKK) technical chief Bun Narin said. Cambodian salt production is only available in Kampot and Kep provinces, ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/spckk-cambodia-may-face-salt-shortage-again-year

Ministry rejects salt society’s dissolution

The Ministry of Industry and Handicraft on Tuesday rejected the Salt Producers Community of Kampot-Kep’s (SPCKK’s) proposal to dissolve, saying it needed more time to figure out the issues facing the industry, its spokesman Oum Sotha said. The decision was made during a meeting on ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-rejects-salt-societys-dissolution

Ministry set to meet the salt community over challenges

The Minister of Industry and Handicraft will hold a meeting with the Kingdom’s salt community in Kep and Kampot provinces next week to discuss the industry’s challenges, ministry spokesman Oum Sotha said. The meeting comes after the Kingdom’s sole salt industry community, Salt Producers Community ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-set-meet-salt-community-over-challenges

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