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 ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/peppercorn-exports-sprout-457-nearly-28k-tonnes

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. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/spice-community-ready-enter-mena-region

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50928495/cambodias-pepper-exports-soar-over-500-percent-in-first-eight-months/

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. ...

Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50926884/kingdoms-largest-rice-exporter-leads-farmers-in-diversifying-crops/

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 ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/mena-market-peppered-potential-cpsf

Kingdom’s 2021 salt production will meet domestic demand

Domestic salt production can supply domestic demand this year, relieving Cambodia of the need to engage in imports according to Kampot province’s department of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50911832/kingdoms-2021-salt-production-will-meet-domestic-demand/

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

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