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Sweet news for palm sugar suppliers, users

Kampong Speu palm sugar production is promising while demand is rising and farmers are happy with the current price, according to Kampong Speu Palm Sugar Promotion Association (KSPSPA).​ ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50760225/sweet-news-for-palm-sugar-suppliers-users/

Palm sugar GI status in EU hits a glitch

The process of obtaining geographical indication (GI) status for Kampong Speu palm sugar in the European Union suffered a setback this week after a company asked for revisions to the wording of the product’s guidebook, according to a producers association. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50518153/palm-sugar-gi-status-in-eu-hits-a-glitch/

Unilever eyes Cambodian palm sugar

Unilever is looking to source 2,000 tons of organic palm sugar a year from Cambodia, a senior manager said yesterday. Monica Soy, senior external affairs manager at Unilever Cambodia, told Khmer Times yesterday that Unilever requires about 2,000 tons a year, to be exported from Cambodia ...

Sok Chan
http://bit.ly/2c8BbNn

Palm Sugar exports on the rise

Kampong Speu Palm Sugar Promotion Association (KSPSPA) is expecting to produce 300 tonnes for the upcoming season, which runs from December to May. ...

Xueying Chen
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-weekend/palm-sugar-exports-rise

GI products closer to fruition

Three of Cambodia’s most iconic natural products – Thma Koul rice, Kampot durian and Cambodian silk – have been earmarked by the government to obtain the World Trade Organization’s Geographical Indication (GI) status. Speaking to reporters after a press conference on GI registration at the Ministry ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/gi-products-closer-fruition

Korean deal gives palm sugar farmers pay day

Palm sugar farmers in Kampong Speu province will soon export their goods to South Korea, the senior officer of a grower’s network said on Monday. Sam Saroeun, president of the Kampong Speu Palm Sugar Promotion Association, said an agreement with the Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency ...

Chan Muy Hong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/korean-deal-gives-palm-sugar-farmers-pay-day

Sugar Playing Catch-Up With Spice

Dotted with rice fields flanked by palm trees, Cambodia’s southeastern province of Kampong Speu is nothing short of picturesque. But behind the idyllic exterior is an on-going struggle to turn this region’s natural beauty into a global attraction and improve the lot of poor local farmers, ...

http://www.iede.co.uk/news/2013_1290/sugar-playing-catch-spice

International interest in Cambodian sugar

Sweet news for Cambodian palm-sugar farmers: 10 international companies are keen to import their produce, one of the Kingdom’s signature products. Sam Saroeun, president of the Kampong Speu Palm Sugar Promotion Association, said that after an exhibition in South Korea earlier this month, several international importers ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012052356317/Business/international-interest-in-cambodian-sugar.html

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