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Making palm sugar harvest attractive again

Kampong Speu Palm Sugar, which has a geographical indication (GI) status, is seeing lower production due to a labour shortage. Kampong Speu Palm Sugar Promotion Association (KSPSPA) president, Sam Saroeun, said on Tuesday that production fell from 300 tonnes last year to 250 tonnes this ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/making-palm-sugar-harvest-attractive-again

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/

Palm sugar’s GI status could soon get EU protection

The European Union is expected to enter Kampong Speu palm sugar into its registry of protected geographical indicators (GI) by July following a push by the Cambodian government to protect the specialty food product in one of its biggest markets, a Ministry of Commerce official ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/palm-sugars-gi-status-could-soon-get-eu-protection

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/

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/

Palm sugar finds a sweet market niche

Demand for Kampong Speu palm sugar has surged, with orders already up 70 per cent this year, as appetite for the premium organic sugar product grows, boosting its price. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/palm-sugar-finds-sweet-market-niche

National products chase GI recognition

A lack of funds would prevent Cambodia registering some of the country’s specialty products as geographic indications (GI), a form of international recognition that has boosted the sales of other domestic products such as Kampong Speu palm sugar. The government would like to see Siem Reap ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012030754890/Business/national-products-chase-gi-recognition.html

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