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Prahok season begins

The Agriculture Ministry’s Fisheries Administration yesterday said that prahok makers should rush to produce fermented fish paste and smoked fish as catches are currently high. Eng Chea San, director general for the Fishery Administration, said that in the 2019-2020 fishing season, water from Tonle Sap lake ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50667520/prahok-season-begins/

Fishermen see fruitful prahok season, almost doubling last year’s catch

Fishermen on the Tonle Sap river are smelling success: The season’s first harvest of the fish now being crushed into the famously pungent prahok has hauled in a bounty set to almost double last year’s catch. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/fishermen-seeing-fruitful-prahok-season-almost-doubling-last-years-catch

Something’s fishy with prahok

This year’s prahok season has left a bad taste in the mouths of those involved in making the pungent dish that is a staple in Cambodian cuisine. There are concerns that the vagaries in the mudfish catch, due to climate change and illegal exports to Vietnam, ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35332/something---s-fishy-with-prahok/

Gov’t officials expect high fish yield

Government officials are predicting a better haul of fish, typically used to make prahok, this season due to higher water levels in the Tonle Sap Lake and River. The fishing season, which began on Thursday and is expected to last until February, will see higher yields ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/33046/gov---t-officials-expect-high-fish-yield/

Deeper water expected to yield more fish

Just weeks ahead of the main fishing season on the Tonle Sap river, which supplies the majority of the fish used in the Kingdom’s traditional cooking sauce, prahok, government officials are predicting a better catch this season as water levels have recovered from last year’s ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/deeper-water-expected-yield-more-fish

Tainted prahok found in Takeo

Over 3 tonnes of contaminated prahok – made of fish illegally imported from Vietnam – were confiscated on Friday by Takeo authorities from some of the same sites that in September had already been warned to stop using smuggled fish.​ ...

Niem Chheng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/tainted-prahok-found-takeo

Embalming chemical found in Takeo prahok

Takeo provincial authorities yesterday confiscated and destroyed more than 180 kilograms of contaminated prahok from four production sites, according to an official with the Cambodia Import-Export Inspection and Fraud Repression Directorate-General (CAMCONTROL). ...

Niem Chheng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/embalming-chemical-found-takeo-prahok

Annual Prahok Season Threatened by Poor Catch

Cambodia’s annual prahok season began Wednesday along the Tonle Sap River, with fishermen unloading boatloads of tiny fish onto weigh stations along the riverbank. But due to low water levels during this year’s five-day migration season, fishermen and buyers were predicting a poor catch, both in ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/prahok-season-threatened-by-low-water-levels-6818/

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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