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. ...

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New Kampot Salt Farm Has Big Ambitions

TOEK CHHOU DISTRICT, Kampot province – A donor-backed project launched here on Saturday aims to produce Cambodia’s first export-quality sea salt and invigorate the struggling local salt industry. In a ceremony among Kampot’s vast fields of coastal saltpans and low levees, company representatives from Asia Salt ...

January's Salt harvest Destroyed by Rains

Heavy rainfall over the weekend has destroyed all the salt that was due to be harvested this month in Kep and Kampot provinces, farmers said yesterday. “The salt that we planned to harvest this week was completely destroyed because of heavy rain,” said Um Chon, chief ...

Salt farmers extend season by one month

In an effort to make up for the low salt yield this year caused by unexpected rainfall during the dry season, farmers in salt-producing Kep and Kampot provinces said yesterday that they would try to continue harvesting the mineral for another month even though the ...

Severe Rains Slow Salt Farmers’ Harvest Goals

Salt farmers in Kampot and Kep may be unable to harvest the roughly 90,000 tons they sell annually due to excessive rains, and the country may have to turn to foreign markets, producers said yesterday. Ly Sreng, deputy chief of the Kep-Kampot Salt Producers Community, ...

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