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Australian Department of Agriculture, Water, and the Environment's delegation visits Thanh Ha lychee growing area

THURSDAY, 19/05/2022 17:08:39

The delegation pledged to create favorable conditions for more high quality lychees of Thanh Ha to enter the Australian market than previous years.


The DAWE's delegation visits a GlobalGAP lychee growing area in Thanh Quang commune and highly appreciates the quality of lychees

The Hai Duong provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development and representatives of Thanh Ha district People's Committee on May 19 morning received a delegation from the Australian Department of Agriculture, Water, and the Environment (DAWE) visiting a lychee area and export lychee processing and packing facilities in the district. This is the first time the delegation has paid a working visit to the province.

After having visited a lychee growing area in Thanh Quang commune and been introduced to lychee care techniques following GlobalGAP standard, DAWE Assistant Secretary Peter Creaser and Tony Harman, Agricultural Counselor and Australian Ambassador to Vietnam, highly appreciated the growing process and quality of Thanh Ha lychees, which were large, round, sweet, and slightly sour, suiting the taste of Australian consumers.
 

Members of the delegation visit the export lychee processing and packing facility of Red Dragon Co., Ltd.

The delegation visited export lychee processing and packing facilities of Ameii Vietnam JSC. and Red Dragon Co., Ltd. and learnt about rigorous lychee treating processes ensuring quality before export to foreign markets.

At the end of the visit, leaders of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development suggested that the DAWE continue to expand the market of Thanh Ha lychees and accept the methyl bromide fumigation method to handle pests on fresh lychees exported to Australia.

The DAWE's delegation pledged to create favorable conditions for more high quality lychees of Thanh Ha to enter the Australian market than previous years.
 

The leader of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development presents typical OCOP products of the province to members of the delegation

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has requested the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development's Plant Protection Department to maintain 119 lychee growing area codes and 14 packing facilities for export in 2022. In which, there are 23 growing area codes with a total area of 198.6 ha for the Australian market.

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development will ask the Plant Protection Department to grant codes to 37 other lychee growing areas covering a total area of 490 ha for export to Australia.

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