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Saigon fruit hawker who would sell nothing but papaya for 50 years

Nguyen Ngoc Hanh has been selling papaya in front of Pham The Hien market, in District 8 since 1970 and considers selling this fruit "a source of endless happiness".

Agriculture exports to China slacken as conditions tighten

China has begun imposing more stringent requirements for Vietnamese agricultural products, and exporters are in trouble.

Fruit, veggie imports see 46 pct Jan-May spike

Vietnam imported $878 million worth of fruits and vegetables in the first five months of 2019, up 46 percent year-on-year.
June 06, 2019 | 10:30 am GMT+7

China tightens import standards for Vietnamese fruits

China now requires Vietnam to provide stamps of origin, area code and phytosanitary certificates for fruits that it exports.
May 14, 2019 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

China remains crucial as Vietnam expands fruit exports

Vietnam’s fruits and vegetables are successfully penetrating high-regulation markets, but biggest buyer China should remain the focus, experts say.
May 03, 2019 | 01:17 pm GMT+7

Vietnam agriculture giant wagers on banana

Hoang Anh Gia Lai Agrico has forecast that revenues from banana sales will be around VND10 billion ($430,900) a day this year.
April 16, 2019 | 03:10 pm GMT+7

US opens doors to Vietnamese mango after 10 years of knocking

The US’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has given the green light for the import of mangoes from Vietnam. 
February 19, 2019 | 04:00 pm GMT+7

Passengers create stink over pungent planeload of durian

A cargo of pungent durian fruit led an Indonesian plane to be delayed for an hour after passengers turned their noses up at the funky freight and refused to fly.
November 07, 2018 | 01:42 pm GMT+7

Local auto giant buys entire bond issue of agricultural company

Truong Hai Auto Corporation has bought almost the entire convertible bonds issue of Agrico, Hoang Anh Gia Lai’s farming subsidiary.
August 06, 2018 | 11:57 am GMT+7

Why Hanoi's really cool no matter how hot it gets

Vietnam's capital city has a wide range of classic natural beverages that are tastier, healthier and cheaper than branded soft drinks.
July 15, 2018 | 12:00 pm GMT+7

Throw-away fruit parts can blow you away

Some part of fruit peels, stalks and other 'unused' parts can be turned into mouthwatering dishes.
July 02, 2018 | 10:52 am GMT+7

Hoang Anh Gia Lai bets on banana, Chinese market in agriculture switch

Once a leading property developer, Hoang Anh Gia Lai has reinvented itself as a hi-tech agriculture giant.
June 30, 2018 | 08:49 am GMT+7

Northern Vietnam gets a luscious lychee shine

When it is lychee season, the streets of Bac Giang Province and surrounding areas are a sight to behold.
June 22, 2018 | 09:46 am GMT+7

Tropical delicacy: Vietnamese agricultural products rack in big cash at global markets

Several cheap and common Vietnamese herbs and fruits are instead sold at high prices in foreign markets.
May 16, 2018 | 03:29 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese fruits struggle to gain foothold in international markets

Doors have been opened but strict controls and high aviation fees are standing in the way.
December 16, 2017 | 12:48 am GMT+7
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