Author - Phú Lợi

Cajuput tree trellises used to grow pepper

KIÊN GIANG — Farmers in Kiên Giang Province’s Gò Quao District are using environmentally-friendly cajuput trees as trellises instead of concrete or wooden pillars to grow pepper plants. Most of the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta district’s 250ha of pepper are using cajuput trees, saving costs for farmers. Nguyễn Anh Vũ, who has planted pepper with the trees in Gò Quao’s Vĩnh Hòa Hưng Bắc Commune for 14 years, said widespread use of the trees began in 2000. Many farmers are also growing pepper [...]

Vietnam Pepper Association not hopeful of global price recovery

HCM City (VNS/VNA) – With supply remaining higher than demand in the global market, pepper prices are unlikely to recover this year, according to the Vietnam Pepper Association. Speaking at a seminar on Vietnam Pepper Crop 2018 – Orientation and Action Plan in 2019 held in Ho Chi Minh City on May 10, Nguyen Nam Hai, chairman of the association, said Vietnam exported over 235,800 tonnes of the spice worth nearly 775 million USD last year, a year-on-year increase of 9.7 percent [...]