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Hoang Phat Fruit exports first batch of fresh longan to Japanese market

Monday, 27/02/2023, 20:15 GMT+7

The first batch of fresh Vietnamese longans have been successfully shipped to Japan and will be available on supermarket shelves throughout the demanding market after several days. Hoang Phat Co., Ltd. shipped 10 tonnes of fresh longan to Japan. After that, each month, the firm will export about 70-100 tonnes of the product to the market.

More than 10 tons of the first fresh longan, Hoang Phat Fruit Company has just been exported to the Japanese market, opening up growth opportunities for Vietnamese fruits in 2023. This is Ido longan variety, grown from the Company's associated raw material areas in Vinh Long and Dong Thap.

Nguyen Khac Huy, Director of Hoang Phat Fruit Company, said that in order to export this batch of longan to Japan, Hoang Phat Co., Ltd. had to go through a number of stringent evaluation processes involving the granting of planting area and factory codes.s, being granted PUC, a factory, no chemical residue. 

In addition, the firm is required to ensure no chemical residue is found in any of the fruit products while the cold treatment process must be maintained at 1.3 degrees Celsius within 13 days under the close supervision of Japanese experts.




According to Mr. Huy, in the near future Hoang Phat Fruit Company will export about 100 tons/month. Currently, the company is cooperating with farmers to grow longan according to the process of issuing codes and food safety; At the same time, it will charge about 25-30% higher price than longan products without growing area code.

Le Van Thiet, Deputy Director of Plant Protection Department, said: It took 6 years of negotiation to open the Japanese market for Vietnamese longan, Japan represent a highly lucrative market, importing vegetables and fruits worth US $20 billion each year, while Vietnamese fruit in the demanding market accounts for less than 3% of the total.%. This will contribute to raising the value of longan and Vietnam's fresh fruit in general on the world market.

Vietnam has 80,000 hectares under longan cultivation, with annual output of 600,000 tons. However, only 2,000 hectares and three factories were granted growing area codes to export longan to Japan. approval for Vietnamese longans to enter the Japanese market indicates that these fruits are capable of reaching high-quality standards and are anticipated to enjoy robust growth in the coming years.