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Thursday 19 June 2014

Vietnam

Novasep-MIE consortium to construct the first sorbitol production plant in Vietnam

Novasep, a leading supplier of services and technologies to the life science industries, today announces that its Shanghai-based Asia Pacific subsidiary has secured an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract with Tay Ninh Chemical Industry (Tanichem), a joint stock company between Vietnam National Chemical Group (Vinachem) and Tay Ninh Sugar. Novasep’s share of the contract is in the amount of EUR 7.5 million. The contract is to construct the first sorbitol production plant in Vietnam. Sorbitol, commonly known as a sweetener, is widely used as an excipient stabilizer or moistening agent in drugs, food and cosmetics.

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Friday 08 November 2013

Vietnam

Meirionnydd's excellent shop window at Westminster

Meirionnydd Day organised by the Farmers' Union of Wales at the House of Commons yesterday (Thursday, October 31) was an excellent shop window to show a wide audience what the county offers, the local MP told dozens of fellow MPs and peers.

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Monday 09 September 2013

Vietnam

BIOMIN announces premix facility opening in Vietnam

BIOMIN, a leader in global animal health and nutrition, announces the opening of its latest state-of-the-art premix facility in Binh Duong, Vietnam. Several “green” features have been adopted in this new facility, in line with the NutriEconomics® concept of BIOMIN—achieving sustainable yet profitable farming in animal nutrition.

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Thursday 06 June 2013

Vietnam

Farmers switch to corn

Vietnamese farmers' profits jump after switching to corn.

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Saturday 25 May 2013

Vietnam

Farm values and real estate

The real estate market has been hibernating for a long time, which has pushed a lot of real estate developers against the wall.

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Thursday 02 May 2013

Vietnam

Rice farming

Vietnamese rice exporters had delivered 1.45 million tons out of the total 3.57 million tons of exports by the end of the first quarter of the year, according to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA).

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Wednesday 01 May 2013

Vietnam

Coffee farming

Most Vietnamese coffee farmers have never heard of a double tall skinny latte, but they could tell you the price of the beans that go into one in their sleep.

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Friday 29 March 2013

Vietnam

Pig farm problems

Three districts in the central province of Nghe An, Vietnam have reported 383 pigs deaths due to Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) infection, also known as blue ear disease.

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Monday 04 February 2013

Vietnam

Rice for Japan

Two Vietnamese rice exporters have recently managed to ship their product to Japan again after the East Asian country ceased imports five years ago.

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Friday 25 January 2013

Vietnam

Egg talk

CP Vietnam admitted raising prices to optimise profits ahead of Tet, the Vietnamese New Year, at a meeting with the Ho Chi Minh City Department of Industry and Trade.

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Sunday 20 January 2013

Vietnam

Poultry dragon awakes

Excentials, a daughter company of Orffa International, has been promoting its’ product portfolio in several exhibitions around the globe, increasing it’s global market presence.

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Tuesday 01 January 2013

Vietnam

Exporting breeding pigs

Use of a new Piétrain line may prove interesting in tropical countries with ecological and climatic conditions similar to Vietnam.

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Monday 17 December 2012

Vietnam

Wheat farms idle for years

Arusha. Residents of Hanang District in Manyara Region are divided over the fate of the formerly state-owned wheat farms that have been abandoned following the collapse of the Canadian-funded scheme slightly over 10 years ago.

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Tuesday 13 November 2012

Vietnam

Elephants damage farm crops

Two wild elephants looking for food in the Central Highlands province of Dak Nong have destroyed crops and worried local residents, authorities reported.

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Friday 02 November 2012

Vietnam

Norel have a new distributor

Norel have a new distributor

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Vietnam

Animal feed companies knocking on the door

Animal feed companies knocking on the door

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Monday 15 October 2012

Vietnam

Animal feed investment

Agromed appoints Zagro as distributor of OptiCell in Vietnam

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Wednesday 10 October 2012

Vietnam

Indian farm investment

Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung yesterday said the nation always welcomed and facilitated Indian enterprises to co-operate and invest in agriculture in Viet Nam.

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Tuesday 25 September 2012

Vietnam

Nutriaad Vietnam

Dong Bui Van new country sales manager Nutriad Vietnam

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Thursday 13 September 2012

Vietnam

Bird flu

The National Animal Health Diagnostic Centre is trying to identify a new strain of bird flu virus that is suspected to have a higher risk of causing human death than previously known strains.

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Tuesday 04 September 2012

Vietnam

Hendris pig genetics

Japfa Hypor Genetics Company celebrates 700 sow breeding farm

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Thursday 30 August 2012

Vietnam

Egg imports

Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade has given permission for the importation of 500,000 egg products, dealing a severe blow to Vietnam’s domestic egg production industry.

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Friday 17 August 2012

Vietnam

Changes to farming

The current biggest challenge facing the sector is the market slowdown.

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Saturday 04 August 2012

Vietnam

Fact or fiction you decide

Cattle disease affecting children in Southeast Asia.

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Friday 03 August 2012

Vietnam

The rise in grain prices

As corn prices climb past the record levels hit this time last year, a major factor has changed for Asian importers of the grain: Australia no longer has heaps of cheap feed wheat as a substitute.

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Wednesday 01 August 2012

Vietnam

Biogas boost for farmers

New biogas systems elevate life in rural Vietnam .

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Wednesday 11 July 2012

Vietnam

Blue ear strikes again

Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Diep Kinh Tan has requested provinces plagued by blue-ear disease to take stronger action to stop the spread of the disease.

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Friday 06 July 2012

Vietnam

Pig disease

Porcine Reproductive & Respiratory Syndrome, also known as ‘blue ear disease’, is on an upward trend; as a result, more and more people are contracting a bacterium virus called ‘Streptococcus Suis’ from pigs in North Vietnam.

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Tuesday 03 July 2012

Vietnam

Farm insurance

The agricultural insurance programme that has been piloted since last July has yet to become popular.

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Monday 11 June 2012

Vietnam

Growing fruit

Tien Giang, the province with the largest area under fruit, plans to further expand its fruit cultivation area and improve the quality of fruits to increase exports.

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Sunday 10 June 2012

Vietnam

Crocodile farming

The price of crocodile hatchlings in Siem Reap province has dropped drastically, and many local farmers are worrying about the future viability of crocodile farming.

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Friday 08 June 2012

Vietnam

Crocodile farming

The price of crocodile hatchlings in Siem Reap province has dropped drastically, and many local farmers are worrying about the future viability of crocodile farming.

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Friday 01 June 2012

Vietnam

Rain needed before harvest

A drought has affected nearly 50,000ha of crops nationwide, says Dang Duy Hien of the General Department of Irrigation under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

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Vietnam

Vegetable farming

Viet Nam has not found any signs of formaldehyde-tainted cabbages following recent reports of contaminated cabbages in China, agriculture officials said yesterday.

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Monday 21 May 2012

Vietnam

Talking pollution

They include many pottery factories, slaughter houses and livestock farms that are thought to be polluting their surroundings.

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Friday 18 May 2012

Vietnam

700 sow breeding unit

New Japfa-Hypor jv to build 700 sow breeding unit

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Sunday 13 May 2012

Vietnam

Farm land protests

Vietnamese riot police fired warning shots and tear gas to break up a protest by hundreds of angry farmers against a forced eviction on the outskirts of the capital Hanoi on Tuesday, witnesses said.

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Thursday 10 May 2012

Vietnam

Rice exports

Vietnamese companies have won contracts to export over 4.21 million tonnes of rice so far this year, up 24 per cent year on year, according to a Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development report.

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Monday 07 May 2012

Vietnam

Things looking up for farmers

The Government will inject VND1.7 trillion (US$80 million) into the national new rural-area programme in 2012, according to Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Cao Duc Phat.

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Sunday 06 May 2012

Vietnam

A major player in the global grain market

While China and India get most of the press for expanding middle class demand for agricultural exports, Vietnam has the potential to rank right up there with them, according to a panel of experts during the 2012 Commodity Classic.

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Vietnam

Hi-Tec farming

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is set to finalise and submit a plan for hi-tech agricultural zones to the Government for approval in June, said deputy minister Bui Ba Bong.

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Tuesday 01 May 2012

Vietnam

Animal feed companies flaunting the law

Thanh Nien News reports that ONI company was using the materials to make various products, one of which had been found to contain salbutamol, a banned growth agent which causes increased heart rate, indigestion, and other conditions in humans.

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Sunday 29 April 2012

Vietnam

Bird flu problems

Poultry farmers and pet shops have been reminded to take precautions against avian flu after preliminary tests found that a dead Oriental magpie robin discovered in Hung Hom on April 4 had the H5 avian influenza virus.

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Vietnam

Massive farm investment from India

Till December last year, Indian companies had invested 790 million dollars in 78 projects currently underway in Vietnam, he said at an international exposition being held in Hanoi from April 4 to 7.

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Wednesday 25 April 2012

Vietnam

Farming and forests

Stakeholders who were allocated land designated for forestry purposes made use of only 20 to 30 per cent of that land.

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Sunday 22 April 2012

Vietnam

Steroids in pork

After a widespread boycott on pork in southern Vietnam due to steroids contamination, the substance is now reported to have been found in the north as well.

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Saturday 21 April 2012

Vietnam

Problems in fish farming

Due to the lack of capital, seafood companies buy fish from farmers under the mode of deferred payment, which means that they try to use farmers’ capital for their business.

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Monday 16 April 2012

Vietnam

Problems on the farm

The name that has been mentioned in most of the discussions recently is Bianfishco, a seafood company in Can Tho province.

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Saturday 14 April 2012

Vietnam

FAO backs prevention of shrimp disease

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has agreed to support a one-year project worth US$500,000 to control the spread of a particular shrimp disease.

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Vietnam

Farm imports and exports

Vietnam’s total import-export turnover was estimated at US$50 billion in the first quarter of the year, according to the General Statistics Office.

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