Vietnam: Firm exports first batch of lotus roots to Japan

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The Dai Viet Lotus Foods JSC in the Mekong Delta province of Dong Thap exported the first batch of 15 tonnes of frozen lotus roots worth nearly 1 billion VND (nearly 39,360 USD) to Japan on May 7.

In 2024, the business plans to export approximately eight containers of the roots with a total order value of nearly 7 billion VND to this Asian market.

Nguyen Minh Thien, Director of the company’s factory, said in addition to fresh and processed lotus seeds, the company has also produced fresh and processed lotus roots to serve both domestic and foreign markets.

The expansion of export is a positive sign for farmers in Thap Muoi district to further develop lotus root growing models, he added.


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