Promote lychee exports to the US market

BAC GIANG – Department of Industry and Trade of Bac Giang province recently welcomed and worked with the Agricultural Counselor Delegation, Vietnam’s Trade Office in the United States, and representatives of Dragonberry Produce Company (Bac Giang’s Lychee Import Company in the United States). ) with Israel’s clean agricultural product preservation experts; representatives of a number of businesses; Cooperatives producing and exporting lychees inside and outside the province to remove difficulties in irradiation activities and promote lychee exports to the US market.

The working group visited the lychee garden in Tan Son commune.

Here, Mr. Tran Quang Tan, Director of the Department of Industry and Trade, provided preliminary information on some results of the implementation of irradiation response activities at the Hanoi Irradiation Center and the production situation of the 2024 lychee crop locally. Bac Giang province table.

Recently, CBS Solutions Joint Stock Company (a member of 528 Logistics Group Joint Stock Company) committed to cooperate and develop an operating plan and financial plan to meet the requirements of the Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency. United States (APHIS) serves to irradiate Bac Giang lychee exports to the US market at the Hanoi Irradiation Center (HIC).

Along with that, Ms. Amy Nguyen – CEO of Dragonberry Produce Company said that in 2023, thanks to modern and appropriate preservation technology, the company imported more than 40 tons of Bac Giang lychees by sea to the US market. In 2024, import output is expected to increase.

Are known. Dragonberry Produce Company is currently a supplier of agricultural products to the Safeway supermarket system (913 stores), Albertsons (more than 300 stores) and the Costco supermarket system (with 635 supermarkets in the United States and Canada). These are supermarket chains with the largest network on the West Coast of the United States and North America.

At the meeting, Mr. Tran Minh Thang, Head of the Vietnam Trade Office Branch in California, USA, said that positive results in 2023 will certainly open up new development directions for the province’s lychee export activities. Bac Giang. Along with additional information, the Vietnam Trade Office in the United States will create the best conditions and support for the export of lychees and other strong agricultural products of Bac Giang province.

Mr. Pham Quang Huy, Agricultural Counselor of the Vietnamese Embassy in the United States emphasized that he will actively work with the US Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency and relevant parties to ensure that the Hanoi Irradiation Center (HIC) soon be allowed to treat and irradiate lychee from Bac Giang province for export to the United States.

Within the framework of the program, the delegation conducted field surveys in a number of growing area codes and production gardens according to GlobalGap standards to serve lychee export to the US market in Tan Son commune (Luc Ngan), Phuc Hoa commune (Luc Ngan), Phuc Hoa commune (Luc Ngan), Tan Yen).