Prices of vegetables, fresh foods escalate

Prices of vegetables, fresh foods escalate

On November 8, the prices of goods at some points of sale and traditional markets in Ho Chi Minh City were recorded to have increased compared to a few months ago. Accordingly, prices of vegetables, meat, and fish surged by VND3,000-VND15,000 per kg, depending on the type.
Urban gardens a bright spot during pandemic

Urban gardens a bright spot during pandemic

City dwellers throughout the country have got used to social distancing and days of struggle. Many have found new ways to entertain themselves and even to grow their own vegetables.
Lam Dong donates 5,000 tons of vegetables to HCMC

Lam Dong donates 5,000 tons of vegetables to HCMC

Mr. Nguyen Van Chau, Deputy Director of the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of Lam Dong Province, said that from August 22 to September 15, Lam Dong Province will send a total of 5,000 tons of vegetables to support Ho Chi Minh City, including many kinds of vegetables and tubers with a long shelf life, such as cabbage, napa cabbage, bean, carrot, potato, gourd, winter melon, cucumber, tomato, kohlrabi, radish, and beetroot. 
Mrs. Nguyen Thi Kim Thuong, a small trader in Han Market, groans that leafy greens have increased sharply for many days after the floods. (Photo: SGGP)

Leaf vegetables hike sharply in central city and provinces

Due to consecutive storms and floods, large leaf-vegetable gardens were completely destroyed in Da Nang City and Quang Nam Province. Therefore, after the floods, vegetables became scarce, so the prices of vegetables have also skyrocketed.
Purchasing power of Da Lat fruits and vegetables shows good signs after setback (Photo: SGGP)

Purchasing power of Da Lat fruits and vegetables shows good signs after setback

After a temporary setback due to coronavirus, production of fruit and vegetable in the city of love in the Central Highlands city of Da Lat, and neighboring areas has been recovering. According to the Da Lat Flower Association, flower has not been sold because of the Covid-19 crisis. Worse, in March and April, just 20 percent – 30 percent of flower was sold.

Farmers in Tra Vinh Province grow corn on rice-growing land. (Photo: SGGP)

Mekong Delta farmers increase income by switching crops

Amid the context that climate change, saltwater intrusion, and drought-affected negatively the production of rice, many farmers in Hau Giang, Tra Vinh, An Giang, and Dong Thap provinces have actively reduced the rice-growing areas for the cultivation of vegetables and fruit trees, or aquaculture, bringing in high efficiency.
Prices of fruits, vegetables and pork tend to reduce

Prices of fruits, vegetables and pork tend to reduce

Deputy Director of Ho Chi Minh City's Department of Industry and Trade Ms. Nguyen Huynh Trang last night led a working delegation to inspect and work with management boards and shopkeepers of Thu Duc and Hoc Mon wholesale markets.