Three tonnes of mangoes, grown in Yen Chau district in the northern mountainous province of Son La, are packed for flying to the UK. (Photo: vnexpress.net) Son La (VNA) – Three tonnes of mangoes, grown in Yen Chau district in the northern mountainous province of Son La, were packaged on June 19 for flying to the UK. Ha Van Son, Director of the Chieng Hac agricultural cooperative in Yen Chau, said his cooperative is tending 14 ha of mangoes under VietGap standards, with an estimated yield of 200 tonnes in service of export. Earlier, Yen Chau mangoes are sold mainly in the domestic market and exported to China, he said. Seeing the potential of exporting their mangoes to other countries, Yen Chau growers have applied international cultivation standards for exporting to markets with strict criteria. As a result, seven tonnes of mangoes have been selected to ship to the UK in this June. In 2019, Son La has 15,700 ha of mango farms which are expected to give yields of 35,500 tonnes, including 7,500 tonnes eligible for export. In the first half of this year, the province shipped aboard nearly 3,000 tonnes of mangoes, including 10 tonnes for the UK… Read full this story
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