Nz’s number one export product is cow’s milk in 2017

From Food Navigator-Asia, “NZ’s food exports have long been dominated by lamb and dairy, but new reports highlighted the rapidly-emerging categories which displayed double-digit growth rates.      These involved 51 high-growth categories. On top are: sweet corn, cherries, mixed preserved fruits, blueberries, chilled salmon and avocadoes, Manuka honey, chilled whole salmon, filled chocolate bars,

Vietnam to boost Xiem coconut

Vietnam’s province of Ben Tre will develop its well-known Xiem coconut through increased market value and new farming technologies as the product is not competitive in the world market, particularly with Thailand as the latter has higher quality and lower production costs.  Ben Tre, known for its 70,000 hectares of coconut land, harvests around 600