$66mln vegetable, fruit processing plant breaks ground in Tay Ninh

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Tanifood vegetable and fruit processing plant with total capital of VND1.5 trillion (US$66 million) was started construction yesterday.

A vegetable farm meeting VietGap quality standards in Tay Ninh province. A $66 million plant will be built next year, expected to contribute in solving the situation of ‘bumper crop, price drop’ for local farmers (Photo: SGGP)

A vegetable farm meeting VietGap quality standards in Tay Ninh province. A $66 million plant will be built next year, expected to contribute in solving the situation of ‘bumper crop, price drop’ for local farmers (Photo: SGGP)

The plant invested by Lavifood Joint Stock Company will be built over 15 hectares in Go Dau district with a heat treatment line having the capacity of 10,000 tons, a frozen line of 20,000 tons, a drying line of 5,000 tons, a concentrating juice processing line of 6,000 tons a year.
In addition, the facility will produce hundreds of millions of fruit juice cans and bottles a year. Products will be exported to the EU, the US, South Korea, Japan and Australia.
Once coming into operation in 2018, it will consume 500 tons of materials including mangos, passionfruit, pineapple and dragon fruit a day for farmers in Tay Ninh, especially those from Duong Minh Chau district.

By CONG PHIEN – Translated by Hai Mien

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