Ben Tre: First-ever safe farm product cooperative put into service

 The Mekong Province of Ben Tre yesterday put into service its first-ever safe farm product cooperative with an aim to supply clean agricultural products to consumers.

Safe farm product cooperative will provide clean agricultural products to consumers Photo: SGGP

Safe farm product cooperative will provide clean agricultural products to consumers Photo: SGGP

The cooperative covers an area of 1,000 sq. meters at Chau Thanh town, Chau Thanh district with total investment capital of up to VND 1.6billion contributed by 100 members.

The cooperative has linked with other cooperatives, local farmers to buy about 7 tons of clean agricultural products per month to provide to consumers in the province and neighboring provinces.

Chairman Truong Duy Hai of Ben Tre Province People’s Committee said the cooperative will help link between clean producers, farmers and consumers. The province targets to develop this model in the hope of ensuring safety for consumer health.

PHAN THANH-Translated by K.Lien

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