Tag: cassava

The Thai government supports the breeding of castor silkworm
By: Date: 2021-05-01 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

Thailand’s World Daily reported on April 23 that Bhamo, the director of the Silk Department of the Ministry of Agricultural Cooperatives, said that the department is committed to promoting the breeding of Eri silkworm (Eri silkworm), producing and processing silk fabrics, and supporting farmers to use silkworm pupa powder in accordance with the insect food policy. Processed food and feed have the advantages of less labor, faster profit, and increased income, and provide more choices for cassava farmers. The Silk Office has supported the use of cassava leaves and castor leaves to breed castor silkworms for more than 5 years.

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Vietnam’s cassava export market develops well in the first three months of 2021
By: Date: 2021-04-17 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

In the first three months of 2021, Vietnam’s export volume of cassava and cassava products reached approximately 1.07 million tons, with an export value of US$396 million. Export volume and export value increased by 40.3%and 53.3%year-on-year respectively. However, farmers have not yet benefited from cassava cultivation.

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Exports of Vietnamese cassava and its products soared in the first few months of this year
By: Date: 2021-04-16 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

Vietnam’s”People’s Daily” reported on April 14 that the Vietnam Import and Export Bureau (Ministry of Industry and Trade) stated that Vietnam exported about 385,000 tons of cassava and cassava products in March this year, with an export value of 142 million U.S. dollars, an increase of 76%month-on-month. The value increased by 77.85%, the export volume increased by 17.1%year-on-year, and the export value increased by 23.9%.

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New cassava variety”Huanan 22″ passed the on-site appraisal
By: Date: 2021-03-18 Categories: foodtechnology Tags: ,

Recently, the National Tropical Crop Variety Approval Committee organized experts to conduct an on-site evaluation of the new cassava variety”Hunan 22″ declared by the Institute of Biology of the Academy of Thermal Sciences at the cassava base of Dafeng Farm in Chengmai, Hainan. After on-site report, Q&A, and production testing, the expert group unanimously agreed that”South China No. 22″ passed the on-site evaluation.

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In 2020, the export value of cassava and cassava products from Vietnam is close to USD 1 billion, and China is the largest export market for this product
By: Date: 2021-01-12 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

“Viet Cong Electronic News” reported on January 11 that the Agricultural Products Market Processing and Development Bureau of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam stated that in December 2020, about 330,000 tons of cassava and cassava products were exported, with an export value of about US$118 million; Cumulative exports were 2.76 million tons and US$989 million, up 9%and 2.4%year-on-year respectively. In 2020, the export price of cassava and cassava products in Vietnam is about 358.3 US dollars/ton, down 6%year-on-year.

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Chinese and Tanzanian enterprises will jointly implement cassava production project
By: Date: 2020-12-29 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

Tanzania’s mainstream media”Guardian” reported on December 16 that China and Tanzanian companies signed a cassava joint production contract to jointly implement a large-scale cassava production project in the Tanlindi region. The project includes large-scale commercial cultivation of cassava, the establishment of a dry cassava processing plant and export to China.

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Vietnam’s exports of cassava starch to China increase significantly
By: Date: 2020-09-10 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

Vietnam’s”Customs Online” reported on September 8 that the Agricultural Processing and Market Development Bureau of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development stated that in July 2020, Vietnam’s cassava starch exports to China will resume growth. The export volume reached 164,000 tons and the total export value was 64 million U.S. dollars, an increase of 73%and 71%respectively from the previous month.

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Tanzania’s excessive dependence on wheat imports may affect national food security
By: Date: 2020-07-21 Categories: Internationalfood Tags: ,

Tanzania’s mainstream media”Citizen” reported on July 15 that at present, Tanzania is highly dependent on wheat imports. Considering that only five countries export wheat accounting for 63%of global exports, this year’s epidemic may cause wheat prices. A sharp increase, and 60-80%of Tanzanian family income will be used to buy food, which will affect the country’s food security. In order to reduce the risk, experts from the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture recommended that Tanzania take intervention measures, including using cheaper products such as cassava flour to replace flour, and investing heavily in wheat research to increase production.

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