Chi Linh city authorities on July 19 held a ceremony to open an export longan garden in Tan Tien residential area, Hoang Tien commune.
Harvesting longan for export
At the ceremony, Fusa OA JSC. in Thanh Quang commune, Nam Sach district, purchased about 500 kg of early longan for export to France by air on July 20.
This is the first batch of longan of Hai Duong to be exported to France and also the first year Fusa OA JSC. has engaged in exporting fresh longan to the UK and some EU countries.
All of the longan was bought from the garden of Nguyen Van Vien's family in Tan Tien residential area.
Instruction on preliminary processing after longan harvesting
This crop, there are 733 ha of longan with a yield of more than 4,000 tons in Chi Linh city. The longan is mainly grown in the communes and wards of Le Loi, Hoang Hoa Tham, Bac An, Hoang Tien, Hoang Tan, Ben Tam, etc.
In which, more than 40 ha of longan are cultivated following international standards and can be exported to such fastidious markets as the EU, the US, and Australia, and nearly 185 ha of longan are grown under VietGAP process with an output of about 1,000 tons.