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  • 9 cashew nut products of Binh Phuoc receive 4-star OCOP recognition 08/22/2022

    Aug 22nd, 2022

    The above OCOP products are labeled on product packaging according to current regulations; 3, 4 star rating results are valid for 3 years. Of the 12 OCOP products that have just been certified with 4-star standards (the highest ranking of Binh Phuoc province ), 9 are cashew nuts - a typical local product. Products with 4 stars include: Dried cashews without salt, whole cashew nuts with seeds, cashews with honey, cashews with lemongrass and lemongrass, cashews with garlic and chili flavor, finely ground whole cashews, roasted cashews with salt and peeled. shell, cashew nut with silk shell (8 cashew products belong to Gia Bao Group Joint Stock Company) and Hoa Sen Viet salt roasted cashew nut product belongs to Nam Hoa Thanh Company. In addition, there are 3 4-star standard pepper products including: black pepper products, pasteurized skullcap, and white pepper paste, belonging to My Le Company - Binh Phuoc. There are 13 products that meet the 3-star OCOP standard, which are typical products of Binh Phuoc such as: cashew nuts, coffee, turmeric starch, bird's nest, honey, spring rolls... Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the province Binh Phuoc, said that in the crop year 2021 - 2022, the cashew area in the area reached 151,000 hectares with an average yield of 11.54 quintals/ha, cashew output reached 170,500 tons. Especially, in the crop year 2021 - 2022, Binh Phuoc's cashew export turnover reached 1 billion USD. Binh Phuoc is currently considered the "cashew capital" of the country, accounting for 50% of the area and more than 50% of the cashew production of the country. There are 1,416 cashew nut processing establishments in Binh Phuoc province. The cashew industry of Binh Phuoc provides jobs for about 50,000 rural workers, including collecting cashews and working in processing facilities.