According to Binh Phuoc Provincial People’s Committee, 21 products of 6 enterprises, 1 household and 2 production and business establishments in the province have been recognized and granted OCOP product certificates under the program “One product per commune”. “Binh Phuoc province with a rating of 3 to 4 stars; in which, 14 cashew products all achieved 4 stars.
The above 14 products include cashew kernels, honey cashews, roasted garlic cashews, salted roasted cashews, wasabi cashews (Phuc Thinh Winut Import-Export Company Limited – Phuoc Long Town); roasted with salt and not roasted with salt (Golden Cashew Co., Ltd – Phu Rieng District); cheese cashew, garlic chili, Yum Thai cashew, salted lemon cashew, Cashewpie cake… (Vinahe Co., Ltd. – Phuoc Long Town); roasted salted cashews with silk shell (Gia Bao Group Joint Stock Company 2- Dong Xoai City) and salted roasted cashews (Nu Hoang Business Establishment – Bu Dang District).
The remaining 7 products were awarded 4 stars and 3 stars by OCOP of the province, including: Cong Binh Phuoc pure coffee (Cong Phat Company Limited – Dong Xoai City) with 4 stars; The remaining 6 products are: Nam Phu Salanganes’Nest (Nam Phu Salanganes Nest Company Limited – Chon Thanh District), Song Be honey (Vu Tien Hoang Business Production Base – Dong Xoai City), black pepper, skull pepper , salt, pepper and dried jackfruit Co Hai (Household of Business and Production Vo Thi Hien – Bu Gia Map District) are awarded 3 stars.
Binh Phuoc Provincial Youth Union Secretary Tran Quoc Duy said that most of the owners of these 21 products are typical startups and young entrepreneurs. These are young people who have made efforts to build innovative start-up models and participate in activities for the community, contributing to spreading kindness and promoting the sharing culture of businesses.
In the past time, the Provincial Youth Union has always actively supported startups in the province in many aspects, from visiting and encouraging; training the knowledge and skills of entrepreneurship to create playgrounds for exchange and learning in the startup community; organize online seminars between Binh Phuoc startups and business associations in Australia to find output for agricultural products, especially in the context of the epidemic.
As a result, with the efforts to connect, cashew nut businesses in Binh Phuoc received the help of Mr. Khoa Phan (Anthony) – Deputy General Secretary of the Vietnam Entrepreneurs Association in Australia (VBAA), Chairman of the Association. Young businessman in the city. Melbourne, Australia (YBM). Up to now, more than 10 batches of flavored cashew nut products from Binh Phuoc youth startups have been exported to the fastidious Australian market.
Startup Nguyen Hoang Dat, Director of Vinahe Co., Ltd., Secretary of Phuoc Trung KP Branch – Phuoc Binh Ward, Chairman of the Creative Startup Club of Phuoc Long Town is very happy when his 5 cashew products all reach 4. star. Mr. Dat expressed emotion that each Vinahe product is the crystallization of a whole process of learning, exploring, researching, containing the enthusiasm of all members of the company in order to bring to the market the best products. quality and reputation.
Binh Phuoc is currently considered the “capital” of cashew trees with an area of 175,000 hectares, accounting for nearly 50% of the area and more than 54% of the country’s cashew production. The brand “Binh Phuoc cashew nuts” has been granted a “geographical indication” by the Ministry of Science and Technology. Currently, Binh Phuoc’s cashew nut export turnover is about 600-800 million USD/year, expected to reach 900 million USD by 2025 and 1 billion USD by 2030.
Ms. Le Thi Anh Tuyet – Deputy Director of Binh Phuoc Department of Agriculture and Rural Development informed that at present, Binh Phuoc takes processing as the center and promotes investment promotion with countries around the world to have an authentic and quality source of raw materials. for processing.
Ms. Tuyet emphasized that for cashew nut production, the province has a vision to 2025, increasing productivity to 2.5 tons/ha and intensive farming to improve quality, focusing on linkage chains to ensure output for farmers. products, and at the same time build organic cashew chains according to the orders of businesses, towards building the Binh Phuoc cashew brand from the existing geographical indication certificate.
Recently, the cashew industry in Binh Phuoc received good news when a Dutch corporation decided to invest in a 250 million USD project in Binh Phuoc to develop raw materials, deep processing and production of cashew nut shell oil. export refining.
OCOP (Program “One Commune One Product”) is a model learned from the One village, one product (OVOP) movement initiated by Professor Hiramatsu, Chairman of Oita Prefecture (Japan). ) since 1979. OVOP has brought great success to the economic and social development of Oita province and then spread throughout the country of cherry blossoms. From a poor province, Oita is almost universally known for its excellent agricultural products such as dried shiitake, kabosu lemon, shouchu wine, barley, seiki horse…
Up to now, OVOP has spread to 40 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, bringing a prosperous life to rural people, contributing to the development of rural areas.
In Vietnam, OCOP is an economic development solution from agricultural products, handicrafts, cultural traditions, and local landscapes – these are potential and advantageous products of regions that have not yet been recognized. promote and exploit for economic development, stability and income increase for people in rural areas. The core of OCOP is to develop agricultural, non-agricultural products and services with advantages in each locality along the value chain, implemented by private and collective economic sectors.