China Buys up Myanmar’s Entire Mango Export

China is buying up almost all of Myanmar’s mangoes produced this year, said U Nay Lin Maung Maung, chair of the Myanmar Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Producers and Exporters Association in the Mandalay Region. “China has bought all of our mangoes meant for export this year. And the fruit is also fetching good prices, depending […]

Lack of storage for daily vegetables result in 40 per cent wastage

The vegetables across the country are flowing into the Yangon market, but the lack of storage for the perishable vegetables result in about 40 per cent wastage every day, said Daw Sandar Myo, the secretary of Myanmar Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Producers and Exporters Association. The Yangon market receives a daily inflow of vegetables from […]

Workshop on investment opportunities for foreigners in Myanmar agricultural sector held in Mandalay

A workshop on investment opportunities for foreigners in the Myanmar agricultural sector organised by the Myanmar Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Producers and Exporters Association took place in the meeting hall of the Mandalay Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MRCCI) in Mandalay on Monday 22 August. At the workshop, the Director General U Aung Soe […]

Mango growers need agricultural certificate to enter international market

MANGO growers need to obtain agricultural certificate to help prove the quality of their products to enter the international market, local farmers say. The country has received a greater interest from Japan, Korea, Australia and the U.S, said Ma Zin Mar Than of Myanmar Fruits, Flower, Vegetable Producer and Exporter Association. Exporters say, nearly 10,000 […]

Bloom gone from flower farms

A land dispute has turned off the irrigation taps and hurt crop yields in Mandalay Region’s Kan Kyi Kome, according to area farmers. The flower farmers in Mandalay Region’s Pyin Oo Lwin township claim the land was confiscated from them in 2005 to build a pharmaceutical factory, but they continued growing flowers on the unused […]