Watermelon, muskmelon income accounted for 80 per cent of fruit and vegetables exports

Watermelon and muskmelon made up 80 per cent of the income earned from fruits and vegetables exported to foreign countries, according to the Commerce Ministry. During the 2015-2016 fiscal year, fruit and vegetable exports accounted for about US$93million in income, with export values of about US$60milllion from watermelon and about 20 million form muskmelon, said […]

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 […]

Myanmar company with over 100 hectares of agricultural and plantation land looking for JV Partner

Our client a Myanmar company owns over 100 hectares of agriculture and plantation land in Myanmar. Currently our client is only utilizing 20% of the land that they own for producing fruits and vegetables as they are only supplying to the domestic Myanmar market. The client is also doing food processing and canning and the […]

As Flood Recedes, Vegetables Rise in Price

Transportation disruptions and difficulties caused by floods in Myanmar have reduced the flow of vegetables resulting in hike in prices, according to traders. Since the end of July, the floods in the upper regions of the country have ravaged much of the country’s infrastructure, and vegetable prices have risen. “The main factor is transportation. Flow […]

Myanmar Organic Association Tie Up with Japanese Firm to Boost Organic Farming

The Myanmar Organic Association said it plans to work with Japanese firm EM Company to promote organic farming in Myanmar. The plan is in response to growing demand for organic products in the international market, which Myanmar is poised to enter if it can increase investment and value-added capacity in the country’s large agriculture sector. […]