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Chris Dwyer, a reporter for CNN, says he has loved Vietnamese fish sauce made in Phu Quoc (South Vietnam), though it was not easy to taste at the beginning.

Businesses spice up Vietnamese market

With a population of nearly 100 million and strength in cultivating spice plants, Vietnam has substantial potential for , consumption and export.

Fish-sauce exports have great international potential: MARD

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) believes that the fish sauce industry has great potential to develop like the wine industry.

Sa Chau fish sauce - specialty condiment of Nam Dinh province

Sa Chau village has long been famous for the traditional production of fish sauce whose pungent smell can grasp any visitor’s attention before they reach the village’s gate.

Sauce of life

Sauce is a staple of almost every dish in Vietnam. A Vietnamese meal without particular sauce is considered incomplete.

Essence of giant waterbugs has value in Vietnam, favored by wealthy

Ca cuong, or giant waterbug, looks like a cockroach. However, unlike cockroaches, ca cuong, with a rare and precious essence, is very expensive and sells for VND3.5 million per kilogram.

Fish sauce enjoys a taste of success

Sixty-year-old Nguyen Thi Tam has been making fish sauce for nearly half a century and has developed her own brand - Tam Tuoi - within the line of fish sauce made by the Cua Khe cooperative.

Young fish sauce entrepreneur enjoys sweet taste of success

A young man in Thanh Hoa Province decided to return home after studying and working abroad to develop a traditional product, fish sauce.

Traditional fish sauce to have its own logo

The Vietnam Association of Fish Sauce, established on October 27, will label products that meet certain standards with its own logo, to help consumers recognise traditional local fish sauce and provide access to safe and high-quality fish sauce.

Vietnam’s 500-year fish sauce specialty reaching out to the world

Fish sauce production in Vietnam is still modest with small and tiny enterprises. Producers have been told to update technology and diversify products to conquer the world market.

Salty or sweet: A must-try list of Hanoi street food

Hanoi and its creative residents invent a lot of small food that make your mouth water every time you think about salty or sweet.

Da Nang pours money to develop tourism in ancient village

Central Da Nang's People's Committee will invest VNĐ46 billion (more than US$1.9 million) into Nam O Village to develop community tourism, according to the committee's report.

 

Four companies fined for using prohibited chemical in fish sauce

The names of four companies that used a banned chemical compound that would only normally be used in soap and detergent to produce fish sauce were revealed on Monday.

Fish sauce, pottery in central Vietnam recognised as heritage

Two traditional trades – fish sauce in Nam O Village in Da Nang and Thanh Ha pottery in Hoi An – have been recognised as National Intangible Heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism.

New standards could affect traditional methods of fish sauce production

VietNamNet Bridge - The draft on national standards on good practices in fish sauce production now being compiled by the agriculture ministry has been facing strong opposition from traditional fish sauce workshops and experts.

Fish sauce: much more than just a condiment

Just like rice, fish sauce is a staple of almost every dish in Viet Nam. “For Vietnamese people, a meal without fish sauce is considered incomplete,” culture expert Tran Ngoc Them once wrote. 

Ministry accuses Vinastas of breaking Food Safety Law

The report from the Vietnam Standards and Consumers Association (Vinastas) on arsenic levels in fish sauce violated regulations in Term 12, Article 5 of the Food Safety Law, according to a new report from the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Fish sauce market faces shakeup

VietNamNet Bridge - The VND11.3 trillion fish sauce market is facing confrontation between two camps – makers of industrial fish sauce and traditionally made fish sauce.

Discover the land of salted fish in Vietnam

The brands of mam ca (fish sauce or salted fish) – a specialty of An Giang – are usually named after teachers. Explore the world of mam ca through the following photos of markets in Tinh Bien district and Chau Doc city, An Giang.

Fish sauce arsenic tops limit

 VietNamNet Bridge – The Viet Nam Standards and Consumers Association (Vinatas), a non-profit organisation, yesterday (Oct 17) announced the results of a test it did of fish sauce in 10 cities and provinces.