Update news litchi

First litchi fruits of northern Hai Duong and Bac Giang provinces have been shipped by sea to the US to be sold at Safeway and Albersons - two supermarket chains with the largest network on the West Coast of the US.

Vietnam facilitates lychee purchase by Chinese traders in Bac Giang: Spokeswoman

Competent agencies and localities of Vietnam always create favourable conditions for Chinese businesses and traders to buy the fruit in Bac Giang, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang said.

Thai retail corporation to sell some 1,000 tonnes of lychees

Thailand's retail corporation Central Retail in Vietnam plans to put on shelves about 1,000 tonnes of lychee this year, with first batches of the fruit from Bac Giang province transported to its supermarkets after a ceremony on May 25.

Vietnamese litchis: five years of waiting for the nod to enter Japan

In mid-June, Vietnam’s litchis officially hit the supermarket shelves in Japan, priced at VND500,000 per kilogram and selling out after several hours.

Vietnam's "lychee kingdom” looks to conquer demanding markets

Thieu lychee, a specialty of Bac Giang province, is expected to soon be readily-found in one of the most choosy markets in the world - Japan - marking a major step in Vietnamese agricultural products reaching out to the globe.

China has bountiful litchi crop, Vietnam worries about its litchi sales

Vietnam’s farmers have been warned of difficulties exporting litchis to China, which expects a bountiful crop this year.

MAP technology helps keep litchi fresh for month

Dr. Pham Thi Thu Ha and her colleagues have successfully developed a process of preserving litchis for over one month with MAP (modified atmosphere packaging) technology.

Vietnamese sell fewer litchis than China to the US

VietNamNet Bridge - Vietnam has received permission to export litchis to the US and Australian markets, but exports remain very modest.

Lychee marketers on a roll

VietNamNet Bridge - Wholesale markets and distributors in HCM City have plans in place to boost sales of lychee, a city leader told a meeting in HCM City June 10.

Vietnam not importing Chinese litchi, says Minister

 VietNamNet Bridge – At a regular press conference of the Government on Tuesday, Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Nguyen Van Nen denied the rumor that China is exporting litchi to Vietnam.

Photos: Thousands of litchi trucks cause congestion on highway

 VietNamNet Bridge - On Wednesday morning, Highway 31 in Bac Giang province became seriously congested when thousands of trucks carrying litchi were headed to Luc Ngan Market.

Day trip to the Kingdom of Litchi

The flaming sunlight of summer helps condense the sweetness in many kinds of fruit. At this particular time of the year, the streets of Ha Noi are flooded with the popular, plump, dark-red litchi, one of the sweetest of all tropical fruits.