An Giang prepares to organize the Fair on Agriculture and OCOP Products in the Mekong Delta region

Monday, 10 May 2021 02:21

(AG Provincial E-Portal) - The Provincial People's Committee (PPC) of An Giang province has just issued Plan No. 459/KH-UBND to organize the Fair on Agriculture and OCOP Products in the Mekong Delta region, An Giang province in 2020, with the theme of “OCOP Products - Construction and Brand development"

 

The Fair on Agriculture and OCOP Products in the Mekong Delta region, An Giang province in 2020 will take place in Golden City urban area, My Hoa ward, Long Xuyen city, An Giang province, hosted by An Giang PPC; The implementing agencies are the Trade and Investment Promotion Center and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of An Giang province.

Palmania semiliquid jaggery sugar of Palmania Joint Stock Company (Tri Ton district, An Giang province) reached 4 stars

The fair is expected to attract more than 200 booths of enterprises and cooperatives of An Giang province and other provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta region. In particular, the exhibition area of An Giang province includes 60 booths to introduce agricultural products, products that have achieved OCOP, startup products and products with potential to reach OCOP of the province; to introduce typical products of the locality, with the participation of departments, districts and cities in the province and to introduce products and services - tourism of An Giang province. The organizers also reserve 80 booths in the exhibition area of the provinces and cities of the Mekong Delta and the whole country for localities to introduce OCOP products, typical local products of 12 provinces and cities of the Mekong River Delta, Ho Chi Minh City and a number of provinces and cities in other regions.

Products participating in the fair are OCOP products in the field of food - cuisine, beverages, herbs, fabrics and apparel, furniture - decoration - souvenirs and rural tourism services,...; specialty products, local characteristics and many other potential products ...

Regarding the support regime, the province will support 100% of amount for standard booths for establishments and enterprises inside and outside the province achieved OCOP certification; for establishments, businesses with prospects to achieve OCOP certification and startups of An Giang province, each unit has maximum 02 booths. Free standard booths for departments, branches, districts and cities and for each province and city nationwide participating in exhibition and introduction of local products and goods, each unit has maximum 02 booths.

Supporting 50% of booth fee for the rest of An Giang province's establishments and enterprises and Food stall area.

An Giang PPC requires departments and branches in the province, in the fair organization, to have specific characteristics of the OCOP program in An Giang province. It should be organized thoughtfully, practically, effectively and economically; The products on display at the Fair shall be the specialties, have specific characteristics of the locality; products of the OCOP product group such as: food - cuisine, drinks, herbs, fabrics and apparel, furniture - decoration - souvenir and rural tourism services. Products must be of good quality, food safety and hygiene, and well satisfy the tastes and shopping needs of consumers.

According to An Giang PPPC: the Fair on Agriculture and OCOP Products in the Mekong Delta region, An Giang province in 2020 in order to promote, introduce and develop agricultural products, OCOP products in potential and key products of An Giang province and other provinces and cities in the region, the whole country, including agricultural, forestry, aquatic, and marine products, specialty products, handicrafts and rural tourism, contributing to product consumption, promoting development of production, serving the consumer demand of domestic and foreign people and tourists. Through the fair, An Giang enhances the expansion of economic exchanges between localities in the province in particular, between An Giang province and other provinces and cities in the Mekong Delta region in general; thereby supporting localities and enterprises to promote brands, introduce products and goods, capture the tastes of customers and consumers, step by step to improve models, improve quality and develop products, to look for partners, expand markets, promote trade - investment and tourism promotion, enhance competitiveness in domestic and international markets.

The fair is also expected to help promote the supply-demand connection between manufacturers and consumption hubs, and orient the development of product production according to market development needs; opening up many opportunities to access new technologies, access and capture more and more new markets; Since then, An Giang provincial enterprises have more and more conditions to develop strongly, sustainably and promote the branding of OCOP products and support farmers, cooperatives and cooperative groups to fulfill their quality targets and trademarks of each product made by themselves.

According to the evaluation and classification results, OCOP products in phase 1 of 2020 of An Giang province, An Giang has 6 products with 3 stars or more.

Two products reached the standards of 4 stars including: Palmania semiliquid jaggery sugar of Palmania Joint Stock Company (Tri Ton district, An Giang province) and Thot Not leaf paintings of Palm leaf painting establishment (Thoai Son district, An Giang province).

4 products reached the standards of 3 stars include: Dried pangasius from Truong Hai Company Limited (Chau Doc City); Black tea of Thao An Khang Trading Service One Member Company Limited (Long Xuyen city); Beef sausage (Tung lò mò) of ANAS Business and Production Facility (Tan Chau townlet) and Ngoc Nhan fragrant rice products of Ngoc Nhan fragrant rice facility (Chau Thanh district).

Quang Minh
Translator: Thi Huỳnh