In the afternoon of September 29, Dong Giao Export Foodstuff Joint Stock Company (DOVECO) held a commencement of the construction of a fruit and vegetable processing center in Hat Lot commune (Mai Son district, Son La province). The construction of this Center will help consumers have more choices for safe and healthy products.
At the groundbreaking ceremony of Doveco Son La, there were Mr. Nguyen Huu Dong – Alternate Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of Son La Provincial Party Committee; Mr. Le Quoc Doanh – Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development; Mr. Hoang Quoc Khanh- Chairman of Son La Provincial People’s Committee …
The Doveco Son La Fruit and Vegetable Processing Center Project is located at the center of Mai Son district, Son La province, with an area of nearly 9 hectares, with an expected scale of 50,000 tons of products / year.
The total investment capital is about 400 billion VND, is a closed fruit and vegetable processing center including from linking production, purchasing raw materials; fine processing, deep processing and domestic sales and export business system.
The project is consulted for investment by leading experts on technology and equipment in agricultural production and food processing of Italy and Costa Rica.
Project with a complex of 3 factories with the most modern equipment and technology today. Factory processing concentrated juice and puree, designed capacity 20,000 tons / year, technology and equipment of Tropical Food – Italy. Frozen fruit and vegetables factory, designed capacity of 10,000 tons of products / year, Japanese technology and equipment. Canned vegetables, fruits and vegetables factory, designed capacity of 20,000 tons of products / year, technology and equipment of Italy and Germany.
On each production line it is possible to simultaneously process a wide range of vegetables and fruit materials available in Son La.
Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony, Mr. Le Quoc Doanh, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said: “Recently, Son La has emerged as a typical example. More and more areas of orchards are growing. To expand, farmers’ income is constantly increasing.The establishment of the DOVECO Fruit and Vegetable Processing Center in Mai Son district will help stabilize the consumption of vegetables and fruits for farmers I believe, bringing the Center Vegetable and fruit processing in Son La will be put into operation, will be a push for people of Son La ethnic groups in particular and the whole country in general to be assured of sustainable agricultural production, increase income, and reduce poverty in the coming time. “.
It is known that Dong Giao Export Foodstuff Joint Stock Company operates under the model of a joint stock company, producing and trading in multi-disciplinary and multi-fields, of which more than 65 years of experience in agricultural production and trading. agriculture and processing agricultural products for domestic consumption and export to countries around the world. DOVECO has established its position as one of the leading fruit and vegetable production and processing companies in Vietnam and has a stable market share in more than 40 countries and territories around the world …
During the construction of the Fruit and Vegetable Processing Center, the Company will guide cultivation, preliminary processing and technology transfer techniques for people. In order for people of Son La ethnic groups in particular and the country in general to be assured of sustainable agricultural production, increase income and reduce poverty in the future.
Mai Son district in particular and Son La province in general, has long owned a very large fruit-growing area. The establishment of a Fruit and Vegetable Processing Center will create favorable conditions for people to stick with agriculture and get rich.
At the groundbreaking ceremony, Mr. Dinh Cao Khue, Chairman of Dong Giao Foodstuff Joint Stock Company, said: “After a long time of surveying and evaluating very carefully the potentials, advantages and advantages. advantages and disadvantages of Son La land; plus for decades, Doveco has invested in associating production and consumption of a large number of products and is close friends with officials and people of Son La province.
We see that Son La is a land rich in potentials and prospects, with the 3rd largest natural area in the country, with favorable natural conditions, fertile and fertile soil; Plateau terrain has an average altitude of 600-700m above sea level, giving Son La a typical climate of the Northwest highlands. These are typical and unique favorable conditions of Son La suitable for the diverse development of fruit trees, vegetables and a variety of crops that very few provinces in the North have “.
“We pledge to give the maximum priority and focus all resources, to implement the project on schedule such as expanding the raw material area. Ensuring the quality of the project, meeting the expectations of the comrades. leaders from central to local levels and especially the leaders and people of Son La province “, Mr. Dinh Cao Khue affirmed at the groundbreaking ceremony. .
Speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony, Mr. Nguyen Huu Dong – Alternate Member of the Party Central Committee, Secretary of the Son La Provincial Party Committee welcomed Doveco for choosing Son La to build a Center for Fruit and Vegetable Processing. At the same time, the belief in the construction of this factory will help Son La become a center for vegetable and fruit production and processing in the Northwest in accordance with the guiding spirit of the Politburo and the Secretariat.
According to Mr. Dong, Son La has great potential to grow fruit trees such as passion fruit, pineapple, mango, longan … and Son La commits to maximum support for businesses when investing in processing. agricultural products here.
The Doveco Fruit and Vegetable Processing Center is expected to be completed by the end of 2021, when put into operation, it will purchase and process hundreds of thousands of tons of vegetables and fruits of all kinds such as: Passion fruit, mango, pineapple, banana, avocado. , sweet corn, spinach, soybeans and many other vegetables and fruits of Son La province. The average annual revenue is estimated at about 2,002,5000 billion VND, export turnover is estimated about 100-150 million dollars, the local budget is about 100 billion.
In particular, it will contribute to creating jobs for hundreds of thousands of local workers in the agricultural sector and thousands of workers at the factory, contributing to promoting and changing the agricultural face of Mai Son district in particular and Son La province in general.