Introduction About Fruit
The fruit growing area in Vietnam is 554,000 ha and total production capacity is over 3 million tons per year. Export value is about USD 300 million to approximately 30 markets in Asia, Europe, and North America (statistics provided by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, 2000).
The majority of Vietnamese fruit is tropical fruit, including dragon fruit, mango, pineapple, banana, orange, lemon, citrus, pomelo, lychee, longan, durian, milk fruit, custard-apple, avocado, jackfruit, coconut, papaya, mangosteen, rambutan, guava, and watermelon. Organic citrus fruit, grapes, and strawberries are also grown. Vietnamese fruit is delicious, diverse, and harvested year-round. Fruit used as medical remedies, such as (Noni) for rheumatism, Bromeline from pineapple stems for obesity, Tanin from mangosteen peels for diarrhea, guava and for cholesterol, dragon fruit for beautiful skin, and longan for insomnia and nerves, is also grown in Vietnam
High-quality Vietnamese fruit is grown and processed in safe conditions, using modern harvest, preservation, and transportation technologies.
Many Vietnamese fruits are grown continuously, which creates a very convenient year-round season for exporting. Vietnamese fruit is grown in different climate regions throughout the country, which allows for diverse products.
In addition to fresh fruit, Vinafruit also represents manufacturers of processed fruits, including canned, frozen, boiled, dried, salted and ground products.