STAR ANISE FLOWER: THE BEAUTY OF VIETNAM SPICES

What is the Star Anise (star anise flowers)? Vietnam star anise (science name: Illicium verum) which is called star aniseed is the fruit of Illicium verum. Vietnam star anise is grown almost exclusively in Lang Son province by farmers from ethnic minority communities in northern highland areas, and is traded and consumed globally. Anise flower is fruit as the name...

PEPPER SECTOR URGED TO RENEW GROWTH MODEL

Keep it brief! 1) The world’s pepper output is forecast to increase, causing prices to keep falling 2) Vietnam's pepper industry had better change its growth model and enhance quality to take advantage of free trade agreements (FTAs). What's going on here? Nguyễn Nam Hải, the chairman of Vietnam Pepper Association (VPA) told a conference on pepper that wrapped up...