Good sale of ‘thieu’ lychees on e-commerce platforms

According to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Thanh Ha “thieu” lychees from the northern province of Hai Duong have been selling quite well on e-commerce platforms. Thanks to the efforts of the Trade Promotion Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Hai Duong “thieu” lychee has been available in Sendo since May 24. Six tons of the fruit were sold in the first day and so far, after three days, 14 tons were purchased.

Currently, Sendo is selling “thieu” lychee at a price of VND18,000 (US$0.78) per kilo. Farmers have been supported to sell the product on the e-commerce platform as well as in packaging. Sendo has also introduced “thieu” lychee on its apps and social media accounts.

Luong Thi Kiem, head of the Hai Duong Sub-Department of Cultivation and Plant Protection, said that the province is entering the peak harvest season of early-ripening lychee.

She told that so far, Hai Duong has sold 30-40% of its early-ripening “thieu” lychee production at prices spanning from VND18,000 – VND30,000 per kilo at farm.

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