The hi-tech agricultural zone of WinEco Co., Ltd. of Masan Group, located in Hong Thai Tay commune, Dong Trieu town, Quang Ninh province has a total natural area of approximately 109 ha. This is a key project of Quang Ninh province - agriculture applying scientific and high-tech advances in accordance with the VietGAP procedure.
In order to ensure the quality of fresh fruit and vegetable products, WinEco implements a closed, centralized production procedure that strictly adheres to the criteria concerning design, product quality and food safety from the selection of soil, water, and seed to caring, preliminary processing, packaging, post-harvest preservation, and assurance of clear traceability for product origin.
The polyhouses and greenhouses all apply modern technology of Vietnam and Israel, fully automatic from humidity, nutrition, and temperature. This is the reason why vegetables, tubers and fruit products grown here are of high quality.
Some other outstanding technologies which can be mentioned include the Kubota cultivation technology (Japan), Netafim drip and sprinkler irrigation technology, TAP (Teshuva Agricultural Projects) greenhouse production technology, hydroponic growing technology using nutrient film technique (NFT), and Microgreen sprouting technology.
WinEco Dong Trieu has nearly 40 varieties of key vegetables, tubers and fruits imported from Korea, Japan, Israel, Thailand, and India. With a total investment of approximately VND 138 billion, the company is implementing the production of vegetables, tubers and fruits according to high-technology standards and ensuring stable jobs for nearly 100 local workers with an average income of more than VND 5 million/person/month.
Coming into operation in October 2015, WinEco Dong Trieu has exported to the market an average of nearly 2,000 tons of high-quality agro-products per year. The company is now upgrading the management system for planting plots and field diaries using electronic software. With this management system, staff and employees of the company can control daily production activities through handheld devices.
According to a representative of WinEco, in the coming time the company will add a group of organic products produced according to international standards to serve the diverse needs of consumers in Quang Ninh province and other localities in the country.”With a population of nearly 100 million people, the demand for clean, traceable food in Vietnam will increase, especially in big cities. Therefore, the application of high technology in agroproduction not only helps increase productivity per unit area but also ensures year-round product supply to meet market demand.”
It can be said that agro-products produced in the direction of applying modern technology are receiving increasingly high regard from consumers. Clean and high quality agro-products certainly have a strong foothold in the present market.
But WinEco's products can only meet part of the output demand of the Vietnamese market at the moment through the main channel of the WinMart/WinMart+ system. A part of the output is supplied to processing factories.
The company aims to export its products to markets requiring high quality such as the EU, Japan, Korea, Australia and Singapore, and optimizes product costs with innovative initiatives throughout the production process from input to application of mechanization, automation, and post-harvest technologies to improve the value chain.
Agricultural development using high technology is being identified by Quang Ninh province as an important strategy to create a breakthrough in modern agricultural production, increasing productivity, quality, efficiency and competitiveness in domestic and foreign markets.
Quang Ninh has identified agricultural development using high technology as an important strategy to create a breakthrough in modern agricultural production, increasing productivity, quality, efficiency and competitiveness in domestic and foreign markets.
At the beginning of 2022, Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh signed Decision No. 2263/QD-TTg establishing and promulgating the Operation Regulation of the Hi-tech Agricultural Zone in Hong Thai Tay commune, Dong Trieu town, Quang Ninh province. The Deputy Prime Minister assigned Quang Ninh People's Committee to update the name and land use needs of the hi-tech agricultural zone in “the 2021-2030 Quang Ninh Planning - Vision to 2050” in accordance with the law.
Translated by Samuel Pham
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