In Tien Giang province, the price of green grapefruit farm-gate traders 50,000-60,000 VND / kg, more than doubled compared to the same period last year, bringing huge profits for farmers.
According to Mr. Thai Van Dua, the team leaders in the green skin pomelo, the Cai Lay green grapefruit prices rose to a record 60,000 VND / kg. At this price, each hectare of green grapefruit farmers produce worth over half a billion of which approximately 300 million net profit.
Tien Giang has nearly 5,500 ha grapefruit, pomelo cultivation mainly affirmed specialty brand in the domestic market and exports such as green grapefruit, grapefruit fur Co Co ... concentrated in the districts of flood-prone areas such as Cai Lay, Cai Be, Chau Thanh.
With the application of the advanced farming techniques, growers average yield of 14 tonnes / ha and annual production of grapefruit on the province reached 70,000 tons of fruit. Tien Giang also identified green grapefruit, grapefruit fur Co Co is the special fruit varieties have a competitive advantage to the garden to help promote income growth, stable life.
According to VTV