|November 21, 2003, organic-research.com:
Vietnam’s Ninh Thuan province is looking to trademark
its organic grapes, reports the Vietnam News Agency. Located in Southern
Vietnam the Ninh Thuan province is one of the largest grape producing
areas in the country including 60 hectares of organic grapes, yielding
around 800 tons per crop.
Phan Phu Rong, Deputy Director of the provincial Science, Technology,
and Environment Service (STES) said a research program financed
by STES has 14 projects on grape strains, integrated pest management,
post-harvest preservation and processing, and use of organic fertilizers.