Bac Giang (VNS/VNA) – The northern province of Bac Giang province has chosen three local products to develop into five-star products this year as part of the One Commune-One Product (OCOP) programme. The specialities are Luc Ngan district litchi, Chu township noodles and Yen The district chicken, said Nguyen Viet Toan, deputy director of the provincial Agriculture and Rural Development Department. Toan said the province also targeted 30 other products reaching four stars. Under the programme, a five-star product is defined as a high-quality product at international standards while a four-star product is a good product that could be improved to meet international standards. To reach the goals, the province plans to focus on strengthening dissemination to make local producers in the value chain change their mindset and standardise products, labels and packaging. Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Duong Van Thai told agencies to provide training for about … [Read more...] about Bac Giang chooses three local products to shine
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