Govt to issue standard for Keo romeat mango

The government will issue a standard for the type of mango known as “Keo romeat”, seeking to bolster sales abroad as well as consumer trust on the product, a high-ranking official revealed yesterday. Chan Sopha, deputy director general at the Institute of Standards of Cambodia said they are cooperating with farmers and other relevant stakeholders in the industry to establish the new standard, which entails collecting information on everything from size and color to common diseases and pollutants. The new standard will be in accordance with World Trade Organization in Asean regulation when it comes to sanitary and phytosanitary standards, ensuring safety for the consumer. Hean Vanhan, director general of the General Directorate of Agriculture, said the initiative will make Cambodian mangoes more recognizable abroad. (Source: Khmer Times)

Economy & Industry

09th May 2018


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