Swiss Agriculture Minister Christian Hofer visited one of many companies which can be receiving help from the Biotrade mission funded by the Swiss authorities on April 26 as a part of a visit to Vietnam to attend the continued International Convention on Sustainable Meals Methods in Hanoi.
The enterprise chosen for this go to was Son Ha Spices Co., Ltd., one in every of 23 firms within the pure components trade supported by the Biotrade mission to assist them adjust to socially sustainable worth chain requirements, atmosphere safety measures, and biodiversity targets.
That is additionally the primary firm in Vietnam, and around the globe, to realize UEBT/RA certification from the Moral Bio-Commerce Alliance and Rainforest Alliance for the cinnamon worth chain within the two provinces of Lao Cai and Yen Bai, due to the help from the Biotrade mission.
|The minister’s delegation visited Son Ha Spices in Bac Ninh province
As well as, the corporate can also be enjoying a pioneering function in implementing the biodiversity motion plan within the firm’s uncooked materials areas.
The 2 sides mentioned the alternatives and challenges when exporting pure components normally, and spices particularly, to Europe, together with the Swiss market.
Swiss Agriculture Minister Christian Hofer mentioned, “By conserving biodiversity, selling socially and environmentally sustainable manufacturing, and supporting the advertising of those merchandise internationally, the Biotrade mission has been contributing to extra sustainable manufacturing in Vietnam, and on the identical time, realising the targets of the International Convention on Sustainable Meals and Meals Methods to make sure the viability of long-term and sustainable entry to wholesome meals around the globe.”
The go to reaffirms the vital function of companies in selling sustainable manufacturing, buying and selling in merchandise of pure origin, and the good export potential of those merchandise within the worldwide market.
|The Biotrade mission is funded by the Swiss authorities by the State Secretariat for Financial Affairs
Switzerland’s help by the Biotrade mission has raised consciousness of the potential of assembly worldwide sustainability requirements with pure components to generate sustainable meals methods.