VNFU supports and guides members to build more than 870 OCOP products
Tuyen Quang provincial FU built has built a website to support farmers in introducing, promoting and consuming 80 OCOP products of the province
Typically, Yen Bai provincial FU has registered with the Provincial Party Committee 08 agricultural, aquatic and medicinal products to standardize into OCOP products. At the end of December 2021, the provincial OCOP Product Classification and Evaluation Council held an evaluation for 2 products: "Dai Lao Vuong Tra - Diep Tra Suoi Giang" in Suoi Giang commune (Van Chan district) and “Phuong Nhung cinnamon powder" in Mau A town (Van Yen district). Through evaluation and rating, the product "Dai Lao Vuong Tra - Diep Tra Suoi Giang" achieved 4 stars; “Phuong Nhung cinnamon powder” is rated 3 stars with 6 previously recognized products.
By the end of 2021, the provincial FU built 08 OCOP products, including a 4-star standard product; 07 3-star standard products including: "Cinnamon essential oil" in Dao Thinh commune, " Dragon fruit red flesh" in Minh Quan commune (Tran Yen district), "Ho Thac Ba lake dried tilapia" (Yen Binh district), " Khau Pha sticky rice" in Mu Cang Chai district, "Shan Tuyet black tea" in Phinh Ho commune (Tram Tau district), "dried wood ear" in Minh Bao commune (Yen Bai city) and "Phuong Nhung cinnamon powder" in Mau A town (Van Yen district).
Along with the selection, development and standardization of OCOP products, the provincial FU has coordinated, helped and supported Minh Bao Agricultural Cooperative (Yen Bai City) to build a store to introduce, trade and consume OCOP products; coordinated with Rest Stop 98 (Hanoi - Lao Cai highway) to build a store to introduce and consume typical agricultural products, OCOP products of the province, the store is expected to open in the near future.
The OCOP apple orchard in the net house combined with rural eco-tourism of Mr. Pham Thanh Phuong - Chau Hung town, Vinh Loi district (Bac Lieu province) was supported by VNFU to carry out QR barcodes registration procedures to put products into supermarkets and to register OCOP products.
Mr. Phuong has invested in the net house system to grow more than 350 apple trees, after 3 years of implementation, the model achieved very high efficiency. Apples grown in a net house, not sprayed with pesticides, are free from diseases and meet the tastes of consumers. Each year, Mr. Phuong harvests 2 crops of apples, minus expenses, earning a profit of more than 300 million VND. After being granted a QR code, the district OCOP product development team also instructed him to register so that the clean apple grown in a net house can become an OCOP product.
VNFU at all levels also introduces, promotes, supports consumption and connects OCOP products for farmer members. Typically, Tuyen Quang provincial FU has built an OCOP website to support farmers with the access address http://ocop.hoinongdantuyenquang.org.vn to introduce, promote, support consumption, and connect 80 OCOP products of the province with consumers, domestic and foreign tourists. In which, there are 71 OCOP products in the food group; 6 beverage products and 3 community tourism service products.
The OCOP products have enough information about images, product details, size, price, contact address, etc. On average, this website has over 40,000 visitors per month, which contributes to promoting and supporting the connection for consumption of the provincial OCOP products to consumers and visitors.
Phuc Trach pomelo product (Huong Khe district, Ha Tinh province) has been granted a certificate of geographical indication registration "Phuc Trach" since 2010 by the National Office of Intellectual Property; Phuc Trach pomelo brand is also one of 39 geographical indications of Vietnam that EU has committed to protect since August 1, 2020. However, due to the complicated development of the Covid-19 epidemic, it is difficult for people in the district to consume Phuc Trach pomelos.
In September 2021, all levels of Ha Giang provincial FU held a connection workshop to sell Phuc Trach pomelo products; combined the introduction week of "Safe agricultural products and OCOP products of farmers in Ha Giang city". The provincial FU has received support to consume 5.000 Phuc Trach pomelos, equivalent to nearly 6 tons.
To speed up the consumption, the provincial FU has assigned the districts and cities FU, each unit to support the consumption of 300-400 pomelos with the selling price of 35.000 VND/kg (original price of Ha Tinh province), the rest are sold at local agricultural products stores - OCOP products are located at No. 11, 20/8 street, Nguyen Trai ward, Ha Giang city. Aso here, Ha Giang city FU also opened a booth to introduce typical agricultural products, OCOP products of 8 communes and wards.
In the coming time, VNFU at all levels will actively develop projects and plans to participate in the OCOP program up to 2025; participate in the development of the domestic market in association with the implementation of the campaign "Vietnamese people give priority to using Vietnamese goods". Thereby contributing to increasing the value and quality of agricultural products and the efficiency of agricultural production, improving the lives of farmer members.