Lavifood Joint Stock Company officially put into operation its Tanifood in the southwestern province of Tay Ninh after 18 months of construction, the first fruit processing factory in Tay Ninh and the largest in Vietnam.
Tanifood is also one of the five most modern fruit and vegetable processing plants in the Asia-Pacific region and is the first plant in country with a Leed Silver certificate, applying 4.0 technology in management and operation.
Equipped with advanced technologies, the plant includes a production line for fresh fruits and vegetables and heat treatment with a total capacity of 10,000 tons per year and a frozen fruit and vegetable production line with a capacity of 20,000 tons.
It also has a production line for drying, soft-drying and sublimation drying of fruits and vegetables and a line for producing condensed fruit juice, according to Online Newspaper of the Government.
With a capacity of 60,000 tons a year, the plant will produce international-standard frozen fruits, juices, dried fruits, soft-dried fruits, and fruit juice concentrates for export to the U.S, the European Union, the Republic of Korea, Japan and Australia.
At the inauguration ceremony, General Director of the Lavifood Pham Ngo Quoc Thang said that the birth of Tanifood will help increase value of Vietnamese farm products from $0.26 per square metre to $3.6 per square metre and improve incomes of local farmers.
The appearance of Tanifood will turn Tay Ninh's goal of becoming hi-tech agricultural center into a reality.