Instead of selling by-products for animal feed, Vietnamese pangasius skin has found its way to export to Singapore with high value.
Sharing with VnExpress, Mr. Nguyen Truong Giang, deputy director of Dong Thap-based private rice business in Dong Thap, said that in the past, Pangasius skin mainly sold by-products to process animal feed, recently. products of this unit are proposed to be ready-to-eat (snack) products by businesses in Singapore.
“4 months ago, many Singaporean and European customers asked us to provide Pangasius skin that meets international food safety standards at attractive prices.
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After the survey process, the Singaporean partner signed an off-take contract with the company, "Giang said and said if the former price of by-products was only 6,000 - 8,000 VND per kg, when sold to real processing enterprises. Dignity increased by 71.4% (warehousing price); If there are additional packaging costs, freezing ...
it can be increased 3 times, about 22,000 -24,000 VND per kg. Pangasius snack in Singapore market currently costs 8 SGD (about VND 136,000) for a small package of 230 grams.