• Choose a category

Found 254 Results
Page 1 of 3

Grow more with less water and nutrients in Vietnam

The project consortium partners Ridder, Royal Brinkman, HollandDoor and Fresh Studio are pleased to announce that our project application under the Partners for Water program has been approved. Under the project name: “Improving water availability and safety through optimized irrigation and fertilizer application by hydroponic growers in Vietnam” the project consortium will establish 2 pilot […]

September 18, 2023

Embracing Integrated Pest Management for Sustainable Shallot Cultivation

In a significant stride towards sustainable agriculture and enhanced crop health, the Impact Cluster Shallot project recently organized a comprehensive training program on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) for shallot cultivation. This initiative, in collaboration with Fresh Studio and the Soc Trang Department of Crop Plant and Plant Protection, marked a pivotal moment for shallot farmers […]

Integrated Pest Management for Sustainable Shallot Cultivation

Tags: ,

April 10, 2024

Tropical hybrid shallot variety Maserati gaining traction in Vietnam

The successful introduction and adoption of the hybrid tropical shallot variety Maserati by Vietnamese shallot farmers in the Mekong delta is a crucial component of the impact cluster: “Transition towards sustainable shallot value chains in the Mekong Delta”.  The first successful harvest of Maserati in Vietnam To demonstrate the added value of Maserati over 15 […]

Tags: ,

February 15, 2024

Study Tour Mango Sector in Thailand

From 14 – 18 January 2024, Fresh Studio organized a study tour to the mango sector in Thailand for Vietnamese partners in the project: “Strengthening the mango value chain in the Mekong Delta” under the program Green Innovation Centers (GIC) for the agriculture and food sector (Vietnam country package). A delegation of 18 representatives from […]


Tags: , ,

January 29, 2024

Fresh Studio In Cooperation With SOFRI Provides Sop Training On Mango De-Sapping And Hot Water Treatment

Mangoes are a beloved tropical fruit enjoyed worldwide for their succulent sweetness and vibrant flavors. However, ensuring the quality and shelf life of mangoes post-harvest can be a significant challenge. Training on standard operating procedures In an effort to address this issue and reduce post-harvest losses, on November 6, 2023 Fresh Studio Innovations Asia and […]

Tags: , , , ,

November 13, 2023

Mango Sales and Marketing Training Course – Mango Business School

The Mango Sales and Marketing training course was organized as part of the Mango Business School training program in Long Xuyen city, An Giang province.

Tags: , , ,

October 25, 2023

Transition towards sustainable shallot value chains in the Mekong Delta

Shallots are a crucial source of income for farmers and workers, who mostly belong to the Khmer ethnicity. For those Khmer who have been able to switch to shallot farming, this has been one of the few pathways to grow out of poverty.

Tags: , ,

October 16, 2023


Gap Cu Lao Gieng cooperative in the Mekong Delta has successfully put the Solar Dry Dome into operation, marking a significant milestone in the region’s agricultural landscape.

Tags: , , , ,

Training Course On Mango Quality Assurance In The Field And The Packing House

On August 24th and 25th, 2023, the Green Innovation Centre (GIC) Viet Nam project, in collaboration with Fresh Studio Innovations Asia Co., Ltd., and Bureau Veritas Vietnam, organized a two-day training course in Cao Lanh City, Dong Thap Province, on mango quality assurance in both the field and the packing house. The training was attended […]

Tags: , ,

August 31, 2023

Improve profits by properly sourcing mangoes and managing the packhouse

Seasonal production is one of the main problems causing unstable price throughout the year. Besides, the lack of management at the packhouse will lead to high post-harvest loss and reduce the ability to trace back once there is any quality problem.

Tags: , , ,

June 30, 2023

Optimizing Mango fertilizer strategy from leaf and soil test result

Imbalance nutrients during fertilization often leads to high incidence of disease during pre and post-harvest of mango production.

Tags: , ,

June 12, 2023

Fruitful Sharing At Mango Post-harvest management training

The training took place at the Southern Horticultural Research Institute (SOFRI) and featured teaching from Rene Oostewechel, an international consultant Postharvest Technology at Wageningen University & Research.

Tags: , ,

May 31, 2023

GIC project for Mango development was presented by Fresh Studio at Mango Festival 2023

The Mango Festival 2023, held in Cao Lanh, Dong Thap from April 28th to May 1st, was a grand success, attracting over 150,000 visitors from both inside and outside the province.

Tags: , ,

May 8, 2023

Fresh Studio at the Fifth Exhibition of HortEx Vietnam 2023

From March 1st to March 3rd, 2023, the fifth international exhibition and conference for Horticultural and Floricultural and Processing Technology, HortEx Vietnam 2023, was held successfully. This year, Fresh Studio was pleased to participate in the exposition in collaboration with partners Elysee, Fitto, Agrico, Limgroup, Agriance, Gautier, BVB Substrates, BASF, Nunhems, Koppert, and Royal Brinkman. […]

March 7, 2023

Potential Application of Mango Processing Technology in the Mekong Delta-River Workshop at Tien Giang

As part of the Green Innovation Centers for Agriculture and Food Sector (GIC) project, an informative workshop was held on February 24, 2023 in Tien Giang. The workshop focused on ‘The potential applications to process the mangos in the Mekong Delta’. The objective of the workshop was to bring together companies, farmers, and cooperatives to […]

Tags: , ,

February 28, 2023

Launching of ‘My Mango Farm Diary’ contest and ‘Anthracnose control’ workshop

On 8th February, Fresh Studio kicked off the “My Mango Farm Diary” contest and Anthracnose control workshop with the participant of more than 240 farmers

Tags: , ,

February 10, 2023

Mango farming training related to the climate-smart agriculture in Dong Thap and An Giang

From 8 to 11 November 2022 as part of the Mango Business School activities under the the Green Innovation Centers for the agriculture and food sector (GIC) project: ‘Strengthening the Mango value chain in the Mekong River Delta’

Tags: , ,

November 24, 2022

Fresh Studio presents at the Asia Fruit Congress in Bangkok

Fresh Studio’s managing partner Siebe van Wijk will present about developing the horticulture sector of Vietnam during the Asia Fruit Congress in Bangkok on Friday November 4. This presentation in Bangkok is exactly 15 years after Fresh Studio presented at the first Asia Fruit Congress in Bangkok in 2007. In Fresh Studio’s latest presentation, we […]

Tags: , ,

November 2, 2022

Second Masterclass Saline Agriculture Vietnam | 26 – 28 October 2022

As a project partner Fresh Studio was pleased to be one of the trainers during the second Masterclass Saline Agriculture funded by ADB

Tags: ,

October 31, 2022

Strengthening the Mango value chain in the Mekong Delta

The “Strengthening the Mango value chain in the Mekong Delta” project aims to enable stakeholders throughout the value chain to successfully implement identified innovations to enhance their business in terms of sustainability, climate chain resilience and profitability

Tags: , ,

October 18, 2022

Value Chain Development Training – An Overview Of Market Development Approaches

After a successful first training session in August 2021, the Mango Business School continued to welcome the participants of Cooperatives, Companies, and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to analyze the mango market as well as discuss ways to utilize marketing tactics in exploring new markets and approaching new clients. The training focused on […]

Tags: , , , ,

September 28, 2022

Strategic Partnership of the Horticulture Innovations Center at Vietnam National Agriculture University

On 22 September 2022 a strategic partnership workshop in relation to the activities at the Horticulture Innovation Center (HIC) established at Vietnam National Agricultural University took place

Tags: , ,

September 22, 2022

Value chain management and market linkages for fruits and aquaculture in Mekong Delta training

During the training the trainee learned how to do a value chain analysis and which tools they can use to gather the insights of a current chain to be able to develop a value chain

Tags: , , ,

September 10, 2022

Mango Business School officially start the first training on Value Chain Development

The first training was organized with the participant of 43 trainees coming from Cooperatives, Companies and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Tags: , ,

July 27, 2022

OKP Project resumes training activities in Vietnam

The OKP project introduces scalable water technology pilots for the aquaculture and horticulture sectors to develop climate-smart value chains

Tags: , , , ,

July 12, 2022

Jungle Talks to Vietnam

In the past year radio program “Jungle Talks to the World” has been putting the spotlight on horticultural developments around the world


May 5, 2022

Agrico’s potato varieties showing strong performance in Vietnam

The newly registered potato varieties of Agrico are showing excellent performance from the Central Highlands to the Red River Delta and Northern highlands

Tags: , , ,

April 2, 2022

Introduction to the Powering Aquaculture Progress partnership in Myanmar

The Powering Aquaculture Progress (PAP) project is public-private partnership set to improve the modernization and development of aquaculture supply chains in Myanmar

Tags: , ,

August 12, 2021

Irrigation efficiency and water use-efficiency in crops production

Twenty professors and researchers from universities, DARDs, TVET and research institutes will participate in a two-day training entitled “Irrigation efficiency and water use-efficiency in crops production”

Tags: , ,

April 16, 2021

Toward a climate resilient nursery sector and value chain in the Mekong Delta through the capacity Building in educational and government sector

Fresh Studio, Aeres University, Has University and Nong Lam University are collaborated to promote the development of a climate resilient nursery sector & value chains in the Mekong Delta.

Tags: , ,

April 7, 2021

Sowing a bright future for economic development and women’s empowerment in Son La province, Vietnam through high-quality seedlings and greenhouse vegetables almost completed!

End 2019 Fresh Studio together with the project consortium Applied Horticulture Research, Royal Brinkman, BVB-Substrates, Semillas Fito and Gautier Semences started to identify 13 female farmers willing to investment in a plant nursery or vegetable production greenhouse in Son La province

Tags: , , , ,

April 6, 2021

Limgroup and Fresh Studio join forces in Vietnam

When you think of Vietnam you will probably not directly think of asparagus production, but asparagus production in Vietnam is on the raise

June 11, 2020

Vietnam: Newly opened greenhouse in Son La is ‘part of something bigger’

It might not seem like a big greenhouse that was opened this week in Son La, Vietnam, but it is the start of something bigger. The greenhouse is the first of 13 being opened in the region as part of a social project and, if it’s up to Rene van Rensen with Fresh Studio, the […]

December 23, 2019

Fresh Academy Course for Rikolto in Vietnam: Capacity building for Inclusive Agricultural value Chains

The TOT is tailored designed based on the client’s needs and combined of theoretical and practical modules to enrich participants’ knowledge and skills that can be applied directly to their current projects

Tags: , , , ,

November 5, 2019

Train the Trainers program as part of the Orange Knowledge Program Enhancing performance of the horticultural sector in North and Central Vietnam

As part of the Orange Knowledge Program Enhancing performance of the horticultural sector in North and Central Vietnam, October 7th 2019 the first of seven Training of Trainers program (ToT) started in Hanoi


October 15, 2019

Sowing a bright future for economic development and women’s empowerment in Son La province, Vietnam through high-quality seedlings and greenhouse vegetables

Fresh Studio is pleased to announce that it will support 13 female farmers in Son La province, Vietnam to establish 5 vegetable production greenhouses and 8 seedling production nurseries

July 29, 2019

SAPA Project – Short Review

The SAPA (Sustainable and Affordable Poultry for All) project which is being implemented in Myanmar and runs from 2015-2020. The fourth project year has just been finished and we made a short preview of the project

Tags: ,

May 24, 2019

Growing without the right foundation is an uphill battle

In combination with an experienced team providing technical support we assist growers to be more successful in their production through these technologies”, Rene van Rensen with Fresh Studio explains. “Without the right base set of products and technical support, growing remains an uphill battle

Tags: , , ,

March 25, 2019

Gia Đình Hà Lan potato brand launched in major supermarket, wholesale markets and canteens in Vietnam.

The successful launch of Gia Dinh Ha Lan brand, meaning “born in the Netherlands, grown in Vietnam” bring the introduction of Dutch potato varieties in Vietnam to the next level

Tags: ,

March 1, 2019

Vitalising the Vietnamese potato sector: the results of the 4th project year

With the launch of the new potato campaign Gia Dinh Ha Lan with the slogan: “Born in the Netherlands grown in Vietnam” the introduction of Dutch potato varieties in Vietnam entered the next phase

Tags: ,

February 22, 2019

Potato varieties Rosagold and Markies registered for commercial sales in Vietnam

After successfully completing the registrations process for commercial sales of potato varieties, Rosagold and Markies were unanimously approved by the scientific council for commercial sales in Vietnam

Tags: ,

January 30, 2019

Sowing a bright future for economic development and women’s empowerment

This project will enable access to good quality seeds, seedlings and knowledge and technologies for more advanced vegetable production to hundreds of local farmers and farmers groups, specifically targeting ethic women

Tags: , , ,

January 28, 2019

Retail Diversity for Dietary Diversity (RD4DD)

Preventing nutrition deserts for the urban poor within the transforming food retail environment in Vietnam. Nutrition insecurity among a growing number of urban poor in modernizing Southeast Asian metropolises is a critical issue. To enlarge the capacity of local authorities in planning and implementing all-inclusive food-safe and nutrition-sensitive food retailing infrastructures, the research project “Retail […]


October 1, 2018

Investigating the presence of branded fresh produce in HCMC supermarkets

Fresh Studio dug deeper into the presence of local fresh produce brands in one of Vietnam’s largest modern retail markets, Ho Chi Minh City, where surveys of 82 supermarkets and hypermarkets were conducted

Tags: , ,

September 4, 2018

Fresh studio offers seafood container inspection service to an airline company

As part of our inspection service offer, we have been responsible for assuring the integrity of the seafood purchased by a renowned airline for more than 4 years

Tags: ,

June 29, 2018

Training for Pangasius and Tilapia farmers in Vinh Long and Dong Thap provinces

Aquaculture is a vital component of the social and economic tissue for many provinces in the Mekong Delta. In the riverine provinces of Vinh Long and Dong Thap, where nearly half of the national Pangasius production takes place, sustainable expansion of aquaculture is constrained by several factor

Tags: , , , ,

June 28, 2018

Study Tour for HAS Den Bosch students

Fresh Studio had the pleasure to organize a study tour for International Food & Agribusiness students from the HAS University of Applied Sciences Den Bosch of the Netherlands in April 2018

Tags: ,

June 22, 2018

Shrimp Tails, the first and only shrimp industry magazine

2017 was a productive year for shrimp in most of the main countries of origin. Despite a strong performance, fundamental constraints continue to threaten the shrimp sector

April 19, 2018

GAP Sein Ta Lone Mango Value Chain Study in Myanmar

Fresh Studio is commissioned to analyze several reduced-input value chains in several GMS countries including Myanmar.

Tags: ,

December 14, 2017

Vitalizing the Vietnamese potato sector: results year 3

The ‘Growing out of poverty with potato’ project aims to tackle this challenge and sets an example by creating a value chain for a high quality and sustainable potato production system in Vietnam


November 7, 2017

Successful launch of the Fresh Academy in Vietnam

Dutch and Vietnamese knowledge institutions, supported by the industry, have been working together since 2015 on the design and establishment of the Fresh Academy


October 16, 2017

Myanmar: Vet training 2 focuses on health and housing

A second Training of Trainers (TOT) for the SAPA project was executed at the SAPA Poultry training center at Naypyidaw, Myanmar

Tags: ,

October 9, 2017

Fresh Studio joins GMS agricultural ministers meeting in Siem Reap

On 6 to 8 September Fresh Studio joined the Greater Mekong Subregion Ministers Meeting (GMS AMM2) in Siem Reap, Cambodia. The meeting was sponsored by the GMS Core Agriculture Support Program (CASP) within the Asian Development Bank.

Tags: , ,

September 27, 2017

Aquaculture Innovation Challenge selects winning innovation

Expert judges’ favoured Entobel as the innovation with the most potential in the finals of the Aquaculture Innovation Challenge. Entobel uses food industry waste as feed for the production of black soldier flies, a native insect throughout Vietnam

Tags: ,

September 11, 2017

Shallot value chain analysis highlights key intervention opportunities

In Vietnam, the province of Soc Trang is famous for its shallots. Since a few years, however, it is no longer the shallot itself but the shallot farmers which are grabbing headlines across the country

Tags: , ,

July 5, 2017

Successful opening of the 2nd Poultry Training Centre at Nay Pyi Taw

On the 16th of May, the 2nd Poultry Training Centre (PTC) of the SAPA (Sustainable and Affordable Poultry for All) project was officially opened by the pro-rector of the University of Veterinary Science Dr Ye Htut Aung, the Chairman of the Nay Pyi Taw branch of the Myanmar Livestock Federation and the Agricultural Councilor of […]

June 15, 2017

Queen Máxima meets Vietnamese vegetable farmers to discuss access to financial services

On Tuesday, 30th of May 2017, Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, in her capacity of the UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate on Inclusive Finance for Development, made a field visit to the Horti Dalat project in Vietnam

Tags: ,

May 30, 2017

New milestone: Over 100 plant varieties registered by Fresh Studio in Vietnam

resh Studio is offering its services to register plant varieties in Vietnam on behalf of its clients since 2016. This April (2017) we received the 100th successful registration from the Plant Variety Protection Office in Vietnam


May 17, 2017

Grand opening of the Powering Aquaculture Progress Research and Innovation centre

Thursday May 4th marked the grand opening of the Powering Aquaculture Progress (PAP) R&D facility in Vinh Long, Vietnam

Tags: ,

May 16, 2017

Dutch Horticulture Open House event: completion TF Horti Dalat project

The Transition Facility (TF) project “Accelerating the development of modern greenhouse vegetable production in Vietnam”, supported by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign affairs started in 2014 in Lam Dong province

Tags: , ,

March 27, 2017

Dutch potato to help lift up Vietnamese agriculture

The Dutch Vice-Minister of Agriculture and local authorities of Bac Ninh province visited an event in the field of the project “Growing out of poverty with potato” in Tien Du district, Bac Ninh on the occasion of potato harvest and delivery of training certificates to participating farmers

Tags: , , , ,

March 1, 2017

Soc Trang Purple Onion value chain analysis

In Vietnam, the province of Soc Trang is famous for its purple onion. However, it is no longer the onion itself but the onion farmers which are grabbing headlines across the country. The onion sector is in trouble.

Tags: , ,

February 28, 2017

Kick-off broiler training and opening Poultry Training Centre in Myanmar

Monday 6th of February was a milestone for the SAPA project. The first broiler training took place for 10 selected veterinarians. At the same time the first Poultry Training Center in Mandalay opened as part of the training

Tags: , , ,

February 16, 2017

Aquaculture Innovation Challenge: making impact in aquaculture

Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal, Fresh Studio and Solidaridad kicked off the Aquaculture Innovation Challenge with an inspiring event to bridge the gap between innovators and impact investors in the aquaculture sector

Tags: ,

February 15, 2017

De Heus and Fresh Studio open Aquaculture R&D farm in Vietnam in Spring 2017

Dutch feed giant Royal De Heus Animal Nutrition is to strengthen its position in Vietnam’s aquaculture sector in 2017, with the opening of a new research facility in partnership with R&D and consultancy firm Fresh Studio

Tags: , ,

February 14, 2017

The Aquaculture Innovation Challenge successfully kicks-off in HCMC

Seafood Trade Intelligence Portal (STIP), Fresh Studio and Solidaridad successfully kicked off the Aquaculture Innovation Challenge on Tuesday, 6 December 2016, with an inspiring event to bridge the gap between innovators and impact investors in the aquaculture sector

Tags: ,

December 7, 2016

Enhancing the capabilities of Vietnamese key-trainers in protected horticulture in South Vietnam

HollandDoor and Fresh Studio in collaboration with Nong Lam University organized the first training week of a 2 week practical training course to build the capacity of 20 key persons active in protected horticulture in the south of Vietnam

Tags: , , ,

November 1, 2016

Minister Koenders opens Dutch embassy in Myanmar

On Wednesday (12 October) Minister Koenders (Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands) opened the Dutch embassy in Myanmar (formerly known as Burma)

Tags: ,

October 28, 2016

Vitalising the Vietnamese potato sector: read the results of year 2

How to achieve food security, improved nutrition and accelerate sustainable agriculture in Vietnam? How to increase the income of small scale farmers in Vietnam?

Tags: ,

October 20, 2016

Vitalising the Vietnamese potato sector

To reinforce potato production and boost potato consumption in Vietnam 3 companies and 1 institution with the aid of the Dutch government, joined forces to vitalise the Vietnamese potato sector as part of the project “Growing out of poverty with potato”

Tags: ,

October 11, 2016

Successful Zespri Event brings joy for young and old reaching over 3,000 visitors

Between the rainy days in Ho Chi Minh City Fresh Studio organized together with its client Zespri a special Consumer Event called ‘Wake Up with Zespri kiwifruit’ in one of the larger shopping malls in the city

Tags: , ,

October 1, 2016

Healthy food systems for healthier diets

Vietnam is in the process of providing the food essential for health and growth. Although the Vietnamese cuisine seems healthy at first side, however there is an upward trend towards either too little (with low quality) or too much (too much salt/sugar)

Tags: , ,

September 27, 2016

Improving food security and livelihoods in Myanmar

SAPA (Sustainable and Affordable Poultry for All) aims at improving the food security and rural incomes of smallholder poultry and corn farmers in Myanmar through a public private partnership

Tags: , ,

July 12, 2016

Fresh Academy training on Supply Chain Management and Business Development

The 4th Training of Trainers (ToT) course of Fresh Academy took place at Nong Lam University, Ho Chi Minh city from 6 to 10 June 2016

Tags: ,

Dutch horticulture technologies successfully tested in Vietnam

As part of the Transition Facility project “Accelerating the development of a modern greenhouse vegetable production sector in Vietnam” hydroponic lettuce production and biological control of pests in greenhouse vegetables are successfully applied at the R&D Farm of Fresh Studio

Tags: , ,

May 13, 2016

Fresh Studio trains agricultural SME’s in preparing business/ investment plans

On 7 and 8 April 2016 a team of Fresh Studio consultants existing of local and international agricultural and financial specialists traveled to the Vietnamese city of Tra Vinh in the Mekong Delta, to help local SME’s in the agriculture sector preparing business plans

Tags: ,

April 14, 2016

How growing high-quality vegetables increased farmers’ income by 150%

An Australian-funded project with the support of Fresh Studio is helping farmers in Vietnam increase their income by supplying high-quality, certified-safe vegetables to retail stores and urban consumers in Hanoi

Tags: ,

February 26, 2016

Milestone in 2016: 10 years Fresh Studio

2016 will be a special year as Fresh Studio will celebrate a momentous milestone: its 10th anniversary. 10 years of innovative sustainable agriculture and business development from farm to fork


February 4, 2016

Train-the-Trainer program in Dalat supports trainees in practical knowledge and training skills

Dutch and Vietnamese research institutions and companies joined forces to establish Fresh Academy, a practical knowledge and training center for the horticultural sector in Dalat in Vietnam.

December 21, 2015

Fresh Studio organizes fresh produce value chain study tour in Vietnam

In early December 2015, Fresh Studio was contracted to organize “Vietnam Fresh Produce Value Chain” study tour. The delegation consisted of 17 participants from both public and private sectors in horticulture


December 20, 2015

Three more milestones achieved in modern greenhouse vegetable production sector in Vietnam

3 significant accomplishments in the Transition Facility project “Accelerating the development of a modern greenhouse vegetable production sector in Vietnam”, including the first harvest of tomatoes and sweet peppers produced at the six pilot farms, the development of a market brand name and logo for each pilot farmer, and the start of training 720 farmers […]

Tags: , ,

December 1, 2015

PhD defense: Food safety concerns and shopping for daily vegetables in modernizing Vietnam

PhD candidate SCO (Sigrid) Wertheim-Heck  Promoter Prof.dr.ir. G (Gert) Spaargaren  Co-promoter  Dr.ir. SR (Sietze) Vellema  Organisation  Wageningen UR, Environmental Policy, Wageningen School of Social Sciences (WASS) Date Friday 20 November 2015 Time 13:30 to 15:00 Venue Auditorium, building number 362Generaal Foulkesweg 1 3626703 BG Wageningen0317 – 483592 Download the open access paper Would you like […]

Tags: ,

November 19, 2015

Fresh Academy: A practical knowledge and training institute

A practical knowledge and training institute to support the development of the agrifood sector in Vietnam.

Tags: , ,

November 16, 2015

Paper: Historical transitions in food shopping Hanoi, Vietnam

This paper offers a historical analysis of contemporary practices of shopping for vegetables in the highly dynamic context of urban Hanoi during the period from 1975 to 2014. Focusing on everyday shopping practices from a food safety perspective, we assess the extent to which the policy-enforced process of supermarketization has proven to be an engine […]

Tags: ,

October 22, 2015

Accelerating the development of the Vietnamese potato sector

The stereotype of Asian agriculture consists of endless rice fields. However, there is plenty of space for potato, both literally and figuratively speaking.

Tags: ,

September 18, 2015

First milestones achieved for the development of a modern greenhouse sector

With the completion of 6 modern greenhouses an important milestone is achieved as part of the Transition Facility project “Accelerating the development of a modern greenhouse vegetable production sector in Vietnam”


September 15, 2015

Relocation of Fresh Studio’s head office in Hanoi, Vietnam

Fresh Studio is pleased to announce the relocation of its headquarters in Hanoi. The move to a new location is motivated by our expanding activities and increase of staff. The new office includes a state of the art facility for food products testing among end-consumers, the “Fresh Studio Taste Lab”. Our new head office address: […]

Tags: ,

September 3, 2015

Convention: Business opportunities in the Vietnamese agricultural sector

Would you like to do business in Vietnam? Visit the RVO convention on 9 September and connect with Vietnamese buyers from the flower-, fruit and meat sector in the Hague, The Netherlands. During the convention you will receive information about the opportunities in the Vietnamese market. The convention will finish with a speed date session and […]

Tags: ,

August 21, 2015

Sigrid Wertheim-Heck on ‘Pro-Poor Potato’ project in Vietnam

In the Central Highlands potatoes can be produced year-round. Therefore the Growing Out of Poverty with Potato project, managed by Fresh Studio, is located in exactly these area

Tags: ,

August 17, 2015

Developing the first safe, traceable and sustainable pork value chain of Vietnam

Vissan, De Heus and Fresh Studio have formally signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish the first safe, traceable and sustainable pork value chain in Vietnam

Tags: , ,

Transferring knowledge and experience in supply chain management

During a Supply Chain Management workshop Fresh Studio shared knowledge, experience and criteria companies should focus on to improve their supply chain

Tags: , ,

July 1, 2015

Food safety and urban food markets in Vietnam: The need for flexible and customized retail modernization policies

The publication by Sigrid Wertheim-Heck, Sietze Vellema and Gert Spaargaren covers these queries. The paper is a contribution to the development of more inclusive retail modernization policies

Tags: ,

June 18, 2015

Sign up for our weekly agricultural newsletter

Fresh Studio offers a weekly newsletter with the latest news updates in the Vietnamese agricultural sector focusing on topics in the field of business, food safety, nutrition, gender equality, livelihoods, environment and science & technolog

June 17, 2015

Dialogue on Food Safety: the importance of traceability and legal enforcement

The Food, Agri and Aqua Business Sector Committee (FAASC) of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam (EuroCham) organised a dialogue (27th of May 2015) between Government representatives and companies regarding the importance of traceability and legal enforcement for the control of food safety

Tags: , ,

June 2, 2015

Women as Inclusive Business partners

The initiative ‘Women as Inclusive Business partners’ from BoP Innovation Center and ICCO Cooperation supports the private sector in strategy development to better engage women in their value chains in low-income markets, ranging from producers to consumers.

Tags: ,

May 13, 2015

Smallholders link to supply supermarkets

A food safety crisis in Vietnam has opened the door to smallholder vegetable producers in the north-western highlands to pioneer an agribusiness model that is now supplying Hanoi with certified safe produce

Tags: , ,

April 16, 2015

Looking back on a successful first potato season

The first potato production season within the Dutch funded project “Growing out of poverty with potato” has been completed. During this first seasons potato trials, potato field days, farmer trainings and market research activities have been implemented. The key first outcomes are shared below

March 9, 2015

Moc Chau safe vegetables for the common interest of farmers, suppliers, retailers and consumers

‘Rau an toàn Mộc Chau’ or ‘Moc Chau safe vegetables’ are now presented daily on the tables of many families, canteens and restaurants in Hanoi, meeting the demands of many consumers for safe, fresh and delicious vegetables

Tags: ,

March 5, 2015

Safe and sustainable pork value chain in Vietnam

In order to enhance the pork sector, Fresh Studio and its projects partner are creating the first safe and sustainable pork value chain in Vietnam.

December 11, 2014

Nutrition sensitive agriculture – Looking through a nutrition lens

Vietnam is in the process of providing the food necessary for health and growth. While nutritional food is essential in a daily diet, food systems and nutritional intake are changing. The trend in Vietnam is too little-too bad (low nutritional status and low quality) or too much-too sweet/fat

Tags: ,

December 5, 2014

Page 1 of 3