Exporting Arrowroot leaf and Banana leaf to Japan and Korea
Ameii Vietnam Joint Stock Company is purchasing at the price of 750 VND/arrowroot leaf, 10,000 VND/kg banana leaf from farmers inside and outside Hai Duong province to export to Japan, Korea to serve the needs of wrapping glutinous rice cake (banh chung) of the Vietnamese community on the occasion of the Lunar New Year.
Workers are cleaning the arrowroot leaves for export
On average, the company purchases 20,000 arrowroot leaves and 0.5 tons of banana leaves each day. All the arrowroot leaves and banana leaves are brought to a preliminary processing workshop in Thanh Xa commune (Thanh Ha) for cleaning, packaging, vacuuming and freezing. The leaves then will be exported to Japan and Korea by sea.
The company has exported 2 shipments to Japan, 1 shipment to Korea with a volume of 5 tons/shipment.