This year, due to favorable weather, cocoa develops well with few pests and diseases, so the productivity is high.
Many gardeners in districts such as Trang Bom, Long Khanh and Xuan Loc excitedly said: This year’s cocoa crop yielded quite high, about 20-30 tons / ha, up from 35-40% compared to the previous year. Along with that, the purchase price of cocoa this year increased compared to every year and kept at relatively stable prices.
Many traders buying cocoa in Dong Nai said that: Because the demand for using products made from cocoa in Vietnam in recent years has been paying much attention, creating demand from the raw material market, This makes cocoa prices inch up and relatively stable. The price of cocoa bought fresh pepper pods at the garden was bought at VND 6,300 – 7,000 / kg, up from VND 500 – 1,000 / kg last year. At this price, many growers grow cocoa with a high profit of VND 140-200 million / ha / year.
According to Van Quan – Vietnam Agriculture