Sao Thai Duong

Aspiration to bring the quintessence of Vietnamese medicinal herbs to the world

10:21 | 26/04/2021 Companies

After two decades of expansion and development, Sao Thai Duong has become a leading science and technology enterprise in manufacturing and trading herbal products, including health protection products, traditional and herbal medicines.  

On April 25th, the Ministry of Science and Technology held a ceremony to present the National Quality Award, the Global Performance Excellence Award – (GPEA) 2019-2020.

The National Quality Award is given by the Prime Minister to enterprises with outstanding achievements in improving the quality and competitiveness of products and services. It takes into account the operational efficiency and integration with regional and world economies of each enterprise.

In 2020, the Prime Minister signed a decision to present the National Quality Award to 55 enterprises. Among these, 19 businesses were awarded the National Quality Gold Award, and 36 other enterprises received the National Quality Award.

aspiration to bring the quintessence of vietnamese medicinal herbs to the world
Sao Thai Duong's representative receives the National Quality Gold Award

Sao Thai Duong Joint Stock Company (Sao Thai Duong) is one of 19 enterprises that won the National Quality Gold Award. “This year is the first time Sao Thai Duong participated in the contest. It is an honor and pride to have received the Gold Award - the highest award of the contest”, said Nguyen Thi Huong Lien - Deputy General Director of Sao Thai Duong.

Sao Thai Duong is the first Vietnamese company to meet GMP ASEAN standards for cosmetic production. It has invested in factories meeting GMP pharmaceutical standards, factories achieving GMP cosmetic, ISO 14000 standard. Its products have received HALAL and FDA certifications for export to the US market.

Sao Thai Duong aims to develop the source of organic medicinal herbs in line with American and European standards. Sao Thai Duong has invested in a 30-hectare area to grow the medicinal plant in Son La to produce herbal products under a closed process. The company expects to expand the size to approximate 300 hectares in 2025. Applying modern technology and using raw materials from international standard organic medicinal farms, Sao Thai Duong is one of a few companies capable to make GMP standard products.

The company has a strategy to attract talents, employees, and staff members to develop the company. Sao Thai Duong has approximate 1,200 staff members, more than 80 masters and university pharmacists, over 400 pharmacists at high schools and pharmacy colleges, and about 200 engineers/bachelors.

aspiration to bring the quintessence of vietnamese medicinal herbs to the world
Deputy General Director of Sao Thai Duong Nguyen Thi Huong Lien

Sao Thai Duong has participated in high-tech national schemes of the Ministry of Science and Technology. With highly relevant research, Sao Thai Duong has successfully applied the results from research projects to create products of high applicability. In 2016, Sao Thai Duong was certified as a science and technology enterprise. This certification is a remarkable achievement for Sao Thai Duong's scientific research efforts.

In recent years, Sao Thai Duong has been a forerunner in exporting scientific and technological products to discerning markets such as the US, Germany, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark, and the UK.

Sharing the strategic development orientation of Sao Thai Duong for the coming time, Nguyen Thi Huong Lien, Deputy General Director of Sao Thai Duong, shared, "From the day of its establishment, Sao Thai Duong has identified the core of the business is to "Bring happiness to everyone". Since then, the company's brand development orientation has always focused on continuous innovation and quality improvement to create the best products to satisfy customer needs. With products from medicinal herbs made in Vietnam, Sao Thai Duong not only wants to provide Vietnamese people with better quality products but also strives to bring the national herbal essence beyond the borders to international friends."

Thu Hang