09:34 | 01/04/2019 Economy
The Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) inaugurated a dairy cow farm in the southern province of Tay Ninh on March 27 which covers a total area of 685 hectares, making it the largest of its kind in Vietnam.
|The Vietnam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) inaugurates a dairy cow farm in Tay Ninh province|
The farm designed to raise 8,000 dairy cows was built at a cost of 1.2 trillion VND (51.7 million USD) in Long Khanh commune, Ben Cau district. It meets global good agricultural practices in terms of farm management and milk quality.
According to Vinamilk General Director Mai Kieu Lien, the operation of the farm in Tay Ninh will contribute to raising the total number of dairy cows in Vietnam serving Vinamilk to 200,000 by 2020, meeting the fresh milk material demand for production.
The farm not only helps Vinamilk achieve its growth targets but also contribute to local economic development, she added.
Addressing the inaugural ceremony, Tran Van Chien, Deputy Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee, hoped Vinamilk would build a milk processing plant in the province in the near future.
On the occasion, Vinamilk presented 61,633 cups of milk to children in Tay Ninh province.