Minister Prak Sokhonn meets with Ambassador Thit Linn Ohn. KT/Khem Sovannara Source: Khmer Times Author: Khuon Narim Cambodia has asked Myanmar to consider importing Kampot pepper, which is internationally recognised for its quality. The request was made by Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn yesterday when Thit Linn Ohn, Myanmar’s newly-appointed ambassador to Cambodia, paid him a courtesy call at his office in the ministry. Tuot Panha, a ministry undersecretary of state, yesterday briefed the press on

Kampot pepper looks for a new market

Posted on June 9, 2019

Kampot pepper’s GI area currently stands at 250ha in Kampot and Kep provinces. Heng Chivoan Source: Phnom Penh Post Author: Cheng Sokhorng Cambodia is eyeing new markets for its highly-prized Kampot pepper – the Kingdom’s only product granted official geographical indication (GI) status – as production of the crop continues to increase, the Kampot Pepper Promotion Association (KPPA) said. “We are in discussions with South Korea and Hong Kong to expand our market destinations,” he said.
Source: Khmer Times Author: Chhut Bunthoeun Production of renowned Kampot pepper, one of Cambodia’s only two products to be registered as a Geographical Indication in the European Union, will increase substantially this year, the Kampot Pepper Promotion Association said. The association projects a 69-tonne hike in yields, meaning that about 90 tonnes will be produced. “Despite unfavourable weather during the harvest season, we still expect yields to reach around 90 tonnes. So far this year,