Sun, 21 Apr 2019 19:14
‘Beware of fruits that generate heat during summer’
Doctors have warned people about excessive consumption during summer of the popular Thai fruit durian, as it could increase body heat and have harmful effects on health.
Fri, 29 Mar 2019 01:00
THAI FRUIT EXPORTS JUMP UNDER FTA DEALS
Thailand exports $2.65 billion worth of fruits last year, a 17.05 per cent increase for the previous year, driven by the country's free trade agreements (FTA) with Asean, China, Japan, South Korea, India, Australia, New Zealand, Peru, Chili, and Hong Kong, according to Auramon Supthaweethum, director general of Trade Negotiations Department under the Commerce Ministry.
Fri, 04 Jan 2019 01:00
Fruits for the skin
The Okura Spa at The Okura Prestige Bangkok kicks off 2019 in style with a 120-minute Ruby Rejuvenation body scrub and massage treatment to revive tired skin.
Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:02
No, China is not buying up all our durians: Malaysia deputy agriculture minister
Deputy Agriculture and Agro-based Minister Sim Tze Tzin outlined a nightmare scenario for durian lovers here, saying that Malaysians will have none left to savour if demand for the "king of fruits" increases in China.
Fri, 28 Sep 2018 01:00
Farms (Farmers) start to see fruits of recovery
ECONOMIC indicators for August suggest that incomes are rising for farmers and poorer people and that Thailand, along with Vietnam, is expected to draw more foreign direct investment as a result of the trade battles between the United States and China, the Finance Ministry said.
Mon, 03 Sep 2018 17:00
Kunming central to promotion of Thai fruits across all Chinese provinces
The Commerce Ministry aims to promote the sale of Thai fruits to every province of China, so that produce such as longan and durian – popular among Chinese consumers – has markets in all seasons.
Sat, 25 Aug 2018 01:00
Fruits of their labour
A French farm is aiming to grow a new crop of farmers
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:00
Chiang Rai to open organic fruit and vegetable centre next year
The largest market for fresh fruit and vegetables in the North is scheduled to open in Chiang Rai next year.
The market, Talat Lan Muang, is also expected to become a centre for the trading of fresh goods with Myanmar and Laos, thanks to the location of Chiang Rai.
Fri, 15 Jun 2018 13:00
Getting delicious with dried fruits
The much-loved Thai style sweet-and-sour dried plum by Waydhanar, sold under the premium snack brand MagMag, recently celebrated its tenth anniversary with a special event that unveiled some simple dishes made with the fruit and introduced a new logo designed by ML Chiratorn “Kru Toh” Chirapravati.
Thu, 26 Apr 2018 16:41
Tesco Lotus hosts seasonal fruit buffet
Tesco Lotus says it is supporting Thai farmers by increasing the purchase volume of seasonal fruits such as durian, rambutan and mangosteen to more than 7 million kilograms for this season – an increase of more than 50 per cent on last season.
Mon, 02 Apr 2018 06:59
China slaps retaliatory tariffs on 128 US imports
China on Monday imposed new tariffs on 128 US imports worth $3 billion, including fruits and pork, in retaliation to US duties on steel and aluminium, fuelling fears of a trade war.
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 01:00
Indonesian fruit to Australia
Indonesia will soon export mangoes and dragon fruit to Australia, a decision made during the 21st meeting of the Working Group on Agriculture, Food and Forestry Cooperation (WGAFFC) between Australia and Indonesia, held in Melbourne from February 14 to 15.
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 01:00
An eye-opener for the advocates of vegetarianism
Now when we have learned that a vast part of greens and fruits contain unhealthy remains of chemicals, Eric Bahrt and Alf Haupt should undergo an additional test under the UV lamp in their health contest for us to witness who of them turn fluorscent – green or yellow.
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:19
Elephant parade ends in huge feast
A grand parade of 290 elephants, who were later treated to a feast of vegetables and fruits was held on Friday morning as part of “Amazing Surin Elephant” 2017, an annual festival dedicated to the pachyderms.
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 12:42
Thailand market leader in Vietnam’s veggies and fruits imports