Vietnam to build its largest food complex

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Vietnamese food company Vissan has unveiled plans to build the nation’s largest food processing complex worth $39m (700bn VND) in the southern province of Long An, according to the company’s website.

Occupying a 22.4ha (55 acre) site in the region’s Ben Luc district, the complex will include a slaughterhouse, a food processing system, freezer units and waste treatment facilities.

Key products will include Chinese sausage, with production estimated at 1,200t per year, tinned food, totaling 2,500t, together with hot dogs and pork-pies.

Construction is slated to start at the end of next year with an operational deadline set for in late 2012.

Bui Duy Duc, the company’s director-general said: “The company will arrange with the ISO, HACCP and other standards of hygiene-food safety. Equipment slaughter, processing will use modern technology, in accordance with practice in Vietnam.”

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