The Vietnam Records Organization has formally proposed to the World Records Institute (WorldMark) and the USA Records Organization (USKings) beginning the Journey to nominate TOP 100 best-selling OCOP-certified items in Vietnam 2023 with the purpose of enhancing the image of the nation and the Vietnamese people not only through record values but also through other distinctive qualities. Due to this journey, foreign buyers will have comprehensive and close access to Vietnam’s distinctive values.
Name of the product: Bac Lieu Salt
Name of the business: Bac Lieu Salt Joint Stock Company – Basalco
Address: 108 National Route 1A, Long Thanh Commune, Vinh Loi District, Bac Lieu Province, Vietnam
Contact information: (+84) 939 369 393
Bac Lieu is a well-known province with extensive salt manufacturing experience and a lengthy history of salt production. Blessed with several natural conditions, Bac Lieu salt is renowned for its high quality. The salt is salty without being bitter or acrid.
Bac Lieu Salt was granted geographical indication by the National Office of Intellectual Property in 2013 and the “craft” was recognized as a national intangible cultural heritage by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism in 2020.
Achieving OCOP certification is the fundamental foundation for Bac Lieu salt products to elevate their value in domestic and international markets. Numerous refined Bac Lieu salt products are available in most supermarkets and convenience stores in Vietnam and are exported to Japan, Korea, and other countries. Bac Lieu Salt Joint Stock Company presently offers 7 salt products that have received 4-star OCOP certification.
The journey to nominate and promote the TOP-BEST best-selling OCOP-certified products in 63 provinces and cities of Vietnam is one of the projects implemented under the strategic alliance between the Vietnam Records Organization (VietKings), the USA Records Organization (USKings) and the World Records Institute (WorldMark), with the goal of propagating and promoting the record values of countries worldwide.