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: Salted Grape Seaweed

Name of the business:  Hai Nam Okinawa Company Limited

Address:  No.5, Phu Hai Ward, Phan Thiet City, Binh Thuan Province, Vietnam

Contact information: 1800 1249 – (+84) 252 3813 472  



Grape seaweed, known as the “miracle herbal” in Japan, contains a wide range of nutrients including protein, omega 3, vitamins A, C and canxi. Dried grape seaweed, or salted grape seaweed,  and also known as dehydrated grape seaweed, is popular grape seaweed product today due to its lightweight, packed in PE nylon for long and easy preservation.

Okinawa salted grape seaweed, Hai Nam Okinawa Company Limited’s signature product, was cultivated for export. Hai Nam Co., Ltd and Okinawa Chuoh Gyorui Company of Japan formed the company in 2004 as a joint venture.

The company, which is located on a 10,000-square-meter plot of land, researches and develops grape seaweed from the Japanese island of Okinawa. The company manages the tank system, which consists of 40 tanks and yields about 200kg/tank/25 days. The Hai Nam Okinawa salted grape seaweed products were and are strongly consumed in the Vietnam domestic market. In addition, about 40 tons of grape seaweed are exported to Japan, Taiwan, and some other countries each year.

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.