The volume of European pork, beef and poultry imported into Vietnam jumped to 6000 tonnes in 2014 from just 800 tonnes in 2012, according to Poland-based Union of Producers and Employers of Meat Industry (UPEMI). Export of pork, for instance, rose from 822 tonnes worth USD 1 million in 2012 to 6149 tonnes worth USD 7.2 million last year, said Agnieszka Rozanska, UPEMI Managing Director.
In sourcing for imported meat producers look for clear origin of product, good quality and hygiene. UPEMI reported that over 100 European businesses have been licensed to export meat products to Vietnam, 40 of them from Poland. Vietnam, South Korea and the US are the largest importers of European meat products. The EU’s meat exports to Vietnam is expected to rise by over 5% next year, Ms Rozanska said.
(Source – http://www.blackseagrain.net/novosti/vietnam-increases-meat-imports-from-europe)