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Phu Quy woman started business with screw pine trees

BTO- Mrs Ngo Thi Tri, an official of Phu Quy district’s Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union branch successfully set up her own business with by processing many products from local famous herbal plant- screw pine (pandanus tectorius sol).

Shin screw pine tea

In March, 2019, the first batch of screw pine tea under the brand name Shin screw pine tea was launched and enjoyed favorable feedback.  This  popular product brings alot of health and beauty benefits. Screw pine tea is not also a beverage, but also a  natural home remedy to treat diabetes, flu, sunstroke, visual impairment, and some other health problems.

Besides screw pine tea, Mrs Tri’s enterprise also produces screw pine wine with specific flavors of vodka, cognac and Vietnamese traditional fermented sticky rice. Especially, hammock made from dried screw pine leaves has been a popular handcrafted product of Phu Quy district. Apart from distribution channels in Phan Thiet, Da Lat (Lam Dong province), Nha Trang (Khanh Hoa province) and Ho Chi Minh city,  Mrs Tri is actively promoting screw pine tea with the purpose taking this product to other localities outside Phu Quy island. The company has also carried out many researches to develop new products to fully explore local material sources and diversify products for the island district.

The products of screw pine tea are priced at VND 55,000 for each box of 100g and VND 85,000 for each bottle. Each 500-milliliter screw pine wine bottle is sold at VND 110,000. Each dried  leave hammock costs VND 850,000. All products’ brand names have been registered with the motto “Differences come from quality”.

As reported, products made from screw pine trees of Mrs Tri have overcome 50 other products to earn the first prize at the “Festive day for woman startup” on Phu Quy district. Born in 1992, Ngo Thi Tri has become a source of inspiration for young residents, especially women, of Phu Quy island to develop businesses basing on local potential and advantages, contributing to the overall development of this outpost island.

Translated by Phuong Lan (Source: Binh Thuan Newspaper)

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