On October 25, 2022, CPV Food Company Limited (CPV Food) (a subsidiary of C.P. Vietnam Corporation(CPV)) held "The ceremony to announce the export of the first shipment of processed chicken meat to Japan". This shipment is steamed chicken produced exclusively for the Japanese market, co-developed with ITOCHU Corporation as a business alliance and partner of C.P. Group.
The ceremony was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Consulate General of Japan in Ho Chi Minh City, the Thai Embassy in Vietnam, the Department of Animal Health, Board ofleaders of CPV, CPV Food, representatives of partners and customers from Japan and Korea, Binh Phuoc Province authorities and press agencies.
CPV Food is a subsidiary of CP Vietnam, both companies are located in Viet Nam. As of today, CPV Food’s facilities in Binh Phuoc is one of the largest and the most modernize processed food production in Vietnam, located at Becamex Binh Phuoc Industrial Zone, Minh Thanh Commune, Chon Thanh District, Binh Phuoc Province. The company was inaugurated and started its operation in December 2020.
The Japanese market is one of the potential markets and the "destination" of many companies in exporting high quality food products. To export to Japan, CPV Food has always committed to 100% traceability of the entire supply chain from the source of feed ingredients to processing products. Along with world class standard best practices such as environment and animal welfare, etc., that meet all strict criteria of Japan and other importing countries.
To obtain this export achievement, the Department of Animal Health has coordinated with CPV Food to organize the implementation of programs to monitor poultry diseases, in conjunction with monitoring supply chains for food safety; and to implement veterinary hygiene requirements for the slaughterhouse and food safety production for further processing facilities so as to achieve safe and high-quality processed chicken for
export that meet the requirements of Japan. The Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) had already sent a veterinary inspection team to CPV Food’s production facilities, in Binh Phuoc, to evaluate the production chain of processed chicken for export, during May 31st, 2022 to June 3rd, 2022. On August 30th, 2022, the conclusion from the Japanese veterinary inspection team (MAFF) confirmed: the CPV Food Co., Ltd. has ensured veterinary hygiene requirements of MAFF to export to the Japanese market.
The first shipment of steamed chicken products, in the amount of 33.6 tons, will be exported to the Japanese market, on October 25, 2022. With the strength and successful experiences of C.P.Group in exporting poultry meat products for more than 20 years, CPV Food (Binh Phuoc) has set out and gradually realized the mission of “Improving the quality of Vietnamese food, contributing to put Vietnam on the map of exporting branded poultry meat to the world.”
On the inauguration ceremony day, the Department of Animal Health has presented the Health Certificate for exporting food (Health Certificate) on this shipment to Japan to the representative of CPV Food. The program includes all delegates participated in "The ceremony to announce the export of the first shipment of processed chicken to Japan", visited the production area and enjoyed the product tasting produced by CPV Food.
Mr. Montri Suwanposri, CEO of C.P Vietnam Corporation said: “The export of the first shipment to Japan this time is the joy and honor of C.P. Vietnam and CPV Food, marking the success of the Feed- Farm- Food value chain of C.P. Vietnam, starting the journey to bring Vietnamese processed chicken products to the Japanese market, and continuing to export to overseas markets that the company currently has.
On this special occasion, once again, CPV Food would like to thank the Vietnamese government authorities and agencies, Japanese business partners and customers that have been working so hard together for today to come. Hopefully in the future, this cooperation will be deepened and more developed, creating sustainable values between the parties.”