People buy food at San Ha Foodstore store
Meet consumer needs
Information from the Department of Industry and Trade, the whole province has 133 markets (18 markets are privately invested), of which 107 are rural markets. In addition to the market system, the province also has 4 general business supermarkets, 3 electronics supermarkets, 1 commercial center and nearly 150 convenience stores. In the 2016-2020 period, the market for consumer goods in the province develops strongly, with diversified types of goods, ensuring quality, meeting the needs of the people.
Total retail sales of goods and service revenue in this period is estimated at 432,383 billion VND, of which in 2020 the total retail sales of goods and service revenue is estimated at 92,654 billion VND. Estimated average growth rate for the whole period is 13.6 percent/year. According to the Deputy Director of the Department of Industry and Trade - Chau Thi Le, the high growth of the trade and service industry reflects an improved living standard and a stable social life.
Ms. Tran Ngoc Suong (Ward 2, Tan An City) shared, recently, convenience stores have developed a lot of foods such as meat, fish, shrimp, squid, vegetables, tubers, fruits. .. sold all day and quite fresh. Therefore, you do not need to stock up on food like before. In addition to food for food processing, convenience stores also provide a full range of other essential items to serve the needs of daily life.
And Ms. Tran Bich Ngoc (Quarter 3, Tam Vu town, Chau Thanh district) commented, shopping for food, especially at convenience stores such as San Ha Foodstore or Vinmart +, feels more secure because goods are labeled marks and stamps have clear origin. Here, the goods are arranged scientifically, not different from the supermarket, so consumers can easily choose.
It can be seen that psychology and consumption habits like Ms. Ngoc Suong and Ms. Bich Ngoc are the trend of many people due to the convenience brought by convenience stores. Therefore, the modern commercial model is thriving, interwoven in many residential areas in Tan An city, Ben Luc district, Can Duoc, Can Giuoc, ... Typically the San Ha Foodstore system, after a while Short period of branding and development, up to now, there are 7 stores operating in the province.
According to the General Director of San Ha Company (Company) Limited (the investment unit of San Ha Foodstore) - Pham Thi Ngoc Ha, the company currently focuses on developing a number of stores in districts such as Ben Luc, Vinh Hung, Thanh Hoa, ... These stores are expected to go into business before the Lunar New Year in 2021. San Ha Foodstore has more than 2,000 products of all kinds, many of which main agricultural products are produced and processed in Long An province such as clean rice, processed products of spices, agricultural products. In addition, San Ha Foodstore also provides strong products such as fresh food, meeting safety standards to meet the consumption needs of local people.
Bring safe products to consumers
In recent years, in addition to receiving commercial enterprises to invest in building markets and convenience stores, the province has also attracted many big investors such as Masan, Ba Huan, San Ha in investing in meat processing lines. with large scale, modern technology.
In early October 2020, Masan Group put into operation the MEATDeli Saigon Processing Complex with a total area of more than 20 hectares, a design capacity of 1.4 million pigs/year, with a total investment of 1,800 billion VND. Tan Duc Industrial Park.
In phase 1, the complex has a size of 155,000 tons of cool meat products and meat processed from cool meat. Meat meat MEATDeli meat with a control system "3 quarantine lines" according to the guidance of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Department of Food Safety - Ministry of Health, to ensure the safety of meat when it reaches users. use.
In phase 1, the complex supplies cool meat with an output of 140,000 tons/year and meat processed from cool meats such as silk rolls, sausages, scrub and other products with an output of 15,000 tons/year. In phase 2, the complex will increase the output of processed meat products to 25,000 tons/year; at the same time, launching more new products such as blood powder, plasma, collagen, meat and bone meal, ... with the scale of 14,000 tons/year. General Director of Masan MEATLife - Pham Trung Lam said: The company hopes to bring to consumers fresh, nutritious meat products with reasonable prices and traceability.
San Ha Company is focusing on investment in a closed value chain of food production, from farm systems to factories; focusing on distribution to chain of convenience food stores to serve safe products for consumers. At the same time, San Ha also participates in the program to stabilize the market, serve the best prices to increasingly improve consumer confidence.
According to assessment, domestic trade is becoming the growth engine of Industry and Trade of Long An. Business enterprises in the area have better exploited the domestic market, creating favorable conditions for production to develop in a sustainable direction. Currently, the market size is increasingly expanding, according to the plan of the industry and trade in the period 2020-2025, the total retail sales of goods and service revenue increase by 12.5-13 percent per year on average.
At present, the provincial government also encourages all economic sectors to participate in developing modern business forms, wholesale markets, ensuring goods circulation, meeting production and consumption needs of the people.
Reported by Mai Huong
Translated by NT