Shrimp head is a low-cost, rich, natural protein resource that has not yet been effectively exploited in Vietnam. VNF is currently collaborating strategically with local shrimp producers to secure fresh, high quality raw material sources.
Shrimp production volume in Vietnam
- Shrimp volume in Vietnam is forecasted to increase sharply to 800,000 tons in 2020
- Of which 25-30% of that increased volume will be shrimp by-products
Total shrimp head volume in Mekong Delta
- Total usable shrimp head volume in Mekong Delta is more than 100,000 tons and could increase to more than 170,000 tons in 2020
- This is a rich source of protein which could be exploited profitability in feed production