Banana leaves replace nylon in Vietnam

Since supermarkets used banana leaves to replace plastic bags, banana leaves, and residents, but banana leaf planting areas have more income.

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There are 200ha in Trung Chau commune, Dan Phuong district, Hanoi where are very convenient for growing vegetables and fruit and Banana leaf have been sold at Dan Phuong for a long time.

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The primary income of people in Trung Chau commune is from banana. Because the land here is alluvial alluvial, the banana are green all year round, the leaves are tough, not brittle and are paid by merchants at a very high price.

Mrs Doan Thi Than (52 years old, Trung Chau, Dan Phuong), who has been involved in banana leaf shedding for 5 years, she provided leaves to households only, a bakery and sausage shop. . Due to the increasing demand for banana leaves, she had to get up early to cut for orders of shops and supermarkets in Hanoi.

Than picked about 2 quintals of banana leaves for 10,000 VND / kg. Thus, the money earned from selling banana leaves every day is about 2 million VND.

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Harvesting banana leaves is a very hard work, requiring perseverance of the person who is a profession. People here have to get up very early regardless of rain or sunshine, meticulously select each leaf to keep up with the orders placed.

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Since the supermarket system in Hanoi has implemented a campaign to use banana leaves to wrap food instead of plastic packaging, the quantity of banana leaves has been increasing and the people’s life in Trung Chau commune has prospered. , creating a great motivation for people to develop their economy on their own land.

Previously, Banana leaves were used to pack food, pack Tet Cake … frozen banana leaves for export and now Banana leaves are used to replace plastic bags to wrap food, this is a very meaningful job in environmental protection

Ref: www.laodong.vn

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