Thai Nguyen: Promoting consumption of OCOP products on digital platforms
Voso unit supports Thai Nguyen OCOP subjects to participate in Livestream to promote and introduce productsIn addition, Thai Nguyen province also popularized direct selling techniques for nearly 500 OCOP subjects and thousands of followers via online livestream. Most cooperatives and businesses actively participate in and respond to calls from authorities at all levels, proactively integrating digital tools and applications in the production and trading of agricultural products.
Mr. Duong Son Ha, Deputy Director of Thai Nguyen Department of Agriculture and Rural Development speaking about trading OCOP products on the e-commerce platform
Through the e-commerce platform Sendo, Lazada, Shopee, C-Thai Nguyen, VnPost, Voso, etc., more than 129 OCOP products of 132 enterprises and cooperatives are consumed effectively, reaching the maximum users within and outside the province. In addition, the Department also supports OCOP subjects to design packages, labels, lists, instructions for creating codes, listing barcodes, and calling for registration of exclusive brand protection. Thanks to the help of specialized agencies, some subjects are not afraid to invest money and time in developing promotional content, and at the same time set up payment systems by e-wallets, optimizing utilities and applications. . Therefore, in a short time, sales increased from 20 to 50%, of which revenue from online and e-commerce platforms accounted for 30%.
However, the reality shows that the scale of concentrated areas of key and safe products with VietGAP certification of Thai Nguyen is still low; the process of linking consumption and product processing revealed many problems. Agricultural production and trading activities are mainly fragmented according to the basic model, small business households. Most agricultural workers have not been trained, so their ability to access information technology is still weak.
Establishments and subjects producing and trading OCOP products in Thai Nguyen participated in the training session
To solve the above problem, Mr. Duong Son Ha, Deputy Director of the Thai Nguyen Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, said that in the coming time, the province's agricultural sector will continue to organize training and guide OCOP subjects. Production households, cooperative groups, cooperatives how to open an account, build a booth, register for payment on the e-commerce platform. From there, focus on spreading activities of buying, selling, and consuming agricultural products on many digital platforms.
At the same time, coordinate with the People's Committees of cities, wards, and districts to select qualified individuals and organizations, qualify products to achieve VietGAP certification, and establish agricultural products according to the safe food supply chain. , organic, raising the bar for flagship OCOP products.