The Organisation of Vietnam Records (VietKings) has announced dried shrimp made in the Mekong Delta province of Ca Mau among 10 famous Vietnamese specialities in 2017.
Ca Mau’s dried shrimp is put up for sale in a local market. It is listed in top 10 famous specialties of Vietnam.(Photo: Tien Phong)
Dried shrimp is mostly produced in the province’s coastal districts, such as Ngoc Hien and Tran Van Thoi, where locals have their own unique recipe. The well-known specialty is currently sold at around 900,000 – 1,200,000 VND (39.6 -57.2 USD) per kilogramme.
Nine other specialities on the list include Shan Tuyet tea from Suoi Giang, Yen Bai; banh dau xanh (green bean cake) from Hai Duong; me xung (chewy sesame peanut candy) from Thua Thien-Hue, Ly Son garlic from Quang Ngai, Bau Da wine from Binh Dinh, salangane nest from Khanh Hoa, Buon Ma Thuot coffee from Dak Lak, Ngoc Linh ginseng from Kon Tum and honey from Gia Lai./.