DACE was founded by a team of engineers and expert of Vietnam National University of Agriculture, with the aim of developing high-quality spice products.
Within six-year, it has become a reputable supplier for Korean, Japanese, European market, with the main offerings being ginger, chili peppers, turmeric, garlic and lemongrass. Its main material areas are in Cao Bang and Quang Tri province, where, with the local authority’s support, DACE has developed an organic spice and agricultural products value chain by cooperating with local farming households.
The company currently runs a factory in Dong Anh district, Hanoi, which produce raw and preliminarily-processed products for exporting clients, as well as processed products for domestic market under DaceFarm brand.
DACE’s core strength is its organic material area, follows standards of USDA, EU, JAS, which runs in cooperation with the farming households of an ethnic minority in the Northern mountainous province. The enterprise is trusted by both the farmers and the local authority regarding its organic cultivation method, cooperated production models, technical support and committing to purchase the entire outputs. In 2018, DACE has applied for the organic certificate for its 40 ha material area in Ha Quang district, Cao Bang province, which is planned to be expanded into 200 ha in 2019 and plan until 500 ha in 2021 in Cao Bang province.
DACE’s future direction locates in developing its organic material area, creating high-value agriculture products, which can both satisfy fastidious markets and generate higher income for farmers of an ethnic minority, thereby building a sustainable value chain. Dace team is full of passion and energy to realize its mission of “bringing Vietnamese spices to dining table over the world”, and its vision of “building an ecosystem of organic products and services for Vietnamese spices.”
The social impact created by DACE:
- DACE creates a sustainable livelihood for the farming household of ethnic minority participating in the company’s value chain. Until 2018, Dace has provided technical support and guaranteed to purchase the entire out: JAS Certificate (Japan), EU Organic, USDA NOP