Kampong Speu Palm Sugar Receives EU Certificate of Origin

AKP Phnom Penh, May 10, 2019 —

Kampong Speu Palm Sugar Promotion Association has received the certificate of origin from the European Union.

The certificate was handed over by H.E. Kem Sithan, Acting Minister of Commerce, to Mr. Sam Saroeun, President of the Kampong Speu Palm Sugar Promotion Association, at the celebration of Europe Day at Raffles Hotel Le Royal in Phnom Penh yesterday.

Kampong Speu palm sugar was registered by the European Union as protected geographical indication in early April this year.

Speaking on the occasion, H.E. Kem Sithan laid stress on the Royal Government of Cambodia’s efforts to promote the national intellectual property and encouraged Kampong Speu Palm Sugar Promotion Association to protect and grow more palm trees to ensure the sustainability of palm sugar production now and in the future.

By So Sophavy