Coconut Candy – Ginger Flavor
Born and raised in the vast green coconut forests, many children of Ben Tre land are still full of their homeland's products and wish to awaken the specialty of coconut candy. Perhaps, for the people of "coconut land", Ms. Hai To - the founder of Dong A General Business Production Co., Ltd. has helped them turn their dream of diversifying products and contribute to keeping the traditional craft fire of Ben Bamboo.
When recalling the story of the years of making the first batches of coconut candy, Ms. Hai To could not hide her emotion and strong belief in her homeland's specialties. She is grateful to nature for giving Ben Tre land the advantage to develop lush coconut gardens with a very unique flavor. However, she was also concerned with the abundant raw materials that were still asleep. Then, she created coconut candy products from different flavors.
With that direction, from a small production facility, in 1997, she established Dong A General Trading Production company with bigger ambitions. Dong A is the only company that can use the local name as a trademark for its products. Therefore, Ben Tre brand coconut candy is quite familiar with domestic and foreign customers. It is a great achievement of the tireless struggle to preserve the brand of coconut candy in the homeland of Ben Tre. In 1998, Ben Tre coconut candy was counterfeited with identical packaging and brand in China. Ms. Hai To has started her journey to reclaim justice for the Vietnamese brand in general and Ben Tre coconut candy in particular. After 8 months of fighting for justice, the government in Hainan, China recognized the Ben Tre coconut candy brand. After that, Ms. Hai To bravely and directly fought with the fake coconut candy factory with the brand name of Ben Tre coconut candy on Chinese mass media, the fake coconut candy factory was closed, Ms. Hai To regained the brand name of Ben Tre coconut candy in glory.
Each type of coconut candy of Dong A General Trading Production Co., Ltd is not only aimed at benefiting customers' health but also has a special aroma. In which, Ben Tre ginger-flavored coconut candy is such a product. Ginger coconut candy has a milky white color, with the fatty smell of coconut milk, soft, fatty, flexible candy, mixed with the spicy and aromatic taste of gentle and attractive ginger. This product served with hot tea is an energy dish for cold days, a dish that makes the story sweeter in the early spring days.
The production process of ginger-flavored coconut candy goes through steps such as scraping the copra, then grinding it to get coconut milk, and continuing to mix it with ginger juice in the right proportion. The next step will be to concentrate and shape the product and package the candy. Each Ben Tre ginger coconut candy is the harmony between the cool and low taste of coconut and the warm taste of ginger, both balancing hot and cold, and creating a harmonious "music" for life tasteful connoisseurs.
The production process of ginger coconut candy ensures the quality management process of ISO 9001-2015 and HACCP. Since then, the company's products have been distributed throughout the country and exported to Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, China, Taiwan, Australia, the US... The company has contributed to creating stable jobs for workers, consume abundant local raw materials and constantly improve the value of coconut candy specialties of Ben Tre in particular and Vietnam in general.