Sector: Agriculture Agriculture

Services provided by SNV’s Inclusive Business: Inclusive business planning; Value chain development; Public policy support; Impact measurement

Business description: A fast growing company active in the Vietnamese market of ornamental and decorative flowers. Our business model is to source from smallholder farmers through cooperatives.

Any bouquet or flower basket needs leaves for decoration. Especially, in fresh flower decorative art, decorative leaves are essential materials to embellish flowers and make them more distinctive. Therefore, the need for decorative leaves in the market is increasing at an estimated rate of 20% per year.

Thanh La Nghe Thuat Enterprise is the largest enterprise in Ben Tre Province to purchase and supply decorative plants. The enterprise sells seedlings of ornamental and decorative plants, grows ornamental and decorative plants and purchase decorative leaves from household farmers.

Inclusiveness: To realise the company growth we need to increase the company’ capacities and processes but also to expand our production zone and convince more farmers that the climate smart production of ornamental and decorative leaves offers good and sustainable income and employment.

We involve low-income groups as producers, distributors, and employees in the business model.