BANGKOK, March 18 (The Nation Thailand/ANN): Thailand's Department of Foreign Trade (DFT) is getting ready to sue three Chinese rice producers for allegedly manufacturing fake Thai jasmine rice. This fake jasmine rice is being sold in China under fake Thai trademarks and labels saying the rice is imported from Thailand. • Huainan Chufeng Industry and Trade, selling fake jasmine rice under the brands “Tai Guo Xiang Mi” and “Tai Xiang Mi”, which translates to “Thai Jasmine Rice”. They also sold this fake rice at much higher prices than locally grown versions. He said these steps will help prevent damage to Thai rice producers and protect people from consuming artificially scented Thai jasmine rice.
Source: The Star March 18, 2023 18:43 UTC