Specialties of Phu Quoc- Part 1

Going to Phu Quoc, you can not only take thousands of beautiful photos but also bring many specialties that are only available in Phu Quoc home. If you are still confused about what gifts to buy, check out the suggestions below:

Phu Quoc
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Pearls:

Phu Quoc has the best environment for mussels to live

With a long and clean coastline, Phu Quoc has the best environment for mussels to live. Nowadays, when talking about Phu Quoc, people can’t help mentioning beautiful and valuable pearl products. 

Phu Quoc pearls price is quite high, from hundreds to tens of millions, depending on the quality, color, shape. The most precious is the black pearl, with the price of over 20,000,000 VND /seed, while the lowest is the white pearl, with the price of several hundred/ seed.

Phu Quoc pearls price is quite high

Phu Quoc fish sauce:

Phu Quoc fish sauce is famous for its delicious and charming flavor

Phu Quoc fish sauce is famous for its delicious and charming flavor.  Phu Quoc fish sauce has a transparent reddish-brown color and very special light smell; The taste is salty and sweet, even rich.

The delicious Phu Quoc fish sauce is made from fresh anchovies (anchovies live and caught in Phu Quoc island).  Currently, Phu Quoc fish sauce brand is not only famous in Vietnam but also in some foreign markets.  The price of one bottle of fish sauce is about 100,000 VND, depending on each type.

Pepper:

Pepper is one of Phu Quoc specialties that many tourists often buy as gifts for friends and relatives. The pepper, after being harvested, is often divided into 3 types: white pepper, red pepper, and black pepper.  Phu Quoc pepper is famous for its strong, spicy, intensive and richer flavor than other types of pepper in other regions, especially red pepper.  Pepper price fluctuates around 200,000 VND / 500gr.

To be continued… ^^