Who would have thought that farming bird's nests would be such big business ? The Cambodian Bird's Nest Federation estimates that there are up to 3000 bird's nest farms across the country.
Hatching a plan for profits
Swiftlet nests, which are made almost entirely of the bird’s own saliva, are a hot commodity in China where they are prepared in soups and known to have medicinal qualities as well as being an aphrodisiac. The Post’s Cheng Sokhorng sat down with Nang Sothy, president of the Cambodia Bird’s Nest Federation (CBNF), to talk about how the local edible bird’s nest industry has grown...
Full article: http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/h ... an-profits
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