Cassava trees were originally grown in South Africa. From there cassava was spreading to many tropical and sub-tropical areas around the world. Cassava is an agricultural product that can be processed into various other products such as ethanol, animal feed or cassava starch/flour for human consumption. Cassava is cultivated in Siem Reap Province mostly in Chy Kreng district, Sott Nikom district, Pourk district, Kralanh, Ankgor Thom and Banteay Srey district.
- Production size: 7,676 tons per year.
- Market: Export to Thailand and Vietnam.
- Harvest time: February to March.
Cassava trader Chhith Hour: Tapen village, Tbeng Commune, Banteay Srey District, Siem Reap, Tel.: 092 95 45 94