Ministry: Prahok makers should rush to produce fermented fish paste and smoked fish as catches are currently high.
The Fisheries Administration urges prahok producers to buy the fish needed to concoct the savory fish paste.
Battambang is better known as the last bastion of colonial architecture in Cambodia.
As the country enters its second fishing season, fish catches are widely expected to decline due to adverse weather conditions.
Meach Toch spent the last few days preparing prahok, a popular Cambodian dish made of fermented fish, in Kampong Luong.
The Fisheries Administration announces the time is almost here for those wanting to make prahok and pha-ak.
Geographical indication status is being sought for Siem Reap prahok fish paste after approval for a national standard.