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Vietfood and Beverage - ProPack 2019 expo underway in Hanoi

Released at: 17:08, 07/11/2019

Vietfood and Beverage - ProPack 2019 expo underway in Hanoi

Photo: Ngoc Lan

200 exhibitors showcasing products and equipment at November 6-9 expo.

by Ngoc Lan

Two hundred local and foreign exhibitors are participating at the Vietfood and Beverage - ProPack 2019 international exhibition being held at the Hanoi International Exhibition Center (IEC) from November 6 to 9.

The event was organized by the Trade Promotion Agency at the Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Vietnam National Trade Fair & Advertising Company (Vinexad).

On a total area of 4,500 sq m, the expo showcases agriculture, forestry, and fisheries products, processed foods, nutritional food, supplements, food additives, beverages, and pharmaceutical ingredients. It also displays food processing, packaging, and preservation machinery at 250 booths of businesses from countries and territories such as Taiwan (China), Denmark, South Korea, Thailand, China, Australia, and Vietnam.

The South Korean pavilion has attracted a large number of visitors, showcasing ginseng, lingzhi mushrooms, peach juice, rice cakes, dried persimmon, and red ginseng. Mr. Jin Byeong Jeon, Manager of Ocean Fisheries and Bio Center, told VET that Vietnam is a market of great potential. “Through the exhibition, we are looking for opportunities to invest in Vietnam, contributing to promoting cooperation between Vietnam and South Korea,” he added.

The Taiwan (China) pavilion is exhibiting sweet products such as candy, biscuits, cakes, snacks, jellies, and jams, as well as modern machinery and equipment.

Many Vietnamese food and beverage producers are at the expo, such as Golden Farm, DH Food, Khanh Hoa Salanganes Nests, Yilin Vietnam, Chinh Son tea, and Minh Tien Coffee, in addition to other well-known brands in the packaging industry such as Alpha Engineering, the Hung Duong Company, and Technomarking.

As part of the exhibition, the Small & Medium Sized Enterprises Promotion Center at the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) in collaboration with Vinexad organized a booth to introduce the products of small and medium-sized enterprises.

Nearly 20 enterprises displayed agricultural products, dried agricultural products, aniseed cinnamon products, chia seeds, cashews, honey, black garlic, refined turmeric powder, seafood, bird’s nest products, coffee, milk, and finished tea.

The exhibition was also held in Ho Chi Minh City in August. On a total area of 15,000 sq m, it attracted more than 18,000 visitors, with the participation of nearly 600 enterprises from 22 countries and territories in food, seafood, beverages, nutritional food, medicinal food, raw materials, food additives, machinery manufacturing and packaging, food preservation, and franchising.

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