It featured 550 booths of 400 businesses from 30 Vietnamese localities and 15 countries and territories.
|Products are on display at the expo (Photo: foodexpo.vn)|
It focused on marketing Vietnam’s key export products such as rice, coffee, peppers and cashews, said Bui Huy Son, Vietrade Director, adding black garlic, brown rice milk and avocado oil were also displayed for the first time.
Participants could also connect with wholesale and retail distributors and potential food importers and investors, he added.
Information on the latest technologies in processing high-quality foodstuffs is also available at Vietnam Foodtech, which coincides with the Vietnam Foodexpo.
Italia is selected as the Country of Honour at this year’s event.
According to Cecicia Piccioni, Italian Ambassador to Vietnam, over 30 Italian food businesses showcased modern processing technology and unique food at the event.
Through the expo, Vietnam-Italy trade promotion activities in food industry will be boosted, she added.
The event runs through November 19.