HCM City to host first int'l coffee and dessert fair

Friday, May 20, 2016 17:25

HCM CITY (Biz Hub) — The first Viet Nam International Coffee and Dessert Fair will take place at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre from June 8-10, providing an international platform for buyers and sellers to network and explore business opportunities in the country's promising coffee and dessert industry.

The fair will feature over 200 coffee and dessert brands coming from 14 countries, with famous brands and companies like PERFECTO, Charlie Wemsbley, Nestle, Vovos, Me Trang, Mac Coffee, Street Coffee, Phuong Vy, Coffee Mr. Brown, Tan Nhat Huong Company, and Ly Gia Vien.

During the exhibition, 64 talented baristas from coffee shops, restaurants and bars throughout Viet Nam will compete at a three-day Barista Championship competition, the biggest of its kind in Viet Nam.

The winner will have a chance to join the World Super Barista Championship 2017 in Seoul, Korea.

Organised by Coex, Korea's biggest exhibition organiser Coex, the Viet Nam Coffee and Cocoa Association and Vinexad, the fair is expected to welcome more than 50,000 visitors. — VNS

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