HCM City to host VietFood Beverage – ProPack expo

Wednesday, Jun 05, 2019 15:26

Participants at the 2018 Vietfood and Beverage-ProPack international exhibition, held in HCM City. — Photo Vinexad

Some 600 enterprises from 22 countries and territories will participate in the 2019 Vietfood and Beverage-ProPack international exhibition, taking place at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in HCM City from August 7 to 10.

This year's exhibition is expected to attract 18,000 visitors.

On a total area of ​​15,000sq.m, exhibitors will present processed foods, agricultural products, food additives, beverages and packaged confectionery products, as well as food processing machinery, packaging machines, packages and bakery production lines.

Ngoc Bich, representative of Liksin Industry – Printing – Packaging Corporation said: “With 10 years of participation in the exhibition, Liksin has always connected to a lot of new customers at home and abroad, of which foreign customers accounted for about 40 per cent."

Through 22 years of success, the exhibition has recorded significant growth. Over the last three years, the number of participating enterprises rose from 425 in 2016 to 500 in 2017 and 550 in 2018. The proportion of foreign businesses also climbed 41 per cent in 2016, equivalent to 178 businesses. In 2018, there were 59 per cent of foreign enterprises, equivalent to 326 enterprises from 20 countries and territories.

The event, which will also be organised in Ha Noi in November, is organised annually by the Viet Nam National Trade Fair and Advertising Company together with the Ministry of Industry and Trade. — VNS

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