Tet product fair opens in HCM City

Monday, Jan 16, 2023 12:57

A customer shops for smoked buffalo meat, a specialty of Ha Giang Province, at the fair being held at 12 Phung Khac Khoan, District 1 until January 18. — VNS Photo

The Green Tet – Vietnamese Gifts Spring Fair 2023 opened at 12 Phung Khac Khoan, Da Kao Ward, District 1 in HCM City on Saturday, featuring thousands of products for Tet (Lunar New Year) of 60 enterprises, production facilities and craft villages across the country.

Organised by the High Quality Vietnamese Product Business Association, the Business Studies and Assistance Centre, and the Leading Business Club, the fair is a special edition of the Green - Nice Market held on Saturdays and Sundays each week at 135A Pasteur, District 3.

Coming to the fair, customers can easily find a wide range of products such as fruits and vegetables, confectionery, honey, coconut blossom sugar, herbal teas, bio incense sticks, and specialty products of Tra Vinh, Dong Thap, Ha Giang, and other localities.

A wide range of fruits and vegetables and specialty products from different regions in the country are available at the Green Tet – Vietnamese Gifts Spring Fair 2023. — VNS Photo

All products on sale at the fair have clear origins and meet Vietnamese and international quality standards, according to Vu Kim Hanh, chairwoman of the High Quality Vietnamese Product Business Association.

Open until January 18, the fair includes many activities such as instructing visitors to cook Tet dishes of different regions by artisans, activities that enable visitors to experience regional ethnic culture, calligraphers giving away meaningful words written in calligraphy, and a nightly lucky draw programme.

The fair is being held to support start-ups, traditional craft villages and businesses nationwide to showcase their products in the city, meeting consumer demand for farm produce and specialty products for the Lunar New Year, Hanh said.

At the opening ceremony, the organisers presented 30 gifts to underprivileged families in District 1’s Da Kao Ward. — VNS

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