Viet Nam introduces products at Indonesia food expo

Thursday, Nov 10, 2016 15:00

A stall featuring Vietnamese products at the SIAL Interfood 2016 exhibition in Indonesia. — Photo - Photo

Viet Nam is showcasing a range of food and drink products at the SIAL InterFood 2016, which kicked off in Jakarta, Indonesia, on Wednesday.

The annual event features more than 1,000 pavilions of 30 countries and territories around the world. It is the leading expo of its kind in Southeast Asia with a view to introducing food and beverage products, food additives, raw materials, processing technology and relevant services.

SIAL InterFood 2016 is expected to offer a great opportunity for enterprises to seek partners and expand markets.

Vietnamese businesses, such as Hapro, Trung Nguyen and An Thai Group, are also displaying their flagship products, such as pepper, cinnamon, anise and rice, as well as coffee and tea.

Nguyen Thi Thu, an executive of the Alpha International Food Joint Stock Company, said her firm comes to the event to promote pie products as it perceives Indonesia as a potential market.

Various activities will be held on the sidelines of the expo, including workshops, conferences, promotion activities and fairs, specialising in tea, coffee, wine and sweets, as well as health food and seafood.

More than 40,000 visitors are expected to visit the expo, which is scheduled to end on November 12. — VNS

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