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HCM City (VNA) - The first Vietnam 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 Vietnam will compete at a three-day Barista Championship competition, the biggest of its kind in Vietnam.

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

Organised by Coex, the Republic of Korea's biggest exhibition organiser Coex, the Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association and Vinexad, the fair is expected to welcome more than 50,000 visitors.-VNA