The Food&Hotel Vietnam 2013 fair opened in Ho Chi Minh City on April 24 which saw the largest ever number of participating businesses, 434 enterprises from 35 countries and territories.

Sapporo Beer, one of the oldest and most popular beer brands in Japan, and many other food products of Japan are being showcased for the first time, besides an impressive pavilion of the European Union.

The exhibition, the sixth of its kind, creates opportunities for domestic and international firms to share experience and learn from the world’s leading experts in food and hotel sector.

First organised in 2004, Food&Hotel Vietnam has become one of the leading events in the field in Vietnam, driving the development and growth of food and hotel sectors in the country.

The food, beverage and hotel industries in Vietnam continue keeping the momentum of robust growth and development, said Tee Boon Teong, Country Head Representative of Singapore Exhibition Services Company, adding that international investors are still eyeing the market.-VNA