Illustrative image (Source: foodexvietnam.com)

Hanoi (VNA) – The Vietfood & Beverage – ProPack Fair opened on November 9 in Hanoi, drawing the participation of 180 enterprises from 11 countries and territories.

The event, which will last until November 12, features 200 booths of enterprises from the Republic of Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Italia, Denmark, Spain, and China.

It also sees the presence of domestic famous brands such as Golden Farm, Minh Tien and Sen Viet coffee, Chinh Son tea, Minh Trung food and black garlic.

Speaking at the opening ceremony, Le An Hai, deputy head of the Asia-Pacific Market Department, affirmed the fair aims to boost trade between domestic and foreign businesses.

It offers a good chance for local producers to expand markets and boost exports while helping foreign ones seek their distributors in Vietnam.

Hai said food and beverage is one of the industries with rapid growth in terms of quality and quantity and has great potential for development in Vietnam.-VNA