The first Vietnam Coffee Day will take place in Da Lat city of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on December 9-11 (Illustrative photo: VNA)

Lam Dong (VNA) – The first Vietnam Coffee Day will take place in Da Lat city of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong on December 9-11, announced local authorities and the Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association.

The event will feature many products of Vietnam’s famous coffee localities nationwide. It is viewed as an opportunity for Vietnamese localities and businesses to promote their products to domestic and international consumers, raising the values of Vietnamese goods in the international market.

An international conference on the development of Vietnam’s coffee sector is scheduled to be held at the event, with the participation of representatives from many coffee producing countries and the Chairman of the International Coffee Organisation (ICO).

Lam Dong boasts coffee areas of nearly 150,240ha and an output of about 430,000 tonnes per year.-VNA