Health insurance key to tackle child malnutrition Society

Health insurance key to tackle child malnutrition

Vietnam reported about 700,000 cases of acute malnutrition each year, of which about 230,000 were severe and required medical treatment, according to Huynh Nam Phuong, deputy director of the Food and Nutrition Training Centre under the National Institute of Nutrition.
Organic food becomes scarce amid huge demand Videos

Organic food becomes scarce amid huge demand

Organic food consumption is a growing trend in Vietnam. The more people fear “dirty food”, the more they aware of using clean food. Many of them buy organic food at super markets or stores instead of
HCM City to stabilise market prices Business

HCM City to stabilise market prices

Ho Chi Minh City’s Department of Industry and Trade has pledged to help businesses stabilise market prices following hikes in gasoline and electricity prices.
Da Nang moves towards food smart city Society

Da Nang moves towards food smart city

The central coastal city of Da Nang is working to turn itself into a food smart city as part of efforts to concretise its target of becoming an eco-smart urban area and a regional hub for startups and innovation until 2030 with a vision to 2045.
Science Film Festival aims to combat global warming World

Science Film Festival aims to combat global warming

The Science Film Festival 2018 is being held to raise public awareness of global warming via food-based films, encouraging people to eat more vegetables instead of meat in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Vietnamese food sector lures foreign investors Business

Vietnamese food sector lures foreign investors

Vietnam has a diverse and well-developed agricultural and food industry that offers vast opportunities to companies in the food industry, from sourcing to processing, a Hong Kong speaker said at a forum held on September 19 in HCM City.
Report: Positive outlook for FMCG sector Business

Report: Positive outlook for FMCG sector

Fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) are expected to have another year of strong growth in 2018 and rise 6-7 percent over the preceding year, according to a Kantar Worldpanel report on Vietnam FMCG market.
Demand for beef up in Vietnam Business

Demand for beef up in Vietnam

Vietnam paid 410 million USD for imported beef last year due to increasing demand, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.