No nutrition labels leads to poor choices Society

No nutrition labels leads to poor choices

Due to a lack of regulations on nutrition labels, Vietnamese consumers are often in the dark about the true nutritional value of what they're eating, according to experts.
Proactive measures taken to promote export to CPTPP markets Business

Proactive measures taken to promote export to CPTPP markets

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has worked out comprehensive solutions to expand and seek more export markets for Vietnam’s goods, towards fostering the country’s export, especially to member nations of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Deputy PM urges high-tech for better food safety Society

Deputy PM urges high-tech for better food safety

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has urged Ho Chi Minh City to boost the application of high technology in tracing the origins of food products as a way to gradually change the habits of production and consumption to improve awareness of food safety.
Vietnam Food Expo 2017 opens in HCM City Business

Vietnam Food Expo 2017 opens in HCM City

The Vietnam Food Expo 2017 opened at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on November 15 with an aim of supporting food enterprises to promote trade and expand markets both at home and abroad.
 Vietnam holds potential for seafood Business

Vietnam holds potential for seafood

The domestic market, with a population of 90 million people, presents a great opportunity for seafood producers to increase the sales of their products due to rising demand, experts said.
Society

Food safety fines increase

The highest fine for food safety and hygiene violations will be increased threefold, according to a new decree issued by the Government.
Business

PM okays plan to buy rice

The Prime Minister has approved a plan to buy 500,000 tonnes of summer-autumn rice between July 10 and August 10 for temporary stock.