A previous Vietfood exhibition (Source: VNA)

HCM City (VNA) – The Vietfood and Beverage-ProPack international exhibition will opens take place at the Sai Gon Exhibition and Cention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on August 10.

After 19 exhibitions, witnessing significant and rapid changes in the market, and from the initial purpose of serving the basic needs of consumers, the food and beverage industry has now become a sector with considerable market share. It accounts for 15 percent of GDP, and it will continue to grow.

The 2016 Vietfood and Beverage-ProPack marks its 20th anniversary with an ever largest scaled event.

To date, the organising committee has received registration from 425 companies from 21 countries and territories, such as Poland, Germany, the Republic of Korea, and Malaysia, apart from Thailand, China and Vietnam, among others.

The four-day exhibition is expected to accommodate 500 booths, an equivalent of 900sq.m, divided into large pavilions.-VNA