Vietnam introduces products at Indonesia food expo hinh anh 1A performance at the opening ceremony of the expo (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam is showcasing a range of food and drink products at the SIAL InterFood 2016, which kicked off in Jakarta, Indonesia, on November 9.

The annual event is featuring more than 1,000 pavilions of 30 countries and territories around the world. It is a leading expo of its kind in Southeast Asia with a view to introducing food and beverage products, food additives, raw materials, processing technology, and relevant services.

SIAL InterFood 2016 is expected to offer a great opportunity for enterprises to seek partners and expand markets.

Vietnamese businesses like Hapro, Trung Nguyen and An Thai Group are also displaying their flagship products such as pepper, cinnamon, anise, rice, coffee and tea.

Nguyen Thi Thu, an executive of the Alpha International Food Joint Stock Company, said her firm comes to the event to promote pie products as it perceives that Indonesia is a potential market.

Various activities will be held on the sidelines of the expo, including workshops, conferences, promotion activities, and fairs specialising in tea and coffee, wine, sweets, food for health, and seafood.

More than 40,000 visitors are expected to call at the expo, which is scheduled to last through November 12.-VNA