Representatives of Vietnam introduced the strength and potential of the country’s agricultural products at an international conference held in the southern Italian city of Maiori on November 8 – 12.

They also briefed about Vietnam ’s socio-economic development and investment cooperation opportunities in this field in a bid to lure foreign investors, especially those from Italy .

Many participants at the event showed their interest in Vietnam ’s export products, especially coffee.

Pierluigi Bianco, owner of the Biancaffé trademark, said Vietnamese coffee has been favoured in the global market, hoping for the establishment of a Biancaffé-branded coffee chain in Vietnam in the near future.

The annual Salerno international conference on agricultural products, food processing and preservation was first held in 2005. This year’s event attracted representatives from 12 nations besides a large number of Italian enterprises.-VNA