Singapore (VNA) – Four farm produce and food processing businesses of Vietnam are participating in the Asia Pacific Food Expo (APFE) 2019, which is underway in Singapore until November 24.

These firms have successfully entered the Singaporean market and want to expand their presence to other markets in Asia Pacific.

Notably, Vietnam’s dairy products and organic beverages have been displayed at the expo for the first time.

At the opening ceremony, L’Earth, a Vietnamese start-up specialised in healthy drinks and fruit jelly, was honoured with the Food Innovation Product Award 2019 presented by the Singapore Food Manufacturers’ Association. 

The APFE 2019 features nearly 200 pavilions of 10 countries and territories which boast strength in agro-forestry-fishery and food processing, including China, India, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam.

The annual expo, one of the largest food events in the region, offers chances for firms to introduce their products and study consumers’ taste, as well as seek business partners.

This year, it is expected to attract about 400,000 visitors./.