Visitors are taking a look at organic farm produce on display at the Vietnamese pavilion at ThaiFex - World of Food Asia 2018. (Photo: sggp.org.vn)

Hanoi (VNA) – Some 30 Vietnamese food and beverage producers will showcase their organic products and others at ThaiFex – World of Food Asia 2018, the international food and beverage trade fair held in Bangkok, Thailand from May 29 – June 2.

Participating companies include Vinamit JSC; Ben Tre Import-Export JSC; Trung Nguyen Group; VinEco Agricultural Investment, Development and Productions LLC; Lai Phu JSC; Thuan Thien Thanh Food Investment and Development JSC; Co May Co Ltd; Bibica JSC; and Petrolimex Import-Export JSC.

The Vietnamese pavilion has an “organic and natural village” with organic products like desiccated fruits, rice, processed coconut and milk, alongside products with geographical indication like Phu Quoc fish sauce, Binh Thuan dragon fruits, Binh Phuoc cashew nuts, Ben Tre Xiem coconuts and grapefruits and natural products like Dong Thap lotus on display.

The Vietnamese delegation will run networking programmes between Vietnamese and ASEAN firms. There will be also a seminar with Vietnamese and foreign speakers discussing the potential of the ASEAN market and sharing their experience in developing and commercialising products with geographical indication.

Organised by Koelnmesse Pte Ltd, Thailand’s Department of International Trade Promotion and the Thai Chamber of Commerce, Thaifex is set to draw more than 2,500 exhibitors from some 40 countries and territories.

The fair can help connect visitors with exhibitors, thus improving competitiveness of firms for their operation in the global market.-VNA