Vietnam attends largest food fair in Japan

Vietnam attends largest food fair in Japan

NDO/VNA—Vietnamese food is drawing attention at the 42nd FOODEX, Japan’s largest international food and beverage exhibition, which opened in Chiba Prefecture on March 7. (Mar 08, 2017)

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