Coffee fair attracts 234 domestic, foreign exhibitors
Friday, 2017-03-10 01:23:20
NDO/VNA – As many as 234 domestic and foreign enterprises are showcasing their top-quality products at a coffee fair which opened in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak on March 9.
On display at the five-day event, themed “High-quality coffee for public health”, are various kinds of coffee, products made from coffee, handicrafts and coffee processing machines.
Famous coffee brands such as Buon Ma Thuot, Trung Nguyen, Bien Hoa, Nescafe and An Thai, are introducing their new products, which have been favoured by both domestic and foreign markets.
Permanent Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Hai Ninh said that the exhibition creates a golden opportunity for enterprises, scientists and farmers to promote trade, investment and technology transfer.
Visitors to the fair will have a chance to enjoy coffee products and standout cultural programmes delivered by ethnic minority groups in the region, he added.
The fair is being held as part of the activities within the framework of the 6th Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival and the Central Highlands Gong Culture Festival 2017, which will open on March 10.
With 203,000 hectares of coffee trees producing at least 450,000 tonnes of beans, Dak Lak is known as Vietnam’s coffee capital and features the famous Buon Ma Thuot coffee brand.
Local coffee beans harvested from the 2015-2016 crop were shipped to 75 countries and territories worldwide. Top consumers of Dak Lak coffee are Japan, Switzerland and Germany.