Việt Nam at the international food fair in Paris
VIETNAM, October 19 – PARIS – Vietnamese agricultural products, such as honey, pepper, cashew nuts, vegetables, rice and rice-based products, are on display at Sial Paris 2022, an international fair for the taking place in Paris, France, from October 15 to 19.
The fair is attended by more than 80 Vietnamese exhibitors, the highest number to date.
In his speech at the launch of the Việt Nam chapter, Vietnamese Ambassador to France Đinh Toàn Thắng expressed his gratitude for Vietnamese food producers who joined this year, helping to promote Vietnamese food products to the world.
With the help of the EU-Việt Nam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA), meetings and discussions between Vietnamese and French companies will open up new opportunities for both sides, he said.
Vũ Bá Phú, director of the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency, said that this year Vietnamese exhibitors brought more processed products to the show than raw products. They focused more on product quality, packaging and branding, he explained.
Held annually, Sial Paris is one of the world’s largest and most prestigious food and beverage trade shows. This year, the 25 ha event attracts around 7,000 exhibitors from 119 countries around the world who display some 400,000 products. —VNS