05/02/2017 14:02


The 21st VietFood, Beverage and Professional Packing Machines (VietFood & Beverage – ProPack) will take place in SaiGon Exhibitions and Conventions Centre, 799 Nguyen Van Linh Street, District 7, HoChiMinh City, from 9th to 12th August 2017.

Series of events have been a significant trade promotion with participations of the two important sectors Food and Beverage, including five products that will be displayed (Food, Agricultural, Local, Aqua-Sea Products; Beverage; Nutrition, Pharmaceutical food; materials and ingredients); Machines and Equipment, Packing and Food Preservation; and franchise. Sideline events will be held in collaborations with Associations (Vietnam Association of Retails; HoChiMinh Food and Foodstuff Association; Vietnam Beverage Association; Young Business Association; Vietnam Association of Fost and HoChiMinh Business Association).

Vietfood & Beverage - ProPack has brought in huge commercial values in more than twenty- years and it has been ongoing with strong supports of both local and international businesses. The Organizer reveals about 450 businesses from 18 countries and territories will be playing at the exhibition including the pavilions from India, Taiwan, Poland, Malaysia, Thailand, Korea, China and Vietnam.

The event highlights the scale participations of annual players such as Korea, Thailand, Poland, Taiwan and the first-experience participants such as Czech Republic, UAE, Brazil, France and Arab whose products and new innovations are greatly interested by visitors and businesses that shows Vietnam has been an emerging market, changing day-by-day to adapt to increasing demands.

In 2016, Poland showcased at a scale of 200 square meters for agricultural products apple, livestock alike from companies under Vietnam’s Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Poland Association of Food and Processing. Mr. Jaroslaw Olowshi – President of the Agricultural Products market – Poland’s Ministry of Agriculture said: “We provide world-class products which were all examined by the European Quality Monitoring Agency. We are happy to introduce food made by the Poland at the Exhibition with hopes to introduce and open more markets in Vietnam and its neighboring countries”. Thanks to such achievements, Poland’s businesses continued to present their products at Vietfood & Beverage – Propack in Hanoi (November 2016) and the third time in HoChiMinh city.

Both Poland’s agricultural products and local companies’ products such as rice, coffee, tea, chestnut, litchi, rambutan, pineapple are well-known to consumers around the world. In 2016, Vietnam’s agricultural, aqua and forestry products export turnovers was recorded USD32.1 billion, among which agricultural products stood half, around USD15.2 billion, particularly the example of the litchi was travelling to hard-to-carter markets America, Japan, Australia, EU, Korea alike showed local products were going more global. Mrs. Nhung nguyen thi – representative of Ngan Giang Luc Ngan Company said: “Our country has diversified products but it’s largely dependent on the only market so their prices are falling down. I think we need to diversify our products, instead of fresh fruits, we are providing canned-litchi juice which are popular in local market, a way to help farmers’ better living”. The said story tells the fact local businesses are managing to change day-by-day to cater consumers’ demands and get more benefits.

The beverage sector of Vietnam has a steady growth in both production scale and quality, defined by well-known brands like Habeco, Sabeco, Tan Hiep Phat, A&B who are regular participants at our exhibitions, offering a ‘Drink Festival’ – a chance for businesses meet with partners and open more markets. The exhibition is also an opportunity that international brands such as Saporo, AbinBev, Vanpur, Vintage, Masfi take to introduce their products to a large increasing number of consumers..

The Propack Vietnam Pavilion is the first-time exhibition of the professional industry, an inseparable part to the food and beverage pavilion. There has been 180 companies registered for participation including India, Germany, Czech Republic, France, Singapore and Korea with displays of packing machines, candy making machines, cooling and preservation machines, erasers, plastics box packing machines by familiar producers like Rang Dong Plastics Company, Duy Tan Plastics Company, Solution Pack, Texyear – Taiwan.

VIETFOOD & BEVERAGE - PROPACK 2017 is organized by Vinexad in collaborations of local Ministry of Trade and Industry, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Food Standards Committee (CODEX Vietnam) as well as local and overseas associations, Foreign Trade Promotion in Vietnam, provinces and cities, mass media.

Opening hours: 9am-5pm in every 4 days (Wed - 9/8 to Sat (12/8) at Saigon Exhibitions and Conventions Center), 799 Nguyen Van Linh Street, HoChiMinh City.