VN Food & Beverage Forum 2019 held
17:11 | 26/11/2019

VGP - The Viet Nam Food & Beverage Forum 2019, with the theme “Actions for Sustainability and Better Food Safety Management”, was held in Ha Noi on November 25.

The event was held by the American Chamber of Commerce Viet Nam (AmCham Viet Nam) in cooperation with the Viet Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI), the Central Institute for Economic Management (CIEM), the Viet Nam Dairy Association (VDA), and the Viet Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Addressing the event, the Executive Director at AmCham Viet Nam, Mary Tarnowka, said that as Viet Nam’s population continues to surge, with rising income, purchasing power, and demand for new food and beverage markets, the issues of sustainability and food safety management standards are critically important.

That discussions and knowledge-sharing at the forum would promote improved regulations based on sound science in line with international standards that ensure safe food and beverage products for Vietnamese consumers and the sustainability of economic growth, thus helping facilitate Viet Nam’s rapidly increasing food and beverage exports, she added.

The event consisted of two dialogue sessions, on the topics of: Food and Beverage Industry and Actions for Sustainable Environment, and Policy Dialogue to Promote Manufacturing and Trading in the F&B Industry in Viet Nam.

The event explored the opportunities and challenges of the food and beverage business and regulatory climate in Viet Nam, and shared international best practices towards sustainable goals in business and food safety management in Viet Nam.

                                                                                                                By Vien Nhu

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