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Milk and dairy fair set for Hanoi

Released at: 14:23, 24/05/2017

Milk and dairy fair set for Hanoi

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Vietnam International Milk and Dairy Products Exhibition from May 31 to June 3 the first of its kind in Vietnam.

by Le Diem

The Vietnam International Milk and Dairy Products Exhibition, the first event of its kind in Vietnam, will be held in Hanoi from May 31 to June 3 at the Friendship Cultural Palace, 91 Tran Hung Dao Street, Hoan Kiem district, with support and sponsorship from the Ministry of Industry and Trade, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, and the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI).

Dairy products and technology will be on display at the exhibition, including powdered milk, fresh milk, additives used in the dairy industry, milk processing lines and packaging technology, machinery for dairy farming, cattle feed, cattle breeding models, and environmental treatment technology.

Three conferences will also be organized, on sterilization technology in milk processing, milk and dairy products for community health, and using high technology in dairy farming.

Various activities will be available for children, to mark World Milk Day and International Children’s Day on June 1, such as a floating house, a ball house, a roller coaster, fishing, and tug-of-war.

Those attending the event can taste free milk products from brands at the exhibition and receive advice on nutrition and dairy products. Financial consultancy for dairy enterprises and breeding and households and dairy farms will also be available.

The exhibition aims to boost the sustainable development of Vietnam’s dairy industry and is an important trade promotion activity, linking domestic and international enterprises while facilitating the seeking of business opportunities and expansion as well as enhancing the competitiveness of Vietnam’s dairy industry.

The event is expected to attract 150 domestic and foreign enterprises from 15 countries and territories, including the US, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Germany, France, Japan, and India.

Famous brands from home and abroad will be present, such as Vinamilk, Moc Chau, Ba Vi, New Vietdairy, Hanoi Milk, Mead Johnson, Nestle, Abbott, Elovi, Tetra Pak, Nutricare, and IDP.

The dairy industry has made a positive contribution to the national economy, recording average growth of 15-17 per cent each year. The industry plans to record export revenue of $120-130 million by 2020.

Total milk consumption per capita in Vietnam was 23 liters in 2015 and 24 liters in 2016 and is expected to increase to 26 liters this year and 34 liters by 2025.

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