Vietfood & Beverage 2017: FICCI Sending Business Delegation to Vietnam


Kochi: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) Kerala State Council is sending a business delegation to Vietnam coinciding with the Vietfood & Beverage 2017,’ the 21st international exhibition on food & beverage and ‘ProPack Vietnam’ to be held from August 9 to 12 at Sai Gon Exhibition & Convention Center (SECC), Ho Chi Minh City.

Vietfood & Beverage 2017 will create an ideal opportunity for the food sector companies from India to target the growing food and beverage sector of Vietnam. FICCI, along with the Investment and Trade Promotion Council (ITPC), Vietnam would also be organising an exclusive Business to Business (B2B) Meet for FICCI delegates with major buyers and sellers from Vietnam in the food and beverage sectors on  August 8 afternoon at Rex Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

The B2B Meet will be followed by interactive meeting for the promotion of trade and investment between Vietnam and India in sectors such as food, agro business, beverages, hotels & restaurants etc. Senior officials from Indian Embassy in Vietnam; Ministry of Trade and Investment, Govt. of Vietnam; Department of Industries, Govt. of Kerala and officials of ITPC, Vietnam are likely to address the participants during the meeting.

Companies/organisations in the sectors such as Processed Food & Beverages, Diary & Ice Creams, Edible Oil Processing, Meat & Seafood Processing Machines, Vegetable & Fruit Processing and Cold Storage Providers would be benefited with potential linkage with Vietnam-based buyers. It would be an ideal opportunity for companies/organisations in India for technology up-gradation on machinery, packing & packaging, sorting, grading, cold storage facility etc., besides exploring possibility of joint ventures/collaboration with Vietnamese companies.