Vietnamese companies have so far this year signed contracts to export 5.6 million tons of rice, up 66.6% against the same period last year, according to the Vietnam Food Association (VFA). Of the figure, nearly 4.49 million tons worth over US$2 billion, CIF, had been delivered by August 31, up 41.9% in volume and 6.2% in value on-year, the association said. Export price of Vietnamese rice was US$408.6 per ton on average during the period. Analysts believe that domestic enterprises can ship six million tons of rice abroad this year thanks to bumper crops. Vietnam, the world's second largest rice exporter after Thailand, exported 4.6 million tons of rice valued at US$2.9 billion in 2008. (Labor) … [Read more...] about 5.6M Tons of Rice Contracted for Exports: Vietnam Food Assoc.
The Vietnam Southern Food Corporation (Vinafood 2) asked Tra Vinh Food Co. to buy, process and export 150,000 tons of rice in 2010, of which 90,000 tons from winter-spring crop and 60,000 tons from summer-autumn crop, Viet said. Tra Vinh province produces one million tons of unprocessed rice yearly, with 400,000 tons are for export. The Vietnam Food Association (VFA) estimated that in 2010 Vietnam can export 6.9 million tons of rice, of which three million tons comes from the winter-spring crop, two million tons from the summer-autumn crop and 1.9 million tons from 2009. Vietnam's food companies have signed deals to export 2.38 million tons of rice so far this year, and they will ship 1.47 million tons in the first quarter. Vietnam food firms won the third bid in Dec last year to deliver 586,000 tons of rice to the Philippines between March and June. In Jan 2010, Vietnam exported 338,000 tons of rice with the average price of US$457 per ton, US$46 higher than in 2009. In 2009, Vietnam … [Read more...] about Vietnam Food Firm to Export 6,500 Tons of Rice to Malaysia, Philippines
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of relations between Vietnam and the Republic of Korea (RoK), the Korea - Vietnam Food & Culture Festival 2017 will take place at My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi on October 27-29, co-organized by the Embassy of the RoK in Vietnam, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Korean Association in Hanoi, the Korea Agro-Fisheries Trade Corporation (aT), the Korea Project on International Agricultural (KOPIA), the Korea Tourism Organization, and the Korea Culture Center in Hanoi.The festival will introduce and exchange the culture and cuisine of the two countries and promote relations between in the future.An electronic dance music (EDM) party will bring an animated atmosphere to the capital on October 27, with Vietnamese artist Soobin Hoang Son and famous Vietnamese DJs. On October 28, artists from Vietnam and the RoK, such as Noo Phuoc Thinh, Haha, and Lee Kwang Soo will bring their best … [Read more...] about Korea – Vietnam Food & Culture Festival 2017 set for Hanoi
In addition, several pavilions will be preserved to introduce visitors to South Korea’s traditional 'Kimchi' food and traditional 'Hanbok' costumes, in addition to typical farm produce from South Korea's localities.At this year's event, visitors will also have an opportunity to attend an EDM party on October 27, with performances by Vietnamese artist Soobin Hoang Son, and meet with several of South Korea’s most famous artists, including Haha and Lee Kwang Soo, on October 28.Hanoians will be entertained with more cultural activities on October 29, the last day of the festival, including a performance by Kim Dong Kyu - the well-known South Korea male voice, and movie shows at the Lotte Cinema.In particular, a South Korea - Vietnam Master Chef competition and a South Korea - Vietnam's got talent show will be held at the festival which is expected to attract the participation of a large number of participants.This year festival is jointly organised by South Korea Embassy in … [Read more...] about Hanoians enjoy nany dishes at South Korea – Vietnam Food and Culture Festival
Korean stars Lee Kwang Soo and Haha will have exchanges with Vietnamese spectators as part of the Korea-Vietnam Food & Culture Festival 2017 at My Dinh National Stadium in Hanoi on October 27-29. Speaking at October 17 press conference in Hanoi, Heo Songmoo, counsellor for food & drug safety affairs at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea (ROK), said the festival was expected to become a playground for young people to feel the intimacy and close ties between Vietnam and the ROK in terms of cuisine, culture as well as promoting the relationship between the two countries in the following time. During the festival, there will be an EDM Party, drawing the participation of Soobin Hoang Son and famous Vietnamese DJs on October 27. One day later, Vietnamese spectators will have the chance to meet with Vietnamese singer Noo Phuoc Thinh, famous Korean singer Haha and actor Lee Kwang Soo. The last day of the festival on October 29, will include a classical performance by the renowned … [Read more...] about Korean stars to join Korea-Vietnam Food & Culture Festival 2017