26/01/2019 12:12 GMT+7 print

Local staples offered at Hanoi’s spring fair 2019

An array of specialties, safe agro-forestry-fishery products and handicrafts are being showcased at the Spring Fair 2019 which opened at the Trade Promotion Centre of Agriculture, Hanoi on January 25.

At the 150-booth fair are Minh Phu shrimp, Ca Mau crab, Da River fish, Phu Quoc fish sauce, Ha Long fried ground squid cakes, clean vegetables, Moc Chau tea and milk, huyet rong (red) rice, Seng Cu rice, Ly Son garlic, and regional fruits among others.

Products with clear origin will be introduced at the event.

According to Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Phung Duc Tien, the fair is an important agricultural trade promotion event to boost consumption ahead of the traditional Lunar New Year (Tet).

The fair creates a venue for agricultural cooperatives as well as businesses to popularise their brands and introduce quality and safe products to the consumers.

Various art performances are scheduled at the event, which runs until February 2.