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Vietnam Specialty Coffee Competition 2022 launched

The Vietnam Specialty Coffee Competition 2022 has been launched, with registration available for participants between February 15 and March 25 next year.

Accordingly, eligible contestants are organisations and individuals that own coffee farms or directly cooperate with farmers producing and processing specialty coffee in the territory of Vietnam, including foreign enterprises.

The award ceremony for the 2022 edition is scheduled for April 30.

Chairman of the Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Association and head of the organising board of the competition Trinh Duc Minh said the contest, after three editions, have brought about benefits, particularly economic ones, for farmers, cooperatives, and exporters.

The 2022 edition sees the number of judges increasing and an independent technical board support the organising board established, he said.

The launch took place at a virtual ceremony on October 22, which also awarded six winners of the Vietnam Specialty Coffee Competition 2021, including the Eatu Fair Agricultural Service Co-operative, Mori Coffee Company Limited, and Pun Coffee limited company.

This year’s contest had 41 participants from Ho Chi Minh City, Hanoi and the provinces of Son La, Quang Tri, Dak Nong, Gia Lai, Lam Dong and Dak Lak, who submitted 74 coffee samples, an increase of 34 percent compared to the previous edition./.