2017 Vietnamese Coffee Day to be held
16:03 | 16/11/2017

VGP - The First Vietnamese Coffee Day will be taken place in Da Lat city of Lam Dong province from December 9 -11, announce the provincial People’s Committee.

The event is an opportunity for Vietnamese localities and businesses to promote their products to domestic and international consumers, raising the values of Vietnamese goods in the international market.

The 2017 Vietnamese Coffee Day titled “New development stage of Vietnamese coffee industry” will include diverse activities as an international seminar about new development stage of Vietnamese coffee industry which will be expected to attract representatives of top countries of coffee industry in the world.

On display will be high quality coffee products from famous planting areas in Viet Nam. 

December 10 is designated as Viet Nam Coffee Day to mark the great contributions made by the coffee industry to the country’s development.

Coffee was first cultivated in Viet Nam in 1857. To date, Viet Nam’s coffee growing areas reached 20,000ha. The country exports 1.8 million tons of coffee beans, raking in US$3.2 billion per year. 

Currently, the country is the world’s second largest coffee exporter, after Brazil.

Lam Dong boasts coffee areas of nearly 150,240ha and an output of about 430,000 tons per year.

                                                                                                          By Vien Nhu

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