09:21 | 03/05/2019 Trade
The Vietnam Cafe Show 2019 officially kicked off at the Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre in Ho Chi Minh City on May 2.
|Visitors to the Vietnam Cafe Show 2019 - Photo: hcmcpv.org.vn|
The event features pavilions from over 150 leading local and international coffee brands, along with beverage and pastry businesses. It also introduces the industry’s materials, machinery and coffee shop interior designs.
A highlight of the exhibition is the Vietnam National Barista Championship, a coffee making competition in Vietnam in accordance with standards of the World Coffee Event. The winner of the contest will represent Vietnam at the World Barista Championship 2019 in Melbourne, Australia, in May.
In addition, the Vietnam National Latte Art Championship will be held for the first time. The winner will have a chance to compete at the World Latte Art Championship 2019 in Berlin, Germany, in June.
The show is considered a specialised exhibition of the coffee industry, drawing the participation of leading Vietnamese and international firms. It also aims to create a platform for businesses to share knowledge and experience in the industry, while seeking opportunities to expand their networks, fostering Vietnam’s coffee sector in particular.