|Nguyen Quang Tri (left), marketing director of Vinamilk, receives the Global Food Industry Awards at the 17th World Congress of Food Science and Technology & Expo in Montreal, Canada. — Photo plo.vn
HA NOI (VNS) — The Viet Nam Dairy Products Joint Stock Company (Vinamilk) won the top prize at the Global Food Industry Awards in Montreal, Canada.
Sponsored by the International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST), the contest honours outstanding products, packaging and communication campaigns of global food companies. The awards ceremony took place at the 17th World Congress of Food Science and Technology & Expo in Montreal on Tuesday.
Judges consisted of 10 top scientists from countries including the United States, China, Switzerland, Canada and Singapore.
In the first half of 2014, the company earned VND17,284 billion (US$823 million), 15 per cent more than the same period last year. But its after-tax profit reached VND2,971 billion ($141.4 million), 12 per cent lower than last year.— VNS