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Macau’s ASEAN food festival showcases Vietnamese products

Update: August, 15/2016 - 17:40
Bún chả (Vietnamese dish of grilled pork and noodle) was presented at the ASEAN Food Carnival, among other Vietnamese traditional foods. Hà Nội’s Bún chả was recently listed among the world’s top 100 famous food by the World Records Union (Worldkings). — Photo
Viet Nam News

MACAU – Vietnamese cuisine and agricultural products were showcased at the 17th ASEAN Food Carnival that began in Macau (China) late last week.

Việt Nam’s traditional dishes were highly appreciated by the local people and tourists, organisers said. Various agricultural products of the country such as coffee and cashew nuts were sold at the fair. This is the second time Vietnamese products have been displayed at the annual event, which features food and culture from Southeast Asian nations.

Liu Yiliang, a representative from the Macao Government Tourism Office said ASEAN food and culture have helped to promote the city’s tourism. The festival boosted solidarity among ASEAN people, developing a prosperous ASEAN Community, as well as promoting connectivity between ASEAN and Macau, the representative said.

Echoing the official’s view, Singapore’s Consul General in Hong Kong and Macau Jacky Foo Kong Seng said ASEAN food had increased understanding of regional culture among Macau residents.Vietnamese Deputy Consul General in Hong Kong and Macau Vũ Chi Mai said there were many Vietnamese restaurants in the city, but the country should think of promoting Vietnamese food more often. — VNS




Vietnameser food stand at the festival. — Photo

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