Ben Tre hosts 18th safe fruit festival

A wide range of fruits are on placed on display at the 18thsafe and fresh fruit festival, which kicked off in Cho Lach district, the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, on June 5.

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– A wide range of fruits are on placed on display at the 18th safe and fresh fruit festival, which
kicked off in Cho Lach district, the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre, on June 5.

The 5-day festival features 15 fruit booths and five food stalls. The highlight
of the event is a fruit buffet area.

Many key products of Hung Khanh Trung B, Binh Thanh, Long Thoi, Hoa Nghia, Son
Dinh, Vinh Binh and Phu Phung communes and Cho Lach town are also brought at
the festival.

Contests of fruit and farm products, and a workshop on tourism development
potential in Cho Lach and Ben Tre in general will be arranged in the framework
of the festival.

Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Nguyen Huu Lap said the
festival helps promote exchange and experience sharing, and enhance supply-demand
chains among enterprises, traders and farmers in and outside the province.

The
event aims to find and select precious varieties of fruits and farm products, thus
building orientations for economic development and production in the locality, he
added.-VNA

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