K'HO Coffee receives awards at the first annual Vietnam Coffee Day, Dec.10, 2017
VIETNAM NEWS- The first Vietnamese Coffee Day opened on Sunday at the Lam Vien Square in Da Lat, aiming to boost productivity and quality while adding value to homegrown beans.
Le Quoc Doanh, deputy minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said at the opening ceremony that coffee was among Viẹt Nam’s key products, accounting for a large proportion of the country’s exports.
It has contributed significantly to the nation’s poverty alleviation efforts in particular and socio-economic development in general, especially for the people in the Central Highlands, he said.
Pham S, Vice Chairman of Lam Dong Province, where Dà Lạt is located, said that development of the coffee industry has brought thousands of jobs for people in the Central Highlands.