|An art performance at the opening ceremony of the festival.
In addition, 65 online stores have been set up on the e-commerce platform postmart.vn to serve domestic and foreign customers.
“This is the first time Son La province has held such a large-scale agricultural product festival. Provinces and cities have introduced their typical products, many of which people like me have never tried before,” said a resident of Son La city named Phuong.
|Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh (second from left) visits a stall displaying farm produce at the festival.
Son La province, the festival’s host, has 220 agricultural, forestry, and fishery products on display. 70 of them are OCOP items, including fresh and processed agricultural products, beverages, and medicinal products.
Luong Van Muoi, Director of the Hoa Muoi Agricultural Service Cooperative in Song Ma district, said, “We have introduced our early ripe longan products at the festival. We want more people to know about and enjoy the delicious taste of Song Ma longans. And we hope exporters will want to work with us to export our agricultural products.”