Southern Fruit Festival opens in Ho Chi Minh City

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(VOVWORLD) - The 16th Southern Fruit Festival with the theme "Suoi Tien Farm Festival" opens in Ho Chi Minh City on Thursday and will run until August 31. 
Southern Fruit Festival opens in Ho Chi Minh City - ảnh 1Delegates cut the ribbon to inaugurate the Southern Fruit Festival. (Photo: VNA)

The festival introduces hundreds of varieties of decilious fruits from across Vietnam, including Lai Thieu mangosteens, Hoa Loc Chu 9 mangos, green-skinned grapefruits and jackfruits of Tien Giang province, melons, Dakado avocados, and durians and passion fruits of Dak Lak province.

Other agricultural products are Tien Giang grapefruit wine, Tra Vinh coconut sugar and nectar, ST25 rice, Omega 3 rice, and also honey products.

Within the framework of the festival, there will be a "Southern delicious and safe fruits" contest, bringing together a variety of specialty fruits selected from 23 provinces and cities. The contest promotes Vietnamese fruit brands, encouraging farmers to apply scientific and technical advances in breeding and production to improve quality and productivity.