Ha Noi promotes consumption of Son La farm products

Speaking at the conference, Vice Chairman of Son La People's Committee Nguyen Quoc Khanh highly appreciated the effective cooperation between the two localities, especially in trade. He expected to receive further support of Ha Noi for economic development, and asked Ha Noi enterprises to organize trade fairs in the province.

He also confirmed that Son La would continue effort to build food safety and hygiene policy and enhance brand building, and offer support to help farm product traders satisfy demand of Ha Noi consumers.

For his part, Vice Chairman of the Ha Noi People's Committee Nguyen Doan Toan suggested that the province should ensure food safety and hygiene of products, offer them at reasonable prices and have distribution places. He gave assignment to local authorities in order to boost consumption of Son La agricultural products in Ha Noi. In particular, the Department of Industry and Trade shall act as focal point, and cooperate with Son La Department of Industry and Trade and relevant agencies; the Ha Noi Investment, Trade and Tourism Promotion Center shall promote safe farm products of Son La, recommend Ha Noi enterprises, and offer some Son La products in framework of the program on specialties of Vietnamese localities.

He also asked Son La to guide enterprises and producers to apply certified processes like ISO, VietGAP and GlobalGAP, and improve processing, hence raising product quality and ensuring food safety and hygiene. Ha Noi would create the most favorable conditions for Son La province to organize trade events and promote local products, he asserted.

Source: Ha Noi Portal