The flavor of tea appears clearly after drinking, and the scent spreads in the mouth with a sour and bitter taste that only tea connoisseurs can realize.
The milk tea market is heating up day by day as a number of foreign giants have been opening franchise stores in Vietnam, reviving the trend that once hyped up the beverage market.
Accessing discerning markets is the main issue facing the Vietnamese tea sector although this product has a lot of opportunities abroad.
VOV.VN - Overall, the global tea market continues to grow steadily, with an expected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) retail volume of 4.2% through 2022, according to a recent marketing report by IMARC Group.
Vietnam’s tea exports in the first eight months of the year reached 90,000 tonnes, earning US$142 million, up 12% in volume and 11.8% in value compared to the same time last year, according to the Vietnam Tea Association.
VOV.VN - Sa De Phin in Sin Ho District, northern Lai Chau province, is famous for hundred-year old tea trees, which are considered valuable local specialties.
Hanoi has revealed the design for its largest theater – a six-story building with six giant lotus flowers rising up from a lake.
VOV.VN - The 7th Da Lat Flower festival is scheduled for December 23-27. It was unveiled by the People’s Committee of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong.
Vietnam’s tea sector is aiming to export 150,000 tonnes and earn a turnover of 250 million USD in 2017, announced the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
Artisan Hoang Anh Suong shares with Pham Oanh his experience of enjoying tea in Vietnam as well as the art of tea in Vietnamese culture.
VOV.VN - Global sales from tea exports continued a downward trajectory for the fifth consecutive year in 2016, dropping an average of 9.5% annually from US$7.2 billion to US$6.5 billion, according to recently released statistics from the world fact book.
Vietnam exported 48,000 tonnes of tea in the first five months of this year, raking in US$73 million, representing year-on-year increases of 14.3% in volume and 12.4% in value.
The annual Dat Phuong Nam (Southern Land) gastronomic festival will take place from May 24 to 28 at Dam Sen Cultural Park, 3 Hoa Binh St., Dist. 11, HCMC with an aim to promote tourism and food culture of the city and southern provinces.
While a few coffee chains have had to close, milk tea chains have become popular, especially in the north.
Japanese Emperor and Empress hosted a tea party at the Imperial Palace, Tokyo, on April 17 to celebrate the success of their Vietnam visit from February 28 – March 5.
VOV.VN -An amateur photographer recently travelled to the Moc Chau plateau in the northern mountainous province of Son La that is situated about 200 kilometres from Hanoi to snap some photos of picturesque tea fields.
In the backpacker quarter surrounded by Pham Ngu Lao, Bui Vien and De Tham streets in downtown HCM City, foreign visitors can easily find countless restaurants, shops, and hotels with eye-catching signs written in English.
VOV.VN - A cultural event sponsored by the Vietnam Embassy aimed at increasing people-to-people contact and mutual understanding was held yesterday (Mar. 31) at the ASEAN-China Centre in Beijing.
Several premium Vietnamese teas were introduced at the Tea Mater Cup 2017, a side event of the Asian biggest international tea and coffee fair held in Singapore recently.
VOV.VN - The US is the world’s 4th biggest tea consumer. Vietnam exports about 2% of its tea production to the US, earning US$11 million.