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Summer OCOP Fair 2023 to feature thousands of local products

Wednesday, 19/04/2023 | 11:37:42 [GMT +7] A  A

The Quang Ninh OCOP Fair - Summer 2023 is going to be officially kicked off at the Quang Ninh Exhibition of Planning and Expo Center in Ha Long city on April 28.

The fair, held by the provincial Department of Industry and Trade, aims to promote production and boost tourism and services.

The fair, held by the provincial Department of Industry and Trade, aims to promote production and boost tourism and services, helping increase farmers’ income and raise awareness of Quang Ninh’s OCOP programme.

The policy of the province in the development of OCOP products is also to pay special attention to the quality factor with the promotion of potential advantages and also the culture, production customs, and habits of the local people.

The fair is scheduled to include 370 standard kiosks which display and sell thousands of typical products and products groups from 13 districts, towns and cities in the province.

All of the OCOP products are certified to ensure food safety and hygiene, with clear origins and have confirmed their position in the domestic market. 

As planned, the fair will last until May 3, 2023. 

Having been launched since October, 2013, the “Quang Ninh province - One commune, one specific product” program aims to develop and promote traditional products which has a competitive advantage, contributing to restructuring the economy in urban Quang Ninh and satisfying the criteria on “economy and organizational form of production", one of national criteria for building a new countryside.The province has developed more than 150 OCOP products, 267 of which have reached criteria of from 3 to 5 stars and become well-known by local residents and enterprises. 

OCOP products have also been promoted through e-commerce exchanges. Quang Ninh Industry and Trade Promotion and Development Center has established Quang Ninh e-commerce website, https://teqni.gov.vn, to support traders, organisations and individuals to introduce, buy, and sell OCOP Quang Ninh products. OCOP products are advertised on the floor with detailed information about models, prices, origin, and the manufacturer’s contacts, which are known and trusted by many customers.

By Hoang Quy