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Danish Sustainable Agriculture and Food Delegation to the South of Vietnam, 21-24 November 2023

The Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam and the Danish Agriculture & Food Council (DAFC) invite you to participate in an export promotion visit focusing on sustainability in food production, horticulture, cereals (rice, grains, etc), dairy, final food products, biogas solutions and aquaculture and fisheries.

The delegation is set up to maximize your business possibilities in the country.


  • Among the fastest growing economies in the world, achieved the GDP growth rate of 8.02% (2022) backed by strong domestic retail sales and exports
  • Large and young population of nearly 100 million people
  • Fast growing middle class
  • Deeper economic integration for being a member of 15 Free Trade Agreements (including EU – Vietnam Free Trade Agreement) and 2 FTAs in negotiation
  • The hub for aquaculture, seafood, agricultural production and processing
  • Having the largest production of aquaculture shrimp, aquaculture fish, and fishery
  • Having the largest production of cereals including paddy and maize 
  • Having the largest planted area of paddy 

The delegation is open for companies working within these following sectors:

  • Solutions and equipment for food processing, crop production, post-harvest, horticulture
  • Cold storage, quality control solutions
  • Ingredients
  • Processed food and drink
  • Solutions in organic production
  • Aquaculture
  • Biogas solutions


  • Promote your products and solutions by participating in the seminars having the attendance of local authorities, association and Vietnamese companies;
  • Explore potential business opportunities in B2B meetings with your targeted customers/partners within distribution, food production, aquaculture & fisheries, dairy, cereal, horticulture and other food products
  • Visit local companies in food production, aquaculture & fisheries, dairy, cereal, horticulture and other food products
  • Get better understanding of mandatory EU’s Directives expected to be effective from 2024/2025 that will impact the whole value chain
  • Get insights about market trend and demand for ingredients, equipment and technologies 
  • Establish and expand business network with Vietnamese stakeholders 
  • Have highlights about Vietnam’s economic outlook, EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement to boost your export to Vietnam 
  • Increase your company’s creditability towards Vietnamese potential customers and partners for being part of the delegation led by the Embassy of Denmark in Vietnam

PROGRAMME 21-24 November 2023

Tuesday 21 November
Location: Ho Chi Minh City

Food Processing & Ingredients and Agriculture
TC Welcome and briefing

  • Welcome by the Commercial Counsellor
  • Presentation on Vietnam’s food and agriculture overview by the Sector Counsellor, Embassy of Denmark
  • Introduction to the program and discuss itinerary

Meetings with relevant organisations
Welcome dinner 

Wednesday 22 November
Location: Ho Chi Minh City
Morning & Afternoon  Food Processing & Ingredients and Agriculture
Seminar and B2B meetings with local businesses
in Ho Chi Minh City
Thursday 23 November
Location: TBD*
Morning & Afternoon Food Processing & Ingredients - Site visit to food processing manufacturers
Agriculture - Site visit to companies in agriculture production
Friday 24 November
Location: Ho Chi Minh City/Neighbouring provinces

Morning Food Processing & Ingredients - Tailored company
Agriculture - Tailored company visits

(Ho Chi Minh City)
Food Processing & Ingredients and Agriculture

* TBD: Location will be decided based on the business fields of the participating companies; Participating companies with the same targeted customers will be grouped for the site visits.

The total price for participation in the business delegation to Vietnam is 13,950 DKK excl. flight, hotel and VAT per company for one representative. The price for an extra representative is 2,000 DKK per person.

NOTE:  The Danish company is free to have its local representatives represent your company in full during the event. On the registration form you can, if relevant, therefore add the contact information of the local participating person/company. However, only Danish companies in Denmark with a Danish CVR number can register for participation, and the invoice will always be issued in DKK to the Danish company address.

We reserve the right to offer you participation at a different price should any of the above criteria’s change. Should this result in a higher price than quoted, you have the right to cancel your participation. Other expenses not mentioned above are at own expense including visa, flights, dine & drink and hotel.

NOTE: The price is based on 7 participating companies, two of which are SMEs, who are all eligible for subsidy, and 50 percent subsidy (already granted) from the Trade Council of Denmark. 
If your company is not eligible for subsidy due to de-minimis issues (having received more than 1,5 mio. DKK in de-minimis subsidy within the past 3 years, including the present) you are binding yourself to pay the full price, meaning without the subsidy. The same conditions apply if you do not wish to receive subsidy.


  • Transportation in Ho Chi Minh City and in neighbouring provinces by bus
  • Interpreters
  • Seminar organization
  • Site visit arrangement
  • Identification and meeting arrangement with relevant Vietnamese authorities, associations and potential Vietnamese partners
  • Assistance in booking hotels
  • General assistance from the Danish Embassy and DAFC

Please register here, no later than Thursday 6 July 2023.
Registration is made in accordance with DAFC’s terms of participation.

Danish Agriculture & Food Council, Jeppe Søndergaard Pedersen, Chief Advisor, e-mail:, tel. +45 2331 7450

Royal Danish Embassy, Hanoi, Hang Thi Thu Le, Senior Trade and Investment Advisor, e-mail:, direct phone: +84 24 3935 2956


See more about our events here.

Jeppe Søndergaard Pedersen