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Vietnamese ice coffee named among best rated coffees in the world

The nation’s unique ice coffee has been hailed as one of the best rated coffees in the world, according to TasteAtlas, a website dedicated to discovering fresh ingredients, traditional dishes, and authentic restaurants around the world.

From bean to cup, Vietnamese coffee is on the up

The first coffee beans were imported into Vietnam in the 19th century by French colonialists, who realised that the climate of the central highlands was perfect for growing the popular drink.

Central Highlands coffee festival to return next year

The eighth Buon Ma Thuot Coffee Festival will be held in March 2023 to promote Vietnamese coffee and solidify the country’s position in the international coffee industry.

Vietnam coffee exports hit three-year record high

Following impressive growth recorded in the first quarter, Vietnamese coffee exports are projected to continue increasing moving into the second quarter thanks to abundant supply sources and incentives from numerous free trade agreements (FTAs).

Unique café where customers order by hand

The café, a special home for more than 30 people with disabilities, is creating products that win the heart of both domestic and international customers.

Central Highlands faces shortage of labourers for coffee harvest

The Central Highlands region has entered the coffee harvest season and is facing a shortage of labourers amid travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coffee, vegetable industries agree on codes of conduct to encourage sustainability

As many as 42 enterprises from the coffee and fruit-vegetable industries have signed a pledge to show their commitment to support and implement the codes of conduct (CoCs) 

Coffee, fruit and vegetable industries agree on CoC to encourage sustainability

The CoC is an independent and voluntary set of standards that aim to establish appropriate standards in micro-, small and medium-sized enterprises, cooperatives, and farmer households.


Difficulties still ahead for coffee sector: insiders

The export of coffee declined in both volume and value last year due to certain difficulties that are forecast to linger on for the time to come, insiders have said.

Coffee farmers suffer poor crop, low price

Coffee farmers in the Central Highlands of Vietnam are entering the harvest season anxiously as the prices of coffee are still kept at a low level, whereas the production costs are increasing.

Starbucks, Coffee Bean, and Tea Leaf losing to Vietnamese chains

Starbucks was the only foreign café chain to make it into the Top 5 in Vietnam, according to Euromonitor.

Third Vietnam Coffee Day to begin this weekend

The third Vietnam Coffee Day will run in Pleiku City, the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai from December 8 – 10, with coffee-drinking culture in focus.

Vietnam to study logistics investment in Egypt

The Ministry of Industry and Trade will send a delegation to Egypt to study investment in logistics and promote trade in the second biggest economy in Africa from December 1-6.

Trung Nguyen to open 3,000 E-Coffee shops by 2020

The Trung Nguyen group, Vietnam’s famous coffee business, plans to open 3,000 E-Coffee shops by 2020, before bringing the franchise chain to overseas market.

Bringing fat profits, bubble tea is a gold mine for investors

Bubble tea has become so popular in Vietnam that some analysts say that it may become as popular to Vietnamese as coffee in the future.

Vietnam’s coffee industry in danger as farmers shift to other crops

VietNamNet Bridge - Many farmers have chopped down coffee trees and shifted to durian and fruit trees after incurring big losses with coffee farming.

Café chains earn big money in Vietnam

Vietnamese consumption of coffee increased from 0.43 kilograms per head per annum to 1.38 kilograms in the 2005-2015 period, a report had found.

More instant coffee brands join Vietnam’s market

VietNamNet Bridge - The instant coffee market, including capsules and pods, is heating up, but analysts believe there are still opportunities for newcomers.

Vietnam coffee imports on the rise

Vietnam, the second largest coffee exporter in the world, is importing more coffee as demand from restaurants, hotels and shops has increased. 

Three cups of coffee a day 'may have health benefits'

 Moderate coffee drinking is safe, and three to four cups a day may have some health benefits, according to a large review of previous studies, in the BMJ.