On the evening of April 20, the US Embassy, the California Dairy Association and the Nebraska State Department of Agriculture cooperated to organize a party to promote United Tastes with high-quality American agricultural products, including wine, cheese, and cheese. California apricots and Nebraska beef.
“We are very proud of the relationship between the United States and Vietnam, especially in the agricultural trade, and are grateful for the opportunity to be able to bring the high-quality products of American farmers to the Vietnamese people. We believe that through these wonderful products, we will be able to introduce Vietnamese people to America. Going forward, we will continue to look for ways to expand agricultural exports to Vietnam.” US Ambassador Marc Knapper said.
At the event, Mr. Knapper and chef Steven Long explored the process of making a dish that combines American ingredients and Vietnamese flavors. The guests then enjoyed cheese products, wine and dishes cooked with Nebraska beef.
United Tastes is an initiative to market American agricultural products in the Vietnamese market, introduced by the US Department of Agriculture in March 2021. The project also works closely with American suppliers and trade associations. Through channels such as website and social media, the program offers friendly recipes and diverse stories about American agricultural products.
According to a report by the US Department of Agriculture, in 2021, Vietnam will be the 9th largest export destination for this country’s products, with a total export turnover of nearly 3.5 billion USD, up 3% over the previous year. 2020. The US is the second largest supplier of agricultural products to Vietnam, usually accounting for about 12% of the total import market.
In particular, the export of US dairy products to Vietnam has grown continuously in recent years and is especially strong, reaching $ 95 million in 2021.
Some pictures at the event:
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