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Newsletter 2023/2

Friday, 06/30/2023

Dear Readers,

Welcome to the second 2023 edition of the Vietnam Competence Center for Agri-Food Industry Newsletter.  Quarterly, we use this format to inform you about key topics in the Vietnamese food sector, current developments and important dates. We wish you a lot of fun reading it and at the beginning of the summer holidays we wish everyone, whether at home or away, good rest, sunny weather and many beautiful experiences!


Best regards
Your competence center Vietnam for the German agricultural and food industry

⚡Focus Topic: Top 5 Most Reputable Retailers in Vietnam 2022 for FCMG Supermarkets Segment

1. Central Retail (GO!, Big C, Tops Market)

The Central Retail Group in Vietnam - with the brands GO!, Big C, Tops Market..., was named Champion of the top 5 most renowned retail companies in 2022. Central Retail Vietnam achieved total sales of US$1.5 billion in 2022, leading the market share in hypermarket segment and ranked second in shopping mall segment.


2. Wincommerce General Trading Service Joint Stock Company

WCM was the largest modern retail chain in Vietnam in terms of outlet count, with 130 WinMart supermarkets and 3,268 WinMart+ stores by the end of 2022. Also, Wincommerce generated revenue of more than $1.2 billion in 2022.


3. Saigon Union of Trade Cooperatives (Saigon Co.op)

Saigon Co.op has successfully built Co.opmart chain, Co.op Food grocery store, HTVCo.op TV shopping channel, Co.opXtra hypermarket, Co.op Smiles store and Cheers convenience store. To date, Saigon Co.op has nearly 1,000 outlets nationwide. It is the only retail company in Vietnam that operates with the most diverse business models. In 2022, Saigon Co.op achieved sales of more than USD 1.3 billion.


4. MM Mega Market Vietnam (MMVN)

After over 20 years of operation and development, MM Mega Market has established 21 wholesale and supermarket centers and 5 supply stations nationwide with more than 2,000 product suppliers. In addition to the retail segment, MMVN has also become a leading strategic partner for the delivery of various food and goods at competitive prices to professional customer groups (HORECA) across the country.


5.AEON Vietnam Co.Ltd

By the beginning of 2021, AEON Vietnam had put into operation 03 shopping malls, 03 department store and supermarket malls, 29 specialty stores and 02 small and medium-sized supermarkets. The company offers a "one-destination" shopping center model that fully meets the needs of customers. AEON's 2020 revenue was estimated at approximately $600 million.

These are the independent research findings of Vietnam Report, officially released in Hanoi in October 2022.

📰 The most important news at a glance

  • Publication of the list of local distributors of German F&B brands, 👉 available here

  • For the first time in Vietnam: Four restaurants receive Michelin stars, 👉 Available here

  • Nova FnB fell into the hands of Singaporean investors, 👉 available here

  • The cultural, artistic and culinary event "Europe Village 2023" took place in Hanoi on May 12-14, 2023 under the event organized by the EU Delegation, 👉 available here

  • AGRICONNECT Conference & Exhibition 2023 took place in Bangkok from 24 to 25 May 2023, 👉 available here

  • The English-language webinar "Labeling of Food Products in Vietnam" was held by the Competence Center on May 31, 2023, 👉 here is the recording and presentation again

  • Exhibition "Agri Vietnam 2023" was held in Ho Chi Minh City from June 14 to 16, 2023, 👉 available here

  • Exhibition "Ho Chi Minh City Foodex 2023" was held in Ho Chi Minh City from 28 to 30 June 2023, 👉 available here

🗓️ Events

  • Exhibition "Vietfood & Beverage 2023" will be held in Ho Chi Minh City from 10 to 12 August 2023, 👉 available here

  • Exhibition "Vietfish 2023" will be held in Ho Chi Minh City from August 23 to 25, 2023, 👉 available here


Details on this and other events 👉 here on the event page.

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📞 Contact

Ms. Phuong Doan , Project Manager

Tel: +84 28 3822 7538


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