The Asian Record’s Organization (ARO) has announced that eight Vietnamese specialties have set new Asian records.
These eight specialties, produced in localities across the country, reflect unique and original gifts from different regions of Việt Nam.
Bánh đậu xanh Hải Dương, nhân sâm Ngọc Linh, quế Trà Bồng, chè Thái Nguyên, Bánh phồng sữa dừa, cà phê Buôn Mê Thuột, tiêu Phú Quốc, and bánh tráng phơi sương.
Chè Thái Nguyên (Thái Nguyên tea) from the northern mountainous province of Thái Nguyên is well-known for its honey-gold colouring and its unique flavour
Bánh đậu xanh Hải Dương (green bean cake) from the northern province of Hải Dương was first made in the 20th century and is widely consumed everywhere in Việt Nam.
At present, on the occasion of Tết and other festivals, the cake is often selected as a gift.
The cake is made of green beans, sugar, lard and grapefruit oil.
Sâm Ngọc Linh (ginseng) from the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum is a rare, valuable and high quality herbal remedy which is being studied to best serve people’s life.
Quế Trà Bồng (Trà Bồng cinnamon) from the central province of Quảng Ngãi is appreciated for its potency and its aroma.
It can be used for cooking or to make fine arts products.
Chè Thái Nguyên (Thái Nguyên tea) from the northern mountainous province of Thái Nguyên is well-known for its honey-gold colouring and its unique flavour.
The tea has a sweet scent, and has been exported to more than 100 countries and territories around the world.
Cà phê Buôn Mê Thuột (Buôn Mê Thuột coffee) from the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak is a natural, unadulterated variety of coffee.
This superior quality coffee rich in caffeine maintains its original colour and is now exported to more than 30 countries around the world.
Tiêu Phú Quốc (Phú Quốc pepper) from the southern province of Kiên Giang is a unique, strong and pungent pepper.
Its superior quality has made it famous among domestic and foreign tourists, and it is now exported to many countries around the world.
Bánh tráng phơi sương (Dew-wetted rice paper) from southern province of Tây Ninh is used as a snack or in main meals.