Second ginseng fair to take place in February

(VOVWORLD) - A trade fair displaying Ngoc Linh ginseng, the second of its kind to be held in Vietnam, is set to open both in-person and via online forms in order to honor the ginseng as a Vietnamese treasure.
Second ginseng fair to take place in February   - ảnh 1A rare Vietnamese ginseng at the first Ngọc Linh ginseng fair. (Photo: Le Trung/

The fair is scheduled to get underway in Tu Mo Rong district in the Central Highland province of Kon Tum from February 6 to February 9. A virtual event will therefore take place on the e-commerce site of Kon Tum province at

According to Vo Trung Manh, chairman of the People’s Committee of Tu Mo Rong district, the fair will see a total of 50 booths showcase Ngoc Linh ginseng products, medicinal herbs, agricultural produce, and regional specialties.

A wide range of activities will also be planned during the course of the fair, including a seminar on potential and solutions for tourism development in Tu Mo Rong district. This is along with efforts to promote the brand of Ngoc Linh ginseng as a national treasure, cultural and sporting activities, as well as a career day, he said.

The Ngoc Linh ginseng is a rare medical root containing 52 saponin compounds which are helpful to health. It was initially discovered on Ngoc Linh Mountain on the boundary between Kon Tum and the central province of Quang Nam back in the late 1960s.

In June, 2017, Ngoc Linh ginseng was included in the list of national products by the Prime Minister.

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