Food and Beverage Product Registration in Vietnam

Why Invest in Food and Beverage Industry in Vietnam

Consumption of food and drink products accounts for about 15 percent of Vietnamese GDP, and this percentage is forecast to rise in the future.

Furthermore, Vietnam is expected to become one of the top 3 Asian countries by 2020. As it is supposed that the F&B industry will be one of the most prominent growers in Asia, the Vietnamese food and beverage sector happens to be even more appealing to foreign investors.

Currently, thirty-five percent of Vietnamese outdoor food and beverage consumption are based on Western food, mainly because of the growing number of foreign food and beverage brands.

How to Register Food and Beverage in Vietnam

Producers who intend to distribute their products at the Vietnamese market must self-announce food safety quality and compliance to the Ministry of Health. Noticeably, it is companies that are liable for safety issues of their products, and thus food standards should not be underestimated.

Furthermore, the application dossier should several documents such as:

  • Certificate of Free Sale or Health Certificate
  • Business registration certificate of a Vietnamese importer consisting of:
    • Investment registration certificate (IRC)
    • Enterprise registration certificate (ERC)
  • Product samples
  • Product label

From July 2019, Certificate of Good Manufacturing Practise (GMP) will be a mandatory part of the application package.

Food and Beverage Registration with Cekindo

Cekindo is a one-stop market entry service provider that will not only prepare the application dossiers for your products but also assist you when searching for reliable distributors and business partners.

Contact us today, and we will take care of your food and beverage registration in Vietnam and make sure that your products comply with the current Vietnamese regulations.

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Selected Testimonials

  • Besides being understanding, patient and kind; Cekindo was extremely efficient and practical as well and guided me every step along the way. I would highly, highly recommend anyone who is either in urgent or not-so-urgent need of obtaining a visa for Vietnam to work with Cekindo. It has been a privilege doing business with them and I know who will be my agents in the future!

    Gauthier D'haenens
  • Cekindo helped us to cover important quarterly reporting when our Chief Accountant suddenly resigned. They did all the necessary paperwork. Fast and reliable.

    Jozef M.
    CEO of Finchef Co., Ltd.
  • Herewith we want to express our appreciation to PT. Cekindo Bisnis Grup and their team for all the support on medical devices services so far. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Cekindo for taking the time to listen to our needs. Whenever a need has arisen, we have always received their consistent, timely and quality support. We would not hesitate to recommend Cekindo team for any related activity or services.

    My Linh Hoangova
    Executive, ELC Group
  • CFLD_Max-Yang

    After comparing several consultants, I found Cekindo is a international and professional organization with good understanding of local market. Cekindo helped our company to set up our first Indonesian entity, and also helps with day-to-day operation.  Cekindo showed high level of professionalism. Jump start the business in Indonesia, take care of routine process, therefore we can focus more on our core business.

    Max Yang
    President, Indonesian Region, China Fortune Land Development Co., Ltd.
  • Cekindo handled business visa for our new colleague promptly and made the start of our company in Vietnam easier and faster. I particularly enjoyed communication with the consultant, who advised the best solution for us and was all the time available to answer any questions. She made sure that all the documents were collected and prepared on time and we got great support during the whole process. Thank you Cekindo and I hope to cooperate again in the near future!

    Ivana Bartonkova
    Marketing and HR director of Port Cities Vietnam

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Frequently Asked Questions

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