Village Market – where well known local specialities are available

Village Market – where well known local specialities are available

“Village Market” is an event running alongside the exhibition “Stories of Markets” by the Vietnamese Women’s Museum. Both events are held in cooperation with Tinh Thuong Microfinance Institution – TYM and commemorate the occasion of the 104th International Women’s Day, March 8th, 2014.

“Village Market” introduces typical products from members of TYM. Sourced from many locations and with more than forty varieties of produce, the market not only provides consumers with trustworthy and good quality products but also gives the opportunity to poor women and connects them with the market in order to increase their income and improve their standard of living. This is the significance, the meaning, of “Village Market” and it incorporates the social goal that TYM targets going forward.

“Village Market” offers 4 kinds of produce:

* Agricultural produce: fresh mushrooms, potatoes, sweet potatoes, sesame seeds, beans, peanuts, rice; green tea, fruits, various vegetables, fresh eggs…

* Dry produce: dry tea, dry bamboo shoots, dry mushrooms, spring roll leaves, noodles, dried fish, Nam Dan sauce, fish sauce, shrimp sauce, peanut oil…

*Candies: Nhan cookies, peanut candy, dry banana cake, Do Luong rice cake, Duc, Chung, tea cakes, Ninh Giang Gai cake, Gac cake…

* Arts and Crafts: bronze products, lacquer products, bamboo and rattan products, knives, scissors, clay pots…

The above products are ‘trademarked’ as specialties of local artisans in the provinces of Nam Dinh, Thanh Hoa, Nghe An, Phu Tho, Hai Duong, Bac Ninh, Hung Yen, Thai Nguyen… and they are popular with consumers. All products meet the three specific criteria assured by TYM: Clean – Safe – Quality

Clean:       Clean raw materials

Clean production process

Safe:         Non-toxic

No harmful chemicals

TYM provide consultancy on the production process, packaging, transportation, and supervise every stage.

Quality:    Produced using long-established traditional processes.

Food products are wholesome and naturally nutritious.

“Village Market” is held in the Vietnamese Women’s Museum from March 6th, 2014 to March 9th, 2014.

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