City to celebrate first soy bean festival

The health advantages of using soya bean products including soya milk will be highlighted at a first-of-its-kind festival at a popular park in downtown Ho Chi Minh City.

Soya bean and soya milk

The Soya Bean – For a Healthy Heart festival will be held at the Le Van Tam Park in District 1 on Sunday, November 16 by Tetra Pak Vietnam, the leading supplier of packaging products for liquid food and beverage in the country, and the Ho Chi Minh City Heart Association.

The festival is sponsored by four manufacturers of soya milk in the country - Vinamilk, Vinasoy, Tan Hiep Phat, and Pepsi.

The festival is expected to draw around 10,000 visitors who will have a chance to watch soya bean milk processing procedures, enjoy free glasses of the milk and receive consultancy services from cardiovascular specialists.

In addition, the festival will feature yoga and aerobic training courses, cooking competitions and caricature drawing contests. A thousand gifts await early birds.

By X. Quyen - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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