Food Compliance
Intelligence & Solutions

Demystifying the Food Regulation and Import Requirements in Vietnam

Joseph Sang Nguyen, Michael Claro
Thursday , 13th Jan 2022
PT. Cekindo Bisnis Grup

The expansion of Vietnam's middle class has led to surging demand for new food products from the west as well as from the rest of Asia. In 2020, total sales from food and beverage items was USD $43,000,000, up 3.8% year on year. In addition, the food and beverage industry contributed around 15.8% to the country's GDP.

The objective of this webinar is to provide an overview, process and documents regarding the food product registration in Vietnam. During the webinar Joseph Sang Nguyen and Michael Claro from Cekindo will go into detail about the regulations, the import regulations, the required documents and detailed steps in registering food products in Vietnam.


I. Background on the F&B Industry in Vietnam

II. General Procedures for Exporting to Vietnam

III. Product Registration for F&B

3.1 Outstanding Regulatory Frameworks

3.2 Self Declaration and Registration of Declaration

3.3 Self-Declaration Prior to Exporting to Vietnam: Procedures and Timeline

3.4 Required Documents for Self-Declaration

IV. Case Study

4.1 Background

4.2 Problem

4.3 Solution

4.4 Outcome

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  • Principal Consultant of Cekindo
    Joseph has worked for Cekindo as a market entry consultant for 2 years. He provides professional consulting services for foreign investors specializing in business registration, product registration, business process outsourcing (HR, Legal, and Accounting and Tax) services for the Vietnam market. Previously, he worked for the Department for International Trade, UK Government, as Senior Commercial Officer responsible for organizing trade missions and high-level visits, Vietnamese government relations, advising on market intelligence, policies and regulatory framework to UK's business and government representatives.
  • Key Accounts Manager at Cekindo
    Michael is the Key Accounts Manager at Cekindo Vietnam. He helps a wide variety of foreign businesses enter the Vietnamese market and overcome the challenges of expanding to a new country.