Vietnamese tra and basa catfish wins EU customers

The Fish Site
by The Fish Site
3 May 2007, at 1:00am

VIET NAM - Viet Nams tra and basa catfish, on display at the European Seafood Exposition, in Brussels, Belgium, has won interest from a number of European businesses.

At 40 booths were set up at the trade show by the Viet Nam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP) and affiliated businesses to introduce local and international visitors to a variety of vietnamese seafood products, particularly “tra” and “basa” catfish. The taste sessions proved worthwhile as the organisation reports huge interest in the species from European buyers.