VietNamNet Bridge – Chinese traders can satisfy any demand for stuffing of moon cakes from Vietnamese producers. They can supply all kinds of stuffing of dozens of tons within 1-2 days. Moon cake market starts early, quality is out of control The moon cake market for this year’s mid-autumn festival has made an earlier start over last year, with higher prices due to rising input costs and soaring prices of food, rice and cooking gas, according to Tuoi Tre. Many well-known bakeries including Kinh Do, Dong Khanh, Bibica and Thanh Long have started production for the moon festival since mid-July, two months ahead of the festival. Most of the moon cake makers said prices this year would be 15 to 30 percent higher than last year since input cost soared. “Flour, sugar and salted duck egg prices rose by 40 percent, 60 percent and 77 percent respectively,” Thanh Long Moon Cake Company said. Kinh Do, Bibica and Dong Khanh all announced price hikes … [Read more...] about Be careful with moon cakes!
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Unique taste of moon cakes at Equatorial To celebrate this year's Mid-Autumn Festival, the Hotel Equatorial is offering its moon cake carefully prepared using exciting flavors and spices and presented in beautiful, high quality boxes. Customers can choose from 12 sumptuous flavors such as pandan lotus, pure lotus, white lotus, green tea berries, coffee chocolate walnut brownie and rich chocolate peanut praline. These moon cakes come in five types of elegant boxes with four moon cakes of customer's choice wrapped in Chinese designed paper and with an historical moon cake story inside a nice bag. They are priced from VND330,000 (or US$18) to VND630,000 (or US$35) per box and customers purchasing 10 boxes get one box free.For more information or to purchase, come to Hotel Equatorial HCMC at 242 Tran Binh Trong Street, District 5 or call 08 839 7777 ext. 8000. Mövenpick's moon cakes benefit local charity This year the Mövenpick makes a good thing even better by donating a portion of the … [Read more...] about Unique taste of moon cakes at Equatorial
2009 Moon Cakes set a new trend By Mai My My in HCMC Mid-Autumn Festival, the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, falls on October 3 this year. Traditionally, on this day, family members and friends gather to admire the bright mid-autumn harvest moon and eat moon cakes while children carry colorful lanterns. Customers today are choosier, so moon cake producers have to provide more types to meet the increasing tastes and opinions. Vegetarian moon cakes are cheaper and have become more and more attractive as they are regarded as healthy, said a seller of Kinh Do moon cakes. Diversity in models and types This year, Kinh Do, a confectionary company, has introduced at least 14 new types to add to their many traditional types that have been on the market for many years, such as the Trang Vang Vinh Hoa box at VND440,000, the Trang Vang Hung Phu box at VND360,000 or the Trang Vang Tao Nha box at VND295,000. Meanwhile, Maiays Vietnam boasts ten new types in Chinese royal design or designed … [Read more...] about 2009 Moon Cakes set a new trend
Hotels offer moon cakes for Mid-Autumn Festival The Saigon Times Daily Hotel Equatorial HCMC Apart from traditional flavors of roasted chicken, green bean or lotus cheese, for the very first time the hotel introduces a variety of snow skin moon cakes including Wulong tea, Pandan, Precious White and Choco Cranberry. The moon cakes will be presented in eight elegant boxes named Emerald, Sapphire, Prosperity, Harmony, Jasper, Pearl, Diamond and Golden Treasure. Legend Hotel Saigon The Legend Hotel Saigon presents signature baked mooncakes prepared by talented chefs from the Crystal Jade Palace, one of the best chain Chinese restaurant in Asia until September 30. You will be impressed with exciting choices such as Mixed Nuts & Ham, Red Dates & Wolfberry Paste, Conpoy Paste, and especially gift sets called Premium Gold Treasure with four mooncakes adorned with delicate pieces of gold leaf and Magnificent Five symbolic of the five elements of the universe. New World Hotel Saigon … [Read more...] about Hotels offer moon cakes for Mid-Autumn Festival
Moon cake season upon us The Saigon Times Daily To prepare for this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival on September 19 (the 15th day of the eighth lunar month), hotels in town have prepared a number of delicious moon cakes for customers to choose from: *New World Saigon Hotel: The hotel’s pastry chefs have prepared a selection of marvelous moon cakes to help customers celebrate in style. Saigon Bakery’s moon cakes are priced at VND780,000 for a box of eight (75g), VND800,000 for a box of four (225g) and VND175,000 for an individual cake (225g). Those who purchase 10 to 20 boxes receive a 5% discount, 21 to 149 boxes to receive 10% discount, and 150 boxes or more to receive a 15% discount. There is complimentary delivery to District 1 or District 3 on orders of 50 boxes or more. Early birds who place their orders from August 1-14 will receive a 5% discount, and Platinum members will receive an additional 5% off the total. Call: 3829 4000, ext. 2128 for bookings. *Sofitel … [Read more...] about Moon cake season upon us