Prime Minister congratulates Thai food on the list of Chinese favorite foreign foods

House of Representatives, May 27 – Government Spokesman reveals that the Prime Minister is pleased that Thai food is ranked among the most popular foreign food of Chinese people from the website "Dianping" (Dianping), emphasizing the success of Thai food culture in the world market.

Mr. Anucha Burapachaisri Deputy Secretary-General to the Prime Minister for Political Affairs Acting as a spokesperson for the Prime Minister's Office revealed that General Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Acknowledge and welcome Thai food. It is admired as the food leader in Southeast Asia and ranked 4th in the most popular foreign food among Chinese people. After Western food, Japanese food and Korean food. According to the 2022 annual must-try restaurant ranking report by the dianping website, a website that presents urban lifestyle in China. It reflects the success of Thai food culture that has been continuously recognized. Creating economic value in line with the policy of Thai Kitchen to the World Kitchen

A spokesman for the Prime Minister's Office said: According to the data, in the past three years The number of Thai restaurants in Beijing has nearly tripled, with both large and small sizes scattered throughout the city. And serves a variety of Thai dishes from royal recipes to street food. Especially the Tom Yum Kung menu. Which Xinhua News Agency (Xinhua) has revealed an interview with Sukhumal Tu, a Thai man who has opened a Thai restaurant business in Tongzhou District, Beijing, China for more than 20 years, both under the name "Mother's Kitchen". two brothers” and most recently “Birds and buffaloes” (Bird & Buffalo) which received the Thai SELECT logo from the Ministry of Commerce at the end of 2022 to confirm that The cooking, raw materials and flavors of this restaurant are "authentic Thai", with Mr. Sukhumal saying that customers constantly visit On some days, there are more than 50 tables of customers coming to the store, even though the store location is far from the center of Beijing. There were also customers who drove more than 60 kilometers because they wanted to eat Tom Yum Kung. Including buying another 5 kilograms of Tom Yum soup back home.

In addition, trade and exchanges between Thailand and China continue to develop. Thanks to the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), Chinese people are increasingly interested in Thai food. to checking in at a Thai restaurant and buying raw materials to cook at home Because nowadays, Thai food ingredients can be easily found in China. making it possible to practice cooking Thai food at home Together with the confidence from the Thai SELECT logo from the Thai agency. which is considered to increase consumer confidence according to the qualifications and criteria that such restaurant Quality raw materials must be used. The shop is clean and hygienic. The atmosphere inside the shop reflects Thai style. Including promoting Thai restaurant entrepreneurs to raise the quality of restaurants to meet standards create marketing opportunities to be recognized among consumers as well

“The Prime Minister believes that Thai food will be another important soft power in disseminating the popularity of Thai cultural identity through the food dimension. especially in China which is considered a large and important market where Thailand has the advantage of being a producer and exporter of various raw materials, in line with the policy of Thai Kitchen to the World Kitchen of Thailand which the government has always pushed It expands market opportunities for Thai entrepreneurs. Both support Thai restaurant business abroad As well as the production and export of Thai raw materials to be known and reach consumers in each country more, ”said Mr. Anucha .-Thai News Agency .-Thai News Agency

Source: Thai News Agency

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