The permanent-secretary of Ministry of Commerce, Yanyong Puangrat chaired the commencement of the 2nd Northern Fruits Festival at Central Festival Pattaya beach on the 27th of May.
He was welcomed by deputy mayor Wattana Jantrawaranond and local people.
Some foreigners try some exotic fruits for the first time.
The fair was staged to promote fruits to the people around the nation produced in the 17 Northern provinces to help boost sales and revenue for the farmers.
Visitors also learned techniques on how to best plant the fruits , what soil is most suitable and how much water the different plants need.
Many people at the event tasted Lychees, pineapples, mangoes, papaya and oranges from the Northern regions.