From humble beginnings in 1958, Việt Ấn spice powder foundry was established by its two founders, Mr. Châu Tư and Mr Hari. The founders took advantage of Vietnam’s abundant natural spices, utilised Indian, Chinese and Vietnamese cuisine as a basis, created a local curry powder, five spice powder and beef stew powder. Their research in the following years added new products such as Vietnamese ‘Phở’ Beef Noodle Soup Base, Bún Bò Huế Condiment, Curry Oil Paste, Spicy Satê Paste, thereby growing the family-run business into a co-operative in 1985. From 1985, Vietnam’s economy opened and expanded, the co-op become a limited liability company, thus paving the way for Viet An Company to enter a joint venture with an Australian partner company in 1989, and VIANCO Joint Venture Enterprise came into existence. Today, VIANCO has an extensive multi-channel distribution network supplying consumers, food manufacturers and food service industry including top 5 instant food brands, fast food chains, export companies and contract manufacturing for overseas companies.