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THAIFEX-World of Food Asia: Italy in the spotlight

From 31st May to 4th June Bangkok will host the new edition of the biggest food & beverage fair in Thailand. Visitors can expect a mega show congregation of at least 45,000 industry professionals, 2,000 exhibitors and representations from over 40 countries, including many Italian companies

Upcoming edition of THAIFEX-World of Food Asia is to be a new, important opportunity for Italian food companies in the big Asian market, whose front entrance is represented by Thailand. From 31st May to 4th June Bangkok will host the 2017 edition of the big food & beverage fair organized by Kolenmesse Pte Ltd (Singapore) in cooperation with DITP-Department of International Trade Promotion and TCC-Thai Chamber of Commerce. Italy will be present for the fifth time with many important food companies (40 exhibitors on 500 square metres) thanks to the cooperation between Koelnmesse Italia (Anuga), Fiere di ParmaFederalimentare (CIBUS) and ICE-Agenzia for abroad promotion and internationalisation. Among others, Balconi, Consorzio tutela Formaggio Asiago, Farchioni Olii, Lameri, Limmi-B&G, Monviso, Vergani Secondo e Tradizione Italiana-Italian Food Tradition con Acetificio Marcello De Nigris, Basso Fedele & Figli, Besana, D’Amico D&D Italia, La Doria and Pastificio Di Martino will be present.

The Kitchen of the World

Thailand’s close proximity to emerging Asian countries like Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam – ASEAN’s hotspots for investments – provides international exhibitors participating at the event with unique opportunities and an enhanced competitive edge. THAIFEX-World of Food Asia serves as ASEAN’s window for food & beverage enterprises from all over the world. At the same time, ASEANS’s leading F&B trade fair also provides access to the very best of what host country Thailand can offer. THAIFEX–World of Food Asia is an excellent platform to effectively boost Thailand’s food industry growth in Asia as well as global markets in accordance with our government’s strategy of helping the kingdom blossom into becoming the “Kitchen of the World”, for which it has high potential. The large-scale exhibition also allows Thai F&B entrepreneurs and SMEs to improve their competitive edge in the regional marketplace said Mr. Supapat Ongsangkoon, Deputy Director-General of the Department of International Trade Promotion.

Whet Your Appetites

As the ASEAN F&B industry’s one-stop trading platform, THAIFEX-World of Food Asia provides the expected 45,000 visitors from the entire region exposure to F&B products from all over the world. The 2017 event will showcase 15 specialised product segments, shedding deeper insights into 11 trending food topics, as well as three specialised trade fairs for Coffee and Tea, Food Service and Seafood The stellar line-up of 2,000 exhibitors is headlined by a strong showing of national group participations from countries such as Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Turkey, and Scotland, to name a few. Highlights will also include: Celebrity Coffee Bar (CCB), Thailand Ultimate Chef Challenge (TUCC), World of Food Safety Conference, Asian Food Franchising Forum and IFU SGF Juice Workshop.