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Gulfood 2010. (Dubai, United Emirates -- February 23 - 26, 2010)
Held annually, Gulfood 2010 is the largest food and food equipment show trade event held in Dubai, United Emirates. In 2009, the show had 3,300 exhibitors from 76 countries; this trade-only event is the Middle East's largest hospitality-related food and equipment exhibition, drawing buyers from throughout the Middle East, Asia, Europe, and Africa. The number of visitors to the show exceeded 45,000. The best prospects are almonds (shelled) beef, poultry meat, snack foods, fresh apples and pears, edible oils, cheeses, fruit and vegetable juices, condiments and sauces, breakfast cereals, confectionary products, frozen vegetables, pulses, planting seeds, sweeteners, beverage bases and pet foods. In 2009, Gulfood number of visitors to the show exceeded 45,000. Show Date: February 23-26, 2010 and the deadline is September 2009. Contact: Tobitha Jones at 202-690-1182 or e:mail: Tobitha.Jones@fas.usda.gov
FOODEX Japan (March 2 - 5, 2010 Tokyo, Japan)
FOODEX 2010 is Asia's largest food trade show. This event provides a venue and exciting atmosphere to showcase your products to thousands of new and existing buyers from all food and beverages industry sectors of Japan and other Asian food markets. FOODEX 2009 attracted over 2,400 exhibitors and more than 78,000 trade only visitors. Please contact Anne.Almond@fas.usda.gov or call 690-2853.
CRFA Show (Toronto, Canada -- March 7- 9, 2010)
The Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association (CRFA) Show is Canada’s largest foodservice and hospitality trade show. Toronto, the largest city in Canada, is the food center of the country. All major foodservice companies are centered in Toronto. This event is the major show for the foodservice sector and chefs. Unlike other shows in Canada, this event is well attended by these two key decision-making groups in the food import business. The 2009 CRFA Show welcomed approximately 12,000 trade visitors. Best market prospects include healthy and convenience food options, organic foods, soy and whole grain products, sauces and salad dressings, ethnic and kosher foods, fish and seafood, snacks, exotic fruits and vegetables and many other value-added food items or related products. For more information, contact Sharon.Cook@fas.usda.gov or call 202-720-3425.
Antad (March 10 - 13, 2010) Guadalajara, Mexico
Antad is the largest food show in Mexico for retail sector. Antad 2009 welcomed over 15,000 trade visitors. A total of 42 U.S. companies participated, reporting $18.5 million in 12 - month projected sales. The U.S. Pavilion gained 505 serious contacts. Best red meats, poultry meat, eggs, soybean meal and oil, and wheat flour. For more information, see the website at http://www.expoantad.net or contact Tobitha.Jones@fas.usda.gov or call 202-690-1182
AAHAR (March 10 - 14, 2010) New Delhi, India
This event is the premier food and beverage show in India. AAHAR 2009 attracted more than 350 Indian and foreign exhibitors and about 11,000 visitors. In addition to establishing over 76 serious contacts, U.S. exhibitors reported $5.49 million in projected 12 - month sales. Best market prospects include almonds, pistachios, fresh fruits (apples, grapes, and pears) prunes, chocolate, cookies, fruit juices, sauces, spreads, salad dressing, condiments, cheese, wine, and more. Please visit http://www.aaharindia2010.com or contact Tobitha.Jones@fas.usda.gov or call 202-690-1182.
Alimentaria 2010 (Barcelona, Spain -- March 22 - 26, 2010)
This USDA-endorsed event offers an excellent opportunity to launch new products, meet potential European and North African importers, or strengthen current business ties in the entire region. At Alimentaria 2008, over 5,000 exhibitors came from every corner of the world to show their products to more than 158,000 professional buyers -- with nearly a third from outside Spain. For more information, please contact Sharon.Cook@fas.usda.gov or call 202-720-3425.
Food & Hotel Asia (Singapore - April 20 - 23, 2010)
biennial event, FHA 2008 welcomed 2,626 exhibitors from 70
countries/region and over 36,956 visitors from more than 90
countries/regions. The food market in Asia has been showing good
growth, driven by the large population base. Best market prospects
include fresh produce, chilled and frozen food, meat and poultry,
confectionery, snacks and ice cream dairy products, seafood,
specialty food, ingredients, processed food and convenience food,
and beverages. Additional information is available at
http://www.oakoverseas.com/fha2010/fha2010-usaflyer.pfd. You may
Sharon.Cook@fas.usda.gov or call 202-720-3425.
SIAL Canada (April 20 - 23, 2010)
Held annually, this event is Canada's largest international food exhibition. As the #1 market for U.S. consumer food products, Canada is the ideal market to target U.S. food and agricultural exports. SIAL Canada 2010 is expected to host over 600 exhibitors and more than 15,000 industry professionals from over 54 countries representing all market segments including large-scale distribution, trading companies, import-export, wholesale distribution, specialty retail, food service as well as food manufacturing. For information on the U.S. Pavilion, please contact Sharon.Cook@fas.usda.gov or call 202-720-3425.
Sial China 2010 is an excellent venue to tap into the China market. This is the largest retail show attracting 1,057 exhibitors from 50 regions and countries around the world with over 28,000 trade visitors. As China’s largest city, Shanghai (20 million), provides an outstanding venue for this show. This could be the ideal time for you to enter the Chinese market. Many of the U.S. exhibitors in SIAL China 2009 have reported significant gains as a result of the show. Best prospects include frozen products, seafood, meat products, dairy products, pet foods, fruits and vegetables, beverages, confectionery, breads, pastries, organic, health and children’s foods, grocery products, canned foods, and food ingredients. Contact: Tobitha Jones at 202-690-1182 or email Tobitha.Jones@fas.usda.gov
Seoul Food & Hotel Korea (May 2010)
Seoul & Food Korea is the largest food show in Korea. In 2009, 35,000 trade visitors attended the show with 800 exhibitors. This show provides access to major food importers, distributors, hoteliers, restaurateurs, and retailers who are looking for food and beverages, wines and spirits, hospitality and foodservice, and ingredients. Best market prospects include fish and seafood, beef, pork, poultry, nuts, fresh citrus, and wines. May 12-15, 2010. Seoul, Korea. Contact: Tobitha.Jones@fas.usda.gov or call 202-690-1182.
Alimentaria Mexico (June 2 - 4, 2010) Mexico City. (Returning)
Alimentaria Mexico is “the show” that retail buyers (approximately 11,000) attend to find products in the Mexican market. This show is an important event where exhibitors interact with chefs from Mexico’s best restaurants and hotels. In 2007, a total of 13 U.S. companies participated in the event and reported $2.5 million in 12-month projected sales. Best products include seafood, fish, beef, lamb, veal, pork, poultry, red meats, and dairy products. Contact Tobitha.Jones@fas.usda.gov or call 202-690-1182. (Flyer is attached)
Exphotel is Mexico’s largest HRI show for the Mexican Caribbean region. In 2009, over 6,000 trade visitors attended the show. Best market prospects include seafood, beef cuts and variety meats, dairy products, fruit and vegetable juices, sauces and other condiments, fresh and processed fruits and vegetables, non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages, wines, vegetable oils, frozen products, sugar and sweeteners, herbs and spices. Contact Tobitha.Jones@fas.usda.gov or call 202-690-1182
Food Taipei (June 2010) June 23 - 26, 2010, Taipei, Taiwan
Food Taipei is the largest food and beverage show in Taiwan. Taiwan is the sixth largest market for food and agricultural products. In 2009, Food Taipei attracted 40,724 Taiwanese professional buyers with 825 exhibitors. With its increasing adoption of U.S. and western food tastes and reliance on imports, Taiwan is a dynamic market for exports of top quality U.S. food and agricultural products. Best products for this show include: fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy products, snack foods, poultry products, wines, seafood, rice, tree nuts, health foods, beef, juices and functional ingredients. Show Date: . Contact Tobitha Jones at 202-690-1182 or e-mail Tobitha.Jones@fas.usda.gov.
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