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Food Japan 2016

Go healthy, innovative and productive – The Japanese Way
Food Japan is ASEAN’s largest dedicated showcase of Japanese food and beverages, innovative culinary techniques and demonstrations, high performance food machineries and equipment as well as educational masterclasses.

For trade visitors only: Pre-register your visit at www.oishii-world.com/en to enjoy free admission.



The 20th edition of  FHC China in Shanghai and the 4th edition of ProWine China will take place from  7-9 November 2016 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre. Every year the shows attract more participants, include manufacturers and traders of every type of food and beverage from all over the world. This year is no exception. FHC China 2016 will be the largest exhibition in the show’s 22 year history in China. With only two months remaining before the show, 73,500sqm of hall space or 7 halls, have been confirmed for 2,350 participants from 73 countries and regions this year. Representing a 15% increase on the 2015 exhibition. While FHC is for suppliers of food and beverages including beer, tea and coffee, separately, but alongside, will take place ProWine China, the specialist exhibition for wine and spirits. At ProWine, visitors will have the opportunity to meet 600 companies from 35 countries representing every major wine growing region of the world.


Sial InterFood 2016

Exhibition Featuring:

Food & Beverage (Products and Technologies) Bakery & Confectionery (Bakery & Confectionery, Machinery, Equipments, Supplies, Ingredients). Food & Hospitality, (Wine & Spirits, Equipments, Supplies, Storage, Services & Related Technology for Hotel, Catering, Restaurant, Cafe, Supermarket). Food Ingredients, (Food Additives, Food Chemicals, Food Ingredients, Food Materials). Herbal & Health Food, (Herbal & Health Food and Food Supplments). Retail & Franchising, (Franchising & Licensing). Coffee, Tea and Cocoa. Fresh and Processed Fruits. Agricultures Products, Halal, Organic and Natural Health Food Products. Frozen food, Fish Seafood and Meat Products.


HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine and Spirits Fair

The HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair is Asia's premier wine event will be held at Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre during 10-12 November 2016. The show is truly international - over 1,000 international exhibitors will be participated this year. Wide range of quality wine and spirits, whisky, other alcoholic beverages and wine services will be offered in the event. The fair offers ample opportunities to connect with quality international buyers, especially the regional markets including the Chinese mainland, to expand their business in exciting new directions.

Register early to reserve your admission badge now!

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HOTELEX Shanghai is a world-wide professional trade show for the hospitality and catering industry across 25 editions. There were 2,207 exhibitors from around the world, more than 116,680 professional visitors and 4,758 overseas buyers from 115 countries and regions last year. HOTELEX Shanghai aims to provide more advanced and comprehensive platform for the entire hospitality and catering industry as well as the business opportunities.
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