Here is a list of events in the past few months.
Foodexpo Ho Chi Min City
From November 15 to 18 the Trusted Pork programme has participated in the Foodexpo fair in Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam. The Vietnam Foodexpo is the official and no.1 international food exhibition of Vietnam and the leading business springboard for food trade and food industry in Vietnam. Vietnam Foodexpo offers:
- the most complete food and food technology offer under one roof in Vietnam.
- the largest scale of regional and national food business opportunities through the exclusive access of the exhibition to the extensive international and national network of the quickest, easiest and most reliable way to doing business in Vietnam through personalized and free of charge inclusive business matching services. In 2017 more than 450 exhibitors participated at Foodexpo.
Many Vietnamese meat business operators (responsible for purchasing) visited the Trusted Pork from Europe booth.
Seminar November 17
A Trusted Pork seminar has been organised on November 17, 2017 in Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam.
The seminar has been opened by the Agricultural counsellor of the Dutch embassy in Vietnam.
The seminar was visited by 30 meat business representatives from Vietnam.
Seminar November 21
A Trusted Pork seminar has been organised on November 21, 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan.
This seminar was combined with a cooking demonstration and networking event.
In this way a cooking demonstration performed by a well-known European and a Chinese chef in Taiwan was organised to show the pork quality in different style of cuisine to importers and medias. Furthermore a B to B networking event was organised to meet potential importers and to understand more about the market.
Potential importers and restaurant owners and meat purchasers of retail and processing have been invited to better understand the qualities of pork from Europe.
From November 14 to 16 the Trusted Pork programme has participated in the Food and Hotel China trade show (FHC) in Shanghai, China.
The FHC did show in 2017 record numbers with more than 90.000 visitors and 2.450 exhibitors. FHC has grown to become the leading tradeshow for international companies looking to introduce their products into the Chinese market.
Visitors profile represented Food Importers, Food exporters, Distributors, Wholesalers, Purchasers from Supermarkets, Hypermarkets, Grocery Stores, Hotels and Restaurants and Food Processors
Many representatives of Chinese meat companies (responsible for purchasing) visited the Trusted Pork from Europe booth.
Seminar November 15, 2017
A Trusted Pork seminar has been organised on November 15, 2017 in Shanghai China.
The seminar has been opened by the Agricultural counsellor for Veterinary & Phytosanitary Affairs of the Dutch embassy in China.
The seminar was visited by 40 meat business representatives from China.
October 18 to 20, 2017
From October 18 to October 20 the Trusted Pork campaign has participated in the China International Meat Industry Exhibition (CIMIE) fair in Qingdao, China.
CIMIE is the most professional meat show in China with 15 years of experience and more than 300,000 person-times of trade visitors in total. CIMIE is organised by the Chinese meat industry association CMA.
CIMIE 2017 meat show did gather hundreds of meat exhibitors, covering International Meat Trade, Meats (Pork, Beef, Lamb and Poultry), Meat Products, Meat Additives, Packaging Materials, Meat Slaughtering and Processing Machinery and Cold-chain Logistics, etc. Many representatives of Chinese meat companies (responsible for purchasing) visited the Trusted Pork from Europe booth (see enclosed list).
Seminar October 18, 2017
A Trusted Pork seminar has been organised on October 18, 2017 in Qingdao China.
The seminar has been opened by the Chairman of the Chinese Meat Association (CMA), Mr. Li Shuilong, and the Agricultural counsellor for Veterinary & Phytosanitary Affairs of the Dutch embassy in China.
In addition three presentations have been delivered.
The seminar was visited by 50 meat business representatives from China.
From August 2 to August 5 the Trusted Pork programme has participated in the WOFEX fair (World Food Expo) in Manilla, Philippines.
WOFEX is the biggest and most effective food show in the Philippines today.
Participating in the WOFEX fair was a great success since:
- The trade fair showed an increasing number of visitors compared to previous years
- A majority of visitors was working in the Food business, 40% of the visitors worked in F&B industry (Food manufacturing, bakery, hotel, caterer …), 29% of the visitors belonged to distribution industry
- 88% of the visitors were decision makers in their company
Thanks to the very attractive and visible booth and thanks to the attractive and modern key visual (the Trusted Pork from Europe logo), the Trusted Pork from Europe booth did win the prize of the Best Foreign Pavilion 2017
Seminar during WOFEX
Seminar August 4, 2017
On August 4 a Trusted Pork from Europe seminar has been organised in Manilla Philippines.
The seminar has been opened by a representative of the EU delegation in Manilla, who spoke about the trade relationship between the EU and Philippines. In addition three presentations have been delivered as follows:
- A presentation on the EU rules and standards on food safety, traceability, guarantees, controls and animal welfare
- A presentation on the implementation of all EU rules and obligations on national Member State level
- A presentation on the measures and initiatives concerning food safety and controls on company level
The seminar was visited by 33 meat business representatives from the Philippines.