New retail gives rise to the era of new consumption. How could it help importers develop markets?
From a holistic perspective, how can we facilitate international brands’ entry into China though integration and innovation?
United as one, how should the imported food industry arrange key starting points for a new round of development?
From September 7 to 9, 2018, FHW 2018 | Powered by FOOD2CHINA, the most professional international exchange platform for food trade in southern China, will be honored by the presence of nearly 500 exhibitors from more than 20 countries and regions including Italy, Poland, the Netherlands, the U.K., Turkey, Portugal, Australia, Spain, Uruguay, Thailand, Malaysia, South Korea, the Philippines, India and the Arab League. The exhibition, taking place at Hall 8.1, Area A, China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, consists of seven sub-sectors, i.e. International Pavilions, Leisure Food, Wine, Tea & Beverage, Ingredients & Condiments, Health Food, Guangdong Imported Food Association and Third-Party Services. With the focus on introducing high-quality international food brands into the Chinese market and facilitating the development of the global food industry chain, FHW 2018 will build a bridge between China and the rest of the world.
Food to China, Tastes from the World
To meet China's growing demand for imported food, pavilions of over 20 countries will display their most representative local food and beverage. The fair this year will be as tremendous as the previous edition. The Thailand Pavilion comprising of over 20 Thai food and beverage enterprises led by the National Food Institute will present the most authentic Thai flavors to let everyone feel the charm of Southeast Asian food. The U.K. Pavilion will make its southern China debut with products ranging from whisky, cheese to leisure food and fresh ingredients, which will allow buyers to truly experience why “Food is great in the U.K.” The Italy Pavilion cannot be ignored either. The most influential local coffee and tomato products will bring along the romantic Italian cuisine culture. Additionally, the South Korea Pavilion comprising of dozens of brands as well as pavilions of other countries including India, Portugal, Philippines, Russia and Turkey will also display their latest ood trends.
Booming Business, Huge Opportunities
FHW 2018 | Powered by FOOD2CHINA has an unprecedented line-up of quality food and beverage brands. Italian coffee, Portuguese red wine, Singaporean soy sauce, Malaysian Bak Kut Teh, Turkish dried fruit, Thai spices, Korean snacks，health food and other specialty products will make their China debut at the exhibition, opening up great business opportunities in the Chinese market.
It is worth mentioning that Norwegian salmon, Zelanian crayfish, Canadian spot prawns, Indian beef, Brazilian chicken feet, Uruguayan beef and other popular overseas food ingredients will also be exhibited to meet the one-stop shopping needs of catering enterprises.
Comprehensive Industry Services
With the rising level of consumption, logistics and safety issues of imported food have attracted much attention in China. FHW 2018 works with many high-quality third-party service providers to set up a Third-Party Service Sector where one-stop supporting services are available to cover the whole process of food import ranging from product inspection, customs clearance, label recording, logistics storage to sales channels and marketing. Those service providers offer one-stop solutions for overseas brands’ fast entry into the China market, and restructure the relationship between platforms and sources of supply to help Chinese trading companies solve supply problems.
Business Matching Online
FHW 2018 extends its business matching service from offline to online to better serve the exhibitors and purchasers. Online spread of supply, procurement, agency and marketing information as well as live streaming business events have earned widespread praise. FHW 2018 also works with food2china.com to provide online business-matching service and live streaming service 365 days a year. A large quantity of information on overseas suppliers is offered to Chinese buyers so that they can find superior oversea resources without the need to go abroad. This practice contributes to efficient, orderly and scientific business matching, reduces communication cost, and increases business value.
Special Events to Facilitate Precise Business Matching
As the “South Gate” for international food brands to enter China and a platform for promoting interactive development of the industry, FHW 2018 demonstrates high standards in terms of peculiarity, professionalism and technicality for its over 10 on-site activities. 2018 Food2China Forum –Summit of International Leaders, New Retail Forum, the 5th Guangzhou Coffee Cupping Competition, The Forum of Special Food Technology, “Food Is Great in the U. K.” Dinner and Italian Enterprises Reception Dinner will take the stage by turns. Tasting and promotion events hosted by exhibitors from South Korea, Italy, the U.K., Portugal, Thailand and other countries will bring nonstop excitement. All those activities will form a lively network for the imported food industry, which provides a chance for professionals and industry leaders to communicate, compare notes and acquire access to market information
China's imported food industry is entering a "new era" of higher quality and efficiency with the focus shifting from size to competitiveness. To meet the growing market demand, FHW 2018 will build the most professional exchange platform in southern China for the international food industry, thus helping more superior imported food to enter the Chinese market.
During the fair, visitors can get entry passes with their business cards at the registration center. Or they can follow the official account of the fair on WeChat (FOOD2CHINA001) and conduct pre-registration to reduce the time spent queuing up at the site.