04 Oct START THE PROMOTION OF FOOD MEXICO 2017 FOOD SHOW
- More than 60 thousand attendees are expected at the exhibition
- They secure sales for more than 16 thousand MDPs for this edition
The General Coordinator of Promotion and Promotion of Exports, Manuel Pozo Cabrera, led the Press Conference for the promotion of “FOOD MEXICO 2017 FOOD SHOW”, in the city of Oaxaca, Oax .; with the objective of adding Oaxacan companies to this event.
In 2016 we have the presence of 56,000 attendees at the event and this year we expect more than 60 thousand visitors, among general public, producers, investors and companies related to the agri-food sector, in addition to having 36,000 m2 of exhibition, “said the official.
For this second edition, it is estimated that around 150 international buyers from more than 50 countries and 100 national companies participate in order to sell more than 16 thousand MDP, ensuring that the expo is a reference worldwide.
This fair will become a place where all the actors of agri-food production will congregate and the potential of Mexico will be demonstrated; in addition we will have more than 120 events and exhibitions, he added.
The gastronomic forum will be the ideal place to taste dishes prepared by renowned Mexican chefs, open classes for students of gastronomy, as well as recipes representative of Mexican cuisine, distinguishing the products exhibited at the fair. Master lectures will also be given where topics of high relevance, related to the sector will be presented.
The area of match making is the most important since it is the meeting point of business with buyers from all over the world, demanding products of Mexican origin.
The official stressed the importance of participation of Oaxacan producers, since this region of the country has a great gastronomic wealth and traditional drinks that represent Mexico, such as mezcal, tequila and pulque.
Mexico Alimentaria gathers the greatness of the 32 states of the republic, and there will be spaces destined to represent each one of them to show the most significant of its entity as traditions as regional dances and tasting of outstanding products.
Undoubtedly, the event is part of the major agribusiness fairs in the world and will be established as a space for business and attraction of productive investments, as well as to offer products and services related to the Mexican countryside, said the Mtro.
SAGARPA extends the invitation to all producers and entrepreneurs of the agri-food sector to participate in the Mexico Food 2017 food show, which will take place from December 7 to 9, at the Citibanamex Center and infield of the Hipódromo de las Américas CDMX.