IFEX Philippines is the country’s biggest international trade exhibition on the Philippines’ and Asia's ethnic and specialty food, tropical fruits, vegetables, seafood, beverages, bakery and confectionery products, meat and poultry, Halal-certified products, as well as natural, organic, and healthy food products.

Since its inception originally as the Asian Ethnic Food Festival from 1999 to 2003, IFEX Philippines has provided a business-to-business platform for local and international food companies to discover new markets, launch new products, and transact with the world’s biggest buyers.

The Katha Awards Food (formerly known as Trendy Awards) pays homage to newly developed Philippine food products and food applications that satisfy three major criteria: Packaging Design and Innovation; Product Innovation, and Market Demand and readiness.

Food Philippines Microsites

Winter Fancy Food Show 2016

Gulfood 2016

Foodex 2016

RICH RESOURCES

  • 89% of world aquaculture output
  • 86% of the world’s fish farmers
  • 42% of world fruit production

Asia produces...

  • 69% of the world’s mangoes
  • 46% of the world’s pineapples
  • 20% of the world’s papayas

GROWING ECONOMIC INFLUENCE

  • 3rd largest intra-regional trade bloc
  • US $4.9B volume of intraregional Food & Beverage Trade
  • 50% of total Asian trade is intraregional
  • Free Trade Agreements with ASEAN nations, China, India, Japan, Korea and New Zealand

GLOBALIZED DEMAND-DRIVEN POPULATION

  • Over 18 Muslims and emerging Halal market
  • 43% of expected wordlwide consumption from Asia’s middle class by 2030
  • Multicultural tastes and preferences that drive food trends - e.g., convenient and ready-to-eat meals premium labels, healthy and functional food

IFEX Philippines 2017 Partners

Government Partner

Organization Partners

Marketing Agents
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