Food Philippines is the premier venue for top Philippine food brands with strong market presence in the world market, for Philippine food export companies of the country’s Premium 7 Export products (Banana, Cacao, Coconut, Coffee, Mango, Pineapple, Tuna), and for the next rising stars in Philippine food (Calamansi, Pili, Ube, and various fruit- and vegetable-based beverages). Along with local consolidators and associations representing Philippine food exporters, these Philippine food champions will take centerstage at Food Philippines.
International food exhibitors are expected to converge at the Asian Food Champions hall to showcase their diverse, unique, and flavorful food offerings originating from various parts of Asia such as China, Korea, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, and Thailand.
Exhibitors and buyers are expected to come together at the IFEX Connect, the event’s primary business matching platform. At IFEX Connect, exhibitors and buyers can take advantage of the G-Mart Private Label Matching Program for top global and local grocers. IFEX Very Important Buyers (VIBs) are also expected to hold pre-arranged business-to-business meetings in this unique and valuable venue. [Click here].
The IFEX Islands on a Plate will delight buyers and visitors with a unique food tasting experience in a festive setting featuring home-grown food brands and best-known delicacies originating from various regions in the Philippines. It will also feature the latest in fruit- and vegetable-based alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, juices, wines, and spirits at the Tropical Wines and Spirits Lane. Visitors will be pleased with a wide range of featured food products that will be available for retail selling.
Rural Agro-Enterprise Partnership for Inclusive Development and Growth (RAPID Growth) project aims to propel agriculture-based processing enterprises and entrepreneurial communities to become innovative, productive and competitive so that they will be capacitated in meeting the challenges of the global market.
Tropical Wines and Spirits is a delectable showcase of home-grown and top local brands of fruit-based alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, wines and spirits. This special setting will host wine sampling, bartending and cocktail mixing activities featuring top Philippine brands that use indigenous ingredients like calamansi, dalandan, guava, pineapple, and coconut to make craft wines, liquers and artisanal spirits. Soak your palate in these new and exciting flavors and get refreshed by unique blends and fused concoctions at the Tropical Wines and Spirits Lane.
The origins, art and science of beverage-making from various aromatic herbs and spices come to life at the Flavors and Spices Garden. In this show feature, live demonstrations by mixologists will show how herbs and spices are brewed or infused into beverages and concoctions to ease digestion and stabilize overall physical health. Discover the wide use and applications of aromatic herbs and spices for culinary, medicinal, and craft purposes at the Flavors and Spices Garden.
The The Cold Room: Seafood at Sub-Zero will display various fresh, frozen, and value-added Philippine seafood like tuna, seaweeds, prawns, octopus, and other high-value marine food products in an actual cold storage facility. Buyers and visitors will have the chance to taste and sample the freshness and superior quality of Philippine seafood in this special section.
The Cacao Pavilion will showcase a wide array of premium and high-quality products derived from the sought-after Philippine cacao fruit—from cacao beans to cocoa powder and tableas, from single-origin bar chocolates to the artisanal varieties. Find them all here at the Cacao Pavilion.
Get ahead with the latest market trends and tools of the trade in the food exporting industry at the IFEX Food Export Seminars where the latest trends, innovations, best practices in the food processing and exporting sector will be discussed by thought leaders, market experts, and industry practitioners. Seminar tracks such as the Agri-Investment Forum by the Department of Agriculture-Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Service (DA-AMAS), Market Entry Requirements for the Australian, Chinese and UK markets, Market Opportunities in Kosher Food, and Intellectual Property Rights for Enterprises, will give ample learning opportunities to food SMEs that aim to succeed in the industry. [Click here].