by Gina Yap / Senior Trade-Industry Development Specialist / DTI-Export Marketing Bureau
Published in Business Mirror
10 October 2017
FINEST products from the Philippines are on display in a pavilion at the World Food And Beverage Great Expo (Fabex) Kansai 2017 being held in International Exhibition Center (Intex) Osaka until October 13. Fabex Kansai is Japan’s largest general trade fair for commercial food, cooking ingredients, equipment and containers.
Organized by the Philippine Department of Trade and Industry, through the Export Marketing Bureau (EMB), the Philippine Trade and Investment Center-Osaka, and the Department of Agriculture-Agribusiness and Marketing Assistance Service, the country’s delegation is showcasing an array of food products, food supplements, food machinery and various kinds of farm produce in the three-day event.
EMB Assistant Director Agnes R. Legaspi, who leads the business delegation from Manila, said that the 18 Filipino companies participating in Fabex Kansai 2017 are also visiting Tokyo from October 9 to 18 for meetings with Japanese importers. This business mission aims to promote the Philippines as a reliable supplier of high-quality food products.
In addition to Philippine exhibition in Fabex Kansai 2017, top Philippine government officials will talk on doing business with the Philippines in a seminar, entitled “Philippine Seminar on Business Opportunities on Agriculture and Logistics”, organized by the Osaka Port Promotion Association at their conference hall on October 11.