25 April 2018

By Heizle Trasmañas | Food and Agri-Marine Division | DTI-Export Marketing Bureau

Published also in Business Mirror

TEN Philippine food exporters are showcasing their products at the ongoing Food and Hotel Asia, dubbed as Asia’s most comprehensive international food and hospitality trade event, at the Singapore Expo, Singapore.  Held every two years, the four-day event opened on April 24 and will run until April 27.

The Philippine participation was organized by the Department of Trade and Industry, through the Export Marketing Bureau, in collaboration with the Philippine Trade and Investment Center-Singapore.

The participating Philippine food exporters are Agrinurture Inc., Bahaghari Global Foods Inc., Castillejos Agri-Farms, Fruits of Life Inc., La Carlota Food Enterprise, Pasciolco International Inc., Republic Biscuit Corp., See’s International Food Manufacturing Corp., Universal Canning Inc., and Wellnesscare International Corp.

They join the 4,000 other exhibitors from 70 countries and regions, with projected 78,000 trade attendees from 100 countries and regions.

The Philippine Pavilion is located at Hall 9. Among the highlights at the Philippine Pavilion is the live cooking demo that features gastronomic recipes made from the unique and creative blend of premium products from the participating Philippine companies,  such as fresh mangoes and bananas, fresh vegetables, banana chips, coconut products, fruit jams, canned fish, biscuits, desert and snacks.