28th International Forum BEER 2019

On May 21–24, for the 28th time, Sochi was hosting BEER International Forum, Russia’s leading specialized trade fair in the beer industry, organized by “SOUD – Sochi Exhibitions”. This year, more than 250 breweries from Russia and abroad have presented their products and services. A friendly atmosphere at both companies’ booths and business-related events is the hallmark of BEER exhibition. The professional competition of beer, soft drinks, raw materials, and equipment held during the forum is particularly popular.

Vinorus 2019 International Exhibition for Wines and Alcoholic Beverages

On April 16–18, Vinorus 2019, a trade fair for wines and alcoholic beverages organized by MVK, was held in Krasnodar. This year, Expograd Yug Exhibition and Congress Complex has gathered more than fifty exhibitors from Armenia, Italy, Russia, Serbia, France, and South Ossetia. Within its display space, the exhibition unites wineries and cognac distilleries, as well as producers and suppliers of raw materials for winegrowing and winemaking. At the end of the exhibition, the winners of the 21st international wine-tasting competition South Russia 2019 were announced. The jury had assessed 186 product entries from wine regions of Russia, Abkhazia, and Armenia.

20th International Trade Fair SIAL China 2019

On May 14–16, Asia’s major food innovation exhibition SIAL China 2019 took place in Shanghai, organized by Comexposium. More than 4,300 exhibitors and 112 thousand food industry experts participated in this year’s edition. This large-scale project occupied 199,500 square meters of display space, having featured extensive global coverage of food products, soft and alcoholic beverages, and specialized equipment. SIAL China is an integral part of SIAL, the leading global network of exhibitions dedicated to the food industry.

IFFA 2019 International Trade Fair for the Meat Industry

On May 4–9, the leading exhibition of its branch IFFA 2019 opened its doors to the representatives of the global meat industry. This year Frankfurt am Main (Germany) hosted 1,039 exhibitors from 49 countries, including all the world market leaders. On 120 thousand square meters of display space, participants of IFFA have been demonstrating innovations and business ideas for all stages of meat production. The largest exhibits have been organized by companies from Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Denmark, France, China, Poland, the US, and Belgium.
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InterFood St. Petersburg, Exhibition of Food Products and Drinks

On April 17–19, ExpoForum Convention and Exhibition Centre was hosting InterFood St. Petersburg, a trade show dedicated to foods and beverages, organized by MVK International Exhibition Company.This year the trade show has attracted more than 50 exhibitors from Russia, Belarus, Germany, Spain, and Thailand, presenting a wide range of high quality products.Innovations in this year’s edition included the participation of hard liquor suppliers from Germany as well as group exhibits by participants from North Ossetia, Tatarstan and Tver region. The Best Product InterFood St. Petersburg contest featured 16 items in 7 nominations.

Committee on Agriculture Meeting

Representatives of the “Russian Food&Drinks Market” Magazine participated in the meeting of the Committee on Agriculture, “Current Situation in the Dairy Industry”, which was organized by “CCI France Russie” and took place at the company’s office in Moscow. Within the program of the meeting, the situation in the Russian market for milk and dairy products was discussed, and regulatory challenges faced by the dairy processing industry were addressed. Artem Belov, Executive Director at “Soyuzmoloko”, and Marina Balabanova, Regional Vice-President for Corporate Relations at “Danone Russia & CIS”, were the speakers.

9th Metro Expo Specialized Exhibition

For three days, Metro Expo international exhibition was being held at Crocus Expo, organized by “METRO Cash & Carry” and addressed to entrepreneurs in the hospitality industry and independent retail. Every year, more than 300 federal and local suppliers and manufacturing companies present their innovations and services at Metro Expo. This year, the following main subjects were in the spotlight: health and wellness trend in trade, HoReCa and business; digital solutions for business; and development prospects of the trade and catering markets.

25th Modern Bakery Moscow International Trade Fair

This year, Modern Bakery Moscow exhibition for the bakery and confectionery markets celebrated its 25th anniversary. Every year, at Expocentre in Moscow, this major event organized by “Messe Frankfurt RUS” presents the widest range of equipment for bakery and confectionery production as well as ingredients, raw materials, and packaging solutions. This year, for the first time exhibition tours were held, covering two directions: baking and confectionery companies; and bakeries, mini bakeries and pastry shops.

ExpoHoReCa, 17th International Specialized Exhibition

For three days, Expoforum Convention and Exhibition Centre in Saint Petersburg was hosting the leading exhibition of the hospitality industry “ExpoHoReCa”. For 17 years, the exhibition has been inspiring experts in the industry, giving them new ideas, and helping them establish business connections with Russian and foreign manufacturers, suppliers, restaurateurs, and hoteliers. Visitors had the opportunity to try food products presented, test equipment, and obtain a lot of useful information at workshops led by the top chefs. Within an educational program, the leading experts were answering questions relevant for the industry.

Beviale Moscow 2019, International Trade Fair for Beverage Production

On February 19–21, for the fourth time, Crocus Expo international exhibition center hosted Beviale Moscow, Russia’s and the CIS’s unique specialized exhibition for beverage production. More than 200 suppliers from all over the world came to Russia’s capital in order to participate in Beviale Moscow, presenting raw materials, packaging, and equipment for the whole sales and production cycle in the beverage industry. During the three days of the exhibition, specialized conferences, seminars, and workshops were successfully held.

Ingredients Russia 2019, 22nd International Exhibition for Food Ingredients

Throughout February 19–22, Crocus Expo international exhibition center united participants of the annual exhibition for raw materials and ingredients in the food industry, Ingredients Russia. The exhibition was organized by MVK with the support of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation. This year, 150 exhibitors have presented a wide range of products meeting the highest market demands. The event schedule featured numerous activities attractive to experts of the industry, in particular the Ingredients Russia Conference as well as the Food Process Engineer Day.

17th International Exhibition Dairy & Meat Industry 2019

For four days, Crocus Expo exhibition center (Moscow) was hosting the 17th international exhibition of equipment and technologies for livestock farming, dairy and meat production. The exhibition was held by international event organizer ITE Group with the support of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation. The leading domestic and foreign companies presented their latest solutions for the modernization and increased performance of agricultural holdings, enterprises in the meat and dairy industries, and farms.

Prodexpo 2019, 26th International Exhibition for Food, Beverages and Food Raw Materials

Expocentre in Moscow hosted Prodexpo 2019, a major Russian food exhibition. Said notable event was organized by Expocentre JSC with the support of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation and under the patronage of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation. This year, Prodexpo has once again demonstrated quantitative and qualitative growth in indicators: the exhibition featured a record number of participants, namely 2,442 companies from 69 countries; 17% of them were exhibiting at this site for the first time.

The 27th International Exhibition for Packaging Technologies 
Processing, Packaging, Printing

The 27th edition of Upakovka international trade fair took place at Expocentre in Moscow. It was organized by Messe Düsseldorf GmbH together with its subsidiary Messe Düsseldorf Moscow LLC. For four days, from January 29 to February 1, the leading manufacturers of packaging and printing equipment, service providers, and creators of innovative technologies in food product packaging were actively working at exhibition stands as well as Innovationparc business zones. As a tradition, Upakovka 2019 was held along with Interplastica 2019 exhibition.