Philippine Food Expo 2024: A Celebration of Filipino Flavors

Philippine Food Expo 2024: A Celebration of Filipino Flavors

The Philippine Food Expo, the biggest and most comprehensive Filipino food and beverage show, is back for its 16th edition this April 2024. The three-day event will showcase the best of locally-sourced fresh and processed produce from over 300 exhibitors, representing the exporters, retailers, equipment, and franchisors sectors of the agri-food industry. The expo will also feature a series of activities and programs that will highlight the rich and diverse food culture of the Philippines and its potential in the global market.

The Philippine Food Expo, organized by the Philippine Food Processors and Exporters Organization (Philfoodex), Inc., aims to provide a platform for information exchange, market opportunities, and the latest trends in the food and beverage sector. The expo will gather industry leaders, chefs, food enthusiasts, and businesses from around the archipelago, as well as local and foreign trade buyers, consumers, and visitors.

The expo will also partner with the Department of Agriculture (DA) to bring 15 regional participants and promote the nationwide Young Farmers Challenge and Kadiwa Center programs. The DA’s annual Filipino Food Month will also coincide with the expo, which will serve as its media launch platform, enforcing DA Secretary Francis Tiu Laurel, Jr.’s mandate of increased productivity and modernized agriculture.

A Feast of Filipino Flavors

The expo will showcase the rich and diverse food and beverage landscape of the Philippines, featuring products and produce from various regions and provinces. Visitors can expect to see and taste a variety of Filipino delicacies, such as dried mangoes, banana chips, coconut products, coffee, chocolate, vinegar, condiments, seafood, meat, dairy, and more. The expo will also highlight the innovations and technologies that are being applied to the food processing and packaging industry, as well as the best practices and standards that are being followed to ensure quality and safety.

The expo will also offer an engaging and entertaining experience for the visitors, with a series of technical and business sessions, culinary challenge competitions, and cooking demos and workshops from renowned chefs. These activities will showcase the skills and talents of the Filipino food professionals, as well as the creativity and versatility of the Filipino cuisine.

A Must-Visit Event for All

The Philippine Food Expo 2024 is a must-visit event for all who are interested in the food and beverage industry, whether as producers, suppliers, buyers, or consumers. The expo will offer a unique opportunity to discover, learn, and enjoy the Filipino food culture, as well as to network and do business with potential partners and clients. The expo will also support the local growers and entrepreneurs in the food and beverage industry, by allowing them to showcase their products and produce in a thriving B2B marketplace.

The expo is co-presented by the Department of Agriculture and in cooperation with the Department of Trade & Industry, the Philippine Exporters Confederation, Inc. and Union Bank of the Philippines. The expo will take place on April 12-14, 2024 at the World Trade Center Metro Manila, Pasay City, Philippines, with an expanded floor area of 7,000 sqm. Pre-registration is open until March 22, 2024, with a 20% discount. Walk-ins are also welcome, with the exhibition halls open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on April 12, and from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on April 13-14.