THAIFEX - World of Food Asia 2018 played host to 2,537 exhibitors, recording a remarkable 17% increase from the previous year, attesting to the increasing importance of the ASEAN region to the F&B industry.
The potential of ASEAN is tremendous. We've been recording strong double digit growth since 2014, in conjunction with the establishment of the ASEAN Economic Community. In fact, we have been adding an average of 10,000 sqm to the show every year since then, and we’ve even carved out an additional two trade days this year to better facilitate business exchange,” said Mathias Kuepper, Managing Director, Koelnmesse. “This year's record-breaking figures are a testament to the attractiveness of the ASEAN F&B market, and we’d like to give our heartfelt gratitude to all exhibitors, buyers, and visitors for their constant support.