Japan is the 3rd largest economical market after US and China with a unique and sophisticated food culture. Wine & Gourmet Japan is the one and only professional platform for international wineries, beer, spirits and gourmet food producers in the Japanese market. Going into the 13th edition, the event offers highly customized matching activities via both online and on-site for exhibitors and buyers. The event combines the traditional trade fair with a comprehensive event-programme, which includes, professional seminars, tasting & matching, wine pairing sessions, label awards, panel discussions and many more. Become part of this dynamic market!
The next Wine & Gourmet Japan will be held on April 12-14, 2023.
The International Exhibition ISM Japan, the world’s largest trade fair for sweets and snacks, will take place at the same time and in the same exhibition center.This results in a continuous flow of visitors throughout the exhibition.
The main organizer of Wine &Gourmet Japan is Koelnmesse. Koelnmesse,is an International leader in the organization of exhibitions and events related to food. In addition, Koelnmesse organizes food trade fairs in developing markets around the world such as Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Japan, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates, which have different focus and content.
These global activities enable their clients to come into contact with a network of events and access to different markets. In this way, they create a basis for sustainable and stable international partnerships.
Wine & Gourmet Japan, together with its 6 partner exhibitions, aims to attract more than 1,000 exhibitors and 80,000 trade visitors.
The food market in Tokyo has 37,468.00 quality consumers and its purchasing power is expected to dominate in the next years.
Statistics Wine&Gourmet exhibition 2019
- Exhibitors (Total) 917, (149 Wine & Gourmet Japan)
- Visitors 78,024 trade visitors
Where do consumers shop?
- Groceries, Supermarkets, 49%
- Large markets, Hypermarkets, 24%
- Convenience stores, 21%
- Local stores, 10%
- Discount stores, 9%
(Nielsen Global Survey)
The wine market in Japan
- 31.0% Chile
- 25.4% France
- 18.7% Italy
- 11.0% Spain
- 4.6% Other
- 4.0% Australia
- 3.8% U.S.A.
- 1.4% Germany
The volume of Imports in wine (+5 million) and sparkling wine (+10 million) has increased during the period 2009-2018.
- Japan is the No. 1 spirits importer in the Asia-Pacific region with 314% growth over the past 10 years.
- The largest Whiskey market in the world with 213% growth in the last 10 years.