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Hong Kong prepares to welcome ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA
Asia’s only fresh produce trade show experiences growth of over 50% in size as it heads to North Asia
ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA takes place this year on 10-12 September 2008 at Hong Kong's prestigious Convention and Exhibition Centre. Some 5,000m2 of exhibition space at the HKCEC have already been reserved for the trade fair, with Asian fresh produce companies and organisations accounting for a majority of the exhibitors.
"Hong Kong is proving to be a major draw for companies and organisations which are keen to take advantage of the very strong growth in the fresh produce market in North Asia in particular," explained Gérald Lamusse, managing director of GPE Global Produce Events GmbH, the joint-venture company which organises ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA.
ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA takes place alongside the Asiafruit Congress, Asia's only conference event for the fresh fruit and vegetable business which has been held annually in Asia since 1997.
"The three-day conference organised by Asiafruit Magazine focuses on some key emerging trends in the Asian food retail and consumer markets as well as focusing on new opportunities in China," said John Hey, editor of Asiafruit Magazine
Over 3,000 trade visitors from more than 50 countries are expected to attend ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA and Asiafruit Congress in Hong Kong this year.
"There has been a lot of interest from retailers and other buyers as well as fresh produce professionals from Asia and the rest of the world," said Mr Lamusse. "If you have anything to do with the fresh produce business in Asia, this is an event you really must attend."
More information on how to attend ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA and the Asiafruit Congress is available online at http://www.asiafruitlogistica.com/ and http://www.asiafruitcongress.com/. The websites include flight and hotel information as well as a full list of exhibitors.
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