Tuesday, 13 August 2019 09:12

Poland: Warsaw food expo to have dedicated seafood section

EM4 19 News Warsaw ExpoOn 12 September over 7,000 food industry specialists from 11 different countries will flock to Warsaw, Poland to see the latest and greatest of the Polish agri-food sector. The Ptak Warsaw Expo, the largest food fair in Poland, is an opportunity for producers to present their food to representatives of the largest retail chains in Poland and foreign purchasing groups in the HoReCa industry. The event aims to promote the Polish food sector both domestically and abroad by facilitating an opportunity to establish direct business contracts. This year thee will be buyers from all over the world including the Ukraine, Lithuania, United Arab Emirates, China, Tukey and Azerbaijan.

 In 2019 the expo will be augmented with new subdivisions, including sections dedicates to kosher foods and innovation and inspiration.  The fish industry is also expected to receive special attention at this year’s expo. An entire section of the expo will be dedicated to products from the commercial fishing and aquaculture thanks to a new partnership with the Fisheries Department in the Ministry of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation. The Polish government is hoping to encourage long lasting economic growth in the fisheries sector making by strengthening domestic demand and expanding foreign interest in Polish fish. This year marks the third edition of the event which runs from 12 to 14 September.