Initiated by China Entry and Exit Inspection and Quarantine Association and Great Wall Exhibitions, and organized in collaboration with strategic partners Xinfadi College for Agriculture and Lingshouke, the 2019 China FVF took place in Beijing on 9-10 September 2019. Under the framework of this event, growers, and operators from 20 countries, the best fresh produce traders in China, the largest wholesale markets in northern China, and China’s most popular fresh food stores all gathered in Beijing.
The exhibition and conference attracted overseas representatives from 20 countries including New Zealand, Australia, and Japan, as well as dozens of important fruit and vegetable distribution centers and businesses including Beijing Xinfadi Market, Hebei Xinfadi Market, and Shanghai Huizhan Market. Suppliers of specialty fruit and vegetable products and distribution services from Beijing, Shanghai, Tianjin, and other places also participated in the event in search of sales opportunities. In addition, more than 100 fresh retailers such as Pagoda, Shengxian Chuanqi, and Shandong Aikedo also came to the event to make purchases and discuss business opportunities.
Over 300 types of branded fruit and more than 50 types of vegetables from around the world were showcased at the event, including bananas, grapes, cherries, mangoes, kiwifruit, dragon fruit, papayas, watermelons, cantaloupes, strawberries, blueberries, kiwi berries, nectarines, peaches, honey peaches, ugly oranges, green mandarins, and navel oranges.
With detailed explanations on the import and export policies for fruit and vegetables, discussions on the situation of import and export for these products, analyses of the consumption trends in the retail market, insights on the fresh industry, and sharing of the experience from countries like Japan, South Africa, New Zealand, and Australia, the event helped participants in understanding the future of the industry, and provided a direction for people involved in the fresh industry across China to explore further.
Source: China Financial Times