Visitors to Fi Europe (Paris, 1-3 December) will have the chance to meet more than 250 food and beverage leading ingredient suppliers directly from China – all under one roof, the organisers have said.
Visitors to Fi Europe (Paris, 1-3 December) will have the chance to meet more than 250 food and beverage leading ingredient suppliers directly from China – all under one roof, the organisers have said.Fi Europe Brand Director, Richard Joyce, said Chinese food ingredients were playing a key role in the global food and beverage market now more than ever. “The variety and high-quality products coming from Chinese suppliers is something we’ve seen grow during the last few years, and such suppliers are a critical part of Fi Europe for our visitors,” he said. “More importantly, now for a large number of leading Chinese ingredient suppliers, Fi Europe has become their route to the European food market – helping them grow their business and compete with global competitors.”At Fi Europe 2015, more than 250 Chinese companies will exhibit their ingredients in the China Pavilion, showcasing product innovations and the latest food and beverage solutions. Exhibitors in the China pavilion include COFCO, Weifang Ensign, Fooding Group, RZBC Group, FREDA, Guoxin Union, TTCA, Kunda, Novanat, Changmao, Yuwang and Reephos.These Chinese companies will exhibit a range of food and beverage ingredients solutions, including:Natural coloursSweeteners such as stevia and stevia extractsCitric acidsProteins and fibres (such as soy and pea)Xanthan gum, Gellan gum, Welan gumExtractsDehydrated vegetablesFood additivesJoyce said the China Pavilion will provide visitors with a range of innovative ingredients and solutions in natural, nutritious, health and functional foods – direct from Chinese ingredients suppliers. “Even if visitors are not currently sourcing ingredients from China, I would recommend they take the time to visit the China Pavilion to build their network of ingredient suppliers,” he said. More than 1,400 food and beverage ingredient suppliers from around the world will be exhibiting at Fi Europe.