SHANGHAI, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The southwest market in China has grown exponentially in the HORECA industry in recent years. From 2013-2015, Chengdu, as a central port of China's south-western region, has witnessed a staggering increase of five-star hotels both in business and under construction. As one of most ancient cities in China, Chengdu has undoubtedly enjoyed favors and preference from international hotel management groups such as Ritz Carlton, Hyatt, Four Seasons, Hilton, the Mandarin Oriental, Waldorf, W Hotel and Starwood. In the import food sector, Chengdu has grown into the biggest import food center in southwest China with a huge potential. HOTELEX Chengdu aims to establish a one-stop sourcing platform for the HORECA industry of the southwest region.
The first U.S. Food Export Trade Mission to HOTELEX Chengdu is initiated because of the potential market growth and consistent overseas interest towards the second-tier city network in China. The U.S. Food Export trade delegation is composed of high-quality suppliers and distributors representing the midwest and northeast of USA who have established strong commitment towards China's promising second- and third-tier cities. Their products range from dairy products, bakery ingredients, snack food, grocery, deli and organic food. Onsite hosted buyer program including one-on-one match-making sessions, and industry field trips will further facilitate this trade mission. Please contact Zoi Fan for more detailed information.
The Food Export Association (Midwest and Northeast) is one of the three primary funded programs by USDA/FAS. The U.S. Food Export is a strategic partnership between the Food Export Association of the Midwest USA and Food Export-Northeast. This organization promotes the export of food and agricultural products overseas since 1969 and helps to increase the ability to promote high-value U.S. food and agricultural products.
Partial Participation List of U.S Food Export Trade Mission:
AA Ark International Trade LLC
AIW Management LLC
Colony Enterprises, Inc.
East-West International Group, Inc.
Marathon Ginseng International Inc
Resource One Holdings dba Sales Resource, Inc.
The Stone Group
SOURCE UBM Sinoexpo