ISTANBUL, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The second international Food Ingredients, Solutions, Aids and Additives Show Food ingredients (Fi), the most prestigious event in the global food industry since 1986, will be held at Lütfi Kirdar Congress and Exhibition Centre on 24-26 April 2014.
The event that included Istanbul in its portfolio for the first time last year will draw a lot of attention by presenting leading speakers and covering hottest trends in the first "Food ingredients (Fi) Istanbul 2014 Conference" to be held within the Food ingredients (Fi) Istanbul show. In addition, Natural ingredients (Ni), the natural and organic food ingredients pavillion to be included in the show for the first time, will showcase the latest natural and organic food production innovations in the market that reached TL 13 billion in Turkey according to the Euromonitor International report.
Food ingredients (Fi) Istanbul Food Ingredients, Solutions and Additives Show and Conference is the FIRST and ONLY show and conference that brings Europe, Asia, Middle East and North Africa.
"Natural and Organic Ingredients of the USD 13 Billion Market at Natural ingredients (Ni)"
Kerim Alain Bertrand, General Manager, UBM Istanbul, stated that the latest development in the healthy food market that reached a sales volume of TL 13 billion last year in Turkey will be showcased at Food ingredients (Fi) Istanbul, the most prestigious event in the food industry. Bertrand also stated that the natural and organic food pavilion Natural ingredients (Ni) will bring regional and international producers together. Bertrand said that the Turkish F&B market achieved significant growth in the healthy product segment between 2008 and 2013 according to the Euromonitor International report. Bertrand said that the most remarkable category in the market was natural products with a sales volume of TL 8,825 million, followed by functional food (TL 2,469 million), diet products (TL 1,402 million), organic products (TL 163 million) and special food intolerance products (TL 118 million). Kerim Alain Bertrand also stated that Food ingredients (Fi) Istanbul will draw attention not only for showcasing natural ingredients and new marketing strategies to global sector leaders, but also for covering the hottest topics in the industry with leading speakers.
THOUSANDS OF VISITORS FROM 50 COUNTRIES
Supported by select Turkish NGOs like the Association of Food Additives and Ingredients Manufacturers (GIDAKAT) and Food Safety Association (GGD), Food ingredients (Fi) Istanbul Show and Conference will host thousands of local and international visitors with more than 200 exhibitors from Turkey, Balkans, Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa.
The show is expected to be visited by more than 4 thousand visitors from many different countries including Turkey, Germany, USA, Belgium, UAE, China, India, England, Sri Lanka and Togo.
Visitors will have to register on line for free access to Fi Istanbul. Those interested in accessing new contacts, markets and business opportunities may visit http://www.fi-istanbul.com/2014 for free registration.
About Food ingredients (Fi) Shows - The most prestigious event that brings the food industry together since 1986
Fi events are the global meeting place for all stakeholders in the food ingredients industry. Over 500,000 people have attended our shows over the years, and billions of Euros of business have been created as a result. Fi events offer digital solutions and supporting products to bring together the international industry with the target audience.
The food additives were first considered in 1986 in Utrecht, Holland; today, Fi events provide a global meeting place for all stakeholders in the food ingredients industry. The activities, publications, comprehensive databases, digital solutions and high-level conference portfolios are offered on a global scale.
Food ingredients, the international food show portfolio that brings the global food industry together every year in various regions, offers a unique meeting place for global and regional food experts thanks to Istanbul's strategic location as the only city bridging two continents. In addition to Istanbul, the latest addition to the global portfolio of events, Fi events are held at other leading cities including Amsterdam, Frankfurt, Ho Chi Minh, Jakarta, Mumbai, Sao Paulo, Shanghai and Tokyo.
For further information, please visit http://www.foodingredientsglobal.com.
UBM is a plc-based global marketing and communication services company. In addition to producing and distributing special content and news, UBM also helps companies to run their businesses and brings sellers and buyers online and offline with various events. More than 5,500 employees in more than 30 countries are grouped into specialized groups serving commercial and professional communities. These groups help companies to do business and market effectively and productively.
For further information, please visit http://www.ubm.com.
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Available until 2 April, 2014
Derya Nil BUDAK
SOURCE UBM plc