Food ingredients Industry Flocks to Frankfurt for Fi Europe 2009

Nov 19, 2009, 11:02 ET from UBM International Media

FRANKFURT, Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Frankfurt bids farewell to the global food ingredients industry as Fi Europe 2009 wraps up an impressive edition this afternoon. Fi Europe is the premiere meeting place for the world's food ingredients industry and once again the list of attendees was a who's who of the industry's decision makers.

The biennial three-day event is a long-standing highlight of the industry calendar as it brings together visitors from around the world and across the industry including manufacturers, suppliers, scientists, technologists and food ingredient buyers.

The aisles were bustling at the Messe Frankfurt, surpassing all expectations in a challenging year for trade exhibitions. "The success of the show is a testament to the resilience of the industry and the industry's trust in Fi Europe " said Greg Cherry, Fi Europe Event Director, "Our attendees know they will meet their global ingredients industry here in one place. In touch economic times, Fi Europe remains an cost-effective and efficient business development platform."

Feedback from exhibitors unanimously signaled this has been the busiest edition of Fi Europe in years. "This has unquestionably been the best Fi Europe so far" said David Sargent, a Director with flavours company FD Copeland. "We've been impressed with the efficiency of the show organization and the quality of the visitors we're seeing is excellent, not only from Europe, but form China, Africa, the Middle East and around the world".

The next edition of Fi Europe will be held from November 29 - December 1, 2011 in Paris France.

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United Business Media, is headquartered in London, UK. The office in the Netherlands is the organiser of the world-leading Health ingredients, Food ingredients, CPhi, ICSE and Informex series of food and pharmaceutical ingredients trade shows. The Dutch office also publishes International Food Ingredients Magazine and organises related conference activities. For more information, visit

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