HRAP Supports IFEX Philippines

The Hotel and Restaurant Association of the Philippines gave its support to IFEX Philippines Asia's Ethnic Food and Ingredients Show held last May 19 to 21, 2017 at the World Trade Center.

Top ASEAN food firms, local businesses, manufacturers, trade buyers, and businesspersons gathered and joined the opening of its 11th edition themed as “Taste ASEAN” with over 700 international and local food companies showcasing their products to potential trade partners and buyers.

Originally known as the Asian Ethnic Food Festival, the event has grown to be the country’s biggest international trade exhibition that provides platform for local and international food companies. 

IFEX Philippines is the country’s biggest international trade exhibition in the Philippines which features Asia's ethnic and specialty food, tropical fruits, vegetables, seafood, beverages, bakery and confectionery products, meat and poultry, Halal-certified products, as well as natural, organic, and healthy food products.

Since its establishment, IFEX Philippines has provided a business-to-business platform for local and international food companies to discover new markets, launch new products, and transact with the world’s biggest buyers.

Organized by the Department of Trade and Industry-Center for International Trade Exhibitions and Missions (DTI-CITEM) the event greets food aficionados to grasp the Philippines newest trends in the food industry. The exhibit also features food companies from Southeast Asia namely, Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Cambodia, Turkey, and Myanmar.

IFEX Philippines 2017 has taken a blend of Asian flavors, through food, condiments, beverages, seafood, vegetables, and healthy food commodities. An avenue for businesses opportunities gathering nations to appreciate what the Asian market has to offer.