SAVE THE DATE FEB. 25-27 2018
It’s a Small World
Revel in the mosaic of cuisines that shape Canada’s culinary flavours. Countries and cultural products from around the globe are presented in small pavilions. You may find the next best thing that belongs on your menu. Discover products and brands that make Canada one of the hottest culinary scenes in the world.
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Exhibitors you can find include: Italgelatine, Lidia's and Mimi Foods. Visit booths #1343+#1443+#1543+#1642 in the World Pavilion.
STATE OF ILLINOIS
Experience the best the State of Illinois has to offer. They’re proud of their heritage and history; after all, it’s where Abraham Lincoln became a lawyer and a member of the Illinois House of Representatives. It’s also affectionately known as the “Prairie State”, where their prized snack food includes popcorn and their beloved fruit is the GoldRush Apple. With plenty of farmland for raising cattle and pigs, lush forests, rolling hills and wetlands, there’s lots of land diversity ideal to growing local crops as well as grapes for budding wineries in the region you’ll want to learn about and try. From popular local diners to fine dining such as the legendary Alinea Restaurant in Chicago, this is one state you won’t want to miss out on.
Exhibitors you can find include: Olympia Gyros, E. Formella & Sons, Vanee Foods, Nielsen - Massey Vanillas, EmberGlo and C. Creators and Company. Visit booth #1337+#1437 in the World Pavilion.
STATE OF GEORGIA
Georgia, USA is home to industry giants like Coca-Cola, Frito Lay, Pilgrim’s Pride, as well as the most unique craft beers, beverages, gourmet confections and baked goods. Food processing in Georgia is an $11.5 billion industry, and around one-half of the country's top 100 food processing companies have operations in Georgia. Georgia leads the nation exporting poultry and processed poultry and is first in unprocessed peanuts to Canada.
Bringing Georgia’s foods to Canada is a snap through our transportation assets including Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, the busiest airport in the world; the port of Savannah, an interstate highway system that connects Georgia to Canada within 2 days and rail. Georgia offers Canadian foodservice and restaurant sectors the best in innovation and distinct new flavors from the South.
Exhibitors you can find include: Cherokee Trading Company, Savannah Coffee Roasters and Goliath Consulting Company. Visit booth #1537 in the World Pavilion.
JFC International, Canada’s leading distributor of quality Asian products, is pleased to provide Japanese food and beverage manufacturers the opportunity to be part of the World Pavilion. JFC's Product Development department develops products to remain competitive and meet market demand for innovative and quality products. You can sample from popular brands including: Calpico, Azuma Foods, QP, Wakou, Ozeki sake, Marukan, Kikkoman and more! Visit booth #1329 in the World Pavilion.
Mexican cuisine was recognized in 2010 by UNESCO on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Mexican food can be traced back more than 10,000 years when our ancestors domesticated corn. Food staples originally from Mexico that are enjoyed by the rest of the world include corn, tomatoes, squashes, avocados, cocoa and vanilla. Tantalize your senses and make sure you visit the Mexico Pavilion. Visit booth #1429+#1529 in the World Pavilion.