WorldFood Moscow reveals evolution of Russia’s food market post embargo
The 24th WorldFood Moscow exhibition, held in September, showed the urgency of the exchange of the experience and advanced technologies of the leading world producers.
More than 1,520 companies from 62 countries participated in the exhibition, which covered 54,600 m2. Half of the exhibitors were Russian companies.
WorldFood attracted 30,981 visitors, among them various leaders from the federal and local government, plus the heads of government authorities, industry associations, foreign missions and brand associations, as well as other guests of honour. More than 70 Russian and foreign journalists covered the event.
The national pavilions at the exhibition spanned 37 countries. Visitors to these could not only discuss professional matters, but get to know the country’s culture, hear its music and try its cuisine.
Numerous business events also took place In the framework of the exhibition. Conferences about the Russian food market, the fresh fruit and vegetables sector and the cooperation of producers with the retail sector were attended by 640 delegates. Leaders from Russia’s agriculture ministry, Rosselkhoznadzor, and from industry associations and large companies were among the speakers.
The 25th edition of WorldFood Moscow will take place in September 2016.