JOHANNESBURG - The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) is taking 28 South African companies to showcase their products and services at the Foodex Trade Fair in Chiba City, Japan from Tuesday until Friday.
The companies received financial support from the dti Export Marketing and Investment Assistance Scheme (EMIA) to participate in the trade fair as part of the department’s commitment towards increasing trade and investment relations between South Africa and Japan.
Foodex 2018 will display a full range of food and beverage products from around the world. The annual exhibition is Asia's largest, dedicated to food and beverage sectors across Japan and the whole world.
Over the four days of the exhibition, thousands of buyers from food service, distribution, and trading companies attend. Some of the products to be showcased by South African exporters will include bottled wine, mixed herbs and spices, olive oils, canned fruit and vegetables, nuts, fruit juices, dried fruit, rooibos tea and sauces.