Thailand is Ready to Make ‘THAIFEX–World of Food ASIA 2009’ Asia’s Premier Food Exposition


March 13 /PRNewswire/ —

is all prepared and ready to organize THAIFEX – World of Food ASIA
2009. The country is also taking this event as an opportunity to
demonstrate to international visitors its capabilities to become Asia’s
premier center of international expositions on food-related products,
services and technologies. The event promises to feature over 2,100
booths and 1,100 exhibitors who are leading food entrepreneurs from

and overseas. Food industry professionals and interested people from
around the world will also be welcomed and encouraged to participate in
trade negotiations at the event.

Mr. Rachane Potjanasuntorn, Director-General of the Department of
Export Promotion (DEP), revealed, “The outstanding partnership of the
Department of Export Promotion, the Thai Chamber of Commerce (TCC) and
the world-class German event organizer Koelnmesse, is once again
formulated to ensure that THAIFEX – World of Food ASIA 2009 will live
up to all expectations from

May 13th-17th, 2009, at Challenger 2-3, Muang-Thong-Thani,

Bangkok, Thailand.”

The event aims to offer a one-stop shopping experience for the
latest and the very best in food innovations the world of food has to
offer. The highlights not to be missed are.

  • ‘Food Catering’ presents a range of modern
    kitchenware with sophisticated technologies, as well as the service
    businesses in food industry.
  • ‘Food Technology’ showcases advanced machinery used in food production.
  • ‘Hospitality Services’ displays hotel equipment and provides helpful advice on hotel businesses.
  • ‘Retail and Franchise’ offers consultation on retailing technologies and restaurant franchising in overseas markets.

“Food is a necessity of life and Thai food products and food-related
services are highly regarded worldwide and show great potential to grow
in several segments. Visitors to this event will delight in a most
comprehensive range of food-related products, as well as many other
interesting activities especially for food industry professionals. Such
activities include exhibitions on ‘Halal Food,’ ‘Organic Food’ and
‘Food Safety from

Thailand‘ which focuses on the hygienic safety of Convenience Food. Another major activity is ‘Design in

which showcases many innovative food packaging designs. Other
highlights not to be missed are interesting seminars on various topics
such as ‘Today’s Market & Challenges in Import/Export,’ ‘Processing
and Packaging Technology’ and ‘Growing Trend: Healthy Food.’ There will
also be further special activities such as cooking competition and
Coffee Barista contest,” added Mr. Rachane.