Cooking is magic and a good cook can create delightful dishes out of practically anything! From 17 to 21 May, the visitors of Food&Drinks exhibition will discover that cooking is really an art, as painting or poetry. In parallel with the Food & Drinks exhibition, two other important events for the food industry will be held - Food Technology and Packaging.Depot exhibitions, where participating companies will present modern equipment, innovative food processing technologies, and packaging for them.
Organizer: International Exhibition Centre MOLDEXPO SA
Official support: Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry of the Republic of Moldova
Partner Food&Drinks and Food Technology: National Association of Bread and Milling Industries of the Republic of Moldova
Over 150 manufacturers and distributors of foodstuffs, food processing equipment and packaging from Moldova, Belarus, France, Romania, Ukraine, Italy and Turkey invite you to taste, test and discover new and amazing things. For five days, three specialized exhibitions will offer: a single communication platform for professionals in the related industries, presentations of new products and technologies, exceptional shows, and last but not least, tasting sessions and master classes at the exhibitors’ stands.
Food&Drinks: All the Colors of Creative Cuisine
For the first time in Moldova, from May 17 to 21 you will have the unique opportunity to witness the creative act of cooking: in the framework of a new project «Insirația vine din Tigaie» - Inspiration That Can Be Tasted - chefs, cooks and food-bloggers will share their secrets. The general partner of the project is the company Moldagroproduct (also the sponsor of visitors’ registration at Food&Drinks), partners of the event - METRO Cash & Carry Moldova, Fourchette Gourmet and the brand DeliCarne.
In the menu: Nata Albot with quickly made healthy snacks; cottage cheese casserole "Alivanka" from Elena Butuk, as well as Thai recipe of chicken legs, apple-caramel cheesecakes, cupcakes salads and fruit cakes.
During the 5 days of the event, the chefs of the best restaurants in Chisinau, supported by METRO Cash & Carry Moldova, will reveal the secrets of „haute cuisine”. In the menu - duck breast with mango purée, Dorado fillet with potato crust from Victor Prodanov (restaurant PEGAS); a master class in gourmet food from Vladimir Barar (restaurant GAZETTO); mute duck with buckwheat popcorn and special mayonnaise from Jan Maslyucov (OSHO restaurant), calf brisket with Bourbon sauce, salmon salad and grilled mango with French sauce by Victor Mascenco (restaurant SHERLOK HOLMES), seafood Mediterranean style (tuna, mussels, etc.) will be presented by the famous chef Petru Chicu (restaurant Kiku Sreak & Wine) with the support of the supermarket chain Fourchette Gourmet. The weather promises to be hot and you will have the opportunity to refresh yourself , advised by the famous Moldovan sommelier Mihai Druta who will teach the art of tasting foreign wines.
At the Food & Drinks exhibition will be functioning the area Kitchen Help, where the best importers will put at the disposal of headliners of the project " Inspiration That Can Be Tasted " the kitchen utensils from such famous brands as BergHOFF, Zepter and Joseph Joseph Moldova. Thus, Petru Chicu will cook in BergHOFF ware, Elena Popa will use Zepter utensils, and Joseph Joseph Moldova will provide all chefs with cutting boards, scoops and others.
Do not miss the opportunity to taste new products displayed by our exhibitors - caciotta cheese from Ferma cu Origini, pasta from Rusale Paste, compote with feijoa from Vion-Imrex, Italian ice cream from Helit Italian Flavor. You can watch the process of chocolate creation and taste it immediately at the stand of Good Food Solutions S.R.L Laska-Mol will present a singular novelty: a line of ice cream for which the application for smartphones "My Yeti" was designed - by scanning the code on the package you can download a cartoon about a funny family of snowmen.
The largest selection of bakery, pasta and confectionery products will be offered by Franzeluţa. Floarea Soarelui will present high-quality vegetable oils in assortment. Floreni, one of the largest domestic producers of chicken meat, will introduce, along with traditional ones, new types of products for every customer - from economy to premium class. Moldagroproduct will present Spanish olives Black Gold Corrida in jars with a new design.
On May 19, all visitors of the exhibition will be able to take part in the charity project "Coffee with the Stars", organized jointly with the famous coffee-maker Alexander Stukalov. The stars of the Moldovan show business will prepare a wide variety of coffees, and the proceeds will go to the Foundation for children suffering from leukemia.
Retail Area: a perfect place for negotiations
The exhibition Food & Drinks offers opportunities for domestic producers of foodstuffs. For 5 days, the exhibition will become a platform for a dialogue between farmers and supermarket chains in Moldova.
In a specially equipped area (the Retail Area), domestic producers will be able to directly meet and establish contacts with the representatives of such retail chains as Metro, Green Hills, Linella to discuss a larger and simpler access of local products to supermarket shelves. The Retail Area is an opportunity for direct communication and negotiations, within which Moldovan food manufacturers and farmers will be able to take one more step towards cooperation with the country's largest supermarkets.
Test-drive at Food Technology and Packaging. Depot: You May (and Should) Touch!
In this segment, Bongard S.A.S. announces an impressive program of records - to prepare the longest sandwich - 50 m (!), but also the largest bread, baguette, croissant, and hamburger. (The company also sponsors the registration area of the Food Technology exhibition).
The central event of the exhibitions Food Technology and Packaging. Depot will be the exclusive test drive of new equipment for the food and food packaging industries. Only between 17 and 20 May you have the opportunity to see the functioning of processing equipment, confectionery equipment, canning production lines, bakery and packing equipment displayed by MGM, Rodals, Dina Cociug, Petruzalek, SC Di-Co Total, Propac, Ilvi-Pac and others.
Food equipment has always been highly valued by customers, because the quality of end products depends in a big part on the used equipment. At the exhibition, all companies without exception offer only first-class equipment, as well as innovative units. The MGM company will present refrigeration equipment from AHT, thermal equipment from Berto, generators from Endress GmbH, equipment from the famous KitchenAid. Quality and multifunctional equipment for the production of meat and bakery products will be offered by Favorit-Techno, Global Bar, Solteco Solutions and others. The Dina Cociug company and SC Ecolux will present refrigeration equipment for retail chains and stores. Technologies of production processes automation will be presented at the stand of Melitax Grup.
Quality itself does not always ensure the demand for a product - you need a beautiful and properly designed packaging that can be obtained only with modern equipment.
Thus, the company I.C.S. Petruzalek will display automatic and manual packing machines, as well as a wide range of plastic products at good prices. The visitors of the exhibition will be pleasantly surprised by the offer of the company Imark Sistem (Romania), which will feature intelligent product marking and packaging solutions, as well as automation of technological processes.
Imprim System introduces the latest equipment and technologies for marking and labeling food products: in-line printers, egg marking devices, bag marking devices, industrial marking and labeling equipment for baked products, labeling equipment and so on. Ilvi-Pac will present a wide range of BOPS transparent plastic food packaging.
FIRSTLINE will present a novelty - craft paper bags for packing a variety of food and non-food products: tea, spices, cosmetics, chemicals, household products. Propac will bring to the attention of professionals the mobile ramp and the semi-automatic / manual pallet packer STRONG. Another manufacturer from the Republic of Moldova, Atlantic & C.R.L., will offer an environmentally friendly packaging made of local wood materials. Aspeti (Romania) will showcase packaging and alveoli for fruits and vegetables, as well as heat-packing machines for catering and food industry. S.C. Novelis-Impex, the official representative in Moldova of several renowned packaging manufacturers, will offer a wide range of high quality hygienic plastic packaging.
Massimo Pozzi Packaging D.I. (Italy), first-time participant in Packaging. Depot, will present a wide range of packing equipment. T.M.V. INDUSTRIAL (Romania) will offer packing machines for bread, waffles, biscuits, chocolate, croissants, etc.The representatives of participating companies will present to all those interested their equipment in operation, their specificics and the advantages of their use.
The importance of primary business contacts can not be overvalued. Thus, in the framework of the Business Networking Event - an effective marketing tool to facilitate the establishment of business contacts - one hour of communication generates at least 20 new contacts, which are the basis for subsequent co-operation between participants during and after the exhibition.
Venue & opening hours: Food & Drinks, Food Technology, Packaging. Depot ,
May 17 - 21, 10.00 - 18.00 (Food & Drinks)
May 17 - 20, 10.00 - 18.00 (Food Technology, Packaging. Depot)