In light of the fact that the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19 has still been transmitting on a global scale and the temporary measure adopted by China to suspend entry by foreign nationals since March 28, 2020, the prerequisite of hosting an international level exhibition and/or conference in China has remained quite challenging. After prudent evaluation, ANUFOOD China, which was planned to be held in 8-10 July 2020 in Shenzhen, China, is now further rescheduled to 21-23, April 2021. The venue will remain the same at Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Center.
Powered by Anuga, with receiving diverse resources from global F&B markets as the basis, ANUFOOD China is positioned to integrate a high degree of internationalization to create greater value for the positive development of the food and beverage industry in Southern China and Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macau Greater Bay Area. The travel restriction will affect all the international exhibitors and visitors of ANUFOOD China who would’ve been a remarkable “ingredient” to the exhibition and alongside the domestic counterparts’ involvement, making the whole show an efficient platform in the Chinese market.
Koelnmesse China, China Chamber of Commerce of Import & Export of Foodstuffs, Native Produce & Animal By-Products (CFNA), Shenzhen Retail Association, the 3 organizers jointly stated:
We remain dedicated to the goal of making a uniquely remarkable international F&B exhibition to revitalize the Chinese market. With the help of time and all the global concerted efforts in fighting COVID-19, the new date will allow us not to compromise the quality of the show while at the same time to have extra efforts in producing an ANUFOOD China as a one-stop platform where quality brands and suppliers expand network and meet trade buyers, supporting programs like conferences & cuisine competitions enrich the whole exhibition experience.
Restore, refresh, revitalize – the rescheduled ANUFOOD China will bounce back together with the resurgent market, and be poised to establish a comprehensive platform covering the food and beverage market in Southern China.
We welcome all the exhibitors, visitors and industry colleagues from all corners of the world to meet in Shenzhen, China in April 2021.
ANUFOOD China in 2021 will cover 20,000 square meters exhibition ground and based on the actual registrations for the original dates, it’s estimated to present over 500 exhibitors with 40% being overseas exhibitors from 35 countries. Product sectors will include but not limited to meat, sweets & snack, dairy, fine food, seafood, organic food, baby food, fruit & vegetable, drinks and food service, producing the efficient marketplace for networking and opportunities.
To learn more about ANUFOOD China, visit www.anufoodchina.com.
About the Organizers
Koelnmesse – Global Competence in Food and FoodTec:
Koelnmesse is an international leader in organising food fairs and events regarding food and beverage processing. Trade fairs such as the Anuga, ISM and Anuga FoodTec are established world leaders. Koelnmesse not only organises food trade fairs in Cologne, Germany, but also in further growth markets around the globe, for example, in Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Italy, Japan, Thailand, the United States and the United Arab Emirates, which have different focuses and contents. These global activities enable us to offer our customers a network of events, which in turn grant access to different markets and thus create a basis for sustainable and stable international business.
China Chamber of Commerce of Import & Export of Foodstuffs, Native Produce & Animal By-Products (CFNA)
The membership of CFNA has exceeded 6,500 companies, covering all parts of China, which is composed of the largest and most representative companies and a large number of small and medium sized enterprises. Its member companies account for 70 percent of China’s total imports of food and agricultural products. Member enterprises include manufacturers, importers, trading agents and distributors of imported food. It also provides important and latest information of food industry for the majority of member enterprises, and provides industry guidance and management.
Shenzhen Retail Association
The association has more than 500 members, membership covers shopping malls, department stores, supermarkets, brand chain stores, convenience stores and automobile maintenance chains and other large and medium-sized enterprises. There are more than 60,000 member stores in China, among which nearly 60,000 are distributed in more than 30 provinces, cities and autonomous regions. The association is committed to creating a strong promotion platform for the development of retail chain industry, closely matching the highest needs of members.
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