Trade Fair Overview
Asia’s leading food and beverage trade show, Foodex Japan, commenced at Makuhari Messe in Chiba City. It was hosted by Japan Management Association (JMA) and four organizations and showcased over 4 days the latest food trends of 2019 through exhibits, seminars, and grand prix presentations.
This was the 44th edition of Foodex Japan. There was a total of 3,500 exhibitors, including food and beverage manufacturers and trading companies representing some 90 countries and regions attended Foodex. Over the course of four days, Foodex Japan welcomed 85,000 buyers from food service, distribution, and trading companies to converge on the exhibition halls.
The theme of Foodex Japan 2019 is the variety of meat, including beef, as well as vegan meat and meat substitutes. Meat substitutes are gaining attention as a way to solve the world’s protein crisis. Highlights include the “Organic & Wellness” zone, showcasing products for beauty and health.