As an enthusiastic participant in the past four Fine Food New Zealand trade shows, Australian-headquartered Silver Chef is ideally positioned to report on the value of the show to its business, and the return on investment. The response from the company’s channel marketing manager Vanessa Patane is unequivocal: Fine Food New Zealand is a winner, because it brings together the right people at the right time and in the right setting.
It’s the country’s largest trade event for the foodservice, food retail and hospitality industries and it only rolls around once every two years: the winners have been announced at the Fine Food New Zealand Innovation Awards and taking the top honour is Kaitahi™ with Kaitahi™ Frozen Superfood Smoothy Drops.
A strong international flavour is guaranteed at the upcoming Fine Food New Zealand expo, with multiple companies from across the world readying to display their wares at the premier hospitality, food service and food retail event of the year.
Entrepreneurs struggling to take their products to market or businesses with an eye on exporting, innovation and commercial production should add Fine Food New Zealand to their agendas in 2018.
Space at New Zealand’s premier food retail, food service and hospitality trade show is rapidly running out as exhibitors take advantage of the opportunity to showcase and demonstrate their products and services to industry influencers, trade buyers and key decision-makers.
A record turnout of exhibitors and visitors has seen the country’s biggest trade food event, Fine Food New Zealand, celebrate its greatest success yet. A biennial business to business exhibition for the foodservice, food retail and hospitality industries, the show is hugely significant to the sectors it serves as well to the New Zealand economy.
Adapted from a successful international format, the RANZ Barista Smackdown is now in its third year, proving that we kiwis take our coffee drinking very seriously. This high adrenaline visual extravaganza with wild cards and challenges will separate the hopefuls from the masters in the quest to create the perfect coffee.
This year the show will be bigger and better than ever before, with a stunning variety of new and expanded features, competitions and industry awards. “We recognised a need to evolve this biennial event, reflecting industry changes and consumer food trends”, says Dona White, CEO of North Port Events and organiser of Fine Food NZ.
As a country with a reputation for top quality foods and beverages, New Zealand made products and foodservices are in demand – both nationally and from the rest of the world. It’s no wonder, then, that Fine Food New Zealand – the premier trade event for the foodservice, hospitality and retail industries – is already 60% sold out for its 2016 event.
An innovative French sandwich system that has turned the humble sandwich into a sculptural masterpiece is now available in New Zealand.
Calling all baristas! If you claim to make the best coffee in town, prove you are the cream of the crop by taking on the competition at Fine Food New Zealand this June 22-24 in the Restaurant Association’s ‘Barista Smackdown’ sponsored by Tiger Coffee and IncaFé.
Fine Food New Zealand (Fine Food NZ) returns to Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds from 22 to 24 June 2014, showcasing the best and most innovative products and services to the foodservice, hospitality, and food retail industries.
Fine Food New Zealand, returning in 2014, is expected to net Auckland a windfall similar to the $1.55 million it contributed to the local economy in 2012.