Asparagus and mango, were also among the products featured in the 37 edition of Foodex, held in Tokyo
Chiba (AFP / Elcomercio.pe). Foodex is the most important food trade fair in Asia and the latest of which just opened in Tokyo (Japan). The event attended by delegations from around the globe, presenting here their best products and supplies.
The Peru arrived in Japan carrying the banner of purple corn and chicha, which left an impression among visitors, most investors in search of new products. The delegation also highlighted by the Peruvian asparagus, mango and beer Cusco.
In total there were 12 companies that came to the fair. Our country hopes to increase its trade with Japan up to 25 percent annually, with foods such as corn giant, thanks to free trade Agreement (FTA) came into force on 1 March.
In addition to the juice chicha, Mexican avocados, Spanish ham, Argentine wine or other products Colombian coffee were left good impression on the first day.
In this 37th edition of the event, which until Friday hosts over 2,390 exhibitors from 72 countries.
A mariachi beat Mexico also attracted by colorful square meters, the attention of visitors with products from 70 companies, which led Japan to its wide variety of avocado (product in which Mexico drink 90 percent of the Japanese market) tequila, sauces and meats.
Ecuador surprised by his party with snacks such as dried uvillas, bananas or dried beets and fried yucca. While Colombia was seduced by the aroma of coffee, both roasted and instant, and Argentina was represented by six companies that submitted their wines, seafood and organic, such as salts, olive oil or sweet milk.
Another major pavilions of the fair was to Brazil, with more than 35 companies noted for its variety of natural products such as guarana, which Japan exported about 10,000 tons annually, honey chicken.
Foodex organizers highlighted the increased international presence in this edition to the upward trend of the yen against the euro and the dollar in recent months, which gives distributors Nippon greater purchasing power when importing your products outside.
Last year, the fair was attended by 63 countries and regions and about 75,000 visitors.