Thursday, July 2, 2015

A Wonderful Experience at the Fancy Food Show!

Posted by Hannah Copenheaver
Hannah at the Fancy Food Show

The World Trade Center Harrisburg partnered for the 4th year with Pennsylvania's Office of International Business Development (World Trade PA) in organizing the Pennsylvania Pavilion at the 61st annual Summer Fancy Food Show. The show was held at the Javits Convention Center in New York City from June 28-30, 2015. The Fancy Food Show is North America's largest show for the specialty food and beverage industry and attracts a large number of foreign buyers. 

This Year's Show Recap:

  • Over 180,000 products including confections, cheese, snacks, spices, ethnic, natural and organic products.
  • More than 2,600 exhibitors from 51 countries
  • Over 25,000 foreign buyers, including organized food buying delegations from all over the globe

The Pennsylvania Pavilion included 12 companies, with three from our southcentral region. Companies were able to arrange pre-scheduled appointments with foreign buyers, which took place the day before the show opened. 

Nuts About Granola- York, PA
Participating Companies in the PA Pavilion included:
Bella Lucia
Better Batter
BumbleBerry Farms
Davis & Davis Gourmet Foods, LLC
DelGrosso Foods  
Giorgio Foods Inc.
Love Beets
My Boy's Baking
Naked Granola
Nuts About Granola
Pretzel Pete (aka SB Global Foods, Inc.)
TorchBearer Sauces

Overall, Pennsylvania's specialty food industry was well represented with 50 different food exhibitors exhibiting throughout the show floors. Ajiri Tea, from Upper Black Eddy, PA, was honored as a Sofi Award finalist!

Giorgio Foods- Temple, PA
Torchbearer Sauces- Mechanicsburg, PA
Click here to see all of our pictures!

Want to hear what the companies thought about being in the PA Pavilion at the Fancy Food Show? 
Click here to listen to the testimonials!

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