Food EXPO Kyushu 2017(exhibitions and individual negotiations)

Food EXPO Kyushu 2017 will be held in Fukuoka Japan. The Food EXPO Kyushu Committee is composed of six organizations; Fukuoka Prefecture, Fukuoka City,Fukuoka Societies of Commerce and Industry, JETRO Fukuoka, Fukuoka Directive Council, and Fukuoka Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
The aim of the Food EXPO Kyushu is to gain more international and domestic recognitions of local produce and processed foods, which have high added-value and quality. It also aims to promote the economy of the area and expand the market.
A number of top buyers not only from other areas in Japan including Kansai and Kanto, but also from overseas are invited to the exhibition to have a business talk in Fukuoka, the gateway to Asia.

Greeting

It is our pleasure to announce you that Food EXPO Kyushu 2017 will be held in Fukuoka, Japan in October, 2017 and we would like to invite you to attend this international food exhibition.
The aim of the Food EXPO Kyushu is to gain more international and domestic recognitions of local produce and processed foods, which have high added-value and quality. It also aims to promote the economy of the area and expand the market.
Food EXPO Kyushu 2017 is composed of two events : Exhibition and Negotiation and
"Kyushu Umaimono Daishokudo”.
The Exhibition and Negotiation will focus on introduce Kyushuʼs best food to the world. In Exhibition and Negotiation, 178 companies and groups from Kyushu and Okinawa and also many buyers from 20 various countries will participant.
Kyushu Umaimono Daishokudo is a Big Yummy Dining experience which you can enjoy various delightful tastes of Kyushu cuisine. In The Umaimono Daishokudo, 86 companies will hold stalls serving their products with an abundant use of quality local ingredients. Through these two events, we will show high quality Kyushu food throughout Japan and to the world.
At this time, to support for the area affected by Northern Kyushu heavy rain, we will introduce their local specialty product in special installed booths.
We hope you support the purpose of this event, and take this opportunity to join us at the exhibition. We look forward to seeing you at Food Expo Kyushu 2017.

MICHITAKA MAEKAWA
Committee Chairman
The Food EXPO Kyushu Committee

What is "Food EXPO Kyushu"?

POINT 1Food EXPO Kyushu is project to be held in order to promote food industry of Kyushu and Okinawa region.

Food EXPO Kyushu is project to introduce high value-added and superior Kyushu agricultural, forest and marine products and processed food to the inside and outside the country and to improve local food-related industrial sales, and expand market and the regional economy. The main constituent is "Food EXPO Kyushu Executive committee" which is constituted by Fukuoka prefecture, Fukuoka city, Fukuoka Prefectual Federation of Societies of Commerce and Industry, Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO) Fukuoka, Fukuoka Chamber of Commerce and Industry and holds B to B (Domestic and international food business meeting) and B to C (Kyushu tasty food festival).

POINT 2Food EXPO Kyushu holds business matching event and sale event for public at the same time.

The main projects of Food EXPO Kyushu are B to B (Domestic and international food business meeting) and B to C (Kyushu tasty food festival). We aim at promotion, activation of food industry of Kyushu with these two projects.

  • Business matching event

  • Sale event for public

Affiliated bodies

Food EXPO Kyushu Executive committee is constituted in the following bodies.

Fukuoka prefecture,Fukuoka city,Fukuoka Prefectual Federation of Societies of Commerce and Industry,
Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO) Fukuoka,Fukuoka Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Outline

Domestic and international food business meeting

Name Food EXPO Kyushu 2017 (Domestic and international food business meeting)
Date and time 4/Oct/2017 (Wed) to 5/Oct/2017 (Thu)
Time Scheduled from 10:00 to 17:00 (※on the last day until 16:00)
Place Fukuoka International Center (2-2, Chikkohon-machi, Hakata district, Fukuoka city)Access
Sponsorship Food EXPO Kyushu Executive committee
(Fukuoka, Fukuoka-shi, association of Fukuoka business and industry society society, JETRO Fukuoka, Fukuoka Chamber of Commerce)
Exhibition business meetings

Exhibitors exhibit the goods at their booths. Domestic and overseas buyers visit around the booths, do tasting and business talk. You can freely do business talks at spaces provided for meeting in booth and exhibition venue. Exhibitors (178 companies)
Fukuoka: 49 companies, Saga: 25 companies, Nagasaki: 42 companies, Kumamoto: 16 companies, Oita: 10 companies, Miyazaki: 9 companies, Kagoshima: 9 companies, Okinawa: 1 company, 17 Group exhibitors

  • (1) Small and medium-sized companies and small businesses of the Kyushu-Okinawa region
  • (2) Food manufacturing and producer who have products ready for sales
  • (3) Business operator capable of preparing negotiation sheet for buyers,
  • and capable of providing documents that the visitors specify.
Targeted Visitors
Domestic and foreign food distribution companies, home-meal replacement and restaurant related companies, hotels, mail order, buyers of trading companies (general public not allowed)
Individual business meetings Reservation type business meeting in which exhibitors, who went through the pre-examination by the buyer, can participate.
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Co located event
  • · Trade consultation corner, Solution Corner (JETRO Fukuoka)
  • · Food EXPO Kyushu2017 seminar (Fukuoka)
  • · Food EXPO Kyushu Exchange Meeting (Fukuoka Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
  • · JETRO Food Export Trade Meeting in Kyushu (Fukuoka) (JETRO Fukuoka, FUKUOKA FOREIGN TRADE ASSOCIATION)
  • · Food Expo internship (Fukuoka Chamber of Commerce and Industry Association)
  • · Visit business meeting (Fukuoka City, Japan Chamber of Commerce Federation, Fukuoka Chamber of Commerce and Industry)
  • · Fukuoka Foreign Trade Association shop「DOCORE」

Kyushu tasty food festival

Name Food EXPO Kyushu 2017 (Kyushu tasty food festival)
Date and time 6/Oct/2017 (Fri) to 7/Oct/2017 (Sat)
Time Scheduled from 10:00 to 20:00 (※ On the first day from 11:00 /On the last day until 16:00)
Place Tenjin Central Park (1-1, Tenjin, Chuo-district, Fukuoka-city)Access
Sponsorship "Food EXPO Kyushu Executive Committee
(Fukuoka Prefecture, Fukuoka City, Japan Chamber of Commerce Federation, JETRO Fukuoka, Fukuoka Regional Strategy Promotion Council, Fukuoka Chamber of Commerce and Industry) "
Exhibitors Business operators etc. in the Kyushu-Okinawa region who deal with the products that are produced, processed and sold in the region.
Attendance Free of charge
Venue configuration
  • "General store booth (product sales of foods and drinks by the Kyushu-Okinawa region operators)
  • Planning booth (planning booth by the Executive Committee)
  • Companies and organizations booth (PR booth by sponsors and cooperative organization, etc.) "
Stage event Plenty and versatile events are planned for children as well as grownups.