FOODeX JAPAN is the largest annual food and beverage trade show in Asia and has been a highly successful trade event since its debut in 1976 serving not only Japan’s $700 billion food market but many lucrative Asian markets. Over 75,000 professional visitors attend FOODEX 2013, including over 6,500 from Korea, Taiwan, China, Thailand, and Hong Kong. Location: Tokyo, Makuhari Messe Chiba Exhibit Profile: Food, beverage products Visitor Profile: Supermarkets, hypermarkets, wholesalers, grocery stores, food service hospitality, fast food chains, convenience stores, distributors, importers, agents and brokers No. of Exhibitors: 2,500 producers from 73 countries
Suntory To Make Private-Label No-Malt Beers For Seven & I and Aeon -- Suntory Liquors Ltd. will supply leading retailers Seven & i Holdings Co. and Aeon Co. with private-label no-malt beers from late July. In the past, beer has been supplied to select retailers on a limited-time basis, but this is the first time a brewer will regularly provide a private-brand product.