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International food show kicks off in Taipei
Central News Agency
2014-06-25 11:10 AM
Taipei, June 25 (CNA) The biggest-ever Taipei International Food Show kicked off in Taiwan's capital Wednesday, showcasing new products, cooking shows and other culinary events. The annual trade show, now in its 24th year, has attracted 1,592 local and foreign exhibitors this year, making it bigger than ever, according to the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA). The four-day show, which coincides with four other related packaging, processing, machinery and halal food shows, will run until June 28. It is expected to attract over 65,600 visitors, including 6,500 international buyers, TAITRA said. Each day between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m., some of the 30 national pavilions will put on special promotions, the organizers said. Both the Taipei World Trade Center Nangang Exhibition Hall and Exhibition Hall 1 will be "in full use" for the event, the organizers said. (By James Lee)
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