LISHUI, China, March 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Farmmi, Inc. ("Farmmi" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: FAMI), an agriculture products supplier in China, today announced the Company’s successful participation in the 44th Food and Beverage Exhibition ("Foodex Japan") from March 5 – 8, 2019 in Makuhari Messe, Japan.
It is estimated that Foodex Japan 2019 attracted approximately 3,500 exhibitors from over 80 countries worldwide. Nearly 85,000 buyers, including food service companies, distributors, and wholesalers, were expected to visit Foodex Japan 2019.
Yefang Zhang, Farmmi’s Chairwoman and CEO, stated, "Foodex Japan serves as an effective high-profile platform for us to engage with existing and potential customers, partners and strategic parties. Given our area of specialization we are benefitting from steadily increased interest as healthy eating has become mainstream. We are at the same time continuing to expand our leading ecommerce platform Farmmi Liangpin Market (www.farmmi.com), as companies turn us for our ability to build online sales and promotional campaigns for products that were traditionally available only regionally. Farmmi has participated in Foodex Japan since 2005 given the promotional and sales opportunities with companies doing business worldwide. In addition to the many near term business opportunities that we will be following-up on over the coming months, we were able to conduct valuable market research. We are currently engaged with more than 120 brands today spanning seven core categories. By uncovering additional sales and promotional opportunities around appropriate geographical indications products we can continue to mutually grow with our customers."
About the Foodex Japan
Foodex Japan is the Asia’s largest exhibition dedicated on food and drink across Japan and the whole world. The exhibition has been held since 1976. Over the 4 days of the exhibition, about 85,000 buyers from food service, distribution, and trading companies were expected to attend Foodex Japan 2019. Attention was given to the expansion of business opportunities domestically and internationally upon the activation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Numerous buyers attended from abroad, and business talks were held with domestic and international manufacturers.
About Farmmi, Inc.
Headquartered in Lishui, Zhejiang, Farmmi, Inc. (NASDAQ: FAMI), is an agricultural products supplier, processor and retailer of Shiitake mushrooms, Mu Er mushrooms, other edible fungi, and many other sought after agricultural products. The products sold on the Company’s Farmmi Liangpin Market include geographical indication products and other agricultural products. For further information, please visit: http://ir.farmmi.com.cn/.
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