JAKARTA, Indonesia, July 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The 15th edition of the Indonesian largest food and hospitality exhibition, Food & Hotel Indonesia (FHI) 2019, kicks off today, starting from July 24-27, 2019, at the JiExpo Kemayoran, Jakarta, organized by Pamerindo Indonesia. Showcasing thousands of latest appliances with knowledge-sharing processes with world’s top experts, it brings 1,300 manufacturers and business owners with 30,000 trade visitors from across 41 countries.
"With the ever-growing market demand of specialty food and beverages in Indonesia, we’re teaming up with best manufacturers and distributors to spearhead the most-anticipated trends. It spans multiple channels including new platform of culinary partnership and largest competitions, reinforcing as the new country’s top destination for culinary business," said Astied Julias, Event Director of FHI 2019.
According to Indonesian Ministry of Tourism, In Indonesia, culinary is among the highest performing sector in the creative economy, contributed to around 42% of the revenue. FHI 2019 is confident, the expo will drive positive contribution to the tourism economic sector. "We provide a one-stop platform to connect buyer and exhibitor with their lucrative business opportunities and investors. Through our business matching program, we make it easier and affordable to continuously enrich the knowledge and elevate their competitiveness to global market," added Astied.
Providing a thriving hub for Indonesian culinary business, FHI 2019 also presents Coffee Village, a platform to help start-up companies and coffee artisans optimizing their potential at a larger market. This year, FHI 2019 is also striving to offer food and hospitality experts and enthusiast with a series of world’s class championship events, including the most-anticipated Salon Culinaire, ASEAN Barista Team Championship, Indonesia Roasting Competition, and Tea Master Cup Indonesia (TMC).
"The 12th Edition Salon Culinaire will be the largest culinary competition in Indonesia, set to affiliate with over 30 overseas certified judges and 20 local judges. With the growing demand for Indonesian authentic cuisine, we’re encouraged to bring unique concept, for instance, by involving the Indonesian traditional sweet platter to the competition," said Stefu Santoso, Chairman of Association of Culinary Professional (ACP) Indonesia, the championship’s organizer.
With the increasing trend of specialty coffee consumption in Indonesia, FHI 2019 is also hosted the first-ever ASEAN Barista Team Championship (ABTC) series, planned to be held annually in Southeast Asia countries. "It’s an absolute honor for us to host the region’s first-ever barista team competition, furthermore, as we can totally serve Indonesian specialty coffee in this global championship," said A Syafrudin, Chairman of Specialty Coffee Association Indonesia (SCAI).
During the expo, all attendees also get access to wide-array of seminar sessions and best practices in wine and culinary. Presented the seminar sessions are Masyarakat Standardisasi Nasional (MASTAN), Indonesia Packaging Federation (IPF), with knowledge sharing and special class shared by Indonesia Sommelier Association Bali Chapter, Hatten Education Center, and winner of Gelato World Tour Indonesia Challenge. To explore more about the schedules, topics, speakers, and masterclass, visit: https://www.foodhotelindonesia.com/
About Pamerindo Indonesia:
Pamerindo Indonesia is the leading trade fair organizer in the country, and since its inception it has organised over 180 international trade exhibitions in Jakarta, Surabaya and Bali. Pamerindo Indonesia exhibitions provide the quality platform for buyers and sellers to interact, exchange and trade.
Pamerindo Indonesia is part of Informa Markets, global platforms and opportunities for industries, specialist markets and communities to trade, innovate and grow. As the world’s leading exhibitions organizer, we deliver over 550 international market-leading events, brands and experiences annually through face-to-face exhibitions, specialist digital content and actionable data solutions.
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