TheCFDF Development Conference held irBeijing on June 9th which announced that the 103rdChina Food & Drinks Fair (CFDF) will be held fromOctober 13th to 15th at Shandong International Con-vention and Exhibition Center in Jinan. All prepara-tions are now fully activated.
The planned exhibition area of the 103rd CFDF is110,000 sqm which made by 8 indoor exhibitionhalls and Phase II outdoor venues and distributedas 7 exhibition areas, respectively dedicated to tra-ditional alcohol, wine and spirits, food and beverag-es, condiments and ingredients, food machinery,foodpackaging and Shandongproducts area.Thousands of food and alcohol enterprises willbring tens of thousands of products to come toJinan in October for sharing this grand fair.
Beginning in 1955,CFDFisoneof thelarge -scale professional exhibitions in China whichhas longest history. It has become a far-reachingexhibition platform in China's food and alcohol in-dustry. This will be the third time that CFDF is heldin Jinan, a city that remained good memories withexhibitors in 2005 and 2010.
Jinan, sitting in the pivotal joint of the Bohai RimEconomic Belt and the Beijing-Shanghai EconomicAxis, is an important hub of transportation andeconomy.Shandong Province, well known bysound food industry and market, accommodatesover 5,500 food enterprises above designated size.As of 2018, the total operating income, profit andexport of its food industry topped the country for 26years. Besides, the Province contributes 10% ofChina's total retail sales of consumer goods, imply-ing a huge consumer market for the food industry. Inrecent years, Jinan has adopted a series of policiesand measures in favor of the exhibition industry. In2019, 196 exhibitions were held, covering the totalexhibition area of 3 million sqm which showed ex-cellent exhibition environment.