8 Reasons to Visit the WOFEX 2015

SMX Convention Center , Pasay City -Philippines

Two big venues, one big show! Nearing fully booked status, WOFEX Manila (Augusts 5-8, 2015) at World Trade Center  and SMX MOA, Pasay City continues to be the most successful food show in the country today.

Worldwide acceptance has led to many new players as well as international pavilions from the USA, Turkey, Malaysia, Taiwan, China, Australia, Korea, Vietnam among others. Now, the Philippine Culinary Cup further enhances the importance of WOFEX as the premier food exhibition today.

Vietnam booth sells different products from the country

8.) International Booths- There are several international booth selling different kinds of imported items and foods , some of which are not readily available in the market . Among the popular international booths are from Vietnam , China, Taiwan, South Korea , Italy and USA .

Kalinga Unoy Rice- organically grown rice in Kalinga province

7.) Heirloom Brands- These are home grown food which are organically grown and since they are not grown in commercial quantity, their prices is a bit high compared to the other brands. The art of growing these rice are handled from one generation to another.

Original Juan

6.) Condiments and Hot Sauces

Original Juan Specialty Foods is housed in a 60,000 square foot facility on the historic Southwest Boulevard in Kansas City, Kansas. The building is a delight to the senses with tantalizing aromas and festive colors. Original Juan has been creating specialty sauces, salsas, snacks and dips for wholesale, retail and co-pack/private label customers since 1998.

Guinness Book of World Record

Website: http://www.originaljuan.com/pain-is-good

Ligo Philippines booth

5.) Product Launching and FREE samples – Visiting a trade event means that you can sample some the newest products that a company can offer . One example of the aggressive marketing and new products that can compete with some international brands.

Ligo Potato Chips

Ligo Sardines is one the key market players in the Philippines . It had been expanding their market from the usual sardines , they now have potato chips, corn beefs and tuna easy open can.

Address: A. Tung Chingco Manufacturing Corporation
19 Golden Road , Caloocan Industrial Subdivision
Caloocan City, Philippines
Tel. Nos. (63-2) 937-4366

4.) Local Products SHINE- Boy Bawang is now not only famous in the country but is known worldwide .

KSK Food Products is a manufacturing and distribution company established in 1990. After over a decade of moderate success, KSK Food Products hit it big in 2003, when they launched the now leading corn snack brand in the country, Boy Bawang garlic flavored cornick. With Boy Bawang’s phenomenal success, this young aggressive company’s future looks brighter and brighter each passing year – potential is practically limitless.

Website: http://www.kskfoodproducts.com/

Potato Corner

Potato Corner have 306 outlets in total – 18 in Indonesia, one each in Malaysia and Panama, 11 in the US, and all the rest in the Philippines. Plus, 21 more set to open in the country by the end of 2012, and 100 more in the US! It was the the first and the original flavored French Fries opened its first outlet in October 1992 and began franchising in 1993. In 2003, Potato Corner became the recipient of the Franchise Excellence Hall of Fame Award by Philippine Franchise Association and the Department of Trade and Industry for winning Best Franchise of the year for three consecutive years.

Website : http://www.potatocorner.com.ph/

Executive Chef Jean Charles Dubois

Ms. Nancy Reyes- Lumen

3.) Celebrity Chefs and Award Winning Baristas- Have a chance to meet and greet different celebrity chef not only in the Philippines but the rest of the world.

Mr. Bryan Bonifacio

Mr. Bryan Bonifacio is a graduate of University of Perpetual Help System of Biñan. He was the 2nd runner -up at a contest organized by TGIF . He is also a World Bartender Championship and 2015 Champion Flair Battle Champion.

Grease Lightning

Grease Lightning was created as environment safe , non-toxic , non-corrosive , non-reactive , biodegradable and food grade .  It is locally distributed by D&G Pacific which are kitchen deep cleaning , preventive maintenance , kitchen detailing , declogging and degreasing .

Contact : D&G Pacific -606B Richmonde Plaza, 21 San Miguel Avenue , Ortigas Center, Pasig City , 1600 , Philippines (02)654-1663

Website: http://dgpacificcorp.com/

BOSCH oven series 8 launching

2. ) Innovative Products- There are several innovative products that were launched during the event , one of them is BOSCH oven series 8. The jam-packed booth hosted freelance writers, international chefs , product managers and visitors that were eager to see and taste the recipes using the latest technology .

Website: http://www.bosch-home.com.sg/

Facebook Page:BOSCH Pilipinas

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BoschPilipinas

Hafele: https://www.facebook.com/hafele.ph

Instagram : https://instagram.com/boschpilipinas/

culinary competition

1.) Competition- There are a lot of culinary competition going around at the WOFEX 2015

There are entrance fees which are being sold for Php 200 for 2 persons by CASH CASH Pinoy, an online website and on the site registration for Php 150 per participant. The Show runs until today .

Website: http://www.wofex.com/

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