​Optimism and prospects: the food sector is expected in September 2021

The international food exhibitions, an indicator of the state of the industry, start on September 29
In the last two decades, the International Food Exhibitions Meatmania, the World of Milk, Bulpek, Interfood & Drink and SALON DU VIN , which this year are from September 29 to October 2, have become a barometer of the state of the food industry in Bulgaria and the Balkans. They will present both the current state of the sector and the prospects for 2022.
Desire to develop and return to the parameters before the COVID crisis. This is currently felt by the organizers of Meatmania, World of Milk, Bulpek, Interfood & Drink and SALON DU VIN  for the industry. The International Food Exhibitions in Sofia have proven to be professional events and as the necessary and safe place for business implementation and development, even at a turning point like the current one.
International interest and more exhibitors
What is actually the reason for the feeling of positive processes in the food industry? On the one hand, there is a significant increase in the number of participating companies. On the other hand - the stand areas that companies claim, compared to 2020, are significantly larger. And third, but not least - the international interest in participating is more than palpable. Strong Italian participation is emerging. There is great interest from companies from the USA, Greece, Romania and Belarus. And since the campaign for exhibitors is still ongoing, both Bulgarian and foreign interest is intense.
Of course, for the reported positive trends, the key role is played by the branch organizations in all represented sectors: the Association of Meat Processors in Bulgaria, the National Branch Union of Bakers and Confectioners, the Association of Dairy Producers in Bulgaria, the National Vine Chamber and the Union of Fruit Processors. and vegetables.
A marathon of tastes
A set of senses will offer the accompanying program. In the last two years, the organizers have laid the foundations of one-of-a-kind events for Bulgaria. Among them is the Senses without Borders; the eponymous event platform will now offer a Taste Marathon with a variety of knowledge, flavors and aromas. In parallel, during the days of the exhibitions, master classes, competitions, branch events will be organized - at which key issues for the segments, product lectures, presentations will be discussed.
Business development. Creating new contacts. Acquisition of know-how. Getting acquainted with all technological and production innovations. The exhibitions Meatmania, The World of Milk, Bulpek, Interfood & Drink and Wine Salon give us the opportunity for all this. Companies that want to get involved as a booth exhibitor can still do so. Detailed information about innovative products, news and highlights at the International Food Exhibitions, the team publishes daily on the site www.food-exhibitions.bg.