Free From Functional Food Expo - last edition in Barcelona:
Incredible increase in number and focus of high qualified visitors: The Best Yet!
With more visitors than ever before - Free From Functional Food Expo 2017 was the most successful in its history. Its growth mirrors the trend for free from and functional food - which continues to thrive right across Europe. This fifth jubilee edition in Barcelona featured more than 260 producers from 39 countries around the globe, including the UK, Italy, Spain, Germany, Korea, Ireland and Canada. It attracted more than 4,300 buyers - up by 29% on 2016.
153 food professionals (both exhibitors and visitors) participated in the matchmaking event at the fair with the purpose to find international business partners. Before the fair they had pre-booked meetings with eachother and in the end 179 meetings took place. Many new business cooperations were for sure established!
'I met an interesting company at the matchmaking, which I otherwise would have missed.' - one of the matchmaking participants in 2017.