NEWARK, New Jersey – At the heart of the Latino market in the Tri-state New York Metropolitan area, the “World of the Latino Cuisine: El Mundo de la Cocina Latina, a food product and beverage trade show, will showcase domestic and international food products on August 26-27, 2015, at the Meadowlands Expo Center in the New York/New Jersey market.
The trade show provides a dynamic venue where food producers of all kinds will exhibit their offerings for the ever-growing Hispanic marketplace. The show will feature an exhibit floor, educational sessions and business exchanges.
This food and beverage trade show invites domestic and international food manufacturers, producers and distributors as exhibitors, and the attendance of buyers, merchandisers, distributors, small and medium sized specialty food stores, regional chains, caterers, restaurants, independents, and bodegueros. Exhibit categories include frozen foods, groceries, organic products, beverages, non-food products, and food service vendors/providers.
The active and massive participation of Latino food and beverage distributors at the trade show in 2014, makes this a truly unique opportunity for producers or importers seeking to enter the market or expand sales.
This year the trade show has expanded educational sessions and culinary demonstrations by internationally renowned chefs: Chef Wilo Benet (www.wilobenet.com)(Puerto Rico); Chef Maria José Jordán, who recently won the title “Best Young Chef of Latin America and the Caribbean” (Perú); Chef Juancho Ortiz (www.pasiongourmettv.com) (Dominican Republic); and Chef Abraham Támez, Executive Chef at Welk Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California (México).
“We have the “Dream Team” of culinary experts to demonstrate the richness and depth of the Latino cuisine”, said Bill Colón, president and CEO of The Latino Institute, Inc, the event’s organizer,” we believe our offer this year is superior to any other show of this nature and we expect over 200 exhibitor and 4,000 visitors,” added Mr. Colón.
In addition to domestic exhibitors, the show will feature the participation of producers from México, Perú, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, El Salvador, Colombia, Guatemala, Jamaica, Brazil, Chile and Spain.
Corporate sponsors include Goya, Wells Fargo Bank, Latin American Distributors (LADI), Betis Olive Oil, Carepoint Health and Grace Kennedy/La Fe Foods.
Carmen Torres at 973-273-0273, or at [email protected]