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Ten Indonesian firms to join Bahrain chocolate expo

MANAMA, May 30, 2018

Ten Indonesian exhibitors have signed up to take part in the third edition of Bahrain Chocolate and Coffee Expo to be held in December.

The exhibition, organised by Bidayaat Company, will be held under the patronage of Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority chief executive Shaikh Khalid bin Humood Al Khalifa, at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre in Sanabis from December 6 to 8.

Indonesian exhibitors’ presence in the promising Bahraini chocolate and coffee expo, will help them further in networking with companies in the same field, where the latest report issued by the Economic Development Board show Indonesian investors topped the economic growth by 9.5 pc in 2017, said a statement from the organisers.

Bidayaat chief executive Yasmeen Jamal said: “A special pavilion at the expo is organised for Indonesian exhibitors allowing them to display their advanced hospitality products and services, making it easier for visitors to vend products these companies are serving.”

“The Indonesian participating exhibitors are specialised in chocolate and coffee manufacturing, possessing marketing methods and modern presentation of their products. A special thanks to the Indonesian Embassy in Bahrain for their efforts to open up vistas from the perspective of investor’s partnership between Bahrain and Indonesia,” she said.

“Companies which have confirmed their participation are from gulf, Europe, US, Russia, Germany, Ethiopia, Lithuania, Greece, Italy, Spain and Baku. It is expected that Bahraini participants list to increase significantly this year,” she added.

Jamal continued: “The management firm is aspiring to attract 150 firms to take part in this year’s edition, building on the success of the 2017 expo which achieved 30,000 visitors and 60 exhibitors from 12 different countries.”

She added that first participation marks Indonesian’s in the expo, following success of the first and second editions in attracting visitors from public and active companies in the field.

Jamal expressed that the third edition of the expo is expected to attract high footfall with an anticipated spike in demand for chocolate and coffee display, enabling quality enhancement and product development to meet the dynamic needs of consumers.

The exhibition will bring together under one roof exhibitors, chocolatiers, entrepreneurs who will be able to explore new investment opportunities in the fields of chocolate and coffee, it said.

Highlighting the best equipment, services and products from regional and international producers and suppliers in this vital sector, this has grown threefold over the past decade alone, it stated. – TradeArabia News Service

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