Food and hospitality expo to start in Bahrain
Manama, April 15, 2013
The fifth edition of Bahrain's annual Food and Hospitality Expo will open tomorrow at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre, a report said.
The three-day event, under the patronage of HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, will host some of the region's finest hospitality service providers and the best in the food industry, according to the report in the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.
"The event is being held in Bahrain for the sixth year in a row because of the country's excellent position as the most accessible gateway to the region's largest market place, Saudi Arabia," said a spokesman of organisers Bahrain Exhibition and Conventions Authority (BECA).
"Neighbouring countries such as Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and the UAE are also easily accessible, making Bahrain the first choice for exporters.
"The event will bring together food producers, distributors, refrigeration experts, packaging experts, kitchen and food manufacturing equipment producers, caterers, hoteliers, hygiene experts, chefs and business owners from the industry locally and internationally and is an opportunity for building connections within the industry and reaching out to enhance your business."
Activities at the two-day event will include food tasting and live cooking, chefs cookery classes and demos, a healthy eating zone, children's activities zone, main stage and demo area, local chef competitions and top chef competitions.
The expo is being held with support from the Industry and Commerce Ministry and Tamkeen. It is open for the public between 1 am and 7pm on all three days. – TradeArabia News Service