The first World Rice Noodle Expo was held at Nanning International Convention and Exhibition Center from November 16 to 18, 2019. With the theme of "let rice noodles reach the world", this expo, which was co-organized by the Secretariat of China-ASEAN Expo, World Federation of China Catering Industry, China Food and Packaging Machinery Industry Association(the CFPMA), Rice Products of China Cereals & Oils Association, and Guangxi International Expositions Group Co., Ltd., and was supported by Guangxi Cuisine Industry Association, aims to carry forward Chinese traditional food culture and create an international exchange platform for rice noodle industry.
In order to realize the precise matching between exhibitors and buyers quickly and efficiently during the exhibition, the CAEXPO, host of the fair, held a special business matching meeting in the conference hall at Area D of Nanning International Convention and Exhibition Center on the morning of November 17 together with Guangdong Imported Food Association. Nearly 20 buyers from catering industry organized by Guangdong Imported Food Association have conducted business matching negotiations with exhibitors at the expo. The exhibitors participating in the matchmaking meeting include rice noodle products, pre-packaged rice noodle food, side dishes & ingredients, condiments, rice noodle manufacturing equipment, supermarkets, specialty stores, hotel catering department, e-commerce platform, canteen suppliers, Vietnamese rice noodle production and processing enterprises, etc. The richness of their product series and varieties has greatly satisfied the purchase demand of buyers.
Guangdong Imported Food Association will continue to join hands with organizer of China-ASEAN Expo in the future to promote the opening up and cooperation between China and neighboring countries in rice noodles and related industries, and build a new link of the Belt and Road food culture so as to bring Chinese rice noodles to the world better.