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Australia’s largest food & hospitality event opens on Monday

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Fine Food Australia is the largest retail, food and hospitality industry event in Australia. Boasting over 1000 exhibitors of leading brands, Fine Food opens this Monday and runs from 13 to 16 September 2010 at Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.

“With an increased number of registrations on previous years, Fine Food Australia 2010 is shaping for another big year. For business’s looking to take advantage of increased consumer confidence and Australian’s heightening passion for food, being able to source the latest ‘gourmet’ products that will engage and satisfy their patrons will be key to success for food and hospitality businesses in the year ahead,” says Exhibition Manager, Minnie Constan from Diversified Exhibitions Australia .

Attendees at the Fine Food Australia exhibition will experience the latest in food and drink trends, ingredients, equipment and finished products. They will also have the opportunity to mix with industry experts showcasing the best regional and Australian brands.

"Being on trend has never been more important to Australian businesses in the hospitality, drinks and food arena; and we expect the 2010 show to inspire those in the food and hospitality industry with fresh ideas and new ways of doing business,” continues Constan.

Now in its 26th year, Fine Food Australia will offer guests the opportunity to discover solutions and compare suppliers for supermarkets, convenience stores, restaurants, cafes, hotels, resorts, pubs and clubs. The event will create a meeting place for the industry offering a forum for buyers to review and sample products coupled with events and demonstrations including:

  • Australian Culinary Challenge
  • Barista competition
  • The Butchers Cup
  • The Dairy Farmers Best of the Best Pizza Challenge
  • 2010 Inaugural Best of the Best National Pasta Champion
  • Fine Food Awards
  • Bakeskills
  • Official Great Aussie Meat Pie Competition
In 2010, Austrade will again partner with Fine Food Australia to bring buyers from around the globe to seek out the best of Australian produce and products.

"Fine Food Australia provides Australian organisations access to a global market. Many exhibitors have used the event as a stepping stone to international distribution,” says Constan.

Fine Food runs from 13 to 16 September 2010, open daily from 10am – 5pm with extended opening hours of 10am - 8pm on Tuesday 14 September. Fine Food will be held at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Entry is restricted to members of the retail, foodservice and hospitality industies. Proof of business identification may be required. Persons not in these categories, including children, will not be admitted at any time.Strictly trade only.

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