HONG KONG, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hong Kong International Bakery Expo (HKIBE) will return at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from Dec 5-7, 2013. The organizer, Vertical Expo Services Co., Ltd. (VE) announces today the show has an impressive expansion from last year.
Accordingly to Global Industry Analytics (2012), the global bakery products market volume terms will reach USD447 billion by 2017 and Asia-Pacific has the highest annual growth rate of 6% through 2017. Mr. Kenny Lo, CEO of VE said, "The blooming market attracted many exhibitors to return and more industry players to join HKIBE."
Wilton Enterprises, a global brand, will expand their presence in Asia-Pacific, supporting its Hong Kong partner, Complete Deelite Ltd. in organizing a Sugar Arts Zone, bringing 5 International Master Cake Artists from England and USA for their sugar arts workshop. While Dolce Vita has committed for at least 2 years marketing plan at HKIBE, trying to bring the world best cake and pastry decorating and ingredients into Asia, the fastest expanding region in the world.
HKIBE profile is getting more international with American Egg Board and Korea Bakery Association being our supporters. Visitors from different countries and regions have already registered, e.g. Australia, Canada, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, USA, etc.
Over 90% of pre-registered visitors are looking for new suppliers and potential partners of bakery, coffee and confectionery products, ingredients, flavorings & addictive, equipment & packaging areas. Dunkin Donuts from the Philippines said "We are looking for equipment such as sheeters, proofers, fryers, ovens, mixers, etc." Maxim's Caterers Ltd., one of the Hong Kong largest bakery chain-stores, is sourcing food ingredients, packaging, filling, chocolate coating, and packaging machines. A renowned cafe chain in China, Mingtien International Holding (H.K.) Co., Ltd., owning over 400 branches, is coming to HKIBE to search for high quality ingredients suppliers, professionals for their expanding business.
Concurrent activities such as the "Make-up Your Cake", "Season's Cake Pageant", "Trendy Dessert Competition with US Eggs", etc., would inspire audience on future cake and dessert development. Besides, "International Masters' Demonstrations", "Coffee Tasting", etc. would provide a sharing occasion for the industry.
Join us and capture the market share with the growing bakery hit now! Free online pre-registration is now opened for trade professionals.
SOURCE Hong Kong International Bakery Expo