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FoodAsia 2014 is set to be bigger than ever

Published on Apr 2, 2014 2:35 PM

The FoodAsia 2014 trade show is set to be bigger this year, drawing some 3,000 participating companies from 64 economies.

A record 75 Singapore food and beverage (F&B) companies will be present at the show, which will be held at the Singapore Expo from April 8 to 11.

Speaking at the media preview on Wednesday, Mr Lee Yee Fung, group director for lifestyle business at International Enterprise Singapore, said the fair was an important platform for the food industry, as Asia is a critical market for Singapore companies.

"The boom in Asian consumerism is one of the key trends that Singapore companies cannot afford to overlook...Within Asean itself, there are over 615 million consumers, with a combined consumer expenditure estimated to exceed US$1.5 trillion (S$1.9 trillion) in 2015."

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