Expert pathways will guide visitors to selected up-and- coming product categories uch as gluten-free and fair-trade. Restaurant, hotel and retail professionals will experience the “La Cuisine” demonstration stage animated by world-renowned chefs. A new program of B2B “speed- meetings” will be organized between the region’s retail and foodservice buyers, and exhibiting food manufacturers. SIAL Canada 2011 will host an official USA Pavilion endorsed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture featuring over 35 U.S. companies on 3,800 square feet of exhibit space. To date, six U.S. trade orga- nizations have indicated that
they have plans to exhibit in SIAL Canada
2011: the International Dairy – Deli – Bakery
Association (IDDBA), the Illinois Department
of Agriculture, the Southern United States
Trade Association (SUSTA), the Association
of Food Industries (AFI), Food Export USA –
Northeast, and the American Cheese Society.
SIAL only admits food industry professionals
and is exclusively devoted to food and
beverage products, serving the needs of
all market segments, including large-scale
distribution, import-export, wholesale
distribution, specialty retail, foodservice
as well as food manufacturing.
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industry. It is home to the headquarters of
many of the country’s top-ranked food and
beverage manufacturers, including Cadbury
Schweppes, Campbell Soup Company, Kraft
Canada, Maple Leaf Foods and Nestle Canada.
Most of Canada’s leading retail chains, including Wal-Mart, Loblaw’s, Sobeys, Costco,
No Frill’s, A&P and Dominion, are headquartered in Ontario.
Beyond a world-class trade exhibition, SIAL
Canada 2011 will unfold a busy program
of special features and workshops offering
something for everyone in the food industry.
Product competitions will attract and distinguish the most innovative products as well
as the finest olive oils and coffees (new).