With an unprecedented participation record, everything is ready for the Sweets and Snacks Expo 2016, the most important event of the industry of sweets and snacks in the United States, which brings together all the producers and distributors of the sector. This show, which will be held between 24 and 26 may at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, represents the main channels of distribution of the United States of products related to confectionery and snacks.
Thanks to the success that has had this event in recent years and the growth of consumption of this branch, the large auditorium where the exhibition will take place is full, and companies that have registered to participate at the last minute had to join a waiting list, according to the organizers.
According to the National Confectioners Association, responsible for the organization of the show, with more than 720 exhibitors on almost four acres, the fair this year will establish a record volume of participation of companies and buyers of products of confectionery and snacks, expected attendance of more than 16,000 industry professionals that will arrive from from over 90 countries.
According to the organizers, the Sweets and Snacks Expo displays thousands of products of confectionery and snacks, as well as all varieties of confectionery, chocolate, candy, chewing gum, cookies, nutrition bars and dried fruits, among others, which are presented to buyers from around the world, traders, operations managers and owners of shops and supermarkets.
In addition to the exhibitors, the new “Skyline Hall” will host an “innovation alley”, a second Center of knowledge offering presentations on snacks and the latest trends in the specialty of consumption and trade.
The room will also host a showcase of innovation where also will be handed out the awards to the new products.
“Each year, the program continues evolving and breaking existing records,” said the President of the Expo, Barry Rosenbaum, who, in turn, is the President of Nassau Candy Distributors, Inc. “candies, cookies and snack foods is an industry of more than 438 billion dollars worldwide and the Expo has become the target found for the category where professionals can access the best products people and knowledge to grow your business”.
The Sweets & Snacks Expo, is organized by the National Association of confectioners (NCA), a trade organization based in Washington, which represents the industry of confectionery and snacks in the United States, which is estimated at 35,000 billion a year is.
Abasto will be accompanying attendees and exhibitors to the Sweets & Snacks Expo to present to our readers highlights from the event in the next edition of the magazine, through the website: www. abasto.com and on all social networks.
If you want to know more about this trade show can visit www.sweetsandsnacks.com.
A summer full of events
This summer there will be major events for the food industry as the Tortilla Industry Association 2016 Convention, which will take place on 18 and 19 may at Harrah completo Resort of Southern California.
In the same way will be the NRA National Restaurant Association Show 2016, which will bring together all the sector of the industry of the restaurants in the United States between 21 and 24 may at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.
Between 5 and 7 June Dairy-Deli-Bake Seminar & Expo 2016, will be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX.
In the same way will be held one of the most important events for the industry. It’s the IMF Connect which will take place at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, 20-23 June.
Finally, between 26 and 28 June will be the Summer Fancy Food Show 2106 at the Javits Center in New York.
Abasto will be accompanying the attendees of these events.