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ITALY AT THE SUMMER FANCY FOOD SHOW - Washington Convention Center, June 17-19, 2012
The Summer Fancy Food Show, to be held again in Washington DC, is traditionally dedicated mainly to specialty foods, while the section for wines and spirits occupies a limited space. The show is open to trade only.
This year's event, now at its 58th edition, will cover an area in excess of 310,000 square feet with about 2,300 exhibitors. According to the estimates of the show organizers, National Association for Specialty Food Trade (NASFT), the exhibition will see the presence of approximately 18,000 visitors, representing the following categories: importers, cooking schools, consultants, press, distributors, producers, restaurant owners and operators of hotel restaurants.
The Italian pavilion will occupy an area of ‚Äč‚Äčapproximately 23,000 square feet and will host close to 200 exhibitors, including regional groups, export consortia and chambers of commerce.
Among the foreign exhibitors, the Italian group will be, as always, the largest in both size and number of companies.
Some of the best genuine "Made in Italy" products will be showcased: olive oil and balsamic vinegar, pasta, prosciutto, preserved vegetables, confectionery and baked goods, cheeses, tomato products and fine wines.
The Italian participation at the Summer Fancy Food Show 2012 will be advertised via an Italian catalog distributed as insert of the official show directory, a one-page ad in Specialty Food Magazine, e-listings on the show website, on the official Italian Trade Commission New York Food & Wine web page www.ItalianMade.com and on www.italtrade.com, as well as through press releases and media contacts.
There will be an Italian Trade Commission Information Center booth located inside the Italian Pavilion.