27.2. - 3.3. 2018
International Food Fair
Here you will find news for SALIMA, MBK and INTECO fairs.
News from the food and drink sector and also the technologies for the processing, treatment and sales, as well as packaging and printing attracted tens of thousands of interested people to the Exhibition Centre. The concept of the morning hours dedicated to professional visitors, while in the afternoon the halls opened for the general public proved to be a good one. In comparison with the last edition there was a slight increase in the number of exhibiting companies and the exhibition area increased as well.
SZPI Survey: A Czech consumer has the same tastes as a European one and requires the same quality of food
The Czech Agriculture and Food Inspection Authority (SZPI) regularly conduct research on consumer preferences. In October and November 2015, their sociological research has focused on how Czech consumers perceive the situation where a number of foreign manufacturers of food supplied products of different composition under the same name to different national markets, often on the grounds that in different countries, people have different tastes. Research has shown that it is not the case in the Czech Republic, and also that 88% of respondents are annoyed by this current practice. 36 percent of Czech consumers said that this was just a blatant manipulation.
Chairman of the Board of Directors of ROLOFOL, Václav Kučerka and Director of the Central Institute of Technology CEITEC at BUT Radimír Vrba have signed an extended cooperation agreement at EMBAX PRINT today. That means for the company ROLOFOL an opportunity to use a wider scientific basis. "We operate in a very competitive environment. To be successful in foreign markets, we need to offer to our customers top quality and something more. And this is helped not only by our own diligence, but also the fact we have the possibility to use scientific knowledge," says Miroslav Zeman, business director of ROLOFOL.
On the opening day of SALIMA food fairs and EMBAX PRINT, a foreign delegation visited the Brno Exhibition Centre at the invitation of the Ministry of Agriculture.
Slovak company Cool Art Technology presents a modern bar equipment at SALIMA – a solar tap. It is a unique device that was designed to be capable of operating without connection to the mains. You can cool drinks anywhere on the planet, even in the desert, in the middle of a football stadium or at a summer festival.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), physically dangerous foods account for the deaths of two million people worldwide. Each year, 310,000 cases of illness from bacteria on food are diagnosed in the European Union. These figures, pointing out the big responsibility of producers, traders and inspection agencies, were mentioned at the veterinarians’ conference, which is being held for the thirteenth time.
More than 28.500 m2 of the Brno Exhibition Centre will feature more than 794 exhibiting companies and 435 represented brands from 36 countries and the European Union from today to Saturday. The jubilee 30th annual SALIMA food fair and also VINEX, MBK and INTECO fairs. The packaging and printing fair EMBAXPRINT begins on the same day but it will only last until Friday, 19 February 2016.
Hungary has long been known as a food pantry of Europe. Meat from traditional but very modern breeding has excellent taste, and just like Hungarian salami and sausage specialities is popular not only in Europe but also worldwide.
There are more than 300 of them in the Czech Republic and the number is rising. Demand for quality craft beer has also led to the creation of the MICROBREWERY FESTIVAL at SALIMA, which will present 35 microbreweries with more than 100 different beers.