MIFB 2014 will be held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) which is located in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. MIFB will host the exhibitors and visitors in KLCC, Hall 2 – 6
Agriculture is one of the sectors identified in the National Key Economic Areas (NKEAs). It focuses on certain areas such as aquaculture, seaweed farming, swiftlet farming, herbal products, fruits, vegetables and premium processed food which has high growth potential. To ensure the food industry meets the market's demand, Malaysia utilized the multiple resources to improve and increase agricultural production by adopting liberal policy to allow the duty free importation of raw materials.
MIFB has been presenting a business platform for an ever-changing beverage industry. Throughout the years, MIFB has participation from various beverage industries, including fruit juice, health drinks, tea, carbonated drinks, the recent favorite bubble tea drinks and more. Visit MIFB to find out the latest trends in the beverage industry.
Coffee culture in Malaysia has always been mainstay which instant coffee remains the most popular coffee. In recent years, there is a preference towards premium coffee which created a large demand for premium coffee in the market. In recognizing the increasing demand, the exhibitors from local and international coffee industry will be showcasing not only local coffee but also premium and gourmet coffee in MIFB.
Being the 5th largest cocoa grinding centre in the world and the largest cocoa grinder in Asia, Malaysia imported cocoa worth USD1.2 billion to cater the huge demand from local grinding and processing industry. Malaysia is a net exporter of cocoa products including chocolates, cocoa powder and other food preparations containing cocoa, exporting to more than 90 countries. In addition, sugar and sugar confectioneries remain as one of the major imported food in Malaysia. In MIFB, exhibitors will showcase chocolate & sweet products providing opportunities for buyers to expand their product range.
Dairy products produced in Malaysia consist of milk powder, sweetened condensed milk, pasteurized or sterilized liquid milk, ice cream, yoghurt and other fermented milk. The dairy product industry is dependent on the import of raw materials for further processing. MIFB welcomes local and international exhibitors and buyers to explore the import and export opportunities.
Exports of fish-processing products in Malaysia exceeds USD 0.6 billion per annum. These products include frozen products, canning of fish and the production of surimi and surimi products. MIFB gathers the manufacturers, suppliers and distributors to display the fish-processing products which are ready for export to various countries. Join MIFB to explore the posibility of fisheries market.
MIFB Food Tech Zone showcases supporting products and services for the F&B industry such as equipment, machineries, packaging and price tagging solutions, technological innovations, point-of-sales machineries and others. Bearing in mind that F&B products are highly perishable, vulnerable and require quick, efficient management, the Food Tech Zone offers valuable insights into what is available in the market for the food industry.
Franchising in Malaysia has been experiencing large growth over the years. According to the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism, 26 out of 449 registered franchisor has successfully developed into foreign countries. In recognizing the trend, Malaysian government has launched a series of programs in purpose of nurturing and developing the franchise industry. This includes the Franchise Development Aid Scheme (FDAS), Franchise Development Program, Local Franchise Development Program and Franchise Financing Scheme. With the strong support from the government bodies, franchising has developed into a key business model. Join MIFB to explore more franchising opportunities and gain valuable insights from the experts.
Malaysia produces fruits and vegetables for fresh consumption in the domestic and export markets. Processed fruits such as canning of pineapple and pineapple juice are one of the major produce in Malaysia. Other local fruits such as guava, passion fruit, durian, papaya, jackfruit and banana are being processed into fruit juices, snacks, pickles and jams. Malaysia remains as the net importer of processed fruits and vegetables with the net import value worth USD282 million. Visit MIFB to explore various fruits and vegetables produced from both local and foreign countries.
Malaysia is well positioned as an international halal food hub. The halal industry in Malaysia provides great opportunities for manufacturers as they can easily establish business networks into Australia, New Zealand, ASEAN, Middle East, European and US market with the globally recognized halal certification. It is estimated that the potential value of the halal food industry range between USD600 billion and USD2.1 trillion. MIFB has incorporated the Halal segment catered for local to international exhibitors and buyers who wish expand their business into the Halal market. Join MIFB to explore the possibility of expanding halal F&B business in Malaysia and various countries.
The increasing awareness in nutrition value and healthy diet has created the demand for healthy processed fresh food, organic food and natural food flavors from plants. Organic products and health food includes low caloric, fiber and nutrient enriched products, herbal products, natural food additives and flavors have great potential for development. MIFB provides a platform for exhibitors and buyers to tap into this blooming industry.
Malaysia is the world’s 5th largest producer of pepper and pepper products, exporting more than USD60 million. These pepper products include specialty pepper, spice mixes, seasonings and flavorings. MIFB welcomes buyers who wish to source for high quality herbs & spices from Malaysia and other countries.
Wine and spirits have become an important social drink in Malaysia as these are available in many F&B outlets such as hotels, restaurants, pubs & bars, hypermarkets and grocery stores. With the rising number of these outlets available in Malaysia, alcoholic drinks will continue to receive high demand from consumers. In year 2013, MIFB introduced the Wine Zone which received positive responses from both exhibitors and buyers. MIFB 2014 will continue to expand by having more wine & spirits suppliers, manufacturers, distributors, importers & exporters and owners of F&B outlets to gather at the MIFB Wine & Spirits Zone.
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