The 18th annual Coex Food Week once again filled the halls of Coex from November 20-23, sharing “Food for a Better Future” through a variety of exhibitions and conferences. Held concurrently with the World FoodTech Expo and the Korea International Bakery Show, over 50,000 visitors attended Korea’s largest exhibition for the food and beverage industry. As a UFI Approved International Exhibition, Coex Food Week showcases the future of the food industry and serves as the ideal platform for B2B and B2C opportunities.
In Hall A, attendees were greeted with some of the best premium foods and snacks from around the world. The hall featured three different food streets for visitors to sample a wide variety of foods and products, and a special section for showcasing the newest products from around the world. The adjacent Hall B featured agricultural and specialty products from around Korea through special exhibition areas such as the Vegan Food Pavilion and a lounge for liquor, snacks, and desserts. Hall B also featured the concurrently held Korea International Bakery Show and a Farmers’ Market.
Meanwhile, Hall D highlighted the future of food technology by featuring the newest innovations in alternative foods, cooking, smart logistics, smart farm technology, food automation solutions, and HORECA equipment.
The World FoodTech Expo, which is the only exhibition and conference in Korea specializing in the cutting-edge technologies of food tech, was concurrently held in Hall D. The 2023 World FoodTech Conference brought together industry professionals and leaders to explore and discuss the latest technologies and innovations in the Korean food tech industry. The expo also featured three special pavilions to showcase leading ESG companies that work towards sustainable growth, vegan tech companies, and up and coming companies with new innovative products.
Regarding the organizing of the event, Coex CEO Dong-ki Lee stated that “we carefully selected and curated the contents of Coex Food Week to provide visitors and buyers a wide variety of experiences and information on the future of food trends from around the world.”
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Since opening in 1979, Coex has been Korea’s busiest and most prominent convention and exhibition center. Located in the heart of Seoul’s Gangnam district, Coex serves as the city’s top venue for global exchange, business, exhibitions, and conferences, as well as a space to find leisure, recreation, and top accommodation. Coex, as the leading event organizer, offers event planners a multitude of services both onsite and beyond, including the organizing of trade shows, event management and external venue management and operations.