Summer Fancy Food Show 2013
The New York Fancy Food show is North America’s Largest Specialty Food & Beverage Event. This year the 59th edition returned to the Jacob Javits Center in New York City from June 30 – July 2, 2013. Over 180,000 products from 2,400 exhibitors representing 80 countries and regions were displayed. This year Trinidad and Tobago re-joined the show, as exporTT worked in collaboration with the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Investment (MTII) and the Food and Beverage Industry Development Committee (FBIDC) to bring eight local firms to the show to display their products and interact with the 24,000 buyers.
On Wednesday 24th July 2013, Minister Bharath hosted a post-event media conference at the Carib Brewery Hospitality Suite where he presented, along with representatives from all eight companies, on their experience at this year’s expo. Mr. Andrew Sabga – Sector Head, Beverage (ANSA McAL Group of Companies) and Mrs. Virginia Clarke – Head of Manufacturing (CARIB Brewery) along with Mr. Sheldon Wood – Export Manager (CARIB Brewery) and Ms. Monique Brackett – Regional Export Manager (CARIB Brewery) who represented the Brewery at the New York show, were proud to take guests on a tour of the Brewery’s compound.