Numerous companies involved in bakery, confectionery, food service, and allied industries gathered under one roof for the 5th International Exhibition on Bakery, Confectionery and Food Service Equipment and Supplies (Bakery Fair 2009) held last February 19 – 21, 2009 at the World Trade Center in Pasay City.
Organized by the Filipino-Chinese Bakery Association, Inc. (FCBAI), the biannual event aims to showcase the best in the bakery, confectionery, and food industries of the Philippines. It also continues to improve the quality of its exhibitors and enhance the learning experiences for bakery and bakery operations of its visitors.
Bakery Fair 2009 filled up over 400 booths and attracted more than 25,000 visitors. In the three day event, participating companies showcased a wide range of products and recipe applications to meet the needs of growing as well as starting bakeries. Other companies also shared some business opportunities and marketing ideas to assist clients in expanding their operations.
Renowned Chef Heny Sison graced Bakery Fair 2009 and gave baking and pastry decorating demonstration. Other activities during the fair included cake decorating competition, bartending contest, seminars and baking demonstrations.
Bakery Fair 2009 is supported by Bakels Philippines, Inc., Besterm International Corporation, Asia Cold Storage Corporation, Sonlie International, Inc., Ferna Corporation, Puratos Philippines, Mix Plant, Inc., Middleby Worldwide Philippines, Inc., Kerry Ingredients Asia, Handyware Philippines, Inc., San Miguel Mills, Corman Professional, Unicomm Ingredients Phils., Inc., ADSIA Eurobakers Marketing Corporation, Sinmag Bakery Machine Corporation, Eagle Wings International Corporation, Universal Robina Corporation (Flour Division), Ab Mauri Philippines, Inc., Unity Marketing Corporation, U.S. Wheat Associates, Association of Foodcart Owners and Suppliers Philippines, Inc., 3A System Machinery Philippines Corporation, Jismar Equipment Trading and Services, Inc., Chocolate World, Optima Display Systems Company, Zebra Thailand (Satien Stainless Steel Public Co. Ltd.), Alatone Plastics, Inc., Sun-Maid Raisins, Torani, Conlins Coffee World, KLG International, Inc., Foodservice Division, Wills International Sales Corporation, Novozymes, RM Boxes, General Milling Corporation, California Raisins, Sanko Plastics Philippines, Inc., Foodie Magazine, Cook Magazine, Julie’s Bakeshop, French Baker, Gardenia Bakeries (Phils.) Inc., and Walter Bread.