Under the call of CFNA ( China Chamber of Commerce for Import and Export of Foodstuffs, Native Produce and Animal By-products, on November 15, 2021, the first Shanghai International Fruit Exhibition officially debuted with the theme of “World Fruit, Chinese Market”. Although the first exhibition was postponed twice due to the epidemic, it eventually welcomed nearly 200 companies from more than 20 countries and regions around the world, and attracted 6088 audiences at home and abroad. Among them, the majority of exhibitors are wholesalers, accounting for 30.9%, followed by importers 25.65%, retailers 23.58%, distribution agents 21.17%, growers 20.4%, brand manufacturers 15.92% exporters 9.02% and marketing organizations (8.43%). Other exhibitors came from equipment or services, warehousing, packaging, transportation, processing, associations, scientific research institutions, news media and other fields.
“The bright future is in our hand”
China’s fruit industry is flourishing, with the value of fruit imported from all over the world exceeding US$10 billion in a row. Despite the spread of the epidemic, domestic fine fruits have emerged one after another. China has become the center of the fruit industry in Asia Pacific and even the world. However, no high standard international fruit exhibition covering the whole industry chain has been held in Chinese mainland. The whole industry is looking forward to an influential international fruit exhibition in Chinese mainland. This exhibition brings together global fruit industry chain practitioners and global high-quality fruit resources, and is committed to building the most professional international fruit exhibition in the Asia-Pacific region.