Opportunity for California Food Brands to Showcase Products

June 05, 2018

Opportunity for California Food Brands to Showcase Products

The 2018 Fresno Food Expo will take place on Thursday, July 26, 2018.

California food and beverage companies will have the opportunity to exhibit their products at the only trade show exclusively for food industry brands from the Golden State. The Fresno Food Expo is calling on companies to showcase their products on July 26. 

“California is the largest fresh and finished food-producing state in the nation - and the Fresno Food Expo is building a world-class tradeshow that makes connecting with California food brands convenient, efficient and accessible,” said Amy Fuentes, Manager of the Fresno Food Expo. “Our awards and marketing programs are dedicated to bringing recognition and sales opportunities to all food companies in the Golden State.” 

This year the Expo will also include an advisory committee that will work on current needs and trends for retailer and foodservice buyers, and to ensure the Expo’s platform continues to deliver relevant California food connections. The committee will also bring their buying team to the Expo and judge the new products awards. Committee appointees include Albertsons and VONS, Southern California; Albertsons and Safeway, Northern California; Bristol Farms; Erewhon Markets; and Whole Foods Market, Northern California and Reno.

The Expo’s New Product Awards platform, which is open for submissions now through July 6 at 5 p.m. The New Product Awards will feature new products or packaging concepts introduced to the marketplace between January 1, 2017 and July 26, 2018. These awards will be judged by representatives from the new California Retail Advisory Committee.  

The 2018 Fresno Food Expo will take place on Thursday, July 26, 2018. More than 150 exhibitors and 700 key, pre-qualified international and domestic buyers are expected to participate in the buyer portion of the show, which will take place from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. It will be followed by Expolicious, the Expo’s evening celebration from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale for Expolicious on June 4, 2018.  Registration is currently open for buyers and exhibitors. For more details, visit www.FresnoFoodExpo.com.