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Report :FOODEX JAPAN 2022

PIC set up a booth independently at the FOODEX JAPAN 2022 (The 47th International Food and Beverage Exposition) which is one of the largest food-related expositions in Asia.
Due to the continuing Covid-19 pandemic hindering overseas businesses from coming to Japan, PIC utilized online tools including virtual exhibition system to promote products and businesses in the Pacific.
This year, 6 volunteers and interns with a variety of careers and experience in the Pacific Islands supported PIC booth.
The exhibition had recorded 33,000 visitors, which increased by 8,000 people from the FOODEX in 2021. PIC booth welcomed 1,600 visitors, and exchanged information on not only products but also on business opportunities in various sectors in the Pacific Island Countries. In addition, the Ambassador of Papua New Guinea in Japan and others visited the PIC’s booth, showing the high level of interest from people related to FICs in this exhibition. During 4 days of the exhibition, all participating companies got new contacts and business inquiries regarding the export to the Japanese market.

FOODEX virtual exhibition can be viewed online until October 2022.(Registration as a buyer is required for browsing.

The exhibitors were as below.

1. Pacific Link Japan / Wild Noni Pty Ltd, Solomon Noni Corporation Ltd, True Health Australia Pty Ltd. / Solomon Noni Corporation Limited (Solomon Islands, Noni juice)
2. Christmas Island 21 (Kiribati, Salt)
3. Savu Water(Fiji, Mineral Water)
4. Sena Cacao (Vanuatu, Cacao, Chocolate)
5. Bora Bora Sea Salt(French Polynesia, Sea salt)
6. Down To Earth Fiji Ltd(Fiji, Chili Sauce)