Taste of Italy - Exclusive B2B Event of Authentic Italian Food&Wine - March 2-3, 2016 Houston-TX

Sep 22, 2015 1635

On March 2-3 2013 the second edition Taste of Italy - the Exclusive B2B Event of Authentic Italian Food&Wine - will be held in Houston, Texas. Italian specialties producers and traders will have the opportunity to meet professional buyers from Texas and other US locations. The Italy America Chamber of Commerce of Texas, indeed, will invite buyers from large retail chains, restaurant chains, or individual restaurants and associations of restaurateurs, distributors and importers who serve dozens of clients, either locally or Nationwide and Specialized journalists and Food bloggers.

In order to allow the exhibitors to leverage their investment the professionals will be coming for different towns in Texas (Houston, Austin, Dallas, San Antonio, El Paso) and other location in the United States like California, Illinois, New York, Florida, Ohio, Louisiana and more.

Manufacturers from Italy will have a booth to showcase their products and the invited professionals will stop by to enjoy and taste. The Italy America Chamber of Commerce of Texas will also provide assistance with the shipment of the samples and with the FDA procedures. The exhibitors will also have the chance to attend the Livestock Rodeo Show 2016 in Houston, where a networking event with buyers will be organized on March 2nd.

The first edition of Taste of Italy has been a great success. On April 2015, Texas offered huge satisfactions in the Italian agri-food sector.

"I would do that again! I attended many events like this in USA, and Taste of Italy brought me a real added value" Bona Ballerini with Azienda Agricola Zerioli – Piacenza said. On the same page Laura Ronca with Azienda Agricola Drusian – Valdobbiadene who stated: "The organization was very professional, and the event was built specifically for traders and buyers, this type of organization is perfect for manufacturers like us that want to distribute their products. I really appreciated"

These are the numbers representing the success of the Taste of Italy event: 24 food and wine companies, 3 consortia of winemaking, approximately 300 typical products have been proposed, 69 buyers attended the event and 300 commercial meetings have been set up.

"I am very thankful to all the staff for professionally organizing the event. We and our product have been the protagonists. Congrats to everyone" is the comment of Fabio Bonini Balsamico Bonini – Modena. "Great succes of the Taste of Italy event, I've got a lot of qualified leads for my business. The event has opened great opportunities, and the organization was really efficient" declared Gianmario Travella representing F.lli Berlucchi - Francia Corta.

The presence of large retail chains, such as Central Market, HEB, Fiesta, and of large distribution groups, such as Sysco and Interra International, has been particularly noteworthy.

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