NEWS AND EVENTS
June 21, 2012
FoodExpo Uzbekistan and AgroExpo Uzbekistan Exhibitions Open
International specialized exhibition of “FoodExpo Uzbekistan – Food, Drinks, Equipments, Packaging and production technologies and AgroExpo Uzbekistan – Farming machines, Agricultural production opened at Uzexpocenter.
The events are organized jointly with the Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations, Investments and Trade, Ministry of Agriculture and Water Resources, Commerce and Industry Chamber of Uzbekistan, farmers’ associations and enterprises of food industry and Tashkent city hokimiyat (governor’s office).
The main purpose of these exhibitions is demonstration of the achievements of the enterprises of food industry and agricultural complex of our country and foreign states, the introduction of the latest products and advanced technologies aimed at the production of quality goods and services, saturation of the market and the expansion of mutual cooperation in this field.
More than fifty companies from such countries like Ukraine, Russia, Iran, Pakistan, Turkey and Belarus are representing their products and services at the exhibitions.
A large part of the exhibition occupied by domestic producers and it indicates the fastest growing number of processing plants in Uzbekistan. According to the report of the Association of Food Industry of Uzbekistan, now more than twenty percent agricultural production grown in our country is being processed. It is scheduled to implement about ninety large projects in order to further increase the number of such enterprises till 2015. In particular, measures are being taken for the construction, reconstruction and modernization of enterprises for the processing 20.3 tons of milk, 10.1 thousand tons of meat and 40.7 thousand tons of fruits and vegetables per year.
The main sections of the exhibitions are: food, ingredients, dishes, animal husbandry, veterinary medicine, animal feed and zootechnics, agricultural equipment and mini-factories for agriculture, watering and meliorative technologies.
In hot summer days, processing companies extremely need freezers to store dairy and meat products. Many exhibitors and vendors interested in deep freezers of Viniks. (Source: UzA news agency)