Food exports in the U.S. aim to grow by 15% this year and exploit an untapped potential of $9 billion

Jun 11, 2015 982

by Marco Valsania

Italian companies took center stage yesterday at the FMI Connect, one of the leading food and beverage B2B fairs in the United States. Italy was named host country at the three-day event in Chicago, that brings together 900 sellers from all over the world and thousands of buyers from large American supermarket chains.

In all, 52 Made-in-Italy companies participated, a presence anchored for the first time by the cooperation of three Italian trade fairs, Fiera di Parma, Verona Fiera e Fiera Milano. Support came from Federalimentari, from ITA (Italian Trade Agency or Ice), and the deputy minister for Economic Development, Carlo Calenda.

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Fonte: Italy24

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