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A Wonderful Experience at the Fancy Food Show!

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NEW YORK, NY, USA - The World Trade Center Harrisburg partnered for the 4th year with Pennsylvania's Office of International Business Development (World Trade PA) in organizing the Pennsylvania Pavilion at the 61st annual Summer Fancy Food Show. The show was held at the Javits Convention Center in New York City from June 28-30, 2015. The Fancy Food Show is North America's largest show for the specialty food and beverage industry and attracts a large number of foreign buyers.

This Year's Show Recap:

  • Over 180,000 products including confections, cheese, snacks, spices, ethnic, natural and organic products.
  • More than 2,600 exhibitors from 51 countries
  • Over 25,000 foreign buyers, including organized food buying delegations from all over the globe
  • The Pennsylvania Pavilion included 12 companies, with three from our southcentral region. Companies were able to arrange pre-scheduled appointments with foreign buyers, which took place the day before the show opened.

Participating Companies in the PA Pavilion included:

  • Bella Lucia www.bellaluciaglutenfree.com
  • Better Batter www.betterbatter.org
  • BumbleBerry Farms www.bumbleberryfarms.com
  • Davis & Davis Gourmet Foods, LLC www.davisanddavisonline.com
  • DelGrosso Foods www.delgrossofoods.com 
  • Giorgio Foods Inc. www.giorgiofoods.com
  • Love Beets www.lovebeets.com
  • My Boy's Baking www.myboysbaking.com
  • Naked Granola www.nakedgranola.com
  • Nuts About Granola www.nutsaboutgranola.com
  • Pretzel Pete (aka SB Global Foods, Inc.) www.pretzelpete.com
  • TorchBearer Sauces www.torchbearersauces.com

Overall, Pennsylvania's specialty food industry was well represented with 50 different food exhibitors exhibiting throughout the show floors. Ajiri Tea, from Upper Black Eddy, PA, was also honored as a Sofi Award finalist!

Click here to see our event photos!

Tina Weyant, Executive Director, also used the time in NYC to visit with Bella and Kristina at WTCA's headquarters to give exciting updates about our WTC. 

PHOTO: Pictured is Hannah Copenheaver, Trade Specialist, at the Fancy Food Show.

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