On Sunday, June 28th World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia (WTCGP) Drexel Co-op students had the opportunity to attend the 2015 Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City. The Summer Fancy Food Show hosted over 2,500 exhibitors featuring cheeses, spices, drinks, organic foods, international delicacies and more.
WTCGP Marketing and Events Co-op Adrianne Ali and International Business Development Co-op Giuseppe Luca Tota met with Pennsylvania-based food companies exhibiting at the Food Show to discuss international trading opportunities and to strengthen existing WTCGP relationships. Adrianne and Giuseppe met with Pennsylvania-based companies selling products that ranged from vitamin rich aloe vera drinks to spreadable bacon jam.
About the Specialty Food Association:
"The Specialty Food Association is a thriving community of food artisans, purveyors, importers and entrepreneurs who bring craft, care and joy to the distinctive foods they sell. Established in 1952 in New York, the not-for-profit trade association provides its 3,000+ members in the U.S. and abroad the tools, knowledge and connections to champion and nurture their companies in an always-evolving marketplace. The Association (formerly the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade, Inc.) owns and produces the Winter and Summer Fancy Food Shows, and presents the sofi Awards honoring excellence in specialty food.”