Food Connection is a B2B trade show series, running across Asia by New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE). Held at Intercontinental Kuala Lumpur, it is indeed a great event to go where you can experience and trying these New Zealand product.
New Zealand is one of only two countries to export more than half its total food production and Malaysia is its 9th largest export market, with trade volumes growing at pace year-on-year. The showcase at Food Connection Malaysia is a demonstration of New Zealand’s understanding of the complex international food market and the rapidly growing need to produce safe and quality food in a sustainable and innovative manner.
Chef Sam Kung, Executive Chef of international luxury hotel InterContinental Kuala Lumpur was on hand to show how these ingredients can come together in a wide range of delicious local and international cuisine. To top it all off, visitors were invited to “step into New Zealand” and discover the source of its amazing produce in virtual reality by using a Samsung Gear headset.
“Every day, our more than 2,600 food producers create mouthwatering and nutritious foods to suit every
-Spring Sheep Milk Co.: Luxurious, creamy and healthy NZ sheep milk products including gelato and milk powder suitable for lactose-intolerant individuals
-Pic’s Peanut Butter: The peanut butter brand in New Zealand, with no preservatives, no colouring, no added sugar, just high oleic peanuts
-Arahi Beverages: High quality halal wine using high quality wine grapes
-Southern Fresh: 30 years growing experience. New Zealand’s leading professional growers and processors of high quality baby vegetables, salad lines, and herbs – both fresh and processed.
-Sealord: One of the largest seafood companies in the Southern Hemisphere. And with more than 50 years of fishing experience, farming, processing and marketing operations.
-Mud House Wines: Two decades and Award winning vineyard
– Emerald Foods: Premium Ice Cream manufacturer based in Auckland since 1985
The trade show brings you with the top foo and beverages professionals to taste the lovely and quality New Zealand’s finest food and wines, and meet many of the country’s key producers.
“Every day, our more than 2,600 food producers create mouthwatering and nutritious foods to suit every palate in Asia, all in safe, sustainable and pristine conditions,” says Matt Ritchie, New Zealand Trade Commissioner to Malaysia.
Also featured were the best in meat, seafood, beverage and grocery items from the likes of Dunningham, Eco Healthy Foods, Emerald Foods Ltd, Fonterra Brands, Giesen Wines, Kapiti Ice Cream, Mudhouse, New Zealand Unlimited SDN BHD, Pure South, Sealord, Shott Beverages, Spring Sheep Milk Co,Talley’s, The New Zealand Dessert Company and The Tatua Co-operative Dairy Company.