Uzbekistan holds international food and agro exhibitions


TASHKENT (TCA) — The international food and agricultural exhibitions “WorldFood Uzbekistan-2017” and “AgroWorld Uzbekistan–2017” have started their work in Tashkent, the Jahon information agency reports.

Uzbekistan is among the world’s top ten exporters of fruits and vegetables such as apricots, plums, grapes and cabbages. More than 180 types of fruit and vegetables, including processed fruits and vegetables, are exported to foreign markets.

The exhibitions have gathered companies from more than 30 countries such as Austria, Belgium, Belarus, Bulgaria, Great Britain, Germany, Denmark, India, Indonesia, Spain, Italy, Kazakhstan, China, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, the USA, Turkey, France, Switzerland, Sweden, and South Korea, as well as foreign government officials responsible for their food industry and agriculture.

The exhibitions incorporate all the modern areas of the food and agricultural spheres. These include foodstuffs, soft drinks, equipment for poultry farming and livestock raising, agricultural machinery and technologies.

As part of the exhibitions, Farmers Day will take place with support from the Council of Farmers of Uzbekistan. Participants will have an opportunity to talk to Uzbek farmers and to familiarize themselves with farming development projects and new equipment and technologies for this branch of economy.

The exhibitions will help to promote Uzbek agricultural produce on the world market, to develop trade links between Uzbek agricultural producers and foreign companies, and to attract investments for new projects.

Sergey Kwan