FOODEX JAPAN 2018(The 42nd International Food and Beverage Exhibition)

Dates March 6(Tue) - 9(Fri), 2018
10:00-17:00(16:30 on last day)
Venue Makuhari Messe, JapanAccess

Why Exhibit at FOODEX JAPAN?

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  3. Why Exhibit at FOODEX JAPAN?

FOODEX JAPAN provides 3 Marketing Advantages
Population of 128 million with high per capita income. Food Import : $80 billion.

Gateway to Japan

2017 Key Figures

Visitors:82,434 Exhibitors:3,282
1,979overseas from 78 countries & regions.

Visitors in Total 76,532 Distribution Channel in Japanese market

Buyer's voice

  • Rare opportunity to explore
    Japanese & Overseas products
    at once.

  • Had a very productive meeting with good exhibitors.

  • Gained information of products that are new in Japan.

  • Good show to find new products and to find overseas food life style.

Exhibitor's voice

  • Good Quality Expo, Good chance to meet with many Asian buyers. Excellent venue! Good service.

  • Well organized good show and buyers are so sophisticated and nice talking with them.

Gateway to Asia


The distinctive advantage of FOODEX is the volume of overseas visitors.
In addition to the top runners in Japanese food & drink industry, nearly 10,000 professionals come from Asia and around the world to witness the birth of trend in Asia.

Overseas Visitors by Region (Top 12)

Korea 30.7%, China 16.8%, Thailand 13.1%

Oversea's Buyers Interest

Worldwide Products 60.5%, Japanese Products 39.5%

Direct Meeting with Buyers!

This complimentary networking service allows interna onal exhibitors to meet Japanese buyers on the set-up day of FOODEX, March 5th, 2018.
Each exhibitor will be allo ed a 20-minute me frame between 13:00-17:00 to have a mee ng with one Japanese buyer.

Please note that your registration does not automatically guarantee a slot in this service.
You will be notified by email when your matching is completed.


Dates & Venue

March 5 (Mon), 201813:00-17:00 *20 min. per meeting

March 6 (Tue), 201810:00-17:00
International Conference Hall(Makuhari Messe)

Registration DeadlineJanuary 25th, 2018

Registration Categories

  • Organic & Wellness
  • Gulten Free
  • Confectionary & Snack
  • Beverage
  • Wine
  • Other Alcoholic Beverages
  • Meat
  • Seafood
  • Seasoning & Condiment
  • Others*

(Subjected to change)
*Items that can be registered for the Others category will be announced on the Business Networking website.

Terms & Conditions

It is necessary to fill in the My Product Presentation (MPP) sheet on the Exhibitor Only website to join the Business Networking.

  • First-Come, First-Served Policy This service is limited to 300 companies. Registration may close before deadline.
  • Information Of Buyers Partcipatng buyers will be announced by November 2017. Buyers' informaton will not be disclosed untl partcipants confirm their atendance to the meetng.
  • Late Arrival & Cancellation The Business Networking Secretariat will not be responsible for rearrangement if you arrive late or cancel the meetng for any reason. If you cancel the Business Networking, you will be charged a cancellaton fee of 10,000 JPY.

Contact Information

Inquiries about Business Networking:
Business Networking Secretariat, Global Media Corporation


MPP (My Product Presentation) is crucial for your business.

The average time given for business talk at site is only five minutes or less.
The MPP Sheet includes essential information for buyers to decide whether the attention can be paid to your product or not.
Select your five proud products and be prepared for the MPP.
These shall be up on FOODEX NAVI a month before the event.