|The 28th International FISPAL 2012 Food Service Trade Show -- Agricultural Machinery & Eq., Agricultural Products, Agricultural Services, Foods - Processed, Food Processing/Packaging Eq.|
The 28th Fispal Food Service trade show is Latin America's largest trade show dedicated to presenting products and solutions for the food service industry. The Brazilian food service market is experiencing an explosive growth and offers an excellent business opportunity for international companies with products, solutions, and services for restaurants, bars, local bakeries, fast food chains, hotels, catering companies, convenience stores, clinics, hospitals, schools, and many others. In 2010, food service sales in Brazil totaled R$ 75 billion, a 16.5% increase from 2009. Approximately 60 million Brazilians eat meals outside their home daily, or 32% of the country's population. Brazilian's currently spend 31% of their income on food outside the home, and this percentage is expected to continue to increase.
|Denise Barbosa, Sao Paulo|
|Helen Simpson-Davis, Trade Event Programs|
Senior International Trade Specialist
|Eric Halsten, Imex Management, Inc.|