EXPERIENCE THE IFEX DIGITAL EXPO
ON HOPIN

IFEX Philippines goes fully digital for 2021 through the Hopin
platform. Enjoy a safe, sustainable and accessible trade
event experience from anywhere in the world.

HOW TO NAVIGATE
THE IFEX DIGITAL EXPO

Learn how to navigate the IFEX Digital Expo to maximize your event experience. Watch the Registration video and download the Attendee Manual.

DOWNLOAD THE MANUAL

  • RECEPTION

    Find out what's currently happening with the event or check out the schedule and see where the next segment is happening.

  • STAGE

    Check out all the main events and programs on the latest developments and innovations in the Philippine food industry

  • SESSIONS

    Participate in virtual roundtables and connect with potential business partners for all your sourcing needs.

  • NETWORKING

    Connect with other attendees to discuss recipes, business opportunities, and your shared love for Filipino foods.

  • EXPO

    Engage with food brands from all over the Philippines, along with export enablers and business support organizations.

  • REPLAY

    Watch the event and program recordings you may have missed right here in the Replay area.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

EXPLORE A NEW WAY TO EXPERIENCE FILIPINO FOOD

Introducing the very first IFEX Digital Expo where you can discover the latest market trends, emerging Philippine food products and their applications, as well as numerous insightful discussions and networking opportunities for an exciting online fair experience!

DAY 1 23 September 2021

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Launch of the FOODPhilippines and IFEXConnect Websites, and NXTFOODPH Program

WELCOME REMARKS
Pauline Suaco-Juan
Excecutive Director
CITEM

OPENING MESSAGE
Abdulgani M. Macatoman
Undersecretary
Trade Promotions Group
Department of Trade and Industry

KEY NOTE SPEECH
Hon. Ramon M. Lopez
Secretary
Department of Trade and Industry

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Going Global
Food Trends Shaping Consumer Behavior

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Happy Hour:
Coffee Brewing Session

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

BUSINESS TO BUSINESS MATCHING
PTIC OSAKA | TOKYO | TAIWAN

*By Invitation Only

DAY 2 24 September 2021

09:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Soft Launch of the PH Halal Mobile App and Halal Friendly Trade and Tourism

A new app to guide consumers on their Halal food journey

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM

Market Opportunities in the New Normal: Israel and Kosher

What makes food kosher?

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Coconut Forum

Market Trends and Policies

03:20 PM - 04:00 PM

Coco Break

Snacking with Coconut by International School for Culinary Arts and Hotel Management (ISCAHM)

04:00 PM - 05:00 PM

Coco Pop

Explore the flavorful gifts of coconut, from the tree to our plates

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

BUSINESS TO BUSINESS MATCHING
PTIC OSAKA | TOKYO | TAIWAN

*By Invitation Only

DAY 3 25 September 2021

09:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Organic Farming in Negros Occidental

Find out why Negros is called the Organic Food Bowl of Asia

04:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Happy Hour:

Craft Beer Tasting 101

09:00 AM - 05:00 PM

BUSINESS TO BUSINESS MATCHING
PTIC OSAKA | TOKYO | TAIWAN

*By Invitation Only

OUR AUDIENCE

IFEX Philippines welcomes the country's top food brands and manufacturers, along with local and international buyers, experts and enthusiasts to this 3-day celebration of Philippine food. Browse our audience profiles and make the most out of the various networking opportunities during the event.

TRADE BUYERS

Trade buyers and professionals from across the globe looking for the next big thing in the world of food.

  • • Food Manufacturers
  • • Consolidators
  • • Cooperatives
  • • Distributors
  • • Traders
  • • Retailers
  • • Importers
  • • Institutional Suppliers
  • • Government Agencies
  • • NGOs

EXHIBITORS

A diverse community of Philippine exhibitors that showcase a wider array of food products and services to the global market.

  • • International Retailers
  • • Hotelier and Restauranteurs
  • • Local Retailers
  • • Catering Services
  • • Wholesalers
  • • Specialty Stores
  • • Importers
  • • Buying Agents

LOCAL AND FOREIGN MEDIA

Local and international media publications that help promote and champion Filipino food exports to the world's table.

INDUSTRY EXPERTS AND PARTNERS

Key individuals and groups from local and international food industries, business support organizations and government partners with knowledge and expertise in the promotion of food products.

EXPORT ENABLERS

Private companies, government institutions, organizations and individuals that offer services, solutions or products that help exporters meet their business goals.

FOODIES AND CULINARY TALENTS

Local and international cooks, chefs, personalities and enthusiasts from the food industry eager to learn more about Philippine food products and ingredients for their culinary needs.

EVENT PARTNERS

PARTNER REGIONS

REGIONAL OFFICES

4A CALABARZON 4B MIMAROPA CAGAYAN VALLEY ILOCOS REGION CENTRAL VISAYAS NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION BICOL DAVAO REGION WESTERN VISAYAS

PARTNER PROGRAMS

EXPLORE PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

PARTNER WITH US

At IFEX Philippines, we value building strong partnerships that last. Connect with our team today and find out how we can collaborate to create the right partnership package for you and your company.

A creative community that celebrates the best of Philippine food flavors and ingredients.

Enjoying Malabon and Pampanga’s food without traveling

Instead of going out-of-town to enjoy Pampanga’s pindang damulag or Malabon’s puto pao, two individuals have made it possible to enjoy their city’s specialties at the comfort of your own home.

Enjoying mangoes when its season is done

It’s a dessert in itself, with its bold sweetness, subtle tart, and fruity notes.

Identifying Filipino cuisine through its regions

Taking a tour from north to south, one will discover that adobo varies not only in taste but also in the ingredients used and the cooking methods applied.