• 3,000+

    Buyers and visitors from around the world

  • 300+

    Exhibitors across the Philippines

  • 12

    Product sectors to be showcased

  • 3 days

    Networking and Food Discoveries

  • 258

    IFEXCONNECT
    EXHIBITORS

  • 331

    IFEXCONNECT
    BUYERS

  • THE IFEX KITCHEN

    Engage in food tasting activities, dynamic cooking demonstrations, and product presentations.

  • FLAVOR FINDS

    This year, IFEX Philippines will launch FLAVOR FINDS, a collection of new food discoveries and innovations in the Philippine food scene. Flavor Finds showcases products from NXTFOOD PH, the banner for products developed through CITEM's food innovation program; in-demand local products such as ube, plant-based food, and craft beer; and new products from select exhibitors.

  • OPEN HOUSE

    Get to know the latest programs and activities within and around the food sector and discover products from our IFEXPhilippines partners. Learn also about government efforts to champion Filipino food exporters, manufacturers, and MSMEs.

FLAVOR FINDS FEATURES

  • NXTFOOD PH
    NXTFOOD PH is the most comprehensive and integrated government-led assistance program for the development and marketing of Philippine food products for the local and international markets. The products developed under NXTFOOD PH answer the question "What's NXT in the world of FOOD?" It is organized by the Center for International Trade Expositions and Missions.

  • On the Rise
    On the Rise aims to showcase emerging Philippine food products and ingredients with tremendous export potential — ube, plant-based food, and craft beer.

  • New Products
    Flavor Finds also promotes new and innovative products from select IFEX Philippines exhibitors. This showcase consists of newly launched and significantly improved products, as well as products with groundbreaking features or benefits.

OPEN HOUSE FEATURES

  • COCONUTPHILIPPINES
    A showcase of coconut products from food micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) under Coconut Philippines, the country branding of the most versatile coconut products in the Philippines. CoconutPhilippines is presented through the Coconut Farmers and Industry Development Plan (CFIDP) of the Philippine Coconut Authority under the Department of Agriculture.

  • TASK Program ​(Technology Advice and Solutions from Korea)
    A joint program by the Department of Science and Technology and the Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology that assists Philippine food companies in solving manufacturing issues such as product quality, production efficiency, and compliance with standards.​

  • Philippine Craft Beers
    Philippine Craft Beer features a unique booth setup and plenty of beer tasting. With its superior flavor and quality, as well as local aromas and personalities, it perfectly represents the authenticity of craft beer. Philippine Craft Beer preserves the artistry of a traditional, intimate brewery and promotes the craft beer industry as one of the country's rising industries.

  • RAPID Growth Program
    The Rural Agro-enterprise Partnership for Inclusive Development and Growth, also known as RAPID Growth, is a 4.7-billion-peso value chain-based and market-driven business development initiative that aims to achieve inclusive and sustainable economic development for rural farming communities in the country.

  • One Town, One Product (OTOP) Philippines
    OTOP PHILIPPINES is a priority stimulus program for Micro, Small and Medium-scale enterprises (MSMEs) to drive inclusive local economic growth. The program enables localities and communities to develop and promote products or services that are rooted in their local culture, community resources, and competitive advantage.

  • Processed Fruit and Nuts Pavilion
    The Processed Fruits and Nuts (PFN) Pavilion features local products of assisted PFN MSMEs under the Industry Clustering approach or Industry Cluster Enhancement (ICE) Program of DTI. The cluster envisions the Philippines as one of the world’s significant suppliers of a globally competitive, quality-driven, sustainable, and reliable supply of processed fruits and nuts.

Explore the many different ways you can fall in love with Filipino flavors

 

BUSINESS MATCHING SESSION

Sit down with Filipino exporters and international buyers to discover how you can work together to elevate your food business.

 

EXHIBIT

See, feel, and taste thousands of Philippine products and ingredients in the physical trade show.

 

TALKS AND SEMINARS

Listen to food experts and resource persons who will talk about the latest trends and news about the food industry. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Engage in food tasting activities, dynamic cooking demonstrations, and product presentations.

PRODUCT CATEGORIES

  • Beverages
  • Fine Food adn Specialties
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Biscuits and Confectioneries
  • Snacks and Savory Food Products
  • Meat and Poultry
  • Dairy Products
  • Cereals, Grains, and Starch
  • Seafood and Marine Products
  • Organic and Natural
  • Raw Materials and Food Ingredients
  • Equipment and Services


(Click the tab to view the schedule.)

THURSDAY - SEPTEMBER 22, 2022
TIME WTCMM LOBBY | MAIN STAGE EXHIBITION HALLS LUNA ROOM (2/F)
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Registration and Arrival    
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Opening Ceremony    
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM   VIP Tour of Exhibits & Food Sampling at the Special Setting, Flavor Finds  
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM   Exhibition/ Product Sampling/ Cooking Demonstration/ Business Meetings  
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Cooking demo with your favorites
by Fly Ace Corp. with Chef Marga Espino
 
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM unMEAT Cooking Demo with Chef Chef Ysa Cruz Bungabong
by Century Pacific Food, Inc.
Kosher: Your Tool for Opening New Markets & Adding Value to Existing Ones
by Mr. Joel Jay Weinberger
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Why Not, Coconut?
Featuring Chef Angelo Guison with Miss Agnes Cristobal 
by CFIDP through DTI-EMB

 
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Technical Advice and Solutions from Korea (TASK)
One-on-One Technical Meeting
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Beer Tasting Festival
by Nipa Brew
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM  
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Networking Night & KATHA Awarding  
 
FRIDAY - SEPTEMBER 23, 2022
TIME WTCMM LOBBY | MAIN STAGE EXHIBITION HALLS LUNA ROOM (2/F)
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Registration and Arrival    
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM   Exhibition/ Product Sampling/ Cooking Demonstration/ Business Meetings  
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Go nuts with coconuts!
Featuring Chef Bea Nitard with Miss Agnes Cristobal
by CFIDP through DTI-EMB

The Carbon Footprint of Food
by Mr. Erik Thoresen
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Philippine Flavor Journey / Mga Kuwentong Pagkain ni Mommy
by Mama Sita's with Miss Avvy Lee Lapus & Chef Andro Faderanga
Intellectual Property in Food (“Recipe for Success”)
by Mr. Adrian Sablan, OIC Chief of the IP Management and Technology Transfer Division
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Making Simple Cooking Taste Delicious with Saint C.
by Shelfmates Food, Inc.
 
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Beer Tasting Festival
by Katipunan
 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Get to know our craft: Engkanto brewery craft beer tasting
by Micheal “MJ” Jordan, Brewmaster

 
 
SATURDAY - SEPTEMBER 24, 2022
TIME WTCMM LOBBY | MAIN STAGE EXHIBITION HALLS LUNA ROOM (2/F)
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Registration and Arrival    
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Cooking demo with Chef Greggie Mercado
by Aging's Food Delicacies
Exhibition/ Product Sampling/ Cooking Demonstration/ Business Meetings Current Guidelines and Procedures on the Licensing of Food Establishments
by Ms. Jomilyn R. Ailes, Food-Drug Regulation Officer II, CFRR-Licensing Section, FDA
10:30 AM – 11:00 AM FDA Registration
by Mr. Gian Arkial I. Claridad, Food-Drug Regulation Officer II, CFRR-Registration, FDA
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM Product presentation
by Super Kalan
Export Coaching: Understanding the Essentials of Exporting
by Ms. Jezel K. Sunga, Export SBU Head Philippine Trade Training Center
11:30 PM - 12:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM  
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Cooking demo
by Waffle Waffle
Engaging the F&B business in the post-pandemic era
by Chef Ernest R. Martin of Chapter Coffee Roastery and Cafe, Inc.
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Cooking demo with Chef Greggie Mercado
by Aging's Food Delicacies
 
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Cooking Demo by Cook Magazine  
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    
 
THE IFEX KITCHEN ACTIVITIES
WTCMM Lobby | Main Stage
TIME Thursday - September 22, 2022 Friday - September 23, 2022 Saturday - September 24, 2022
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Opening Ceremony   Cooking demo with Chef Greggie Mercado
by Aging's Food Delicacies
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Go nuts with coconuts!
Featuring Chef Bea Nitard with Miss Agnes Cristobal 
by CFIDP through DTI-EMB

Product presentation
by Super Kalan
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Cooking demo with your favorites
by Fly Ace Corp. with Chef Marga Espino
 
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM unMEAT Cooking Demo with Chef Chef Ysa Cruz Bungabong
by Century Pacific Food, Inc.
Philippine Flavor Journey / Mga Kuwentong Pagkain ni Mommy
by Mama Sita's with Miss Avvy Lee Lapus & Chef Andro Faderanga
Cooking Demo
by Waffle Waffle
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Why Not, Coconut?
Featuring Chef Angelo Guison with Miss Agnes Cristobal
by CFIDP through DTI-EMB

  Cooking demo with Chef Greggie Mercado
by Aging's Food Delicacies
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Beer Tasting Festival 
by Nipa Brew
Making Simple Cooking Taste Delicious with Saint C.
by Shelfmates Food, Inc.
Cooking Demo by Cook Magazine
4:30 PM – 5:00 PM   Beer Tasting Festival
by Katipunan
5:00 PM – 5:30 PM Networking Night & KATHA Awarding
5:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Get to know our craft: Engkanto brewery craft beer tasting 
by Micheal “MJ” Jordan, Brewmaster

 
6:00 PM – 6:30 PM  
6:30 PM – 7:00 PM    
 

LUNA ROOM (Second Floor)

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

THURSDAY - SEPTEMBER 22, 2022
TIME SEMINAR
1:15 PM – 2:15 PM KOSHER: Your Tool for Opening New Markets & Adding Value to Existing Ones
Rabbi Joel Weinberger
India and Southeast Asia Head
STAR-K KOSHER AGENCY
2:30 PM – 4:30 PM Technical Advice and Solutions from Korea (TASK)
One-on-One Technical Meeting
 
FRIDAY - SEPTEMBER 23, 2022
TIME SEMINAR
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM The Carbon Footprint of Food
Mr. Erik Thoresen
1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Intellectual Property in Food (“Recipe for Success”)
Mr. Adrian Sablan
OIC Chief of the IP Management and Technology Transfer Division
Intellectual Property of the Philippines
 
SATURDAY - SEPTEMBER 24, 2022
TIME SEMINAR
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Current Guidelines and Procedures on the Licensing of Food Establishments
Ms. Jomilyn R. Ailes
Food-Drug Regulation Officer II, Center for Food Regulation and Research - Licensing Section

FDA Registration
Mr. Gian Arkial I. Claridad
Food-Drug Regulation Officer II, Center for Food Regulation and Research - Registration Section

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM Export Coaching: Understanding the Essentials of Exporting
Jezel K. Sunga
Export SBU Head
Philippine Trade Training Center
1:15 PM – 2:15 PM Engaging the F&B Business in the Post-Pandemic Era
Chef Ernest R. Martin
President
Chapter Coffee Roastery and Café
 

JOIN OUR NETWORK

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 wide 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 TARGETS

    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.

GOVERNMENT PARTNERS

PARTNER REGIONS

REGIONAL OFFICES

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

INDUSTRY PARTNER

EVENT PARTNERS

MEDIA PARTNERS

EXPORT ENABLERS

EXPLORE PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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.

PARTNER WITH US

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.