The number of companies planning to attend swop 2017 rose by 50% compared to the last show. In less than one month since the opening of visitor pre-registration, numerous well-known enterprises have pre-registered to visit swop 2017, including Yum! Brands, Mengniu Dairy, 3M, Baumer, Ikea, Dupont, Good Boy, Honeywell, Intel, Nippon Paint, etc., from end-user industry. It has also attracted many socially responsible suppliers with innovative skills in the packaging industry who are to attend. Companies such as Multivac, Danbell Equipment, Beijing Lantsai, Huayi Plastic, Dupont, Xiamen Changsu, Avery Dennison, Sealed Air, Tomra, Berry Plastics and so on also expressed great interest in participating in the project SAVE FOOD China.

swop is a unique platform for businesses offering products and solutions in packaging technology and related processes as well as packaging media and materials for industry segments of food, beverages, confectionery and baked goods, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, non-food consumer goods and industrial goods from China and Asian region.

In addition, swop 2017 will introduce the special theme “SAVE FOOD”, which exhibits and explores the packaging concept and solutions to reduce food losses and waste in the dual forms of an exhibition and summit forum. As one of the founders of SAVE FOOD, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) gives SAVE FOOD China strong support, and has widely publicized the news that SAVE FOOD has entered into China to all the members. It should be noted that SAVE FOOD has received consistent attention from the international community and its launch in China is highly anticipated.

This year’s SAVE FOOD China Summit Forum agenda will be announced in April, with themes focusing on food storage, shelf life extension, preservation of fresh fruits and vegetables. The target participants come from the four main fields of swop, food, beverage, confectionery and baked food.

The organizer will mainly invite the processing manufacturers of meat, fresh fruits, vegetables, agricultural products in the niche market. Packaging enterprises concerned with social responsibility and innovative technology are expected to open a new chapter in food packaging and greatly contribute to the fight against food loss and waste together with SAVE FOOD China.

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