KH News Desk
FHA-Food & Beverage, Asia’s leading F&B trade show, presents its initiative for the HoReCa market with FHA-HoReCa 2022, makes comeback this year happening from October 25-28, 2022, at the Singapore Expo.
This rebound serves as a highly focused platform for the food service industry, targeting to help the growth of the industry with the unveiling of new market innovations and sharing of best practices. It does so by showcasing the latest equipment and hospitality supplies spanning five core segments – Bakery, Pastry & Gelato, Foodservice & Hospitality Equipment, Hospitality Style, Hospitality Technology, and Specialty Coffee & Tea. It will also include four days of seminars, specialized masterclasses, and workshops led by industry leaders and key opinion leaders.
Over 25,000 trade visitors are expected to visit 800+ exhibitors from 30+countries and regions, including international pavilions from China, Italy, France, Germany, and Spain, that will be participating in this year’s instalment spanning more than 50,000 square meters. Key exhibitors include market leaders for gelato in the HoReCa market, such as Carpigiani, MEC 3, and PreGel, who have been long supporters of the trade show.
This year, FHA-HoReCa is introducing a brand-new experience zone: Hospitality 4.0. The feature area in Hall 2 is to highlight innovative solutions in three distinct areas – restaurant, kitchen, and hotels – as well as offers a four-day conference programme with over 50 international thought-leaders discussing the future of hospitality. The zone also incorporates a start-up village and hosts the inaugural Hotel Innovation Challenge Asia (HICA) 2022.
As Asia Pacific’s hotel sector continued to accelerate in 2022 with investment volumes for the first half of the year totaling $6.8 billion, the industry is looking confidently ahead to rebounding to pre-pandemic levels. Room occupancy rates in Asia are also expected to recover to pre-Covid numbers by 2024 accordingly to CBRE.