From 15 to 17 October, Barcelona will host the Southern Europe’s newest seafood trade event. In the exhibition centre Fira de Barcelona Gran Via venue. Seafood Barcelona brings buyers face-to-face with top suppliers in one convenient location for three days of networking, sourcing new products and doing business. With consumers increasing their seafood consumption, buyers need a place to turn to to source live, fresh and frozen seafood from international and local resources more than ever.
Seafood Barcelona is brought to you by Diversified Business Communications in partnership with Alimentaria Exhibitions providing outstanding expertise in the trade fair industry and experience in the industries they serve. Barcelona is a sea city and the Mediterranean port par excellence, so there is no better venue for the fair of seafood.
Spain is the third global importer of fish, with purchases of 5.9 billion U.S. dollars in 2009, and the ninth exporter, with sales of 3.47 billion dollars in the same year. The particular significance of the Spanish market is unquestionably defined by the international fishing industry as the consumption per person, per year, is around 37 kilos, one of the highest in the EU. With a total of 992,489 tonnes of fish and seafood, aquaculture and processed products, Spain is also the number-one exporting country in the EU, representing 17% of the community total.
In turn, the countries from the south of the EU and the Mediterranean basin uphold significant fishing trade – Italy, Portugal, France and Greece are placed among the top 5 recipients of Spanish fish and seafood exports, while Morocco and Tunisia are originating countries of Spanish imports.
Join top buyers from across the retail, foodservice, manufacturing and processing seafood industries in Barcelona for three days of business, networking, and opportunity! Here you will find top suppliers with the newest, most innovative products to hit the Southern European market! You can find all the information on he official webpage of Seafood 2012 Barcelona.
So if you are a businessman of the seafood industry, a buyer, or just a lover of it, or even if you are thinking about a holiday in the pleasant october Mediterranean climate, do not hesitate and rent one of our exclusive apartments in the Barcelona city center or close to the Gran Via Fira de Barcelona venue.