International Food Exhibition
11 – 14 September 2017 • Expocentre, Moscow, Russia

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Halal food in Russia: a growing sector in a big market

Halal food in Russia: a growing sector in a big market

You might not think of Russia as a key market for halal food yet between 15-20% of Russia’s 145 million population identifies as Muslim. That is a lot of mouths to feed. Indeed, demand for halal products has been growing around 30-40% since 2011, so look out halal food exporters: you may have just found your new market.

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Which nations are benefitting from the Russian-Turkey food feud?

Which nations are benefitting from the Russian-Turkey food feud?

After a year of tensions, Turkey and Russia looked like there were ready to settle their food trade issues in 2016. 2017, so far, has failed to build on this promise. New problems have reared their heads, meaning some Turkish products are still banned from Russian import.

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The wine market in Russia: growth returns

The wine market in Russia: growth returns

Russia, the world’s seventh largest wine market, is a vital vino stop on global export markets. Traditional tipples are losing ground amongst Russian drinkers as, despite the lingering effects of recession, consumption and imports of international wines are gaining ground in Russian once more.

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Russia’s fast food market: resilient & robust

Russia’s fast food market: resilient & robust

Fast food seemingly reaches all around the globe and Russia is no stranger to its instant-fix pleasures and tastes. Since McDonald’s first erected its famous golden arches in Moscow back in 1990, Russia’s appetite for low-cost, convenient food has exploded.

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The beer market in Russia: gaining ground

The beer market in Russia: gaining ground

Alcohol – and particularly vodka – has been an integral part of the Russian food and drink market, and Russian society in general, for hundreds of years. But companies looking to target Russia’s alcohol market should forget their stereotypes, because the market is changing fast – beer in Russia is taking over.

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Russian food embargo could end in 2017 – Deputy PM

Russian food embargo could end in 2017 – Deputy PM

The saga of sanctions and counter-sanctions between Russia and the West could be over before 2018. That is the message coming from Russian Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov after speaking at an economic conference in Moscow on Friday 13 January 2017.

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Russia’s food & drink sector: 3 forecasts for 2017

Russia’s food & drink sector: 3 forecasts for 2017

Russia’s food and drinks sector continues to beguile, charm, and even frustrate the global community. 2016 saw a range of big events sweep across the industry. Import substitution and a damaged relationship with major agricultural product supplier Turkey stole the headlines.

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WorldFood Moscow Market Survey Part 3: Finding success & learning lessons

The final part of our ITE Food & Drink Market Insights’ WorldFood Moscow 2016 market survey series, exhibitors share their advice on how best to crack the Russian food and drink market. Who knows best than those already living and working in the sector? Read on to learn successful exhibitors’ wise words.

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