The 28th International Fair "PRODEXPO" took place in Moscow from the 10th to the 16th of this month. Although the borders of Europe are closed with Russia, it was possible to count with the presence of 3 Portuguese companies of the food and beverage sector.
"Prodexpo" is the largest event in terms of exhibition in the entire Russian Federation (around 85,000 m2), with 1,554 exhibitors from 44 countries. According to 2020 data, the event was visited by 68,647 industry professionals from 115 countries.
This year due to the pandemic it was not possible for CAP to organize the usual National pavilion, but three Portuguese companies through their Russian partners marked the Portuguese presence: Wine Import, Port Line and Nineteen Trade.
Regarding the other European countries, only Italy, Spain and Serbia organized a mini National Pavilion with local representatives of their companies.
This edition of PRODEXPO was attended by the AICEP Delegate in Moscow, Nuno Lima Leite, who visited the stands with Portuguese wines and products. Besides, the Moscow office made a personalized promotion to the main players in the market; importers/distributors, sommeliers and journalists.