China Food and Drink Fair – Food Hall

March 26-28, 2020 - postponed due to Corona virus

Chengdu China

The Canadian Food Exporters Association would like to invite you to participate in the China Food and Drink Fair (CFDF) within the food and non-alcohol beverage hall taking place at the Chengdu Western China International Expo City, Chengdu, China from March 26-28, 2020.

CFDF is a national level annual trading fair which has been running since 1955 and is considered the largest and most influential trade fair in China’s food and alcohol industry. In 2019, this fair attracted over 4,000 companies from 20 countries to exhibit at this event and had over 400,000 visitors from around the world.

Click here to access the show website.

The cost to participate under the CFEA umbrella is CDN $2,550.00 for a 10.5sqm stand (stand is furnished with counter, table and chairs – additional furniture and graphics can be negotiated later)

Note: To participate under the CFEA umbrella and receive funding you must be a member of our association. The cost for membership is CDN $565.00. You can register online at Only companies producing products in Canada are eligible to participate in this event and for membership in the CFEA.

Benefits of participating with the CFEA:

  • Reduction in your space, travel and shipping costs (for CFEA members only)
  • Full service event coordination through the CFEA
  • Opportunity to showcase your products to Chinese buyers
  • Network with other Canadian companies and Embassy/Consulate Staff

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to working with you!

Travel/Shipment Reimbursement Details (for CFEA members only): upon completion of the event, you will be provided with a claim form to apply for the reimbursement of your travel and shipping expenses. The reimbursement will consist of 50% of an economy class airfare up to a maximum reimbursement of CDN $1,100.00 (maximum 2 per company), a per diem of CDN $212.50 per day up to a maximum of 6 days (maximum 2 per company) and a partial reimbursement of your sample shipment expenses (up to a maximum of $500.00).

It is important to keep the following documentation for the claim process: a copy of your airline itinerary that shows the travel dates and price paid for the ticket, boarding passes, and a shipment invoice. You will also be required to provide proof of payment (credit card statement or cancelled cheques) for all expenses. Cash payments are not permitted. NOTE: If you fly premium economy or business you will be expected to provide an economy ticket mock up along with the paid ticket and the reimbursement will be based on whichever is lower.

Funding for this program is provided by
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s
AgriMarketing Program: National Industry Association Component


Wine and spirit companies please visit this link for the wine and spirits hall.