Fine Food Australia

September 5-8, 2022

Melbourne, Australia

The Canadian Food Exporters Association in partnership with the High Commission of Canada, Canberra, is inviting you to participate in the Fine Food Australia trade show, taking place in Melbourne from September 5-8, 2022.

The Fine Food Australia is the country’s leading trade exhibition for the foodservice and retail industries. Participating will give you the opportunity to promote your products and to develop business with buyers and decision-makers for both retail and food service. At the last Melbourne edition, 25,956 local and international trade buyers attended the event.

Trade professionals from the following industries visit this event:

  • Supermarket
  • Convenience Stores
  • Specialty Food Stores
  • Bars, Clubs
  • Restaurants
  • Hotels
  • Foodservice Distributors
  • Retail Distributors
  • Wholesalers

More information about the show can be found at: http://finefoodaustralia.com.au

The cost to participate is CDN $3,289.00-members or CDN $6,578.00-non-members. The Canada branded stand will be open concept and each company will be provided with 1 x lockable counter (w: 1200 x d: 600 x h: 1000mm), 2 x chairs, 1 x round table and 4 x wall mounted shelves.

To register for this event please go to https://www.cfea.com/fine-food-australia-2022-registration/

Benefits of participating with the CFEA:

  • Reduction in your space, travel (only if travel restrictions are not in place) and shipping costs (CFEA members only)
  • Full-service event coordination
  • Opportunity to showcase your products to international buyers
  • Network with other Canadian companies and High Commission staff

If you are not a CFEA member and would like to access the member rate, you can apply online for membership at https://www.cfea.com/application and pay the annual fee of CDN $565.00. Only companies producing products in Canada are eligible to participate in this event and for membership in the CFEA.

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


Cancellation Policy: Cancellations will only be permitted if a replacement can be found to take your space. In the event a replacement can be found a $500.00 cancellation fee will be deducted from your refund.


COVID Policy: In an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19, upcoming events may be cancelled, modified, or postponed. In this context, we inform you that by registering for this activity, you agree to bear the responsibility related to it and you agree to pay the costs incurred if the event is cancelled.

Specific clauses:

  • As a co-exhibitor in the Canadian pavilion, you are subject to the same rules and regulations that apply to a direct exhibitor.
  • The CFEA will take the necessary steps to limit the costs incurred if the event is cancelled. However, you agree to pay the sums, after applicable subsidies, that could not be reimbursed.
  • If you cannot attend the show due to potential travel restrictions, you agree to have a local representative attend in your place and you further agree not to leave the booth vacant.

Travel / Shipment Reimbursement (CFEA members):

CFEA members may receive 50% reimbursement of an economy airline ticket (for two people) and a per diem of $212.50 per day up to 8 days (for two people). CFEA members will receive 50% reimbursement of shipment of samples. We reserve the right to limit the maximum reimbursement if the airline tickets and / or shipment invoices exceed our total budget for this activity.

To receive a partial reimbursement you will be required to submit documents as outlined below:

  1. Fully completed CFEA claim and evaluation forms (these will be supplied to you upon completion of the event).
  2. Copy of an economy airline ticket (full fare economy not permitted) showing dates travelled and price paid. Note: if you fly in a higher class you will need to provide a copy of an economy ticket mockup (not full fare) and submit it along with your ticket and the reimbursement will be based on whichever is cheaper.
  3. Copy of airline ticket proof of payment. If paying by credit card we will need a copy of the statement showing the airline charge line item, all other items can be blacked out. If paying by cheque we will require a copy of the cleared cheque. If paying by wire transfer, we will need a copy of the wire.
  4. Copy of the travel advisory from https://travel.gc.ca/destinations/australia, date stamped the day you purchased your airline ticket and also another copy date stamped the day you depart Canada. If this is not supplied you forfeit the travel reimbursement.
  5. Copies of boarding passes for all flights. In the event boarding passes are not available we can accept a copy of the hotel check out receipt showing the name of the guest, arrival and departure dates. We will also require copy of the proof of payment. Note: Air BnB and other pre-paid accommodations are not permitted for the reimbursement process.
  6. For the sample shipment we will require a copy of the shipping invoice and proof of payment same requirement as noted above with the airline ticket.

Please note that should the Government of Canada reinstate the Covid travel advisory prior to or during your trip the travel reimbursement will be forfeited.


Funding for this program is provided by
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s
AgriMarketing Program


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