Food Hotel Indonesia 2017

The 14th Food Hotel Indonesia (FHI) is back in Jakarta International Expo from April 5th to 8th 2017. This year, there are more than 1.600 companies from over 50 countries attended the event located on 37.000m2 are, including 15 pavillions from Australia, Belgia, China, Germany, Hungary, Korea, Libya, Malaysia, Singapore, South Africa, Taiwan, Tunisia, Turkey, and US.

“The 2017 FHI is having an 17,4% increase over the last Jakarta’s FHI on 2015.It shows the good economy performance of Indonesia. This is the biggest exhibition ever held which involves the best brands both local and international. We hope their participations will help to elevate the quality of the F&B and Hotel industry in Indonesia,” said Wiwiek Roberto, Project Director of Pamerindo Indonesia, the event organizer of the FHI. The growth of F&B industry is having a significant increase, 8,5% in 2016, compared to the 7,9% of the previous year. And it is predicted that the number will be higher in 2017. 

The event also features some International Standard Competition such as Salon Culinaire and Indonesia Coffee Event (ICE). Salon Culinaire is managed by the Association of Culinary Professional (ACP), the event features competitions such as Pastry Display & Live, Artistic Display and Practical, Plated Food Display, Practical Cooking (Live) and Young Chef Competition Junior Only <25 years.

We also ICE by Barista Guild Indonesia (BGI), an Indonesian barista organization which was entrusted by Specialty Coffee Association of Indonesia (SCAI) to manage ICE. There are 4 main competitions held, they are: Indonesia Barista Championship (IBC), Indonesia Brewers Championship (IBrC), Indonesia Latte Art Championship (ILAC), and Indonesia Cup Tasters Championship (ICTC). The contestants are the winners. The national winners will represent Indonesia in World Barista Championship (WBC) in South Korea, World Brewers Cup (WBrC), World Latte Art Championship (WLAC), and World Cup Taster Championship (WCTC) in Budapest, Hungary.