Havana.- Companies from 15 countries participated in the 9th International Fair on Food, Containers, Packing and Graphic Arts (ALIMEXPO), held at EXPOCUBA exhibition hall this month.
Some 230 firms participated in the event, aimed at boosting commercial ties and cooperation agreements among companies in the food sector.
Particularly important was the participation of firms from Brazil, Mexico, New Zealand and Argentina in the meeting, where business opportunities in Cuba were promoted.
ALIMEXPO covered an exhibition area of 6,500 square meters, where several lines of products were presented.
Last year, participants in ALIMEXPO closed export, sale and purchase deals for nearly nine million dollars.