FEEDBACK FROM VISITORS FoodExpo Qazaqstan 2023

Mariya Malova, Malova IE:

I am an aspiring entrepreneur who is in search of everything necessary in the industry I need. Such an event as an exhibition and a business program on the site helps a lot in this. I have been visiting the exhibition for the second year. I came again because last year I really liked the participants and the presented products. Based on its results, I found reliable partners. This year, in my opinion, the FoodExpo Qazaqstan exhibition has become even better: more interesting, more countries and stands. There are a lot of products for pizzerias, a lot of new suppliers, confectionery enterprises, a lot that you can emphasize and learn for yourself. There are a large number of interesting participants from different countries at the exhibition, which make it possible to understand the market, what is popular, what is in demand. Compared to last year, the number of participants has increased, which is very pleasing, it allows covering all the issues of interest in this area.  

Pavel Mochalov, Commercial Director of Maximum LLC:

Our company is from Russia, we sell ingredients for the food industry. We came to the exhibition in Almaty in order to find new customers and establish new business relationships. I really like the FoodExpo Qazaqstan exhibition, it is organized clearly. It is compact, logical, understandable. We have been here not long ago, but we have already talked to a lot of people, walked around a lot of things. We think that the partnership will continue to be productive.

Medet Baizhumanov, Executive Director of Astyk Alem:

Our bread-baking plant is located in the Karaganda region, Saran city. I have been visiting industry exhibitions for 7 years. Every year: in spring in Astana, in autumn in Almaty. The purpose of my visit is to search for new equipment. Every time I visit, I find something new, meet new people, meet old acquaintances. Finally, after the quarantine, the companies began to import equipment again and it became possible to buy immediately onsite.

Stanislav Pudinov, Pudinov IE:

It is not the first time I visit the FoodExpo Qazaqstan exhibition, it is the food industry that interests me. The exhibition provides an opportunity to meet with customers, find potential new partners. Meeting with customers and suppliers live gives a good result.

Anelya Yeskaliyeva, AIRBA Fresh:

This is my first time at FoodExpo Qazaqstan exhibition. I really like the exhibition, there are many companies from different countries present – it’s like you’re traveling without leaving home. There are many different products on the stands that we could take to ourselves for sale. We took business cards, we’ll talk about the conditions. 

Ildar Seifulin, NARMAK LLP:

My colleagues and I visited an exhibition in the direction of food products and packaging. The impressions were very good. We have found one interesting company, we hope for further fruitful cooperation.

Yerke Yerlan, Trade Marketer of Ailas Meat Distribution LLP:

This is my first time at the exhibition, I visit as a private person. I am overwhelmed with emotions, a lot of stands are presented. So many new people, so many companies present their novelties, I like it all. I am interested in new types of labels, as well as different types of spices. I’ve already found what I was looking for.

Chingiz Babayev, Director of SAT Commerce:

I am visiting the exhibition for the first time, I am interested in all exhibitions, since I am engaged in milk. The exhibition has grown, there are a lot of people, there are more international participants. At the moment I am negotiating with manufacturers from Belarus.

FEEDBACK FROM VISITORS FoodExpo Qazaqstan 2022

Nariman Ussenov, Synar Group:

I am a visitor at FoodExpo Qazaqstan 2022. We represent the distributors of a German company and our office is located in Almaty. We are interested in visiting exhibitions of this format, expanding our horizons, and learning how the market is developing at this time. The exhibition is very good from the point of view of understanding the market, so you can find out who is on the market and in what positions. I have visited this exhibition before. I would like to note that in terms of quality and the list of participants, it is one of the best. We also attend thematic exhibitions all over the world. We have something to compare the exhibition FoodExpo Qazaqstan. Its level of organization and the final result is not inferior to others; the only difference is the scale because they have a larger market.

Kairzhan Nagmetov, Kublei LLP:

I would like to share my impressions of the exhibition. Its level of organization fully met my expectations. This is the first time I have visited this exhibition, so I used to visit mostly Russian exhibitions. We worked in agro- and equipment direction until recently, but now we have changed it. That is why I am impressed by the cooperation of the agricultural exhibition and the food exhibition. First of all, any exhibition is a great opportunity to get all the information you need. There are certain outlines for the future and possible developments here at the exhibition, as well as the presence of partners with whom we work. For us, visiting the exhibition is always fruitful and it contributes to our development. I think the exhibition is an interesting and good event for us, as managers, to grow in our field.

Yaroslav Fedorov, A-line:

According to the specific nature of my work, I am interested in all the exhibitions presented here. The exhibitions were all quite interesting and I enjoyed both the equipment and the business expansion opportunities presented. Thanks to the exhibitions, I discovered products that I had not noticed before and did not know they existed. We already have possible contracts coming up. Thanks to the organizers and participants!

Talgat Mukagaliyev, Individual entrepreneur:

I am interested in two exhibitions as well, the food and agriculture one. We were looking for new equipment for the production of confectionery; we already have planned contracts with Italian companies. Now the representatives who help us with the registration and receipt of this equipment are here at the exhibition. We had a meeting with them yesterday. We are glad that there are exhibitions of this format, that help and correct us, as well as inform us about new products. I would also like to note that the advantage of the exhibition is that manufacturers provide additional consultations, clearly show and demonstrate products and equipment. The exhibitions are very interesting, and we enjoyed them. Thank you!

Yegor Vanin, Atameken Nan 2000:

FoodExpo Qazaqstan 2022 and QazPack were the purpose of our visit to the expositions. But also the HoRex exhibition was important because we have a household and bread production, and now we are considering opening an artisan bakery. We are looking at ingredients for bread, packaging, packaging equipment, and we will work out new contacts of possible partners. This is the first time we've visited the exhibition. We are happy and don’t regret that we came from Aktobe. We have been at the exhibition for two days. The meetings are fruitful, and if there are any questions, we will stay for the third day.

Stanislav Ponomarenko, Sew-Eurodrive LLP:

We are here to visit FoodExpo Qazaqstan 2022 and AgroWorld Qazaqstan 2022. There are a lot of our current clients, as well as prospective ones for the future. Our equipment is used in the production of packaging and in the bottling of beverages. The list of exhibitors and the exhibition itself is very good, we all enjoyed it. We are planning to take part in next year’s exhibition, as we can see the high interest of visitors to the equipment. There are a lot of our partners here who use our equipment.

FEEDBACK FROM VISITORS FoodExpo Qazaqstan 2021

Alexander Antonovich Zaitsev, Corresponding Member of the International Informatization Academy (IIA)

I have been visiting the exhibition regularly since 2007, Iteca has always ensured the level of the international standard. They never give up their position, even during a pandemic and after a pandemic they were able to continue their activities. I came here with the aim of monitoring the achievements of the food and agricultural sector. The level of organization of exhibitions is always on top. I will visit exhibitions while there is an opportunity. Even when there was an online format, I participated in your conferences and seminars.

Tair Rokhas, “South is where the mountains are” Individual Entrepreneur

I want to find suppliers of products and equipment. I am interested in exactly the sphere of coffee houses, which includes: coffee machines, refrigeration equipment, teas, herbs and coffee. I am glad about the composition of the participants, a lot is presented from the segment that interests me. In general, the impressions from the exhibition were only good. I try to visit this exhibition every year, next year I know for sure that I will come to this exhibition.

Denis Valeriyevich Teremok, “Gordiyenko” Individual Entrepreneur

We visited this exhibition to find new partners. We have been a distribution company in Nur-Sultan for over ten years. Here are our partners, in particular in the sausage business. This is the Mogilev meat-packing plant, which turns 115 this year, we are a distributor in a number of Kazakhstani cities, including Pavlodar, Karaganda, Nur-Sultan. Due to the pandemic, the number of participants may have decreased. But this year the exhibition showed itself with dignity, there are many participants and visitors, the organization is working well. We visit every exhibition in this area, we do not miss a single one, either in Moscow or here in Almaty. Next year we will definitely visit the exhibition. Perhaps, having united with our partners, we will present a stand.

Vladislav Sergeyevich Anisimov, LOTTE Rakhat JSC

I am a representative of the Rakhat Candy Factory. I came here to see the equipment that is exhibited here, including packaging equipment. I can note that the organization of the exhibition was at a high level. Everything is very convenient, and I especially liked that there was good protection against the virus, that is, “smart entry/exit”. The scale was not very large, and I think the pandemic affected this. Nevertheless, the exhibitors were interesting and of high quality. At the exhibition, I met many long-standing partners. In the coming year I will try to visit this exhibition again.

Tatyana Mikhailova, Oksana Tokareva, Greiner LLC

We came to the exhibition with the aim of developing our business in the Kazakhstan market. We are a European company, but located in the Russian Federation. We came here to FoodExpo Qazaqstan to find new solutions and ideas for our business. Of the good sides of the exhibition, we can note the well-planned arrangement of stands, division by country and sector, which is very convenient. We regularly visit all packaging exhibitions in the CIS, we are here for the first time, but now we will visit this exhibition every year.

Tatyana Li Vissarionovna, manager for international transportation of MultiModl Logistic

I came to all of today’s food exhibitions. Our company offers international logistics services. There are foreign companies with Kazakhstani distributors here, I mainly take their contacts. Here I am with the aim of learning about other companies and providing them with our partnership. Of the last exhibitions I have visited, this exhibition is the largest and best presented for those who are looking for partners in Kazakhstan. I think that this exhibition will be very productive for both visitors and participants.