Goya Spain, a leading company in the Andalusian oil sector, has shown its offer at the fair in SIAL China, held in the city of Shanghai from 17 to 19 May. This agri-food fair is one of the opportunities for greater market prospects thanks to the growth and size of the Asian country.
SIAL China is an exhibition dedicated to food and beverages, with the participation of approximately 3,200 exhibitors from 70 countries and about 80,000 professionals, and has a specific area for this channel and another especially reserved for the exhibition of wine and liquor companies, Dairy and meat products.
As confirmed by the Extenda Andalusia Promotion Agency, the most demanded products by China include pork, olive oil, wine and fish, reflecting changes in consumption habits and interest in Options offered by the Andalusian sector. Therefore, Goya Spain has shown its different families of products.
Exports of food and beverages from Andalusia to China grew in 2016 by 41% compared to 2015 and in the last decade (2010-2016) have more than quadrupled (358%). Sales in 2016 reached 244 million, which places Andalusia as the second exporting community after Catalonia with 20.5% of total domestic sales.
China was the eighth market for Andalusia in the agri-food sector in 2016 and the main products sold were olive oil (108 million), meat (81 million) and various food preparations (21.2 million).