Taking on the World’s Biggest Food Fair

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This week the Caribbean Export team are showcasing fourteen Caribbean brands to exhibit at the world’s largest biannual trade fair SIAL in Paris, France.  Expecting more than 310,000 visitors over the five days from 14th – 19th October the Caribbean companies will showcase under the Absolutely Caribbean pavilion.

Exhibiting companies include new brands such as Only Coconuts by Precision Global Inc., who’s 30,000 sq. ft. state of the art processing facility in Guyana, certified non-GMO and HACCP produce a range of coconut-based products that are 100% pure and natural.

With a fresh new look VincyFresh (formerly Winfresh) continue to present their authentic marinades, sauces and condiments and promise to help you ‘LiveWell!’ by using the finest of ingredients that are grown in St Vincent and the Grenadines rich volcanic soil.

Other sauce and condiments producers also presenting include Superb Blend by Jays Enterprises from Barbados, Flauriels organic and natural range from St. Kitts and Nevis and natural turmeric paste Truly Turmeric from Belize by Naledo.  Surinamese producer GOM Food Industries are also offering their gluten free, vegan, Halal and no MSG sauces for export.

For the chocolatiers, Great Taste Award 2022 winner Cacoa Sainte Lucia is pulling in the crowds who are looking to try the award winning 100% cacoa vegan chocolate and Premium Dark Chocolate Almonds.  In addition, Haitian producer Choko Lakay ferments cocoa beans making them darker and sweeter in flavour with a smooth profile.

Pairing nicely with chocolate is Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee by Country Traders.  Arguably the worlds finest coffee, this silky smooth, well-balanced, full-bodied coffee is available for export and sources it’s beans directly from local farmers in the Blue Mountains of Jamaica.

When it comes to drinks, the Caribbean is widely known as the birthplace of rum and whilst we welcome premium rums from the Dominican Republic with Chicaron (a cinnamon rum), J&J Spirits and St. Lucia Distillers, we have women-owned V’Toria Rhonda Vineyard & Winery.

V’Toria Rhonda offers six innovative, exotic, tropical fruit wines blended with various grape varietals.

And after sampling all the food and drink available from the 200 countries at SIAL, be sure to check out the 100% natural herbal dietary supplements brought to the market by Natural Organic’s LLC.  Their supplements aim to detoxify the body, fight against inflammation, regulate blood sugar levels and reduce cholesterol, amongst others.