MINSK, 20 November (BelTA) - Belarusian products won awards at the international food exhibition Peterfood 2020 in St. Petersburg, Russia, BelTA learned from the Belinterexpo exhibition operator at the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BelCCI).
"Belarusian producers showcased their goods at the large food exhibition in St. Petersburg. Though the number of visitors decreased, the quality of networking improved. There were even more useful contacts than in previous years. All in all, Peterfood featured more than 300 exhibitors from 10 countries," Belinterexpo noted.
Belinterexpo presented a stand of Belarusian products with the participation of the Minskkhlebprom bakery enterprise. Talks were held with more than 30 representatives of retail chains in the north-west region of Russia. Minskkhlebprom received a diploma in the Choice of Retail Chains nomination for the Babulin bread.
According to Belinterexpo, strict observance of all epidemiological measures secured safe participation in the exhibition. Thermal imaging screens, infrared thermometers and sanitizers were installed at the entrance to the pavilion. The distance between the stands was more than 3 meters. Visitors were provided with gloves and face masks. Only samples in individual packaging were offered for tasting.
Peterfood 2020 exhibitors are food producers and distributors from the CIS and other countries, managers and purchasers of retail chains in the North-West Federal District of Russia.
Minskkhlebprom is the largest bakery enterprise in Belarus. It operates six bakeries. The average daily output is 255 tonnes of bakery products, about 16 tonnes of confectionery products, more than 8 tonnes of cracknels, about 10 tonnes of gingerbreads and cookies.