Sweet Brasil
05/02/2017 Press Release

10 Brazilian Companies Attend the Sweets & Snacks Expo

This will be the 29th time the sector will participate in the fair, which enables Brazilian manufacturers to attend one of the most influential events of the snacks and confectionary sector.

Seven participating companies from Brasil Sweets and Snacks, the sector project by ABICAB promoting exportation, in partnership with the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil), as well as another three participating companies from the Abimapi Project, will attend the Sweets & Snacks Expo, in Chicago (USA), which takes place between 23rd and 25th May.

In this 29th edition of the event, the following companies will be present: Casaredo, Cory, Docile, Embare, Enova Foods, Marilan, Peccin, Riclan, Simas and Toffano. In addition to the Brazilian companies, important international brands, such as Ferrero, Haribo, Hershey’s, Mars and Mondelez will participate in the fair.

Milena Boggio, Vice President of Exportation for ABICAB, reinforces the relevance of this event for the sector. “Taking the exhibiting companies to this event gives them the opportunity to access the latest releases and innovations from the American snacks and confectionery market”, she comments.

Among the products that will be exhibited by Brazilian companies at the event, the most notable include:

Simas – will exhibit the Retail Candy Shop, Sweet Disc Candies, Sam’s Festa Lollipop as new releases as well as three other products;

Enova Foods – will launch three products lines with a total of eight SKU’s, which will be presented exclusively at this fair and at APAS São Paulo;

Marilan – will present new flavors from the LEV line – banana and 40% cacao chocolate cookies and ancestral grains with quinoa, chia and linseed cookies, in addition to three other products.

Docile – The company from Lajeado, Rio Grande do Sul state, will present six new Gelatines at the fair, including raspberry flavor in both pink and blue, offered in 250g and 1kg packets and four shapes with unique citric flavors: Segments, Watermelon Pieces, and Strawberry and Green Apple Rings, all offered in 1kg packets. In addition to this, the company will present a new red fruits flavor Mini Minty as well as the 11g X-Cle product in grape flavor.