• 24th International Hotel, Restaurant, Cafe, Patisserie Equipment and Technologies Fair
  • 9-13 February 2021
Time Left

Great interest in Turkish kitchenware

HOSTECH by TUSID, 23rd International Hotel, Restaurant, Cafe and Patisserie Equipment and Technologies Fair, one of the two biggest trade shows on hotel, restaurant, gastronomy and kitchen equipment in the world was held between the dates of October 24-28 at CNR EXPO Istanbul Expo Center.


After the exhibition, which attracted great attention, HOSTECH exhibitors agreed that the foreign visitor numbers surpassed domestic visitor numbers.


Erdal Keserli from one of the exhibiting companies Emproje End. Mutfak San. Tic. A.Ş. said that the event became one of the most ambitious exhibitions in Europe, and that they hosted a great number of visitors. Keserli said the number of foreign visitors was greater than the domestic visitor numbers, adding, “A majority of the foreign companies we invited participated in the event. Our stand booth remained full during the exhibition. We sold 4 projects to foreign buyers. This exhibition is organized in Italy a year and in Turkey the next. We will be there at Milano next year.”


William Capraro, Italian pizza oven manufacturer said that they have participated in the event for the 14th time, adding, "This is a big opportunity for us. We’ve been visitors a long time and now we’re content to have joined as exhibitors. We form new business partnerships by means of the exhibition, and more importantly, we are meeting new distributors. HORECA industry grows rapidly in Turkey. Turkey gives us a chance to introduce and show ourselves.


Foodics Sales Manager, Sefa Biçer said that they have joined an exhibition in Turkey for the first time and that they have received an incredible amount of attention from foreign visitors. “We received many visitors from the Arab countries in particular. We had many meeting with Turkish businessmen and restaurant owners. The exhibition was extremely helpful in providing us with a new network.”