There were many interesting trends in 2018 caused by in-depth processes in the industry:
- the number of exhibitors has grown due to participants from different regions of Russia from Kaliningrad to Vladivostok, half of them took part in the exhibition for the first time. Regional manufacturers presented high quality products at affordable prices
- IT-technologies are becoming an essential part in the food sector. For example, IT-platform "FarmerExpert" from Turkey became the general sponsor of the exhibition. This platform was first presented at the "Peterfood" exhibition, it is a service which unites farmers with wholesalers and the final consumers, allowing to reduce purchasing prices by 50%.
- for two consecutive years the exhibition has been breaking visitors number record, which increased by 30% once again;