Fine Food Australia 2018, Melbourne, Victoria
10 – 13 September 2018, Office of Agricultural Affairs (OAA) participated in Fine Food 2018 which is the largest Food and Hospitality Trade Fair in Australia. This year the annual event was held at Melbourne Convention Centre in Melbourne, Victoria. It was the forum for food and services suppliers and importers to network and pursue international trade. There were 1,000 exhibitors from Australia and over 60 countries with more than 26,000 attendees. OAA showcased in the Thai Pavilion a wide variety of niche market rice such as Organic Rice, RD 43 Rice (Medium to Low GI Rice), Riceberry Rice, Hom Mali Nil Surin Rice, Tubtim Chumpae Rice and Hom Mali Nil Surin Retort Rice (Ready-to-Eat). The rice products attracted a lot of interest from importers and general public for their health benefits. Thai Trade Center, Sydney drew more attentions from spectators through cooking demonstration of Thai traditional and fusion main dishes and desserts using Riceberry Rice as the main ingredients.