Sydney World Rice 2017
6 – 7 October 2017 Office of Agricultural Affairs, Canberra in association with Thai Trade Centre, Sydney showcased “Thai Rice” at the Sydney World Rice 2017 at Tambalong Park, Sydney. There were Thai dance cultural shows and international rice cooking demonstrations on the stage. Food stalls and food trucks featuring rice dishes from around the world were main attractions of the event.
“Thai Rice” booth exhibited a wide variety of Thai rice and rice products which drew a lot of attention from Sydney spectators. A new variety and highly nutritious “Rice Berry” rice stole the show where freshly cooked rice samples were served and enjoyed by the festival attendees. Thai rice and snacks made from rice were sold at competitive prices in order to introduce the new products and create market demand among Australian consumers.