Attendance At SIAL 2012 Up 10.2%
Published on Dec 12 2012 2:58 PM in Uncategorised
Attendance at last month’s SIAL trade fair in Paris was up 10.2% compared to the previous event two years ago, with 150,192 visitors passing through the doors of the Paris-Nord Villepinte exhibition centre during the five days.
62.8% of visitors hailed from overseas, from approximately 200 countries. Hungarian seafood product Selfish Trout was named the overall winner of this year’s coveted Sial D’Or competiton (of which Checkout was among the judges).
The event also played host to the first visit from an international Prime Minister, with An Taoiseach Enda Kenny dropping by on the Monday to visit Bord Bia’s Origin Green exhibit.