UzA, Sayyora Shoeva, Askar Yakubov (photos), 4 April 2013, 13:03
The thirteenth WorldFood Uzbekistan – 2013 international exhibition of equipment for food and processing industry and the eighth AgroWorld Uzbekistan – 2013 international exhibition of agricultural technologies opened at the UzExpoCentre in Tashkent.
Over 180 companies from 25 countries, such as Uzbekistan, Austria, Germany, Spain, Italy, USA, France, South Korea, Belgium, Malaysia, Russia are participating at the exhibitions, organized by the Ministry of foreign economic relations, investment and trade, Ministry of agriculture and water resources, the Chamber of commerce and industry, Farmer’s council of Uzbekistan and Tashkent city administration in cooperation with ITE Uzbekistan international exhibition company.
During opening ceremony of the international exhibitions it was noted that these exhibitions provide great opportunities for wide demonstration of achievements, reached in our country under the guidance of President Islam Karimov in the field of food processing and agriculture, as well as for direct acquaintance with the products of foreign companies. Its importance rises taking into account that around 290 projects on construction of new food processing plants, reconstruction and modernization of the existing ones is planned for this year alone.
- In these exhibitions that demonstrate stable development of the Uzbek economy, more than fifteen of our major companies, producing processing equipment such as Multivac Export AG, Vion, Kronen, Exima, Diosna, - says departmental head of German international exhibitions company Simone Schoch. - We are interested in further strengthening cooperation with enterprises of Uzbekistan in processing meat and dairy products.
Technologies for the food industry section has been considerably reinforced this time by the participation of several leading companies. In particular, for the first time Farmet, a Czech company - one of the leading European manufacturers of vegetable oils and animal feed roducing equipment. Products of such companies as Fritsch, Wachtel, Rondo, Fimak, Rise are presented at the bakery equipment section. The stands of such companies as Deling Food, Top Star Food, Aroma Classic, SoyuzOptTorg, Hercules have attracted great interest among visitors of the Ingredients section.
The packaging and packaging equipment section offer a full-cycle food products equipment, from raw materials to finished product. For example, Uzbek and Italian companies offer complete lines for bottling liquid food, equipment for production of plastic packaging films and etc.
According to the representative of the Farmers’Council of Uzbekistan Bakhtiyor Shermatov, livestock, animal health, fertilizer, seeds, agrochemicals, feed, processing of agricultural products, garden equipment are only a part of agricultural products, manufactured by domestic enterprises.
Over fifteen companies have presented full cycle of poultry breeding equipment for poultry farms in the Poultry section.
Exposition of agricultural machinery and equipment - harvesters and equipment for soil cultivation and sowing is set up in the open air.
A new modified version of a wheel tractor with a gas engine from Agromashholding attracts interest among visitors.
- We looked at three types of powerful new technologies offered by Agromashholding, - said head of the Mamnuna Adham farm of Urgut district (Samarkand region) Khojimurod Omonov. - We especially liked the fact that the 60TK tractor is air-cooled. We live in a mountainous area, so we really need technology, resistant to cold. We immediately signed the contract for its purchase.
The second day of the exhibition was by tradition dedicated to the farmers.