Tech expo coming for gelato, pastry & coffee producers
RIMINI, ITALY – Sigep Tech Expo, an international exhibition for the artisan production of gelato, pastry, confectionery, bakery and coffee takes place here January 21-25 at Quartiere fieristico Rimini. The event is celebrating 38 years and is a trade fair for professional operators all over the world in the artisan gelato, pastry and baking sectors, together with coffee. The show points out that it hosts all seven barista championships dedicated to coffee and valid for the international circuit of World Coffee Events. www.sigep.it #Sigep2017
SBM Local Food Trade Shows in the works
BOSTON- The Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts offers its 6th Local Food Trade Shows this year to facilitate connections and stimulate business relationships between wholesale local food buyers and producers – growers, fishermen and more, from MA and New England. Check them out at www.sbnmass.org.
Two upcoming fests to explore wine and craft beer
BOSTON – Coming up in Boston is the Wicked Winter Wine Fest, Sat., Jan. 28 at the Cyclorama, Boston Center for the Arts, 539 Tremont St. General admission to the matinee tasting, Sat. afternoon tasting and Sat. night tasting party starts at $69. The Craft Beer Winter Fest is Sunday, Jan. 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. or Sunday evening from 4 to 7 p.m. Check out firstname.lastname@example.org.
33 new breweries to open in MA this year
BOSTON – The Boston Business Journal reports that 33 new breweries will open across the state this year compared to 24 in 2016. Check out the slide show at www.bizjournals.com/boston.