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Flashback to Figap / VIV América Latina

From October 21-23, the first edition of the Figap / VIV América Latina tradeshow took place in Guadalajara, Mexico. Starting as a tradeshow for the feed manufacturing and feed ingredients business, the show has now turned into a comprehensive event for the feed and animal production business. Flashback from the show floor.

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  • Figap / VIV América Latina is a joint effort between Figap from Mexico and VNU Exhibitions from the Netherlands.

    Figap / VIV América Latina is a joint effort between Figap from Mexico and VNU Exhibitions from the Netherlands.

  • The show took place in the exhibition centre of Guadalajara in Mexico.

    The show took place in the exhibition centre of Guadalajara in Mexico.

  • According to show director Mrs. Patrizia Jazo Altamirano at the opening ceremony, the cooperation with VNU has resulted in a show with truly an international exposure, with exhibitors coming from 20 countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

    According to show director Mrs. Patrizia Jazo Altamirano at the opening ceremony, the cooperation with VNU has resulted in a show with truly an international exposure, with exhibitors coming from 20 countries in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

  • Officials, including show director Patrizia Jazo Altamirano and VNU director International Exhibitions Gerard Leeuwenburgh, officially opened the show with the ribbon cut.

    Officials, including show director Patrizia Jazo Altamirano and VNU director International Exhibitions Gerard Leeuwenburgh, officially opened the show with the ribbon cut.

  • The new show focused on Spanish speaking Latin American countries. Just over 4000 visitors attended Figap / VIV.

    The new show focused on Spanish speaking Latin American countries. Just over 4000 visitors attended Figap / VIV.

  • Major exhibitors were on display, such as Zucami from Spain.

    Major exhibitors were on display, such as Zucami from Spain.

  • Traditionally, Marel Stork has not played a strong role in Mexico. Exhibiting at Figap / VIV enabled them to establish contacts.

    Traditionally, Marel Stork has not played a strong role in Mexico. Exhibiting at Figap / VIV enabled them to establish contacts.

  • Jamesway Incubation Company from Canada expects good prospects from the Latin American market.

    Jamesway Incubation Company from Canada expects good prospects from the Latin American market.

  • At the show there were country pavilions from China, France, Spain and Holland (shown here). Also there were two US state participants from Illinois an Iowa.

    At the show there were country pavilions from China, France, Spain and Holland (shown here). Also there were two US state participants from Illinois an Iowa.

  • The meat processing side was also represented, such as Artipac - specialised in portioning.

    The meat processing side was also represented, such as Artipac - specialised in portioning.

  • Since legislation for cage housing systems is not really an issue in Latin America yet, traditional cage systems are still available

    Since legislation for cage housing systems is not really an issue in Latin America yet, traditional cage systems are still available

  • A large number of exhibitors came from China, such as feed additive supplier VTR

    A large number of exhibitors came from China, such as feed additive supplier VTR

  • At the end of a show day, it's a good tradition to organise happy hour, supported by typical Mexican music..

    At the end of a show day, it's a good tradition to organise happy hour, supported by typical Mexican music..

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