Reserve your Booth at Florentia Village! Week of Italian Cuisine in the World 2023

30 十月 2023

The China-Italy Chamber of Commerce (CICC) is glad to inform you that, on the occasion of the VIII Week of Italian Cuisine in the World 2023 (Settimana della Cucina nel Mondo 2023) dedicated to the theme “A tavola con la cucina italiana: il benessere Con Gusto – Dining with the Italian cuisine: well-being with taste”) we are launching a Call for Companies dedicated to Italian F&B companies that provide authentic Italian food and beverage and that are based in Southern China (Guangdong, Fujian, Hainan, Hunan, Jiangxi, Guangxi) to take part in the Italian Food Weekend 2023.


The ideal candidates will showcase Italian products with strong ties to Sustainability and Green Manufacturing.

The Italian Food Weekend will be organized on November 18th-19th, 2023 at Florentia Village, Foshan (Guangdong Province).

The project is coordinated by the Consulate General of Italy in Guangzhou and organized with the support of the Italian Trade Agency, the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce and the Academy of Italian Cuisine.


General Information

Total space: 12 booths

Dimensions: 3*3 sqm

The Italian Food Weekend activity consists of showcasing Italian products with a strong focus on Sustainability and Green Manufacturing.

Note 1: The Activity is open to importers, distributors, F&B-related companies of Italian Food and Beverage.

Note 2: The Activity is open to Members and Non-Members of the CICC.



Please send your application by November 5th, 2023 to:

NOTE: Opportunities are limited, first come first served.


Application Process

  1. Express your interest via email at;
  2. CICC will contact you regarding the details of the event;
  3. After proper evaluation, CICC will feedback you regarding the result.



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Italy is the European country with the largest number of agri-food products with designation of origin and geographical indication recognized by the European Union.

852 products that contribute to making Italy a unique country in the world.

The denominations – DOP, IGP – aim to protect the quality standards of agri-food products, safeguard their production methods, and provide consumers with clear information on the characteristics that give added value to products. This information to the consumer is ensured by compliance with production regulations.


PDO – Protected Designation of Origin (Denominazione di Origine Protetta DOP)




The Protected Designation of Origin is a name that identifies a product originating in a place, region or, in exceptional cases, in a specific country, whose quality or characteristics are essentially or exclusively due to a particular geographical environment and its intrinsic natural and human factors and whose production phases take place in the defined geographical area. Currently, 578 products with the DOP Denomination have been recognized, of which 170 agri-food products and 408 wines.


PGI – Protected Geographical Indication (Indicazione Geografica Protetta IGP)



The Protected Geographical Indication is a name that identifies a product that also originates from a specific place, region or country, whose geographical origin is essentially attributable to a given quality; reputation or other characteristics and the production of which takes place for at least one of its stages in the defined geographical area. Currently, 257 products have been recognized as Geographical Indications, of which 139 agri-food products and 118 wines.


TSG – Traditional Specialty Guaranteed (Specialità Tradizionale Garantita STG)



TSG products follow specific production methods and traditional recipes. Raw materials and ingredients traditionally used make these products specialties, regardless of the geographical area of production. Currently, 3 Traditional Specialties Guaranteed have been recognized: Mozzarella, Neapolitan Pizza and Traditional Amatriciana.


Check the 26 DOP/IGP products recognized in China:


Click here to learn more.


Week of Italian Cuisine in the World 2023



The Week of Italian Cuisine in the World, now at its 8th edition, is a promotional initiative aimed at showcasing the unique and top-quality features of the Italian wine and food sector, encouraging export, internationalization, and inbound tourism, through dedicated and targeted events in Italian Embassies, Consulates, Cultural Institutes, and ICE agencies.

Since 2016, Italian Embassies, Consulates, and Cultural Institutes have hosted over 8,000 initiatives in more than a hundred countries, ranging from seminars on the Mediterranean diet to talks with chefs and business partners, classes, and demonstrative lessons.

The project, conceived and coordinated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Directorate General for Cultural and Economic Promotion and Innovation, was developed internally by a large working group involving other Italian ministries and the different entities that represent Italian cuisine and Italy in the world.



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