from: 19 February 2020

to: 23 February 2020

Tasted of Italia - Exhibition of high quality italian food and wineses


SAPORI D'ITALIA (TASTES OF ITALY) is an exhibition of food, wellness and health.

It enables connoisseurs to experience the charm of the famous Italian cuisine, presented by leading manufacturers and traders.

The event demonstrates advanced technologies, combining tradition and innovation to meet the changing customer requirements. It is a forum of successful business contacts, offering B2B meetings and direct meetings with customers.

SAPORI D'ITALIA presents the trends in the technology and marketing of healthy and organic food and drinks within the framework of seminars, organized jointly with the University of Food Technology. 

The expositions are located in the City of Wine and Delicacies along with exhibitors’ stands from the prestigious international exhibitions “Vinaria” /of vine growing and wine producing/ and “Foodtech” /of the food industry/.

Organizer:  Bulgarian Fair Service

Partners: Italian-Bulgarian Business Association, Centro Studi di Leondrdo "Il Sud Convince" (Sicily), University of Food Technology – Plovdiv, Foreign Language High School “Ivan Vazov” – Plovdiv, Eurosviluppo, Italian-Bulgarian Food Consortium, Alpetrans - Bulgaria


TASTES OF ITALY 2019 – key data

  • exhibitors – 35
  • visitorsover 42 000
  • focusorganic products
  • awards – 13 awards in the “Customer Choice” competition  


Major exhibition categories

  • Organic products
  • Wines
  • Restaurant and bar equipment
  • Sugar products and confectionary
  • Olive oil
  •  Coffee, Tea and cocoa
  • Canned food
  • Viticulture
  •  Marketing and consultancy
  •  Marmalades, jams
  • Fruits and vegetables, nuts
  • Sweets
  • Commercial activity
  • Food products




            “Tastes of Italy” is part of the only Balkan forum for agribusiness, wine, food and equipment jointly with the prestigious exhibitions “Agra” – for agriculture, “Vinaria” – for vine growing and wine producing and “Foodtech” – for the food industry. They presented last generation technology, equipment, products and services along the whole chain from field to table. The forum provides an effective platform for business and advertising as it attracts many thousands of professionals. About 700 companies from over 30 countries and more than 40 000 visitors from Bulgaria and Europe participate in it every year.


“Customer Choice” competition

The ranking is made based on the ratings of the visitors, tasting meat and dairy products, canned food, bread and confectionery, wines and spirits, presented by the participants in the exhibitions “Vinaria”, “Foodtech” and “Tastes of Italy”. The award-winning products are rapidly expanding their market presence as they are distinguished by the most demanding jury – the consumers.



            The exhibition gives manufacturers and traders the opportunity for:

  • promotion of food, drinks and delicacies
  • presentation of technology and equipment
  • creating successful business contacts
  • direct meetings with consumers
  • opportunities for contacts with distributors


Held from 19 to 23 February 2020

    working time for exhibitors: 08.00-19.00 h

    open for visitors: 09.00-18.00 h, on the last daytill 14.00 h




Installation – 5 calendar days before the opening

    working time: 08.00-19.00 h

    two days before the opening: 08.00-21.00 h




Dismantling – 5 calendar days after the closing

working time: 08.00-17.00 h



Inclusion in the printed catalogtill 11 January 2020



Inclusion in the online catalogtill 15 February 2020 and throughout the event



The services cover the activities related to the preparation, holding and termination of participation.

Additional information at:  


The exhibition gives professionals in the field of food industry and restaurant business the opportunity for:

  • familiarization with the Italian culinary and wine tradition
  • tastings of traditional products and delicacies
  • direct meetings with manufacturers and traders
  • purchase of original Italian products
  • enhancement of vocational training



            Pavilion 11 – City of Wine and Delicacies – food and drinks

Working time

19 to 22 February - 09.00-18.00 h

On the last day – 23 February (Sunday) - 09.00-14.00 h


Parking lots for the visitors – automatic reading system BGN 2 per hour

Maritsa Blvd. (along the Maritsa River

Multi-storey parking lot – Bulgaria Blvd.

Tsar Boris III Obedinitel Blvd. – next to Pavilion 10 бул.


Sale of entrance tickets
Ticket offices at the central entrance

For adults – BGN 7

Students and retired peopleBGN 4

For companies with a preliminary request (over 20 persons)BGN 4 per ticket

For the whole duration of the event  BGN 20



How to get to Plovdiv and the Fairground:

by plane -

by train -

by bus from Sofia -

by car -



           The town of Plovdiv is one of the most developed tourist centers in Bulgaria. It has numerous hotels and lodgings, offering all amenities. One of the most elegant hotels is the four-star St. Petersburg, in which there are also conference halls.


Tanya Zemlyakova

Telephone: +359 32 902 311

Mobile Telephone: +359 885 555 363



Giuseppe Accardo

Mobile Telephone: +359 895 945 341



Maria Milanova

Telephone: +359 32 902 377

Mobile Telephone: +359 885 787 587



Tanya Zemlyakova

Telephone: +359 32 902 311

Mobile Telephone: +359 885 555 363


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