CEFBEX participants enjoy upbeat sales

CEBU, Philippines - Now on its 4th year, Cebu Foods and Beverage Exposition takes into full swing as business-related companies reported successful dealerships and higher sales even in the first two days of the trade show. Polland owner Mercy Tin said that her sole intent to join the expo is for distribution and promotion of her products in the Cebu market, further revealing that Gaisano Metro had already agreed to close a dealership with her during the show. As a second-time participant of the event,she added that there is a wide market acceptance from the attendees because they keep on coming back for more. “So far they like my products because they buy my products made of natural ingredients and no preservatives. The price is standard and feasible. They come back again to buy. More than want I expected,” she said. Polland is a Manila–based food company selling Chinese delicacies like hopia, siopao, fresh lumpia, pork bun, sweets, rice meals, and empanada. G.O. Unique Products Marketing Manager Raul Mendiola, on the other hand, noted that as a frequent exhibitor of CEFBEX, all of their products brought to the event are always sold out and even would got out of stock. For this year, he added that they brought 150 of their items with 28 units sold on the first day and 40 on the second day. “Lahat ng dala naming produkto, ubos talaga. Minsan kinukulang pa nga. At sa last day, pati yung ginagamit sa demo binibili narin,” he added. Mendiola also said that the company considers Cebu as the second largest market next to Manila with a 70 – 80% sales contribution. He further commended the expo organizers since they provide an avenue for companies like them to promote their products and establish contacts with their customers.

Posted atSat, Sep 22nd 2012, 03:53


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