423 exhibiting companies from 21 different nations, 17,974 visitors from over 70 countries... these are the impressive statistics of the ninth edition of the trade show devoted to the world of the apple.
Three quarters of the visitors come from outside South Tyrol, with a large proportion coming from all over Europe – featuring a notable rise in numbers from Eastern Europe, especially Serbia, Moldavia and Poland – and from over 70 nations worldwide, including: Afghanistan, Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, South Korea, Egypt, Ecuador, Georgia, Jordan, Japan, Haiti, India, Iran, Israel, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mexico, New Zealand, Pakistan, Peru, Russia, South Africa, Tunisia, Turkey Ukraine, Uruguay, Uzbekistan and the USA
The international apple market is changing. So states the summary of the 1st Congress Day at the Interpoma trade show, currently taking place on the Bolzano Exhibitor Centre (South Tyrol, Italy). In particular, the declining consumption of apples and the Russian embargo are changing market flows. New markets are now becoming the focus of attention for European producer countries. Experts from Europe, North America and New Zealand perceive additional potential for Club varieties.