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From Saturday 9th to Tuesday 12th November 2019

Be Italian is a powerful tool for American foodservice professionals to meet end-customers' needs: ORIGINAL AND HIGH-QUALITY PRODUCTS

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2018 Edition by the numbers


32,069 visitors


+ 2.000 Specialty food prducts


55 Events including show cooking, presentations, competitions and seminars


10 hours of guided tasting
every day

3 Exhibitions in a single Show:

Specialty Food Exhibition

Now at its 16th edition, Il BonTà is well known as the Exhibition offering gourmets and professionals excellent specialty food products to be found in shops and to be tasted and enjoyed at home.

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Food-service and Professional Equipment Show

The most innovative solutions for food-service: bars, restaurants, pizza restaurants and catering companies. Professional equipment and accessories will be on display both at Exhibitors’ stand or within special demonstration areas.

Exhibition for Special and Craft Beer

For the first time in an area involving the whole production chain: raw materials, craft brewers, equipment and new technologies for beer production. Special Beer is the Exhibition especially dedicated to beer professionals (chefs, pubs, brew pubs, beer shops, wine bars, wholesalers, dealers, large scale retail, microbreweries, equipment producers, service suppliers..) and lovers.

Il BonTà is the Specialty Food Exhibition especially dedicated to:

food specialty products

innovative solutions for food-service


different eating habits

special beers


Il BonTà is the right tool because:


In Europe, Italy ranks first as to per capita food expenditure

food premium

Italian consumers pay close attention to food quality, origin and health

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Food consumption registered a +1.8% volume growth and a +3% value increase

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Great attention is given to premium price products, such as Italian or international delicacies


Quality is considered as very important also when eating out. Italy ranks third among European markets (2.7 billions)

Food quality and specialties: a growing trend on Italian tables

Cremona is right at the heart of an area counting over 10 million inhabitants, that is the area with the highest income in Italy and one of the first in Europe as well. In this context, Il BonTà is a unique event that successfully combines the excellence of typical products from different territories with food education and new market needs to capture consumers and professionals’ attention. The professionals of the sector, in particular, increasingly need to find the best professional equipment  for their activities and to develop the most appropriate products to meet customers’ needs.


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