Five companies from Northern Ireland exhibited at HOFEX 2019, Asia's leading food and hospitality trade show.

Northern Ireland is an award-winning food region - the result of a carefully-farmed, quality environment and innovative food producers who deliver excellence. Our food producers are dedicated to traceability and passionate about quality. That's why we were recently voted "Best Food Destination" for 2018.

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Who attended

  • Belfast Gin Distillery Ltd t/a House of Navan Spirits Co

    Titanic Gin won silver at the 2019 World Gin Awards. Along with their new Ard Rí Gin, they are bringing these exciting quality gins made with local Irish botanicals to Chinese & Asian markets.

    Titanic Gin celebrates Belfast's unique maritime heritage & Ard Rí Gin celebrates the High Kings of Ireland.

  • Hinch Distillery Company

    Premium Irish Whiskey and Gin Company based in Co Down in the North of Ireland.

    The company is building a large scale whiskey and gin distillery while currently launching the high-quality range of the Hinch Whiskey brand across the globe.

  • Rooney Fish

    Rooney Fish is a family run business established in 1975 in Kilkeel on the beautiful Irish Sea coast of Northern Ireland.

    Now in its second generation, Rooney Fish specialises in catching, preparing and processing the finest catch from the waters surrounding Ireland.

  • Tayto Group

    Tayto Crisps is recognised all over the world and is a brand leader in Northern Ireland. The potatoes are sourced from local farmers and stored in 1-tonne wooden boxes at Tayto Castle before they are cleaned, peeled, sliced, fried, flavoured and packed. Real Crisps are Tayto’s high-quality premium hand-cooked brand.  

  • Whitewater Brewing Company

    Whitewater Brewery is the largest microbrewery in the north of Ireland, handcrafting beers since 1996.

    The brewery bottles, cans and kegs product for domestic and international markets. Products include Irish Red Ales, Lagers, Stout and IPAs. The brewery has won many awards on the world stage.

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