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The exhibition that became synonymous to quality renews its rendezvous for the 8th year in a row

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With a rich culinary programme full of Cretan delicacies and spirits, the Region of Crete participates in the 7th EXPOTROF – The Greek Fine Food Exhibition as its Region of honour.

7th EXPOTROF – The Greek Fine Food Exhibition honoring the homeland of the famous Cretan diet, has organized a plethora of cooking events through which the producers of the island will have the opportunity to feature the high quality products of their homeland and introduce them to both the greek and international markets. The fans of Crete will have the chance to enjoy authentic high quality products, traditional recipes of the Cretan cuisine as well as many culinary surprises.
In their own exhibition stand, the Administrative Region of Crete present the island’s premium products such as olive oil, raisins, olives, rusks, baked goods, wines, herbs, honey, cheese and dairy, carob products etc.
The aim of the Region is to feature and strengthen the agricultural and food sectors and to create opportunities for the island’s small and medium-sized enterprises to promote their products.
From 24 to 26 January 2020, businesses from the four prefectures of the island will be in the HELEXPO exhibition centre in Maroussi, Athens, aiming to promote Cretan products, renowned for their quality and high nutritional value.
At the stands of the Cretan producers, visitors will have the opportunity to taste and purchase among a large variety of products, while the producers will be able to strike business deals with the food and beverage sector professionals from the Greek and iternational markets.
At the same time, the kitchen of “Cooking Greece” will be “flooded” with the tastes and aromas of Cretan gastronomy as well-known Cretan chefs will share with us the secrets of Mediterranean cuisine.

A different test of creativity comes to the kitchen of the 7th EXPOTROFThe Greek Fine Food Exhibition to challenge distiguished chefs and bartenders to to showcase the materials of the Greek land in the most unique competition.

Seductive spices, aromatic herbs, velvety and golden honeys, rich pasta full of flavours and memories, buttery cheeses, delicate cured meats, extra virgin olive oils, sun-dried tomatoes from the island, rich sauces that smell of the countryside, crispy freshly baked rusks, delicacies baked in the saltiness and white light of the Aegean are just some of the treasures of the small Greek producers who fill our table on a daily basis with delicious food of high nutritious value.

So, for the first time in the context of the 7th EXPOTROF – The Greek Fine Food Exhibition and of the first Greek Dish Challenge, renowned Greek chefs are invited to bring out an ingredient through a unique invitation / challenge.

One chef, one producer, one ingredient, two dishes!

greek dish challenge

On the central stage of the 7th EXPOTROF- The Greek Fine Food Exhibition, each one of the chefs invited will be able to create two different dishes with one ingredient presented to him shortly before the beginning of the exhibition, using his knowledge, imagination and technique. The jury, made up of gastronomy experts and lucky visitors among the exhibition’s public, will vote for the dish that brings together all those features but also brings out the basic ingredient.

And that’s not all! The challenge is not limited to the plate but it also fills our glass, as well-known bartenders have accepted the challenge of presenting their own versions, deserved;y representing the global trend of Mediterranean bartending.


Greek products are versatile while the recipes of Greek cuisine, which is a frugal cuisine, have always been based on the quality of the raw material.
The Greek Dish Challenge invites the chefs τους σεφ, the bartenders, the producers and the public to comprehend and give prominence to the amazing progress that has been achieved in Greek production in recent years.
At the Greek Dish Challenge, Greek chefs and bartenders create recipes and present their own versions, using delicious ingredients and products generously provided by the Greek land and produced by small Greek producers.

Are you a honey aficionado? 7th EXPOTROF – The Greek Fine Food Exhibition has set up a special “Honey Bar” for you!

The new honey section «HONEY BAR» is inaugurated in the 7th EXPOTROF – The Greek Fine Food Exhibition. In a specially designed area, all visitors will have the opportunity to taste various honey varieties and learn from the honey experts all there is to know about the different categories such as pine, thyme, fir, heather, etc., as well as the beneficial properties and the unique attributes of bee products! Visitors will have the opportunity

Honey products will be collected by the specialist team of our partners “Chef Stories” to be exhibited in the dedicated area of Masterclass.
If you wish to be informed about the beneficial properties of honey and choose the one that best suits your needs and taste, all you have to do is visit the 7th EXPOTROF – The Greek Fine Food Exhibition from the 24th to the 26th of January 2020, at HELEXPO exhibition centre in Maroussi. The honey experts will be waiting to welcome you in the specially designed space on level D where you will be able to taste the products and exchange views with them.

A unique culinary experience takes place in the kitchen of “Cooking Greece”, from 24-26 January at HELEXPO exhibition centre, in Maroussi.

The distinguished chef Argiro Barbarigou, ambassador of 7th EXPOTROF – The Greek Fine Food Exhibition, in collaboration with acclaimed chefs from all over Greece, offers the visitors of the exhibition a unique interactive experience, introducing them to the secrets of culinary art and the local specialties of the chefs’ home regions.

A marathon of preparations and cooking will “transport” the public to Crete, the Dodecanese, the Cyclades, Corfu, Macedonia and the Peloponnese through delightful local flavors. Distinguished chefs prepare savory and sweet preparations of their home regions and invite the public to a unique delicious journey of memory and taste.

In the 7th EXPOTROF – The Greek Fine Food Exhibition, the ambassador Argiro Barbarigou, in collaboration with acclaimed chefs and sommeliers, will give us a guided tour of the delicicious trails of Greek cooking, offering the visitors of the exhibition the opportunity to taste unique culinary creations.

Τhe purest organic products that stand out for their quality and features, await you at the 7th EXPOTROF – The Greek Fine Food Exhibition between the 24 -26 January 2020 at HELEXPO exhibition centre in Maroussi.

For the second year the certified organic products of the Greek land have their own special place “Bio Corner”, where the producers of organic and natural products have the opportunity to present and promote their high quality products in conditions that highlight and protect the particularities of each organic product
Consumers looking for the purest, natural and organic products will have the pleasure of discovering in a specially designed space “Bio Corner” of the 7th EXPOTROF – The Greek Fine Food Exhibition the endless gastronomic treasures hidden in the Greek land. In addition, visitors will be able to taste and buy these unique products exclusively through the exhibition.
EXPOTROF, the leading food and beverage exhibition that promotes Greek products, proudly promotes the organic products, offering the producers of this premium sector the opportunity to attend the exhibition and enter into constructive and profitable deals, claim their place in the heart of the public, and to star in the biggest gastronomy celebration.
7th EXPOTROF – The Greek Fine Food Exhibition with HotelBrain, the internationally acclaimed, award-winning, independent hotel management companyμε as its Gold Sponsor, has earned the title of the major gastronomic celebration event, as visitors will be able to enjoy, from 24 to 26 January 2020, three days rich in culinary events.