Peru was guest of honor at Canada’s most important food and drink fair
Virgilio Martínez, propietario de Central y embajador de la Mar
Peru showcased the best of its cuisine and superfoods at the RC Show 2020, Canada’s top food and drinks fair, reported the Commission for the Promotion of Peru for Exports and Tourism (PROMPERU).
As the guest of honor, Peru also hosted the opening evening on Sunday, March 1. This presentation included the participation of Peruvian artists, and guests were able to sample Peruvian cocktails and aperitifs.
Meanwhile, prestigious chefs Jorge Bahamonde and Guillermo Russo, who were part of the Peruvian delegation, carried out several culinary demonstrations using Peruvian superfoods. In addition, well-renowned sommelier Gregory Smith shared his experiences preparing Pisco cocktails.
Peru enjoys great prestige worldwide for its superfoods. That’s why at the RC Show it presented its most noteworthy products: quinoa, maca, purple corn, aguaymanto, cocoa, coffee, grapes, mango, fish oil, among others.
About the event
The RC Show is largest hotel and service exchange fair in Canada, with an average attendance of 20,000 people per year. This edition took place at the Enercare Centre in Toronto.
Participation in this event was made possible thanks to the coordinated work of PROMPERU and its trade office in Canada. The Peruvian Chamber of Commerce and the Peruvian embassy in Canada also contributed.