North Iceland Local Food Festival

Local Food Festival

Local Food Festival is a food culture festival in the Hof Cultural Centre in Akureyri. The big show will be held on October 20th. The purpose of the festival is to draw attention to the north and the great food industry that goes on in the North, a diverse selection of restaurants, food culture and other sectors related to food. Local Food Festival wants to achieve both Icelanders and tourists as there is a big increase in interest worldwide in food tourism.

The Local food Festival exhibiton will be held every two years and comes instead of the festival Matur-Inn or Food-Inn, but that exhibition was attended by 13-15 thousand visitors.

The Local Food Festival exhibition is held to reflect the strength of the North as the country´s largest food production area and therefore is  the exhibiton an ideal presentation platform that companies and individuals in the sector can use to draw attention to there production, cuisine, catering, food tourism and trade associated within this industry.

 Off venue event's are showcased below.

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Local Food Festival 2018

The exhibition Local Food Festival 2018 will be held in the Culture Centre Hof in Akureyri on October 20th. The festival has been held every other year with an attendance record set in 2015 when 13-15 thousand people visited the exhibition. Few events are as popular and the festival also attracts visitors from all parts of the country. The Local Food Festival exhibition is held to reflect the strength of the North as the country´s largest food production area and therefore is  the festival an ideal presentation platform that companies and individuals in the sector can use to draw attention to the production, cuisine, catering, food tourism and trade associated within this industry.

It is important to emphasize that the exhibition is also a sales demonstration.

Emphasis is placed on the exhibition as diverse and appealing to everybody. Spaces for exhibitions will be offered to companies, organizations and individuals, as well as market spaces where it´s ideal is to sell autumn harvest or other things related to food and food culture.

Organized events take place during the festival  such as cooking competitions where professionals and amateurs try their skills in the various food related competitions. There, manufacturers have the opportunity to promote their product or service by taking part, direct as well as indirect.  Lectures related food culture will be offered to participants.

Access to the exhibition will remain free and the opening hours are from 2 pm to 6 pm o'clock.

General Manager of the Local Food Festival 2018

Davíð Rúnar Gunnarsson
Email: david@vidburdastofa.is
Phone: 00 354 896 3233

Local Food Festival 2018

The exhibition Local Food Festival 2018 will be held in the Culture Centre Hof in Akureyri on October 20th. The festival has been held every other year with an attendance record set in 2015 when 13-15 thousand people visited the exhibition. Few events are as popular and the festival also attracts visitors from all parts of the country. The Local Food Festival exhibition is held to reflect the strength of the North as the country´s largest food production area and therefore is  the festival an ideal presentation platform that companies and individuals in the sector can use to draw attention to the production, cuisine, catering, food tourism and trade associated within this industry.

It is important to emphasize that the exhibition is also a sales demonstration.

Emphasis is placed on the exhibition as diverse and appealing to everybody. Spaces for exhibitions will be offered to companies, organizations and individuals, as well as market spaces where it´s ideal is to sell autumn harvest or other things related to food and food culture.

Organized events take place during the festival  such as cooking competitions where professionals and amateurs try their skills in the various food related competitions. There, manufacturers have the opportunity to promote their product or service by taking part, direct as well as indirect.  Lectures related food culture will be offered to participants.

Access to the exhibition will remain free and the opening hours are from 2 pm to 6 pm o'clock.

General Manager of the Local Food Festival 2018

Davíð Rúnar Gunnarsson
Email: david@vidburdastofa.is
Phone: 00 354 896 3233

Local Food Tours

During the event Local Food Festival in North Iceland you will be able to look deep into culinary history with a tour of a lifetime for culinary lovers. To sign up for the tour please do so here sagatravel@sagatravel.is . Included in the trip is food and some beverages.

Local Food Off Venue

Local Food Off Venue is what makes the area the culinary experience that it is. Some of the companies located in the are open their door's to the visitors of Local Food Festival in North Iceland. 

Restaurants will be published later.

Restaurants

Restaurants in North Iceland are famed for their use of local ingredients. Everything from vegan to fish and lamb you should be able to find in the area. 

Farm food direct

Farm Food Direct tellst you that you are in a place that serves, produces or sells products straight from a local farm.

Cafés

The local cafes oftenly produce their own cakes and breds, the coffe in Iceland is known to be of a high quality. Don't skip the cafe from the itinerary.

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