Tickets and Hours

Exhibition opening hours

9 - 10 September 10.00–18.00

11 September 10.00–17.00

Full ticket – 3 €

Parking place – 5 €

Safety measures

Let’s make sure that the exhibition is as safe as possible, be responsible and observe health and safety measures!


Visitor

If you have cold symptoms, you are required to self-isolate, to observe home quarantine or isolation, be responsible ‒ stay home!

Avoid touching public surfaces

Avoid crowds and observe the 2m distancing rule

Use of face masks or shields is now mandatory

Sanitise your hands

Organiser

Provides at least 3m wide aisles between the rows of exhibition stands

Provides hand sanitisers

Ensures visitor number control and flow management (3 m² of publicly accessible premises per one visitor)

Ensures entirely separate visitor entry and exit flows

Carries out cleaning and disinfection

Deploys Avoid Crowds warning signs and 2m physical distancing floor stickers

Regularly plays back audio announcements urging visitors to avoid crowds and to observe the 2m distancing rule

No more than 50% of the total number of persons that publicly accessible space and infrastructure of the exhibition centre can accommodate shall be allowed at the exhibition at the same time

Events programme 2020

Wednesday, 9 September

11.00–11.30 Riga Food 2020 Official Opening Ceremony
Conference room No. 3
11.30 Awarding of the winners of high-quality food competitions: milk, honey
Conference room No. 3
12.00 Official opening of the National Stand of Japan
Hall 2, stand A8 / C15
12.00–12.30 Masterclass “Pea flakes multiple ways”
Ina Poliščenko, a chef, Gemoss
Hall 2, Gemoss stand C10 / D9
12.30–13.30 Seminar “Business without mountains of paper? 3 steps our customers optimize document flow”
Speakers: Valdis Zītars, Telema SIA Sales Director Latvia, expert on supply chain automation solutions with 10 years of experience in industry
Alda Bražūne, PhD, Telema SIA Director. Guest lecturer at RTU
Working language: Latvian
Organiser: E-Pasaule in cooperation with Telema
Conference room No. 1
13.00–13.30 Masterclass “Contemporary taste (Béarnaise sauce, sorbet)”
Ville Mäntylä, Robot Coupe
Hall 2, Gemoss stand C10 / D9
14.00–14.30 Masterclass “Diversity of Columbian coffee”
Andris Petkēvičs, an owner of Andrito Coffee Roastery
Hall 2, Gemoss stand C10 / D9
15.30–16.00 Masterclass “Contemporary taste (Béarnaise sauce, sorbet)”
Ville Mäntylä, Robot Coupe
Hall 2, Gemoss stand C10 / D9
16.30–17.00 Masterclass “Non-alcoholic cocktails (jines)”
Jānis Viļumovs, a Monin brand manager in Latvia
Hall 2, Gemoss stand C10 / D9

Thursday, 10 September

11.00–14.00 International brokerage event / contact exchange for entrepreneurs
Conference room No. 1
12.00–12.30 Masterclass “Modern gastronomy”
Dinārs Zvidriņš, a representative of Latvia at the prestigious Bocuse d'Or 2020 Competition
Hall 2, Gemoss stand C10 / D9
13.00–13.30 Masterclass “Non-alcoholic cocktails (jines)”
Jānis Viļumovs, a Monin brand manager in Latvia
Hall 2, Gemoss stand C10 / D9
13.00–14.00 Discussion “Sustainable packaging”
Organiser: organisation “Zaļā brīvība”
Conference room No. 3
14.00–14.30 Masterclass “Diversity of Columbian coffee”
Andris Petkēvičs, an owner of Andrito Coffee Roastery
Hall 2, Gemoss stand C10 / D9
14.00–17.00 Seminar “Innovation in the development of functional foods and supporting tools”
Organiser: Latvian Technological Center, Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies
Conference room No. 1
15.30–16.00 Masterclass “Cereals in a modern cuisine”
Ina Poliščenko, a chef, Gemoss
Hall 2, Gemoss stand C10 / D9

Friday, 11 September

12.00–12.30 Masterclass “Alternative flours and their use”
Ina Poliščenko, a chef, Gemoss
Hall 2, Gemoss stand C10 / D9
12.00-13.00 Discussion with the elements of simulation “The sweet and sour story of ketchup: made in Latvia or China?”
The discussion will focus on the social and environmental aspects of the global supply chain for ketchup, and the problem of discarded food. Participants will have the opportunity to experience the different stages of the supply chain from cultivation to consumption.
Speaker: Valters Kinna, organisation “Zaļā brīvība”
Organiser: organisation “Zaļā brīvība”
Conference room No. 3
13.00–13.30 Masterclass “Non-alcoholic cocktails (jines)”
Jānis Viļumovs, a Monin brand manager in Latvia
Hall 2, Gemoss stand C10 / D9
14.30–15.00 Masterclass “Alternative flours and their use”
Ina Poliščenko, a chef, Gemoss
Hall 2, Gemoss stand C10 / D9
15.00–15.40 Online webinar “How to develop a small business through a personal brand at a small expense. Expert practitioner’s techniques”

In the lecture, you will find out:
why a company founder needs a personal brand in the 21st century and how to monitor it, how to use a personal brand for business advertising, why shoppers and customers respond more positively and trust personalities rather than impersonal brands, how a personal brand helps reduce advertising spending and protect business. Moreover, most importantly, “only practice”! Every technique/tool is a real experience and one of the stories - how your business can be developed through a personal brand.

Yulianna Pliskina (Юлианна Плискина), business coach, host, personal brand development expert. Founder of the consultancy agency JP Media. Lecturer at St. Petersburg State Economic University. One of Russia's 20 leading speakers, a TV anchor, an author of bestselling books, a contributor to Forbes Woman.

Working language: Russian
Online platform “ZOOM” - https://us02web.zoom.us/s/89106688079?pwd=WngxWXlLbHF0YWVFcW01eWJ4TmtVdz09
ID: 891 0668 8079
Code: riga

Saturday, 12 September

12.00–12.30 Masterclass “How to make a Smoothie bowl”
Ina Poliščenko, a chef, Gemoss
Hall 2, Gemoss stand C10 / D9
13.00–13.30 Masterclass “Non-alcoholic cocktails (jines)”
Jānis Viļumovs, a Monin brand manager in Latvia
Hall 2, Gemoss stand C10 / D9
14.30–15.00 Masterclass “How to make a Smoothie bowl”
Ina Poliščenko, a chef, Gemoss
Hall 2, Gemoss stand C10 / D9

Grill Park Programme

Hall No. 2

Wednesday, 9 September

10.15 Grill Park opening
Welcome speeches by: Rolands Nežborts, Riga Food project manager
                                          Juris Titovs, chairman of Grilētāju brālība
11.00 Grilling and barbecuing quiz
11.30 Tasting of grilled products
12.00 Grilling duel
13.00 Chef Ingmars Ladigs’ Masterclass
14.00 Chilli eating contest (18+)
15.00 Tasting of grilled products
15.30 Grilling duel
16.30 Grilling and barbecuing quiz
17.00 Grilling theatre show

Thursday, 10 September

10.00 Grill Park opening, Day 2
11.00 Grilling and barbecuing quiz
11.30 Tasting of grilled products
12.00 Grilling duel
13.00 Chef Ingmars Ladigs’ Masterclass
14.00 Chilli eating contest (18+)
15.00 Tasting of grilled products
15.30 Grilling duel
16.30 Grilling and barbecuing quiz
17.00 Grilling theatre show
18.00 Tasting of grilled products

Friday, 11 September

Competition Day for 16 teams of grilling enthusiasts!

10.40 Opening of the Grilling Championship

10.45 Meeting with the judges and teams of the Grilling Championship
11.00–12.00 Grilling Championship, Selection Round
12.00–16.00 Grilling Championship, Semi-final
18.00 Grilling Championship, Final
18.30 Grilling Championship, Award Ceremony

Saturday, 12 September

10.30 Grilling and barbecuing quiz
11.00 Tasting of grilled products
11.30 Grilling duel
12.30 Chef’s masterclass
13.30 Chilli eating contest (18+)
14.30 Tasting of grilled products
15.00 Grilling duel
16.00 Tasting of grilled products

How to find us?


City Centre to Ķīpsala:
Trolleybuses 5, 9, 12, 25
Buses 13, 30, 37, 41, 53, 57
Minibuses 236, 237, 241
Night bus N4

Ķīpsala to City Centre:
Trolleybuses 5, 12, 25
Buses 13, 30, 37, 41, 53, 57
Minibuses 236, 237, 241
Night bus N4

Baltic TAXI, telephone: 8500

Distance to:
Old Town: 1 km – 5 minutes drive http://www.riga.lv
Airport: 10 km – 10 minute drive http://www.riga-airport.com
Railway Terminal: 3 km – 5 minutes drive http://www.ldz.lv
Bus Station: 3 km – 5 minutes drive http://www.autoosta.lv
Passenger Port: 1 km – 5 minutes drive http://www.tallink.lv