Recently, the First World Rice Noodle Expo in 2019, one of the specialty exhibitions of China-ASEAN Expo, kicked off in Nanning, attracting a large number of visitors by multiple varieties as well as rich color, fragrance and flavor of the rice noodles. The theme of this event was "rice noodles go abroad". It aimed to further promote the traditional Chinese food culture, dock with the world rice noodle industry, build an international exchange platform for rice noodle industry, and introduce Chinese rice noodles to the world.
This rice noodle expo held multiple colorful activities. It set up exhibition areas for rice noodle products, origins of the rice noodle materials, rice noodle ingredients, etc., and displayed the rice noodle industry chain, rice noodle culture of various countries, and other rice-related processing industries. 300 domestic and foreign enterprises of rice noodle products, soup and ingredients, processing and packaging machinery participated in the expo. Relevant organizations and enterprises in 7 main rice noodle production areas and consumption areas in China, including Guangxi, Jiangxi, Yunnan, Hunan, Guangdong, Sichuan, Guizhou, etc., showed local characteristic brands and products such as Guilin rice noodles, Liuzhou river snails rice noodles, Yunnan Guoqiao rice noodles and so on. Many Guangxi enterprises brought with them new technology and products, such as automatic vending machines, noodle-making equipments, instant rice noodles, etc., showing the innovative development of rice noodle industry in Guangxi.