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New Advisors Named

  World Food Travel Association names eleven advisors to new board International industry professionals commit to advancing the world’s food tourism industry   PORTLAND, Ore. (March 27, 2017) – The World Food Travel Association (WFTA), the world’s leading authority on food and beverage tourism, is creating a new Board of Advisors to help advance the Association, as well the food and beverage tourism industry on a worldwide level.   So far, eleven professionals have joined the Board of Advisors. “We hope to eventually grow our advisory board to 40 professionals representing 20 industry sectors, and from all continents,” said Erik...

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Top 10 Must Eat & Drink in Portland

We want you to make the most out of your time at FoodTrekking World in Portland so we compiled a Top 10 list of Foodie Things to do in Portland for your enjoyment: #1: Burger with Bacon Jam at Tabor Tavern A very short bus or Lyft ride to the east side welcomes you to the Mt. Tabor neighborhood and our favorite burger in Portland! This burger is incredibly juicy and served on a toasted brioche bun of course! But what sets it apart is the bacon jam. OMG. And you can also purchase small jars to bring home...

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How Capturing Great Food Photos Can Steer Customers Your Way

How Capturing Great Food Photos Can Steer Customers Your Way Now everyone has heard the phrase, “a picture is worth a thousand words”? Great photography is essential for the food and beverage business. We see with our eyes and a juicy burger well styled and photographed using the correct lighting works wonders to drive traffic right into your door. Looking at a poor image makes one think, “hmm, probably not good,” or it was just slapped together in the kitchen without any love or care. Given that we are in the social media age of posting photos on Facebook,...

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Demystifying Food & Culture

What do Food and Culture Barriers Have In Common?” BBC Newscaster Adnan Nawaz will speak at Food Trekking World in April It is interesting in our world of conflict, if you put us together in a room with good food and drink, the dynamics that play out could ensue over the next hour will change our lives. Think about it. We all need to eat and we all love good food. Some of the best conversations and friendships have started over food. Economically, we import and export food products from all regions to help us create some of the...

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2016 Annual Report

  2016 YEAR IN REVIEW & LOOK AHEAD ANNUAL REPORT OF THE WORLD FOOD TRAVEL ASSOCIATION It has been an action-packed journey as we prepare to enter our 14th year of operations. No one can really predict how an organization will grow, and we are grateful that we continue to find success in the leadership and advancement of our industry.  We would not be able to grow without your continued support, for which we are grateful. Please accept our thanks. We have not published an annual report for nearly 10 years. We are a small organization and as the...

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