Fiji Times Logo

Fiji Time: 11:43 AM on Wednesday 3 September

/ Front page / News

Food show begins

Felix Chaudhary
Saturday, March 08, 2014

THE Fiji Beach Resort and Spa hopes to showcase local ingredients including spices, meats and produce at its first ever Festival of Food at Denarau today.

Executive chef Clinton Webber said the event which begins this afternoon will show overseas guests the wide range of ingredients available in Fiji. "Fiji has a lot to offer in terms of very high quality and fresh produce and spices. And this event will bring together local and overseas producers under one banner," he said.

Mr Webber said the festival would also be used to inform guests of the types of fresh ingredients the resort used at its restaurants. "For example, we use nothing but fresh produce from Joes Farm, the freshest and best spices from Fiji Spice Garden in Wainadoi and crabs from the Fiji Mud Crab Farm in Navua."

The Hilton chef said the festival would be used to highlight Fiji as a food destination to international travellers.

"Fiji is renowned as a great holiday destination with great beaches and for having the friendliest people on earth but I believe that Fiji also has the potential of being a food destination as well."


Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Golan crisis
  2. One dead, two in hospital
  3. 45 HELD CAPTIVE
  4. Hundreds sign petition opposing park development
  5. Prayers of love and hope for blue helmets
  6. Cut in rent stamp duty
  7. Police ink training deal
  8. Candidate to moot for good health
  9. Screening important
  10. Wellness program

Top Stories this Week

  1. Commander confirms captured soldiers 'safe' Friday (29 Aug)
  2. Show of support Thursday (28 Aug)
  3. Going Golan Monday (01 Sep)
  4. Rebels take our soldiers Saturday (30 Aug)
  5. Tough but right Monday (01 Sep)
  6. Police assault claim Thursday (28 Aug)
  7. Military not taking sides Monday (01 Sep)
  8. Teen's ice bucket death Tuesday (02 Sep)
  9. 45 detained Tuesday (02 Sep)
  10. Nusra demands compensation, aid, for release of soldiers Tuesday (02 Sep)