Weihai International Food Expo was started in 2010. It is China's first specific international food expo with the aim of focusing on quality and safety of exported agricultural products. The Expo is held once a year, hosted by Department of Commerce of Shandong Province, Shandong Entry-exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau and Weihai Municipal Government.
So far, the Expo has successively set up cumulative 4228 international standard booths, with 2266 participating companies at home and abroad, 10500 purchasers coming from over 40 countries and regions in the world, and intention trade amount of 11.07 billion RMB. The Expo has effectively promoted the municipal, provincial and even national export on agricultural products, and gradually became an important service platform for development of food industry and economic cooperation of foreign trade.