Singapore Institute of Food Science and Technology

Chongqing Technical Tour 2024


The food manufacturing industry is evolving quickly, with new technologies and trends shaping how products are processed and marketed. This technical tour aims to assist our participants in staying competitive and driving innovation, focusing on cutting-edge food processing technologies, emerging trends, and potential export opportunities.


The main objectives of the business tour are:

  • To gain insights into the current and emerging trends and technologies in high tech food manufacturing for snacks, pre-packed food and ready to eat meals.
  • To visit and interact with some of the leading companies and possibly research institutes in Chong Qing that are involved in high tech food manufacturing.
  • To establish contacts and network with the local food industry players and potential partners, and to identify opportunities for collaboration and investment.
  • To enhance participant’s knowledge, skills and competencies in high tech food manufacturing, and to foster a culture of innovation and excellence.
  • To gain a comprehensive understanding of food safety measures and regulations applicable to manufacturing factories in Chongqing.


Date: 10 – 17 August 2024

No. of factory visits: 12

August 10-14 Vienna International Hotel Nanan
August 14-15 Rujia Rui Baiyun Hotel JiangJin
August 15-16 Vienna International Hotel Yong Chuan
August 16-17 Ji Hotel Shapingba
* actual hotel may vary depending on room availability

Price: SGD 1880 per pax (Single Occupancy)

SIFST Members^: SGD 1080 per pax

(SIFST subsidised SGD 800 for qualified members)
^Members who have paid the membership fee prior to the release of this technical tour details.  

Price includes:

  • Accommodation for 7 nights
  • Transport during the technical tour
  • Lunch for 5 days of the technical tour

Price excludes:

  • Return flights to Chongqing
  • Travel Insurances
  • Dinners (except for the Welcome dinner)

Due to limited seats available, corporate members are allowed to sign up a MAX of 2 participants, with only 1 participant entitled to the subsidy.