FOODFEST HOT DESPITE HEAT

BOSTON -- The second annual Foodfest Expo, a retail consumer-oriented event, was held here Oct. 2 and 3 at the Bayside Exposition Center. The show featured a mix of 120 exhibitors geared to sell to the "everyday cook," said show organizers.Attendance fell short of the 20,000 anticipated, likely due to the unseasonably warm weather -- in the mid-70s with bright sunshine -- but still,13,000 to 14,000

BOSTON -- The second annual Foodfest Expo, a retail consumer-oriented event, was held here Oct. 2 and 3 at the Bayside Exposition Center. The show featured a mix of 120 exhibitors geared to sell to the "everyday cook," said show organizers.

Attendance fell short of the 20,000 anticipated, likely due to the unseasonably warm weather -- in the mid-70s with bright sunshine -- but still,13,000 to 14,000 entered the doors, according to Jackie Ralston, president of Foodfest, Cohasset, Mass.

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