The press conference held at OCT HARBOUR Village at O’Plaza Mall has announced the official dates of the Gelato World Tour China Challenge event will be August 5-7,2016 to celebrate the excellence of the artisan Italian gelato, interpreted through the expertise of 16 Chinese gelato chefs.

Once again, the taste of the tradition perfectly matches with the contemporary on this occasion where OCT HARBOUR scenery means high design and avant-garde architecture. Among the guests were: Shanghai Nina Food, the organizer of the event;

the Director of OCT HARBOUR; PREGEL as the main partner, who seized the opportunity to join the event to discover the culture of dessert in China; Carpigiani Gelato University, organizer of Gelato World Tour; and the special guest, the Italian General Consul – Consulate of Canton – Mr. Massimo Baldassarre.

The registration deadline for the “China Challenge competition” will close on July 15.

The rules and the registration form will be available at

For more information or registration please contact

Within the next few days, we will be happy to announce the names of gelato chefs that will take part in this competition and also all the other activities organized to promote the culture of artisan gelato.