The organizers of Food Africa, IFP Egypt announced that the international trade fair and exhibition for food and beverages would be hosting more than 450 companies representing major importers of food products, agricultural crops, and food manufacturing technology during the period from 22 April to 24 April at the Cairo International Convention Centre (CICC).
According to a press statement issued on Tuesday, many large companies are participating in the exhibitions, such as Spinneys, one of the largest retail store chains in Africa and the Middle East, and Choppies, which is one of the most popular retail markets in South Africa. Another company participating is Mohammed Abdallah Sharbatly, the largest company for importing and distributing fruits in Saudi Arabia and the Middle East.
Africa Food Manufacturing show is co-organized along with Food Africa 2017. Both expos together form the largest gathering of food industries in Egypt. This event will include six major sectors, namely the food industry and the sectors of agricultural crops, fish products, production inputs, food manufacturing technology, and packaging.
Over just four days, exhibitors will get the chance to meet face to face with thousands of wholesalers, distributors, retailers and other industry professionals, and develop partnerships which will see their products stocked in shops and supermarkets all over Egypt, and the greater African market.
Food Africa will also host the prestigious MAC FRUIT ATTRACTION MENA 2017 show. MAC FRUIT ATTRACTION MENA is a new global brand for the fresh produce industry, developed to create and maintain a strong and efficient network between traders and vendors in Europe, MENA, and Africa. MAC FRUIT is a unique platform providing international fruit and vegetable firms direct access to new strategic markets.
Food Africa 2017 will also host international participants from more than 30 countries, including Italy, Spain, Poland, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, India, Greece, Nigeria, Kenya, and others, according to the statement.
Daily News Egypt