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2021 SUCCESSFULLY WRAPS UP WITH MAJOR F&B TRANSFORMATIONS

Leaner, powerful, faster and more profitable food processing, packaging and supply chain were the way forward at Gulfood Manufacturing 2021. Attendees from over 140 countries gathered to procure the latest F&B production technologies

Business leaders, industry ministers and heads of global F&B brands were present to lead the conversations at the Foodtech Summit, along with masterclasses by Michelin Star chefs.

2022 spaces are already re-booking fast, let’s talk now to join our stellar next edition.

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2021 OFFICIAL OPENING LED BY UAE MINISTERS

 

H.E. Abdulla Bin Touq Al Marri, UAE Minister of Economy at the official
opening ceremony

Foodtech Summit opening address by H.E. Omar Ahmed Suwaina Al Suwaidi, Undersecretary of Ministry of Industry & Advanced Technology (MoIAT) 

FAST-MOVING BUSINESS WITH MAJOR INDUSTRY NAMES ON THE FLOOR

 

Many of the world’s leading manufacturing innovators wouldn’t miss the opportunity to be at the only industry event of the year. Meet them all, alongside the global food processing & packaging communities to explore all the major production advancements, in one go.

THE 2021 SHOW AT A GLIMPSE

 

GROUNDBREAKING INSIGHTS ON THE FUTURE, REVEALED

 

A year after the pandemic caused havoc in the global food supply, the pressure on the industry is larger than ever. Experts and industry prophets are raising the alarm on feeding 9.1 billion population by 2050. 

Gulfood Manufacturing returns with its conferences, with the mission of bringing the leading food authorities, manufacturing companies, supply chain entities, distributors, retailers and the most influential industry names in-person to address the now and next. 

Let’s meet, discuss, learn and share – with your peers and leaders together.

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A RANGE OF HANDS-ON LEARNING SESSIONS HOSTED BY LEADING EXPERTS AND SUCCESS-MAKERS

 
Jason Cohen

Founder and CEO, Analytical Flavor Systems, Inc.

Tariq Abdulaal

Vice President Middle East & Africa, Slimstock, Former Gulf Supply Chain Director, Procter & Gamble

Suzanne Radford

Radio Presenter, Producer, Writer, and Trainer

Panchali Mahendra

Restaurant, Managing Director, Atelier House Hospitality

Mahmoud Fouda

Supply Division Head, Global Food Industries (GFI)

Antoine Khalil

Regional Commercial Head - SAMEA T&W, Givaudan

Mustafa Y. Koita

Founder & CEO, Koita Foods

Hassan Safi

Chief Financial Officer, Al Ain Farms

PRODUCT SOLUTIONS ON SHOW

 

EMPOWERING THE HIGH-GROWTH SECTORS OF THE WORLD

 

Every year the world’s biggest food manufacturers take over the show floor to unveil their advanced technologies – from production to processing to packaging.

2021 WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Celebrating the incredible innovators that have ingeniously developed new ingredients, technologies and solutions to drive F&B forward.

EXTRAORDINARY TALKS & EXPERIENCES TO INDULGE IN

 

Innovation Tours

Innovation Tours

Gulfood Manufacturing, in association with partner food processing players will take you on a memorable journey that will show you real-life innovations at work inside some of the region’s top, award-winning food factories.

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Foodtech Summit

Foodtech Summit

An introduction of next-gen technologies into the industry to transform F&B manufacturing facilities into smart factories and how that will potentially advance the industry, bringing together international F&B experts and industry leaders, key decision makers and innovators.

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EXCLUSIVE TALKS WITH MANUFACTURING GIANTS

The industry wants to know so #weasked - tune into the most definitive discussions

 

WHAT INDUSTRY LEADERS HAVE TO SAY

 

‘’Gulfood Manufacturing is THE annual key signature must-attend-event for the Middle East region in terms of the networking opportunities, the use of the show as an innovation platform, the excellent visitor quality and the superb event organisation.’’

Torsten Giese

Marketing Manager – PR & Exhibitions, Ishida Europe Ltd-U.K

‘’The exhibition attracts the best suppliers from around the world.’’,

Naruemol Poolkuan

Thai Chef, Dusit Thani

‘’We are an exhibitor at Gulfood Manufacturing since the beginning and we would like to thank the organiser and the exhibitors who have made this fair the strongest in the region.’’

Reinhold Jung

Managing Director & Head of Region Middle East Africa (MEA)

RECONNECT AGAIN, BUILD LONG LASTING RELATIONSHIPS

 

Powerful business matchmaking programme unlocks productive, lucrative talks between food manufacturers and buyers, even before the event starts.

Pre-book & confirm your meetings with Gulfood Manufacturing exhibitors before the show starts

  • Browse via product, sector or company name
  • Meet your match
  • Schedule meetings – all before even the show starts
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SUCCESS RAISED TO THE POWER OF FOUR

 
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The MENA region’s only Private Label and Licensing Exhibition bringing global private label suppliers together in one place.

 

 

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The Speciality Food Festival is a unique platform where buyers can taste and sample quality brands across the Middle East.

 

 

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Yummex ME is the No.1 platform for manufacturers of sweets, confectionery and snacks to display their products and innovations to the region's snacks and confectionery professionals.

 

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INDUSTRY INSIGHTS

 

Waddington’s ‘fully recyclable’ fruit punnets offer product protection without bubble pads

Expo 2020 Dubai

 

Do business in one of the world’s most well-connected and thriving F&B markets – food manufacturing is now among the top 3 contributors to the UAE economy. EXPO Dubai 2020 will welcome millions of trade visitors from around the world to further boost your business opportunities.

Book your discounted flights with our partner airlines, Emirates, and avail a day pass to visit EXPO Dubai 2020.

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GULFOOD 2021 SET A NEW GLOBAL BENCHMARK
IN SAFETY FOR LIVE EVENTS

 
98%

Attendees felt ‘safe’ and ‘very safe

99%

Found the health & safety measures to be ‘excellent’ and ‘adequate’

92%

Attendees rated Dubai as the 'top destination in the world for safety standards & overall business traveler experiences'

 

 

SOME OF THE BIGGEST GLOBAL FOOD MANUFACTURING PLAYERS ATTENDED THE SHOW

 

Gulfood Manufacturing have been very productive & effective

Farida M. Ezzat

Marketing Segment Manager Beverages,

Döhler

We’re always meeting new customers & leads at Gulfood Manufacturing

Amir Ahmed

General Manager

Krones Middle East & Africa

My experience at Gulfood Manufacturing has been superb

Omar Lechuga

Head of RDA

MENAT, KERRY

A lot of interactions with our customers & this is the highlight

Athar Sajjad Siddiqui

SVP, Factory Automation & Motion Control

Siemens

A UNITED ECOSYSTEM: OUR 2021 SPONSORS & PARTNERS

 

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