The International Trade Exhibition for Food & Beverages
12-14 DECEMBER 2023
Egypt, Cairo
Egypt International Exhibition Centre

Food Africa is the first and largest agrifood exhibition in Africa!
Food Africa is the largest international trade fair on the continent, specializing in the food and agroindustry. The event combines a modern exhibition format, a platform for business events and a unique b2b platform for concluding contracts. By taking part in the Food Africa exhibition, you will have access not only to the food megamarket of Egypt, but also to the rapidly developing agricultural industry of Africa as a whole.

It is held jointly with Pacprocess MEA, the No. 1 exhibition in the Middle East and Africa region in the field of processing and packaging.
30 000
25 821
Statistics of 2022

Thematic sections:

  • Confectionery products
  • Beverages
  • Canned and chilled food
  • Seasonings and sauces
  • Fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Frozen products
  • Cereals, grains and flour
  • Herbs and spices
  • Meat and poultry
  • Milk, cheese and dairy products
  • Nuts and dried fruits
  • Vegetable oils
  • Organic and dietary products
  • Tea, coffee and herbal infusions

Exhibitor geography:

62% - Africa (Egypt, Tunisia, Benin)
14% - Middle East (Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, UAE, Lebanon)
13% - Europe (Poland, Italy, Greece, France, Bulgaria, Spain, Germany, Belarus, Russia, Ukraine, Great Britain, Switzerland)

6% - South Asia (India, Pakistan)
2% - Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam)
1,5% - East Asia (Taiwan, Japan, China)

1% - South America (Brazil)
0,5% - Central Asia and South Caucasus (Azerbaijan)

Exhibitor Information

The results of the survey of exhibitors:
92% - plan to take part in the exhibition next year
90% - are satisfied with participation in the exhibition
85% - have found new potential buyers
The main objectives of the exhibitors' participation and the degree of their achievement:
33% - presentation of new products
23% - establishing contacts
21% - raising awareness
17% - search for local buyers
6% - other

The structure of visitors by field of activity:

  • International Importers
  • Retail Professionals
  • Distributors and wholesalers
  • Food and beverage industry professionals
  • Hypermarkets
  • Wholesale and retail trade in food industry
  • Catering, restaurants and cafes
  • Government and associations
  • Education and training
  • Hotels
  • Catering for airlines
  • Bakeries

Visitor Survey

Results of the visitor survey:
93% - plan to visit the exhibition next year
86% - have achieved all their goals at the exhibition
The main goals of visitor participation and the degree of their achievement:
43% - met with the companies they are interested in
24% are satisfied with the composition of the exhibitors
29% - participated in the business program

Organiser of the exhibition:

The international exhibition company IFP Group is a reliable and experienced organizer of events in the Middle East and North Africa. For 34 years of operation, the company has held more than 500 international exhibitions recognized around the world.

Official Support


Participation in the exhibition "Food Africa 2023" is co-financed by "Russian Export Center" JSC (REC) as part of the implementation of the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation dated March 28 , 2019 No. 342 "On state support of the joint Stock Company "Russian Export Center", Moscow, in order to develop infrastructure to increase international competitiveness."

REC co-finances:

For all in the amount of 100%:

  • Costs of exhibition space renting
  • The costs of building areas for business events
  • The costs of providing administration and organization processes
  • Costs of information promotion of the event
  • Costs of attracting potential foreign consumers
For Large business enterprises - 50%, for Small and Medium-sized business enterprises - 80%
  • Costs for the construction and maintenance of exhibition stands of Russian companies within the framework of the national collective exposition
  • The costs of organizing the delivery of exhibition samples of exporters, including the costs of their customs clearance and insurance

Possible formats of participation:

  • Exhibition space within the framework of the collective exposition

    This is an individual workspace in a group with other Russian exhibitors, made in the same architecture and stylistic design of the entire Russian exposition (as a rule, it is 6-18 sq.m)

  • Stand of individual design

    This is an individual workspace in a separate block, made according to an exclusive design project in the corporate style of the Russian exhibitor (as a rule, it is from 20 sq.m)

To receive co-financing, you need to register for the event: Link
Registration is open until 08/14/2023.
ATTENTION: Within the framework of the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation dated March 28, 2019 No. 342, the REC does not compensate for the actual expenses incurred by organizations for participation in events.

Market Analytics

Traveler's memo

Participant feedback

Frederic Gnonlonfoun
Country Director of Technoserve
We met numerous new buyers coming from all over the world, especially the Middle East. Food Africa offered us a great opportunity to increase our revenue and meet markets we don’t usually sell to, so we will definitely participate next year.
Eng. Hedman Sakr
Chairman, Alsakr for Traiding & Manufacturing
"Three reasons make FoodAfrica-Pacprocess a first-class event: firstly, this event is a part of the Inretpack alliance, secondly, it unites the food and packaging industries under one roof, and thirdly, it is the quality of visitors - professionals from Egypt and from all over the world gather here."
Hala Badra
Business Development Manager KDD
What differentiates Food Africa from other events we participated in is the level of professionalism, the high caliber of visitors we received and the amazing organization which is focusing even on the smallest details. We were very impressed, and we will be participating in the next edition.
Khushraj Singh Anand
Business Head Sepple Tek
The exhibition was excellent, we got so many new inquiries and customers. For us, Food Africa is a gateway to Africa and other countries. It is our pleasure to participate in this show and we are planning to come back every year.
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