The show will be held from November 8 to 10, 2022 at Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC). Five co-located events will be held simultaneously, including: Gulfood Manufacturing 2022, GulfHost, The Specialty Food Festival, ISM Middle East (formerly Yummex ME) and Private Label Licensing ME.
The event is an ideal place to sample new opportunities and perspectives from 1,600 exhibitors from over 60 countries, and provides networking opportunities with 36,000 plus industry professionals. It will showcase new ingredients and advanced technologies to integrated supply chain solutions and breakthrough developments advancing the food and beverage industry.
The event will bring together the food and beverage industry across sectors in processing, packaging, ingredients, supply chain solutions and control and automation, with an agenda that will shape the future of the manufacturing industry.
During the three days, Gulfood Manufacturing 2022, will examine issues of sustainability and advanced technology adoption; developing nutrition and efficiency, and stimulating innovation, to help organizations reduce costs, grow and transform.
The biggest challenges in global food production will also be addressed, rising food prices chief among them. With food prices rising by almost 14% this year in emerging markets and by more than 7% in advanced economies, inflation – and the consequences for the world’s poorest – will be a key focus area for conversations this year.
Trixie LohMirmand, executive vice president, Dubai World Trade Centre, said, “Through Gulfood Manufacturing 2022, we will unveil the next era in the evolution of the food and beverage industry. From addressing global food challenges, to discussing the ESG wave that is transforming food systems, and together explore the huge opportunities presented by innovation – especially in the technology space – our goal is to create a lasting positive impact on the industry and take it to new heights. , further cementing the UAE’s reputation as a global destination for leading future industries .”
A key feature this year includes the Food Tech Summit, where over 100 of the industry’s most dynamic and engaging speakers will gather to discuss a topic-driven agenda ranging from food engineering innovations, factories of the future, web 3.0- applications in food, emerging markets, food security, circular ecosystems, sustainable linked finance models, and much more.
Visitors Visitors will have the opportunity to hear firsthand from industry leaders, regulatory and policy makers, financial institutions, geopolitical and risk advisors, investors and research & development specialists. Dr Aman Puri, Consulate General of India, Dubai; Ahmad Sultan Al Haddad, chief operating officer, Parks and Zones, DP World, UAE Region; Amadou Diallo, chief executive officer, Middle East & Africa, DHL Global Forwarding; and Kebour Ghenna, executive director of the Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry are among the names scheduled to speak at the Food Technology Summit. Exhibitors Gulfood Manufacturing 2022 continues to gain interest from major global food manufacturing players, with exhibition stands already sold out for this year. From the ingredients sector alone, 95% of the world’s leading ingredient brands have confirmed participation for the 2022 edition, including Wilmar (Gulfood Manufacturing 2022 Platinum Sponsor), Givaudan, Cargill, and International Flavors & Aromas In addition, from the processing and packaging, Riekermann, Tetrapak, Siemens, GEA, SIG and Krones will also participate. This year’s edition will see the biggest representation in recent years from Europe, with countries such as Switzerland and Portugal returning to the event in full force.
GulfHost, taking place from November 8 to 10, 2022, at Dubai World Trade Centre, hospitality professionals will be offered a global platform to build their network, test the right products and make valuable purchasing decisions. In addition to offering a wide range of pre-qualified. hospitality equipment and foodservice products, this year’s GulfHost will present visitors with opportunities to engage with leaders shaping the industry at the Foodservice Excellence Summit and meet award-winning culinary talent from across the region at Top Table.
The Specialty Food Festival The Specialty Food Festival 2022 will be the home of fine food, exotic ingredients and artisanal discovery for shoppers from across the foodservice, hospitality and retail sectors. The show will bring together the region’s top chefs, restaurateurs, hoteliers, retailers and food service providers to address the industry’s pressing needs and opportunities. Get the chance to meet and interact with hundreds of exhibitors from the region in what is one of the largest and busiest fine food events in the world.
ISM Middle East (formerly Yummex ME) Taste the trendiest, most fascinating, most innovative, and best selling products at ISM Middle East. Whether you are a retailer, caterer, distributor, wholesaler, chocolatier or pastry chef, you will find something to delight the palate and inspire your business.
Private Label Licensing MEPrivate Label & Middle East Licensing is the only MENA event where buyers can go directly to the source for cost-effective customizable products, branding and packaging solutions, bringing together food and non-food, private label and contract manufacturers from over 30 countries across the globe, all conveniently located under one roof.
YouthX Every November, YouthX will present aspiring young chefs with an opportunity to showcase their skills, which will see young up and coming chefs from the region’s leading hotels and restaurants come together in a culinary competition like no other and be rewarded for their contribution to the region. growing influence on the global gastronomic scene.
The event will create a platform for the largest companies in the food industry to present their products, services and solutions to influential buyers from around the world, creating multiple opportunities to network and do business. This year will be no exception as participants have the opportunity to build new professional relationships, strengthen existing ones and execute high value deals.
Being the ultimate platform where global food and beverage supply chain players and manufacturers find solutions to optimize production, plant, process and profitability – Gulfood Manufacturing 2022 is an unparalleled show for those who operate the industry to attend.