Gulfood 29th edition begins: World’s premier F&B summit

By Central Desk, ‏‏‎ ‎
Gulfood 2024
Courtesy: Gulfood LinkedIn

The 29th edition of Gulfood, taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from 19 to 23 February 2024, will host a record of more than 5500 exhibitors from over 190 countries.

The event will unveil new business opportunities and provide solutions to new and evolving global challenges. Furthermore, Gulfood underscores the UAE’s status at the forefront of sector change and leading the role in tackling global issues.

Around 95,000 visitors attend Gulfood every year with its eight food sectors including, among others, pulses, grains and cereals, beverages, dairy, and world food. It’s the ultimate opportunity for retailers, food suppliers, distributors, wholesalers, chefs, thought leaders, and beyond to discover the latest products, connect with industry players, and explore the latest trends and innovations shaping the future of the F&B industry.

According to the statement, “The expectations are very high for this year’s edition of the world’s largest annual food and beverage sourcing event, with an estimated $12 billion in international trade deals on the table, an exhibition floor spanning 24 event halls packed with displays of cutting-edge products, solutions by a record 5,500+ exhibitors, and interactive features including Top Table and Dubai World Cuisine.”

The event will host live demonstrations and tasting sessions to workshops, knowledge-sharing, and a chance to discover the latest and greatest flavors, trends, and masterpieces set to take the global culinary world by storm.


In 1987, Gulfood debuted with 65 exhibitors from 13 countries and attracted 1600 specialist trade visitors.

Organized by the DWTC, Gulfood is the world’s biggest food and hospitality show that provides opportunities for food professionals to know about the latest products, analyze market trends, meet global suppliers, and seek new collaborations and partnerships.

The official tickets for Gulfood 2024 are available exclusively through the event’s website, which is managed by DWTC.

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