Gulfood Manufacturing 2022 to attract leading F&B companies to Dubai

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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Gulfood Manufacturing, the leading global trade fair, will take place from 8 to 10 November 2022 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), showcasing new global products, solutions and technologies across the food and beverage value chain.

This year’s edition is set to be 40 percent larger than the previous years’, with 25 percent of exhibitors new to the show, which further demonstrates Dubai’s global market attraction and the overall competitiveness of the UAE’s industrial sector and its business ecosystem, in line with the National Strategy for Industry and Advanced Technology, Operation 300Bn.

The event will bring together the F&B manufacturing industry across sectors in processing, packaging, ingredients, supply chain solutions and control and automation, in a single food ecosystem with an agenda to shape the future of the manufacturing industry, amplifying the opportunity created by the Fourth Industrial Revolution, and building upon and supporting the UAE’s ‘Make it in the Emirates’ vision.

Trixie LohMirmand
Trixie LohMirmand
Executive VP
Events Management, DWTC

“Through Gulfood Manufacturing, we will unveil the next era in the evolution of the F&B manufacturing industry. From addressing global food challenges to discussing the ESG wave that is transforming food systems, and together exploring the huge opportunities presented by innovation, particularly in the tech space, we aim 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.”

Over the three days of the event, Gulfood Manufacturing 2022 will examine themes of Sustainability, and advanced technology adoption, nutrition and efficiency evolution, and stimulating Innovation, in order to help organizations reduce costs, grow and transform.

The biggest challenges in global food production will also be addressed, rising food prices principal among them. With food prices having risen by nearly 14 percent this year in emerging markets and by over 7 percent in advanced economies, inflation, and the repercussions for the world’s poorest, will be a key focus area for conversations this year.

The overseas events company of DWTC, Kaoun International recently announced, in a JV partnership with dmg events, the development of an international portfolio in the food and hospitality sectors outside of the UAE. The collective vision and focus are to develop new markets and provide the global food & beverage community with access to emerging growth markets.

In its first international market expansion, the inaugural Saudi Food & Beverage Show and The Saudi Food Manufacturing Show will be held in Riyadh, from 20 to 22 June 2023. The inaugural event will be affiliated with Gulfood Global, the world’s largest go-to event brand trusted by the global F&B industry.

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