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Food Ingredients Africa is an annual dedicated ingredient sourcing event for the Egyptian and wider African F&B manufacturing industry. This 3-day event offers pre-arranged buyer-seller matchmaking, networking and educational opportunities.
This year's event will bring together 11,000+ industry decision-makers and 350+ of the most innovative global ingredients suppliers who are looking to meet with Food Scientists, R&D, Procurement, Marketing, General Management, Quality assurance and Distributors from Africa and Egypt. The event has seen substantial growth in recent years, as Egypt is one of the most dynamic consumer goods markets in the region.
Fi Africa co-located with ProPak MENA, is the go-to meeting place for the North and Central African food production market.
Grow your business in the MENA region, showcasing your innovative products and services.
Fi Africa attracts a diverse and high-quality visitor profile from across the ingredients and packaging and processing technology spectrum.
Egypt is the most populous country in the Arab world, home to 97 million inhabitants, with a thriving processed food industry.
Egypt is a country of 104 million people with a GDP of over $336 billion, with an estimated 7,000 food processors and manufacturers. This presents companies with a host of opportunities to grow in the region. At Fi Africa, you can:
The Middle East and Africa bakery and confectionery products market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 2.2% by 2025, whereas the Chocolate market specifically is forecasted to reach USD 6.5 billion growing at a CAGR of 6.72% during the same period.
The demand for chocolate products in the region is driven by the development in modern retailing along with the large expatriate population in some countries such as UAE, Saudi Arabia and Nigeria.
Make sure your company is present among the top players serving the rising bakery and confectionery sectors in the region.
Browse through the floor plan and find the perfect spot that works for your company’s requirements, budget and preferences.
"I'm thrilled that we showcased the concept of design thinking at AFM, and attending the exhibition was a great experience; it was a privilege to have Propak Mena alongside FI Africa this year, as it allowed us to meet new Danone clients and merchandisers."
Samir MoftahQuality, Food Safety, R&I Director-Danone Egypt
"I believe Egypt is at the forefront of the food industry in Africa. We need African countries to learn from Egypt's experience and grow alongside the advancement that Egypt already have. We are pleased to announce our partnership with Propak Mena"
Ahmed Alex OmahaPresident - African Packaging Organisation
"The Trade and Investment Section at the Embassy of Pakistan were thrilled with the response received during the event. We were able to showcase Pakistani food ingredients to receptive vistor base frommany African countries. We were also able to arrange multiple virtual B2B meetings at the booth with Pakistani companies back home, who have gained some solid leads in our most famous agro-ingredients."
Embassy of Pakistan
"Egypt is a great place from which to do business; we have good trading relations and agreements with Europe, Asia, and the rest of Africa, so we have no issues exporting to any country. The country is stable, and we have a good environment for people looking to invest. There is huge opportunity here."
Mahmoud Samy, Regional Sales Manager, Angel Yeast’s Middle East & Africa
At Fi Africa, sustainability is at the forefront of how we do business. Our primary goal is to produce events and products that are environmentally and socially conscious but we also recognise that we can go one step further and inspire the industry we serve.To this end, we also strive to connect those who come to our events with the networks and knowledge they need to become more sustainable in their lives and businesses too.
With this multifaceted approach, we hope to help solve some of the biggest issues facing the industry today and ensure its long-term growth and success.