Fi Africa Conference 2023

Fi Africa conference provides the audience with a solid grasp of the latest industry trends to help them adapt to the world transformation by learning about the major innovations & shifts in the African Food Manufacturing industry.

For 3 days, with 5 tracks, 30+ talks and renowned certificates, the conference aims to foster innovative approaches to building human capacities and raising productivity through vocational and entrepreneurship training and industrial skills development.

Proven to be the educational platform destination for 460+ Egyptian and international attendees and delegates in 2022.

"I'm thrilled that we showcased the concept of design thinking at Fi Africa, 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 Moftah Quality, Food Safety, and R&I Director-Danone Egypt


Following the growing trend of consumer awareness and demand for more beneficial foods, find out how healthy ingredients are now taking over the market, the increasing awareness of functional food uses and new technologies in ingredient processing, as well as the latest food safety practices in the processing of these ingredients.  

  • IngredientsTech
  • A guide to Circular Food Manufacturing
  • How to the fight wheat crisis and increase the production of cereal crops: Regenerative Food production through biodynamic agriculture methods
  • The power of alternative ingredients for Healthy Products
  • Application of Modern Technologies for Functional Foods


As a trend to reduce environmental effects, there is an increasing demand for healthy food and clean label or organic food goods among the health-conscious population. Today’s consumers are opting to shift to a more plant-forward diet due to concerns about the impact of their choices on their health and that of the planet. With that, more and more manufacturers are developing plant-based products such as dairy products, baking ingredients and functional foods.  

In partnership with the Plant-Based Foods Industry Association of India, this track will highlight plant-based ingredients, now used as a substitute for healthier consumption.

  • Growth opportunities and winning strategies when entering a newmarket
  • Plant-based protein to replace animal protein 
  • Technical guide to developing every plant-based product
  • Rising plant-based foods: getting ready to cater to the $100 billion export opportunity
  • Plant-based meat


With our great continent being an unlimited source of raw material, workforce and knowledge, Africa’s current
role is becoming more important worldwide in the F&B manufacturing industry. New investment opportunities, growing markets and a wider supply range are rising daily. All will be demonstrated in this track by Fi Africa’s partners specialized in developing the industry in their countries.

  • Africa the new food map for F&B manufacturing
  • Leveraging the Africa Continental Free Trade Area to achieve Food Security in Africa
  • Food Safety & Quality infrastructure & standards development in Africa
  • The Growth of the Dairy Market in Africa 
  • The Growth of the African seasoning and spices market 
  • Supply Chain
  • Growth & opportunities in Food Investments in Africa

Learn about building markets entry competitive edge, scaling the positive tone of the food industries /product, transforming the competitive index and more. Sessions:

  • Macroeconomy's effect on the food sector 
  • Financial opportunities and funding investments 
  • Evolution of food sector trade, and avenue to growth
  • Intra Country trade: Egypt F&B exports 
  • Women in Leadership: Discussing the challenges and opportunities for women in leadership roles in the food manufacturing industry and sharing strategies for success.
  • Work-Life Balance: Discussing ways to balance the demands of a career in the food manufacturing industry with personal and family responsibilities.
  • Gender Diversity and Inclusion: Discussing the importance of diversity and inclusion in the food manufacturing industry, and ways to promote gender equality in the workplace.
  • Professional Development: Discussing opportunities for professional development and career advancement for women in the food manufacturing industry.
  • Latest trends in food industry and technology and how it impacts women in the industryRole of Women in driving sustainable and ethical production practices.
  • Women entrepreneurship and innovation.

Learn about the food supply chain market, the role of the supply chain in food security, food lost after harvest & the impact on the food supply chain, how to apply food loss reduction through the supply chain, the legislation for the food supply chain & its effect, and many other related topics. Sessions:

  • How can supply chain solutions help in food security
  • The rise of food prices in Africa: How to stabilize food prices
  • How are food manufacturers connected to the nutrition programs
  • Food safety role when addressing food security

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Ways in which your company can get involved in the conference:

  • Present an educational session in the F&B industry.
  • Sponsor a promotional session to demonstrate your product/service.
  • Sponsor the Fi Africa conference and have your logo and hyperlink on all digital promotional material for the conference, your logo on the conference backdrop and get a keynote promotional session.