FoodAfrica – Cairo

Nov 1, 2023 | Event

The 8th International Trade Exhibition for Food & Beverages

The Commercial Office of the Permanent Mission of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Geneva proudly presents the 8th edition of Food Africa, the International Trade Exhibition for Food & Beverages, taking place from December 12th to 14th, 2023, at the Egypt International Exhibitions Center (EIEC) in Cairo, Egypt.

Connecting Nations, Cultivating Opportunities

In the heart of Cairo, Food Africa serves as a pivotal platform bridging nations and fostering mutually beneficial relationships. This innovative exhibition, renowned for its unique format integrating showcasing, networking, and matchmaking, is designed to enhance commercial and bilateral trade between Egypt and Switzerland, along with other international partners.

Egypt: A Beacon of Culinary Excellence

Egypt’s food industry has experienced remarkable growth, with its products earning acclaim both locally and internationally. The nation stands at the forefront of global competition, owing to the continuous development and modernization of factories, as well as the support for small and medium-sized enterprises. In 2022, Egypt’s food sector contributed significantly to the nation’s GDP, accounting for 24.5% and marking a noteworthy increase in exports.

Food Africa 2023: A Glimpse into the Future

Food Africa 2023 promises an enriching experience for participants and visitors alike. With over 738 exhibitors from 30 countries, the event will showcase a diverse range of products, including bakery items, beverages, frozen foods, and organic products. The exhibition will span 30,000 square meters across three halls, providing an expansive stage for 25,821 visitors from 72 countries.

Exploring World Flavors

Each participating country brings its own distinctive touch to the event. Italy, the birthplace of pasta and flavorful sauces, will present an enticing selection of regional specialties. France, renowned for its exquisite pastries and delightful cheese, will tantalize visitors’ taste buds. The spicy and vibrant flavors of India will also be celebrated, while Japan will offer unparalleled sushi and sashimi delights.

The Art of Tasting

Food Africa 2023 offers visitors a unique opportunity to participate in guided tastings, highlighting the subtleties of world cuisines. International culinary experts will be present to share their knowledge on food and wine pairings, as well as traditional and innovative preparation methods.

Special Features and Highlights

  • Hosted Buyers Program: Facilitating networking opportunities and enabling on-the-spot agreements between exhibitors and international trade buyers.
  • Specialized Conference: Bringing together industry experts to explore emerging trends and market demands in Egypt, Africa, and the world.
  • Live Cooking Show: Featuring culinary demonstrations by renowned chefs, offering a unique blend of culture and gastronomy.
  • Barista Show: Showcasing the artistry of local and international baristas, celebrating the world of coffee.
  • Concurrent Events: Including pacprocess MEA, Fresh Africa, Seafood Africa, and Dates Africa, offering comprehensive insights into various sectors of the food industry.

The Venue: Egypt International Exhibition Center

Nestled in Cairo, the EIEC offers a modern, fully equipped structure comprising four halls, providing over 40,300 square meters of exhibition space. The venue is conveniently accessible from major highways, 5-star hotels, commercial centers, and the airport, ensuring a seamless experience for exhibitors and visitors.

Organizers: Leaders in Event Excellence

Food Africa 2023 is organized by IFP Egypt, a member of IFP Group, and Konzept, an Exhibition & Event Management Company with over 20 years of experience. Additionally, Messe Düsseldorf, one of the world’s leading trade fair companies, supports the event, enhancing its global reach and impact.

Join us at Food Africa 2023, where culinary innovation meets international business, creating a harmonious blend of flavors and opportunities.

For further information, please connect to: or contact the organizer on the following coordinates:

Food Export Council “FEC”

Tel.:     (+2) 0227518506 

Fax:     (+2) 0227518503

Mobile : (+202) 01000055734 

Add:    No. 80 Road 250 Maadi El Sarayat – Maadi, Cairo, Egypt.



Food Africa 2023 – Brochure

Food Africa – Terms & conditions

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