The third edition of Gulfood Manufacturing in the Middle East will open at the Dubai World Trade Centre from November 7 to 9, 2016.
Comprising 13 halls over 80,000 sqm, the show will feature Ingredients Middle East; ProPack Middle East and Logistics Solutions Middle East.
The show will host 1,600 international food manufacturers, suppliers and industry service providers, an increase of 60% on the number of exhibitors that participated in the inaugural 2014 edition.
There will be exhibitors from 58 countries including 29 official national pavilions from countries such as Austria, Germany, Italy, Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, and the UK.
New country pavilions include Indonesia, Ireland, Russia and South Africa.
Gulfood Manufacturing will roll out its biggest-ever Hosted Buyer Programme sponsored by Tetra Pak with more than 2,000 of the region’s biggest and most important industrial buyers.
There will be specialist conferences including the Food Logistics Forum addressing issues shaping the future profitability and sustainability of the entire food value chain, achieving consistent cold chain integrity, as well as building seamlessly integrated supply chain system.