Gulfood Manufacturing is the largest and most important food and beverage processing and packaging event in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia (MEA|SA) region.

Gulfood Manufacturing 2023 will usher in the next phase of food manufacturing with new ingredients and modern technologies that will allow your company to cut costs, grow, and innovate.

Gulfood Manufacturing, taking place from the 7th to the 9th of November 2023 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, is a global platform for the industry to learn, engage, and present their products, services, and solutions aimed at moving the food manufacturing industry forward towards a more sustainable, resilient, agile, and efficient future.

Featuring the latest technological advancements in processing, packaging, ingredients, and digitalization, as well as a focus on critical areas such as food safety and supply chain issues, Gulfood Manufacturing offers a comprehensive showcase of solutions for industry professionals seeking to stay at the forefront of the industry. It presents a prime opportunity to network, form new global partnerships, and announce new innovative products, deals, collaborations, and signings.

The event and show features will be set against the five core themes of Sustainability, Innovation, Nutrition, Technology, and Efficiency. Breaking new ground across the entire food ecosystem with concurrent events:

ISM Middle East

ISM Middle East

The show helps connect brands with many retailers, distributors, F&B suppliers, and hospitality chains from across the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, Africa, and South Asia. It is your opportunity to showcase your products, gain valuable insights into this regional market, and network with industry professionals worldwide. This year’s New Product Showcase Award programme promises to be an unparalleled experience, surpassing all previous editions. The diversity and quality of the products on display will offer visitors an exciting array of possibilities to forge new connections with global manufacturers and discover new and innovative products for their businesses.

With our exceptional range of exhibitors and networking events, ISM Middle East is the ultimate platform to take your business to the next level.

Private Label Middle East

Private Label Middle East

The expo brings together a suite of influential category buyers, visionary brand developers, marketing heads, importers, entrepreneurs, and distributors across a spectrum of major retail, conglomerates, HORECA, and export houses, including notable industry giants such as Carrefour, Emirates airline, Lulu, Amazon, Panda, Spinneys, Hilton, Aster, Noon, Emaar, Landmark, Nazih, Talabat, and more, from 60 countries worldwide. The event offers an unparalleled platform for global manufacturers to connect with key decision-makers and influential heads through dedicated match-making programmes, conferences, and workshops, all looking to partner with new manufacturers for their own brands’ food and non-food private label product categories.

The Speciality Food Festival

The Speciality Food Festival

The show is a bustling global marketplace and experiential ground for everything artisanal, fine food, and exotic ingredients for buyers from across the hospitality, food service, hospitality & retail sectors. It will bring together the region’s top chefs, restauranteurs, hoteliers, retailers, and food service providers to address the industry’s pressing needs and opportunities.

The Specialty Food Festival is celebrating 300+ premium food exhibitors and thousands of brands across six core sectors, from Artisan & Gourmet, Vegan & Plant Based, Organic & Free-From, to Food Services, Speciality beverages, and Health & Wellness, drawing over 11,000 buyers to this global center for the international hospitality trade.

What to Expect from the show?

Expect three valuable and action-packed days of sourcing, meeting, and exploring the future:

  • Meet 2000+ exhibitors spanning 15 halls and covering the most advanced food manufacturing solutions and trends of 2023.
  • Strike deals with packaging and processing powerhouses from the likes of Tetra Pak, GEA, Krones, Husky, Sidel, Ishida, TNA, SIG, Rieckermann and many more.
  • Do business with ingredients powerhouses from the likes of Apical, Cargill, Givaudan, Wilmar, Kerry, Dohler, Orkila, Fanar, Takasago, and many more.
  • Hear from 100+ global industry experts advancing the future of food production at the FoodTech Summit, offering fresh new perspectives, insights, and strategies on a dynamically-shifting market.
  • Access four shows with one pass and leverage the combined power of all the speciality events: Gulfood Manufacturing, Speciality Food Festival, ISM Middle East, and Private Label & Licensing.

Join us at Gulfood Manufacturing 2023 from 7 – 9 November 2023 at Dubai World Trade Centre for the most significant gathering in the MEASA region.

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