DUBAI, October 2, 2023 (WAM) – Dubai World Commerce Middle (DWTC) has introduced that Gulfood Manufacturing, the world’s most influential annual F&B manufacturing occasion, will happen from November 7 to 9, 2023. This yr’s version – the biggest ever – brings collectively greater than 2,000 exhibitors, together with the biggest international manufacturers in F&B manufacturing, to fill 15 halls. Off the present flooring, greater than 100 F&B trade decision-makers and the world’s main specialists will discover the newest trade traits and devise methods to grab enterprise alternatives and sort out the challenges going through the sector.
The main commerce occasion, which approaches its milestone tenth anniversary subsequent yr, continues to draw curiosity from prime manufacturing gamers from sectors throughout processing, packaging, components, provide chain options and management and automation, to chart a course in direction of a extra sustainable, resilient , agile and environment friendly future.
With COP28 happening simply weeks after the present, Gulfood Manufacturing will redouble its long-standing concentrate on how the F&B manufacturing trade integrates sustainable practices and processes (similar to sustainable packaging), reduces meals waste and introduces energy-efficient machines with a smaller ecological footprint and inspiring traceable, moral and clear meals manufacturing.
Gulfood Manufacturing 2023 will delve deep into themes that discover how AI, robotics and automation are driving an evolution in effectivity, digitalizing the F&B manufacturing sector, driving revolutionary innovation, and the themes which might be elevating the usual of excellence throughout the trade.
Trixie LohMirmand, Government Vice President of Dubai World Commerce Middle commented: “Gulfood Manufacturing is the main industrial occasion within the MENA area, firmly within the prime tier of world industrial occasions, and the one annual occasion of its variety on the earth . The occasion comes at a vital level for the worldwide F&B trade because it tries to steadiness rising inflation and enter prices with downward value stress from retailers and shoppers – whereas assembly the necessity to make meals manufacturing extra sustainable. By leveraging progressive applied sciences and driving efficiencies, the trade can discover this steadiness and proceed to develop and attain new heights.”
Gulfood Manufacturing 2023 will likely be a robust platform to showcase their merchandise, providers and options to outstanding patrons from around the globe, with quite a few alternatives to construct new skilled relationships, strengthen current ones and conclude high-quality enterprise offers over three days . This yr’s version will see a higher presence of European producers from Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and Spain. Throughout the present, the Chinese language pavilion may even be on show once more in full power, in a particular custom-made corridor.
A spotlight space of this yr’s occasion will likely be Dubai’s Inexperienced and Sustainable Manufacturing initiative, a part of the Dubai Financial Agenda. Because the plant-based F&B trade grows and innovates, there’s a corresponding want for brand new plant-based meals manufacturing services. The initiative will carry collectively main firms within the plant-based F&B trade with co-manufacturers, gear and resolution suppliers to discover challenges and alternatives in successfully scaling up plant-based manufacturing and manufacturing in Dubai. The Dubai Financial Agenda, or D33, goals to double the scale of Dubai’s financial system over the following decade and consolidate its place among the many prime three international cities, and contains 100 transformational initiatives, together with the Inexperienced and Sustainable Manufacturing Initiative.
The FoodTech Summit will as soon as once more be on the coronary heart of this yr’s occasion and can carry collectively the worldwide trade’s most dynamic and interesting specialists, choice makers and thought leaders to supply recent new views, insights and provoking methods on matters starting from price will increase to innovation economics, inexperienced options and smarter manufacturing, to different merchandise, purposeful meals, meals security and way more.
Three different DWTC meals and beverage occasions will happen along with Gulfood Manufacturing from November 7 to 9, 2023. The Specialty Meals Pageant is the one connoisseur and effective meals honest within the MENA area, providing patrons a platform to community and discover the appropriate premium. or area of interest product, and guests the chance to find the newest information and rising traits available in the market. ISM Center East is the biggest sweets and snacks commerce honest within the area, connecting guests with essentially the most influential manufacturers within the trade and giving them the chance to find the newest merchandise and improvements. Non-public Label Licensing ME – MENA’s solely occasion the place patrons should purchase cost-effective, customizable merchandise, branding and packaging options, bringing collectively meals and non-food suppliers, personal label and contract producers beneath one roof. Participation is free and provides registrants entry to your complete ecosystem of 4 occasions with one cross.