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Saudi Foodex, KSA’s only exhibition dedicated to F&B industry

Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events, Saudi Arabia, 17 – 20 November 2015, under the patronage of Ministry of Agriculture.

Foodex Saudi is Saudi Arabia’s only exhibition 100% dedicated to the food and drink industry. Saudi Buyers from the mass distribution, retail, and hospitality industry will have the opportunity to source products from over 30 countries, and trade with exhibitors displaying a global offering of food and beverage products and solutions. Foodex Saudi 3rd edition will take place at Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events from 17th to 20th of November 2015 . The last edition of Foodex Saudi, celebrated under the patronage of the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Agriculture, inaugurated by HH Prince Khalid Bin Saud Bin Turki, Deputy Chairman of Technical Affairs Presidency of Meteorology and Environment, is the largest food and beverage exhibition in Saudi Arabia. The 2014 event showcased more than 242 brands from 29countries, and 5280 unique visitors, including more than 78 Saudi buyers attended the event to observe new products in the Saudi market, network with industry professionals, find suppliers, attend the Saudi Food Forum and generate new business. For the second year, Foodex Saudi has become the benchmark, raising the bar for food and beverage exhibitions in the Kingdom. Internationality, professionalism and quality of participants have proved to be the hallmarks of its success. Foodex Saudi, in collaboration with World Association of Chefs Societies and Saudi Arabian Chefs  Association, presents Saudi Salon Culinaire, an inspirational cooking competition that highlights the best of the best within the culinary industry in Saudi Arabia.

KSA’s leading chefs compete across fifteen categories whilst being evaluated by international judges. International chefs showcase skills and explore new networking partnerships in an exciting and action-packed setting. Chef Thomas Gugler, Continental Director,WACS Africa & Middle East, comments: “As a Continental Director of WACS Africa & Middle East it was a great pleasure and fun to see this year’s Foodex Saudi Show here in Jeddah in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Lots of efforts have been taken and the set up and arrangements were excellent. I think the whole view and mockup of the booths and the layout was very attractive and appealing. Comments of the contestants were really good and they enjoyed participating in the event.”

 

Saudi Food Forum

The Saudi Food Forum (celebrated within Foodex) will bring national and international buyers together with leaders in Halal, Food Security,  Food Safety, Supply chain logistics, and Food Marketing. The provisional programme includes speakers from the FAO, ITC, IDB, SMIIC, and various national governmental institutions plus talks and live demonstrations from leading brands, retailers, restaurants and hotels.

 

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