Despite difficult business environment: The 27th edition of iran food + bev tec on 15 to 18 June 2020 in Tehran

 

Iran is the Middle East’s second largest sales market for food & beverage processing and packaging technology in 2018

According to the German Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association VDMA, Iranian imports of food & beverage processing technology increased by 15% annually over the past six years, reaching 295 million euros in 2018.

Iranian imports of food & beverage processing and packaging machinery and equipment (in million euros)

As such Iran is the Middle East’s second largest importer in 2018, behind Saudi Arabia with 315 million euros, but well ahead of the UAE with 265 million euros.

Iran is the largest sales market for packaging machinery in the Middle East

Iranian imports of packaging technology increased by 15% annually over the past six years, reaching 166 million euros in 2018. As such Iran was the Middle East’s largest importer, well ahead Saudi Arabia with 160 million euros and the UAE with 134 million euros.

Iranian imports of packaging machinery and equipment (in million euros)

Despite difficult business environment: The 27th edition of iran food + bev tec on 15 to 18 June 2020 in Tehran

Despite the difficult business environment in Iran, the June 2019 edition of iran food + bev tec proved an excellent show once again – see full details in the Post Show Report and read what the exhibitors said.

It is on this background that the organizers fairtrade and Palar Samaneh now announce the 27th edition of iran food + bev tec for 15 to 18 June 2020 to be held at the Tehran International Permanent Fairgrounds.

Click on the images for impressions of the 2019 event

Opening
food + bev tec

A unique concept: iran agrofood covers the entire process chain

iran agrofood consists of four partial exhibitions along the entire value chain, from field to fork:

iran agro
iran food + bev tec and bakery + confectionery

iran food ingredients
iran food + hospitality

Strong support

iran agrofood 2020 enjoys the support of the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade, the Ministry of Jihad-e-Agriculture, TPO-Trade Promotion Organization of Iran and IIEC-Iran International Exhibitions Co.

Five official national pavilions at iran agrofood 2020

China, Germany, India, Italy and Turkey will again be present in 2020 with official national pavilions.

China - In 2019, China participated with 19 exhibitors at iran food +bev tec, iran food ingredients and iran food + hospitality.

The official German Pavilion in 2020 will once again be presented by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, in cooperation with the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA) and supported by VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery. In 2019, 15 German companies took part in iran food + bev tec.

Outlines VDMA’s Vera Fritsche: “Germany is the most important trading partner of the Iranian food and beverage industry for the supply of modern food processing and packaging machinery. The German manufacturers maintain long-standing and partnership-based cooperation with their Iranian business partners. iran food + bev tec brings people together and is therefore an important platform for the German companies to keep and expand contacts.”

India - No less than 24 Indian exhibitors displayed their products at iran food ingredients & iran food + hospitality, supported by the India Trade Promotion Organisation ITPO, the Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India ASSOCHAM, and the Cashew Export Promotion Council of India CEPCI.

Italy - For many years Italy has been one of the most important exhibitor nations at iran food + bev tec and this will also be the case in 2020. The 2019 Italian participation featured  22 Italian exhibitors and it was omplemented by an official Italian pavilion with the support of the ITA - ITALIAN TRADE AGENCY.

Augusto Di Giacinto, Director  – ITA Italian Trade Agency Tehran outlines:"Iranians prefer European technologies and Iran wants to expand and improve its own production, not least in order to export more and more. The knowledge of Iranian potential customers is very high. They are willing to invest and modernize their factories. In difficult times, there are always new opportunities to exploit and the food industry is one of the most important sectors. About iran food + bev tec: "All major Iranian and international players are represented at this important trade fair".

Turkey - As in previous years, Turkey will again officially be represented in 2020. The Turkish pavilion in 2019 featured 11 exhibitors and was supported by the Turkish Ministry of Trade.


Start-up pavilion at iran agrofood 2020

After the great success of the ever first Start-up pavilion at iran agrofood in 2019, some twenty Iranian start-up companies are again expected to present their innovations at the iran agrofood Start-up Pavilion. STARS at iran agrofood 2020!