Gulfoods 2024 Exhibition

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The world’s largest food and beverage trade event will be held in Dubai from the 19th to 24th of February, 2024. This exhibition brings together over 5000 exhibitors from 127 countries to showcase the latest trends, innovations and products in the global food industry. The event, which will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre, will feature eight sectors: Beverages, Dairy, Fats & Oils, Health, Wellness & Free-from, Meat & Poultry, Power Brands, Pulses, Grains & Cereals, and World Food. The event will also host various conferences, workshops, competitions, and awards, covering topics such as food security, sustainability, health, and nutrition.


Gulfoods also brings various entertaining and educational events, including Top Table, a culinary experience featuring world-renowned Michelin star chefs; Chef Talks, a series of masterclasses from culinary icons; FemmeForward, an inspiring presentation from woman revolutionising the food industry; and Gulfood Inspire, where entrepreneurs and industry leaders discuss theme such as e-commerce and zero-waste.


The exhibition is the perfect opportunity for Australian food professionals, buyers and suppliers to network, learn and do business in one of the world’s largest food hubs. According to the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade), the UAE is Australia’s largest export market for food and beverages in the Middle East and North Africa, with exports worth A$1.7 billion in 2020. Australia is also a major supplier of meat, dairy, grains, and horticulture products to the UAE and other Gulf countries.


Those wishing to attend or host an exhibit can register on the official website at



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