KENYA – Afmass, Food Expo Eastern Africa’s Most Influential Food Industry Trade Show is back in 2023 and will be held at the Sarit Expo Center as from 15th to 17th June 2023.

Held since 2015, the trade show has grown to be the most important platform to source the latest new technologies and packaged food products and where to discover the latest investment opportunities and market trends in Eastern Africa’s food industry.

The event is mainly targeted at the food, beverage and milling industry in the Eastern African Community and the COMESA regions.

This year, Afmass expects to welcome more than 5,000 delegates and visitors from more than 60 countries, majority of them from Africa – plus many more from across the World.

Just like in 2021, this year’s edition will be comprised of five Sections: food ingredients, milling and baking technology, process and pack, laboratory, and food & drinks market, which combine showcase the A-Z of Africa’s food, beverage and milling industries.

The expo comes against a backdrop of rapid growth in the food industry in Eastern Africa creating a need for more innovative, efficient, affordable, and adaptable technologies is on the rise.

There is also the need to develop new food products that meet the aspirations of a young, rapidly urbanizing and digitally-focused population.

“AFMASS Food Expo showcases the latest products from small, medium and large food companies and an array of equipment, packaging, ingredients, laboratory technology and other supply chain solutions from Africa and the World,” says Francis Juma, Founder & CEO FW Africa.

“With a mix of food manufacturers, retailers, distributors, importers, and exporters plus some of the leading suppliers of new technologies to the food industry, this is the perfect trade show to discover the present and future of the food industry in Africa.”

Event attendees will also have a chance to attend the conference section which features high-level panel discussions on various topics including the status of the food industry in Africa and the role of regulatory policies in helping Africa realise the full potential of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

To deliver even more value to attendees, the AFMASS Food Expo 2023 will be co-located with the Africa Food Safety Summit, the pan-African conference that builds the capacity of the food and agriculture industry stakeholders to enhance food safety, quality and food systems in Africa.

For more information and to register for the show, visit