Taste the Best Brands At Gulfood 2023: The Largest Global F&B Sourcing Event in Dubai

In its 24th year, Gulfood, the largest annual global food and beverage sourcing event in the world, began on February 20 at World Trade Centre in Dubai. Top Food and Beverage communities from around the world will gather in Dubai for this mega event to chart the future of this rapidly evolving industry. Needless to say, this prestigious event presents an excellent opportunity for brands to build visibility and recognition in the marketplace.

More than 5,000 exhibitors from 125 countries have confirmed their participation in this year’s 28th edition of Gulfood 2023. Gulfood Plus, the new bespoke hall at the show, will house 1,500 new exhibitors showcasing their product innovations.

Among the brands exhibiting at the event are Unilever, GMG, Americana, Agthia, Fonterra, McCain, Monin, USAPEEC, Hunter Foods, ASMAK, Minerva Foods, U.S. Dairy Export Council, Frinsa Group, Emirates Snacks Foods, and Al Rabie. With, The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) and Brazilian food processing company BRF Global being the newcomers.

Besides showcasing the latest products and innovations, Gulfood 2023 will serve as an ideal platform to convene the global F&B industry at the start of the year and continue the shift towards more sustainable food production and consumption. With the UAE preparing to host COP 28 in 2023, the event is critical to addressing the challenges faced by the industry and promoting more sustainable food systems.

Experts also emphasize the need to develop a resilient food system to avert major crises in underdeveloped countries. The Dubai Economy and Tourism (DET) is represented at Gulfood 2023 by the Dubai Economic Development Corporation (DEDC) and the Mohammed Bin Rashid Establishment for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises Development (Dubai SME). DET’s participation aligns with the objectives of Dubai Economic Agenda D33, aimed at doubling the emirate’s foreign trade and accelerating the growth of SMEs.

Gulfood 2023 provides an opportunity for the F&B industry to debate the vibrant trade, manufacturing, and investment environment and highlight the challenges faced by the industry. The event will also strengthen Dubai’s position as a global gastronomy hub. The UAE has taken bold steps towards building a sustainable farming ecosystem to achieve ultimate food security, and Gulfood 2023 plays a crucial role in continuing this progress.

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There is no doubt that Gulfood 2023 will be a major event for the global F&B community. The event promises to be the most successful ever, thanks to a record number of exhibitors and a focus on sustainability, innovation, and resilience.