9th International Trade Show

26-28
March
2024
Landmark Centre
Lagos
Partner event:
NIGERIA
NO.1
IN
AFRICA

For the first time in 3 halls
The 9th agrofood Nigeria to become the largest yet.

Global technology leaders from 17 countries,
great additional events and a 3-day conference at the highest level. 

Building on the momentum of the highly successful March 2023 edition, the organizers are proud to announce the elevated standards set for the upcoming 9th edition. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, every aspect of the event has been meticulously enhanced to deliver an unparalleled experience, surpassing previous benchmarks.

These efforts are now being rewarded. From 26 to 28 March 2024, the 9th agrofood Nigeria, held in conjunction with plastprintpack Nigeria, for the very first time expands into three halls, solidifying its position as the largest gathering yet.    

Organized by the German trade show specialists fairtrade Messe, this international exhibition & conference is set to unfold once again at the prestigious Landmark Centre in Lagos, Victoria Island, pioneering global innovations for Nigeria’s agrofood & plastprintpack industry.

 

Former President Obasanjo throws support behind agrofood & plastprintpack Nigeria 2024

What a great honor! Our agrofood & plastprintpack Nigeria team, headed by fairtrade’s Freyja Detjen and Odion Aleobua of Modion Communication, met former Nigerian president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, at his Presidential Library in Abeokuta, Ogun State on 07 February in preparation for the 2024 edition.

Chief Obasanjo, one of Africa's most revered statesmen and a foremost stakeholder in African agriculture, expressed his support of the tradeshow and reiterated his commitment to leveraging his influence and networks to ensure the success of the upcoming event.

Here's a glimpse of what attendees may expect:

  • Over a hundred world-class exhibitors from Austria, Bulgaria, China, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Italy, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Poland, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, Tunisia, Türkiye, and Ukraine, showcasing tailored products and solutions for the Nigerian market.
  • Active participation of key ministers from the new government, both at the Federal and Lagos State levels.
  • Official national pavilions from China, Germany, Italy, and the Netherlands.
  • Spotlight on Milling & Bakery, featuring prominent exhibitors, engaging workshops, and live bakery sessions.
  • On 26 March: The 3rd Annual MFI Awards and the Millers for Nutrition Country Launch - powered by TechnoServe via a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation sponsored initiative - the Millers for Nutrition Coalition - M4N. Several Nigerian ministers and members of the Dangote family & the Dangote Foundation will personally present the awards to the CEOs of the top 5 brands in the wheat flour, edible oil, and sugar industries.
  • Top-level 3-day conference in a 180-seat conference room with 20+ sessions and 70+ speakers.
  • Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services, is again the Registration Sponsor of the event.
  • Great networking opportunities.

As Africa's largest economy will invest more and more in agrofood solutions, products and technologies, bright times are ahead for all market participants.

Spearheaded by the Honorable Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo, Federal Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, the Honorable Commissioner of Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture, Ruth Abisola Olusanya, and attended by numerous dignitaries from Nigeria and Europe, the exhibition & conference took a very successful course.

Pavilions in 2024 from China, Germany, Italy,
the Netherlands and South Africa

China Pavilion

A significant number of more than 30 Chinese exhibitors will be participating in the 2024 event, showcasing cutting-edge innovations and technologies. Among the exhibitors are most prominent companies such as

German Pavilion

For the seventh time in a row, a German Pavilion  will be presented at agrofood & plastprintpack Nigeria featuring German exhibitors displaying their solutions and products.

  • Presented by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action and the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry AUMA
  • Supported by VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery

Italian Pavilion

The Italian Trade Agency ITA in cooperation with AMAPLAST, UCIMA, and ACIMGA organises the first Collective Participation of Italian companies at plastprintpack & agrofood Nigeria in 2024.

The Netherlands Pavilion

The Netherlands Pavilion is supported by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

For more information to join the Netherlands pavilion please click here: Handelsmissie tuinbouw naar Nigeria

 

South Africa Pavilion

South Africa joins in for the 2024 event with a Department of Agri Western Cape Pavilion featuring more than ten exhibitors.

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture provides a wide range of development, research and support services to the agricultural community in the Western Cape. The agricultural sector stimulates economic growth in the province and plays a major role in creating sustainable job opportunities.

Top level 3-day conference

A top level 3-day conference featuring 20+ sessions and 70+ top-class speakers will run alongside the exhibition.

Due to high demand in 2023, the conference room had been enlarged to 180 seats and equipped with an 11m wide backdrop, including 7m of LED for the best possible presentation quality.

C-level speakers representing market-leading companies and institutions deliver educational and entertaining sessions of the highest quality, promising immediate benefits for the audience in their day-to-day business.

WACCSE again co-located with agrofood Nigeria as fairtrade & OTACCWA deepen their cooperation 

After the great cooperation ever since the 2021 event, fairtrade & OTACCWA, the Organization for Technology Advancement of Cold Chain in West Africa, also cooperate in organizing the 6th West African Cold Chain Summit & Exhibition WACCSE by OTACCWA alongside agrofood & plastprintpack Nigeria 2024. 

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Exhibition topics

A unique concept: agrofood covers the entire value chain – from field to fork

Nigeria investing heavily in food, beverage and packaging technology - Facts & figures on the fast-growing Nigerian market

  • With imports of food & packaging technology of €363 million in 2022, Nigeria is Africa's second largest importer, after South Africa with €381 million and ahead of Egypt with €319 million. (VDMA 2023)
  • The enormous population growth from 206 million in 2022 to 411 million in 2050 demands high sustainable investments in Nigeria’s food industry.
  • Sharp increase: Nigeria's food production has grown by 39.6% in recent years, from €26bn in 2016 to €36.3bn in 2020 and is expected to rise by 48% between 2021 and 2024, from €42.3bn to €62.6bn. (Euromonitor International)
  • Despite significant investments in local food production, Nigeria's food imports totaled US$6.9bn in 2022 (WTO), positioning the nation as one of Africa's foremost food importers.

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Our Partners

Delegate organiser

  1. Modion

Cold chain industry partner

  1. Otaccwa Cold chain industry partner

German pavilion

  1. German Pavilion Nigeria

We support SOS

  1. SOS Children's Villages Nigeria

Registration sponsor

  1. Bureau Veritas

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