Following the remarkable success of the 8th edition of agrofood Nigeria in March 2023 (Post show report), the organisers are committed to raising the standards even further.
Their relentless efforts are focused on enhancing every facet of the upcoming 9th edition in March 2024, ensuring an experience that surpasses the already exceptional benchmark set before.
The event, organised by German trade fair specialists fairtrade, will again be held in conjunction with plastprintpack Nigeria from 26 to 28 March 2024 at the Landmark Centre in Lagos, Victoria Island.
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.
And here is what exhibitors may expect.
- An incredible sustained interest in the exhibitors’ products & solutions on the part of decision-makers from business and politics
- A very large number of targeted business meetings - these resulted in an 89% exhibitor satisfaction rating in 2023
- Active participation of key ministers from the new government, both at the Federal and Lagos State levels
- Spotlight on Milling & Bakery @ agrofood Nigeria 2024 featuring prominent exhibitors from the milling and bakery sector, engaging workshops and live bakery sessions
- The 2024 MFI Awards on 26 March co-sponsored by the MFI Micronutrient Fortification Index and powered by TechnoServe via a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation sponsored initiative, the Technical Assistance Accelerator Program.
- Key learnings from 20+ sessions with 70+ speakers in the top level 3-day conference
- Great networking
As Africa's largest economy will invest more and more in agrofood solutions, products and technologies, bright times are ahead for all market participants.
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This is what our exhibitors said
Regional Manager Africa, C. Sacmi Imola S.C.
Director JSM Foods
Marketing Manager Fas Agro Industrial
Head, Human Resources and Corporate Communications, Macadams Baking Systems Nigeria Ltd.
Joris de Luji
Chief Commercial Office, Pluss Advanced Technologies B.V.
Managing Director, ROLEC GmbH
General Sales Manager C. Woermann
Business Development Manager AMS Africa
Michael B. Olumeyan
Executive Director, Adeco Project Engineering Ltd.
Head of Private Labeling, Starzinger
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.
The 2024 MFI Awards on 26 March
The 2024 MFI Awards will again be hosted alongside agrofood Nigeria and WACCSE 2024. The MFI Awards Ceremony is co-sponsored by the MFI Micronutrient Fortification Index and powered by TechnoServe via a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation sponsored initiative, the Technical Assistance Accelerator Program.
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.
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
- In 2021, Nigeria for the first time became the largest importer of food and packaging technology in Africa with €346 million, ahead of Egypt (€341 million) and South Africa (€293 million). (VDMA 2022)
- 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)
- With food imports worth US$7.375bn in 2021 (WTO), Nigeria remains one of Africa‘s biggest food importers – despite high investments in local food production.