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What a show! agrofood Nigeria 2024 honored by the attendance of Nigeria’s former President Obasanjo

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

144 global technology leaders from 15 countries, great additional events and a 3-day conference at the highest level.

What an impressive performance! 87-year-old Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, one of Africa's most respected statesmen and former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, honoured agrofood & plastprintpack Nigeria 2024 with his presence and gave the opening speech, which attracted a great deal of attention from all participants and the Nigerian media.

Previously, the representatives of the Ministries of Agriculture, Industry and Budget Planning as well as the ambassadors and economic attachés of Germany, Italy and the Netherlands had emphasised their readiness for professional cooperation in their respective speeches. 

Together, the VIPs visited selected stands at the show - see the gallery.

For the first time, the event expanded into three halls, solidifying its position as the largest gathering to date.

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The 3rd Annual MFI Awards & the Millers for Nutrition Country Launch

26 March 2024: 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. Representatives of several Nigerian ministers and members of the Dangote family & the Dangote Foundation personally presented the awards to the CEOs of the top 5 brands in the wheat flour, edible oil, and sugar industries - see more pictures here.

Sugra Mahmood (Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security), Dr. Faniran Sanjo (Ministry of Budget & Economic Planning) and Eva Edwards (NADFAC) joined milling leaders and industry partners to officially launch Millers for Nutrition in Nigeria and to recognize the winners of the 2024 MFI Awards, who are leading the way in fortifying their products with essential vitamins and minerals.

Millers who fortify their food with essential micronutrients play a vital role in improving access to nourishing diets – Millers for Nutrition believes it’s time to recognize and reward this vital work.

What a show!

Exhibitors and trade visitors, panelists and conference participants all agree: the 2024 edition of agrofood & plastprintpack Nigeria was a complete success, perhaps it’s even been the best ever.

Let’s hear what the exhibitors said

Deji Oyinlola

Anthony Osunde

Gianni Ziggiotto

Sarah Kennan

Robert van der Lans

Mohamed Anas Labidi

Sankesh Setia

Ahmed Kamel
Tecno Pack 

Here’s what made the 2024 event stand out:

  •  144 world-class exhibitors from Belgium, Bulgaria, China, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Italy, the Netherlands, Nigeria, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, Tunisia and Türkiye showcasing tailored products and solutions for the Nigerian market.
  • Active participation of key ministries from the new government, both at the Federal and Lagos State levels.
  • Official national pavilions from China, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and South Africa.
  • The 3rd Annual MFI Awards and the Millers for Nutrition Country Launch - powered by TechnoServe via a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation sponsored initiative - see pictures here.
  • Top-level 3-day conference in a 180-seat conference room with 20+ sessions and 70+ speakers. The conference was sponsored by TECO Mills & Steel Works and VeriSafety.
  • A Two-Day Executive Packaging Masterclass, organized by the Advanced Institute of Packaging Professionals Nigeria LTD/GTE.


The organizing team says THANK YOU! ​​​​​​​
We look forward to welcoming you again from 25 - 27 March 2025.

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 Nigeri

On 27 and 28 March, the Netherlands Pavilion in Hall 2 will also host a series of exciting conferences on the following topics:

Presentation Market Flow Map: Nigeria Horticulture by Wageningen University and Research (Centre for Development and Innovation) and Sahel Consulting.

Market Flow Map: Nigeria Horticulture

By Netherlands Food Partnership (NFP). Interactive workshops that encourage networking in a dynamic setting.

How Can We Connect The Dots? 
The Power Of Public-Private Partnerships

Presentation and Q&A by Greenport Nigeria: Rethinking the horticulture sector

Presentation Market Flow Map: Nigeria Horticulture by Wageningen University and Research (Centre for Development and Innovation) and Sahel Consulting

Building a Sustainable & Inclusive Horticulture Sector

Workshop Presentation: Youth in Agribusiness (YAS), implemented by IITA and funded by The Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria, promotes sustainable agribusiness enterprises.

Youth in Agribusiness

by  ECDMP (European Centre for Development  Policy Management)

Political Economy Analysis (PEA)
of the Horticulture Sector in Southwest 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.

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. 


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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