The third edition of Food West Africa Exhibition will hold from May 8 to 10 at Landmark Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, its organiser, Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, has said.
Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, the world’s leading publishing and exhibitions company, said the event is expected to attract over 4,400 experts from 25 countries.
Its Marketing Manager, Nafiu Cengiz, in a statement, said the three-day exhibition is expected to host over 100 local and international exhibitors, adding that two new pavilions have been announced for this year – India and Pakistan.
According to Ryan Sanderson, the Exhibition Director, Food West Africa: “Now in its third year, Food West Africa has demonstrated its effectiveness as a medium for regional and international companies to raise their profile in this competitive industry sector as well as promote supply chain partnership, along with imports and exports.
“The event is a must for Food & Beverage (F&B) industry professionals from the West African sub-region who want to capitalise on the best opportunity in the industry.”
Also coming are Bestway, the largest independent cash and carry operator in the United Kingdom (UK) and supply partner to over 70,000 independent retailers, 40,000 catering and foodservice operators, and key exhibitors, such as Just Food Limited, ABX Food, AgroNigeria, Graceco, and Sona Agro Allied Food Industries.
There will be a two-day free conference that will focus on issues in food supply chain management. “The conference has been crafted to determine challenges and help improve current systems and procedures in doing business in the West African F&B industry,” Sanderson added.