90 exhibitors from 21 countries storm Agrofood & Plastprintpack West Africa 2017

Posted: November 17, 2017 in general
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Exhibitors and visitors networking at the fair

Organized by the German trade fair specialists Fairtrade, the 4th edition of Agrofood & PlastPrintPack West Africa will take place December 5 to 7, 2017 at the Accra International Conference Centre in Accra, Ghana.

Over 90 exhibitors from 21 countries including 5 national pavilions from Algeria, France, Netherlands, Poland and Sri Lanka, are expected to make the 2017 edition the biggest ever.  The figures of rising food imports confirm that the largest food market in Africa is still undersupplied. Rising technology imports indicate massive investments in processing, plastics and packaging equipment and a revival of local production.

West Africa’s 4th International Trade Show on Agriculture, Food & Beverage and Plastics, Printing & Packaging Solutions and Technology takes place on the background of positive economic data as figures of WTO and VDMA indicate a clear upward trend for West Africa’s Agrofood & PlastPrintPack industry. Ghana, Ivory Coast and Senegal are the largest importers of finished food as well as of agricultural and food processing and packaging technology in West Africa – apart from Nigeria.

“This year 90+ exhibitors from 21 countries are represented, making the 2017 edition the biggest ever”, says Leonie Ganser, project manager at Fairtrade, adding: “The exhibitors come from Algeria, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Iran, Italy, Korea, Netherlands, Nigeria, Poland, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom.”

In addition to many global players, 5 national pavilions including:  Algeria, showcasing agribusiness products, solutions and technology; France, organized by adepta – offering French know-how and technology for agriculture, livestock and Agrofood production of 8 exhibitors; The Netherlands under the motto “Holland-Ghana Growing together” offering seeds, plants, processed foods and tissue culture supplies; Poland, displaying Agrofood products and equipment by 12 exhibitors; and Sri Lanka Tea Board with 5 exhibitors offering Ceylon Tea, will feature.

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