Important international food and beverage industry conferences, seminars and trade shows.

PPMA Total 2016 @ NEC,
Sep 27 – Sep 29 all-day
PPMA Total 2016 @ NEC,  | Marston Green | United Kingdom

Every three years, the PPMA Show turns into PPMA Total, covering a few more sectors than the processing and packaging machinery-focussed PPMA Show. In a nutshell it provides access to senior decision makers and the latest innovations in processing equipment, packaging machinery, materials, design and innovation, and containers.

Manufacturers and distributors of packaging & processing machinery, FMCG processing equipment, printing & labelling, industrial plant, supply chain providers, industrial robotics, industrial vision, together with ancillary & support services, trade associations and media owners serving the sector will all attend.

Canadean Alcohol Strategies in Asia @ Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium
Sep 28 – Sep 29 all-day

Canadean Alcohol Strategies in Asia 2016 will bring together senior level professionals to share strategies, success stories and lessons learned, and present their experiences in strategy development in order to inspire and drive future growth.

The event aims to help build the foundations for sustainable growth to maximise profitability. Over the course of two days, attendees will not only hear from but have the opportunity to network with the most comprehensive, senior line-up of speakers from the beer, spirits, and wine and cider industry – including presidents, VPs, MDs, GMs and directors of marketing, strategy, commercial and business development, as well as regional heads.

Asia is the fastest growing market for alcohol, accounting for over 30% of total global alcohol sales in 2014 with China and India leading the growth rates, Canadean said.

The Whisky Show @ Old Billingsgate Market
Oct 1 – Oct 2 all-day
The Whisky Show @ Old Billingsgate Market | London | United Kingdom
The UK’s largest dedicated whisky exhibition, The Whisky Show, returns to London for its eighth year, boasting a bigger and better offering than ever before. For 2016, The Whisky Show will be staying true to its previous events, again focusing on each exhibitor’s premium whiskies, well above their standard drams. The Whisky Show is the whisky festival for connoisseurs and enthusiasts to experience the world’s finest drams in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.
SupplySide West 2016
Oct 4 – Oct 8 all-day
SupplySide West 2016 @ Las Vegas | Nevada | United States

SupplySide West has consistently delivered the world’s largest gathering of influential trendsetters and professionals in the marketplace. Every year the stage is set for all that’s new and exciting in the animal nutrition, beverage, cosmetics, dietary supplements, food and pharmaceutical industries.


Oct 5 – Oct 7 all-day
FRUIT ATTRACTION 2016 @ IFEMA - FERIA DE MADRID  | Madrid | Community of Madrid | Spain

Fruit Attraction, the International Trade Show for the Fruit and Vegetable Industry, will take place again from 5 to 7 October. This is expected to be the most global edition yet, with an estimated 1,200 exhibitor companies from 30 countries and 55,000 trade professionals from 100 countries expected to attend.

In just seven editions, Fruit Attraction has become an essential business tool for the fresh produce sector. It is strategically scheduled to place during a key month for interaction between offer and demand around the world.

Agroprodmash @ Expocentre Fairgrounds 14
Oct 10 – Oct 14 all-day
Agroprodmash @ Expocentre Fairgrounds 14 | Moskva | Moscow | Russia

International exhibition for machinery, equipment and ingredients for the food processing industry – Moscow, Russia.

The key distinction of Agroprodmash is the present-day relevance and the state-of-art technology it features. Catering to one of the most dynamic and biggest market in Eastern Europe, Agroprodmash offers cost effective solutions with high operational efficiency and modern technology. The exhibits include equipment and machinery for dairy, meat, vegetable and fruit processing and packaging.

Agroprodmash is the only Russian trade fair that has been demonstrating all stages of agricultural raw materials processing, food production and sale since 1996.


4th Asia-Pacific International Food Safety Conference & 7th Asian Conference on Food and Nutrition Safety @ St Giles - The Wembley
Oct 11 – Oct 13 all-day

The Asia-Pacific International Food Safety Conference is a regional conference series of the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP). It is held every two year and was first held in Korea (2009), followed by Australia (2011) and most recently in Taiwan (2013). It aims to serve as a platform to discuss the latest trends and issues in food safety across the Asia Pacific region, bringing together food safety professionals from all sectors including government, industry and academia.

The Asian Conference on Food and Nutrition Safety (ACFNS) is a conference series first held in 1991 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, which was at the time the first ever major conference to discuss food safety in the Asian region. The conference has since evolved into a signature undertaking of ILSI and is held once every 4 years in Asia, including in Thailand (1994), China (2000), Indonesia (2004), Philippines (2008) and Singapore (2012). The conference and the concurrent training workshops bring together experts and stakeholders from industry, academia and government to address relevant scientific and technical issues impacting the safety of the food supply chain.

Food Manufacturing 2030 Conference @ National Centre for Food Manufacturing
Oct 13 all-day

Leaders in the food industry will gather to explore what food processing will look like in 2030 at the Food Manufacturing 2030 Conference at the UK’s National Centre for Food Manufacturing, Holbeach on Thursday 13 October.

Expert speakers – including Marks & Spencer’s specialist technical manager and a former group technical director for Bakkavor – will deliver insight and there will be demonstrations as attendees debate food manufacturing in 2030.

The event is designed for senior food processing and industry professionals looking to learn how robotics and automation will transform their food businesses, and is free to attend.

OAL’s robotic food processing platform, April (Automated Processing Robotic Ingredient Loading) will cook lunch, effortlessly twirling a pan around the food processing hall to combine ingredients, cook and clean with no human intervention.

Food Valley Expo Program @ Papendal Trade Fair, Conference and Hotel Center
Oct 13 all-day
Food Valley Expo Program @ Papendal Trade Fair, Conference and Hotel Center | Arnhem | Gelderland | Netherlands

Food Valley Expo 2016, the annual conference and trade show for food professionals from all over the world will be held on October 13. The event will feature innovations in sustainable proteins, personalized nutrition, agfood technology and food safety. The lively conference program will include presentations on the very latest scientific developments, the Food Valley Award ceremony and a variety of startup innovation pitches. As an added touch, the 2016 Food Valley Expo also marks the start of the Dutch Agrifood Week.

SIAL @ Paris Nord Villepinte
Oct 16 – Oct 20 all-day
SIAL @ Paris Nord Villepinte | Villepinte | Île-de-France | France

From 16-20 October 2016, SIAL Paris will host 7,000 exhibitors from 104 countries in a marketplace with 20 different sectors – a 360° product offering that will make Paris the capital of Planet Food! Over five days, you will have privileged access to the biggest showcase in food: from ingredients to equipment, from wines and spirits to alcohol-free beverages, from seafood to meat, gourmet foods, dairy and deli products and much, much more.

What is SIAL’s ambition? In a booming food industry, it wants to provide genuine growth relays and help you strengthen your business! In 2016, SIAL Paris will offer even more events such as SIAL Innovation, World Tour, Wine & Food Lab, In-Food Center and much more.

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