The 2nd agrofood Ethiopia 2018 scores with an outstanding participation of international market leaders

Exhibitors from 18 countries. 3,000+ trade visitors targeted for the 2018 event

Strong institutional support

The German trade show specialists fairtrade emphasize the outstanding participation of international market leaders at the 2nd edition of agrofood Ethiopia 2018.

“Building on the great results of the first edition in 2017, the quality of exhibitors at the 2018 trade fair is now once again set to improve significantly”, outlines Martin März, founder and managing partner of fairtrade. “The 2018 exhibitor list reads like a who-is-who of the global agrofood industry.”

So far exhibitors from 17 countries have registered, namely from Austria, China, Denmark, Ethiopia, France, Germany, India, Italy, Kenya, South Africa, Spain, Sudan, Taiwan, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Kingdom and USA.

Get familiar with all products and offerings of the exhibitors to prepare your visit.



Check out also exhibitors & products of the partner event plastprintpack Ethiopia 2018 held at the same time.


More than 3,000 trade visitors targeted for the 2018 event

“After the 2017 event already saw 2,615 trade visitors from 33 countries participating”, continues Martin März, “we now target for more than 3,000 trade visitors for the upcoming trade show.”

Ethiopia's 2nd International Trade Show on Agriculture, Food Processing & Packaging Technology and Food & Hospitality is scheduled for 3 to 5 May 2018 at the Millennium Hall in Addis Ababa.

Strong institutional support

agrofood Ethiopia enjoys the full support of the Ethiopian government: 

  • Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Ethiopian Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Industry Development Institute
  • Food Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control Authority of Ethiopia
  • Chemical and Construction Inputs Industry Development Institute

Internationally agrofood Ethiopia is supported by:

Ethiopia is the largest importer of food process and packaging machinery in East and Central Africa and 2nd largest of agricultural technology

Ethiopia is East and Central Africa’s largest economy and with growth rates of between 6 and 10% also one of the fastest growing economies in the world.

With imports of 128 million Euros in 2016 (VDMA) Ethiopia is East and Central Africa’s largest importer of food process and packaging machinery, and with 31 million Euros also the 2nd largest of agro-technology.

Food trade with Ethiopia: a 2.770 billion US Dollar business

During the past years Ethiopian food imports have increased by 21 percent annually, from 0.866 billion US$ in 2009 to 2.738 billion US$ in 2015. Food exports increased by 13 percent annually over the same period, to now more than 2.417 billion US-Dollar. (WTO)

It is on this background and based on the success of the first edition to invite you to join this important event.

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