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12189 22 May 2024

Second Saudi Food Show Opens

His Excellency Bandar Ibrahim Al Khorayef, Minister of Industry and Natural Resources, today opened the Kingdom’s largest global F&B event, the Saudi Food Show at Riyadh Front.

RIYADH – May 21, 2024: His Excellency Bandar Ibrahim Al Khorayef, Minister of Industry and Natural Resources, today opened the Kingdom’s largest global F&B event, the Saudi Food Show at Riyadh Front. He was received at the event by Trixie LohMirmand, CEO of KAOUN International and Matt Denton, President at dmg events – co-organisers of the show. Also in attendance was Eng. Majed Al-Argoubi, CEO of the Saudi Authority for Industrial Cities and Technology Zones (MODON), Strategic Partner of the Saudi Food Show.

Over 1,000 exhibitors, more than double the number from the launch edition, including renowned industry giants ABP (Pepsi) Al Jomaih Bottling Company, Almarai, Americana, Aujan Beverages, Bidfood, BRF, First Mills, IFFCO, JBS, Lactalis, Nadec, Sadafco, Savola and many more are already confirmed. The show has also expanded in terms of global participation with diverse new country representation at the show for the first-time including Brazil, Poland, Switzerland, Spain, Qatar, Azerbaijan, Malaysia, Mexico, France, South Korea, Switzerland, Cambodia and many more offering a tantalising array of new tastes. With 94% of exhibitors coming from outside the Kingdom, Saudi Food Show 2024 will be a truly global F&B showcase.

 

About KAOUN International

KAOUN International is the independent events company and wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), organiser of Gulfood, the world’s largest food show, as well as Gulfood Manufacturing. KAOUN International was established to organize and manage events internationally, including the Saudi Food Show and SaudiFood Manufacturing, among others.

Derived from the Arabic word ‘universe’, KAOUN International’s mission is to ‘Create Limitless Connections’ for the industries and markets in which it operates. Created to leverage the 40-year legacy of DWTC’s events management business and drive future MICE sector opportunity in the MENASA region. KAOUN International delivers game-changing live experiences that build robust business connections, create opportunity, and stimulate economic growth, building on DWTC’s extensive portfolio of business and consumer events spanning multiple sectors, including technology, food and hospitality, sustainability, broadcast and satellite, automotive, talent development and leisure marine.

About dmg events

dmg events is a leading organizer of face-to-face events and publisher of information services. Our aim is to create dynamic marketplaces to connect businesses with the right communities to accelerate their growth in today’s rapidly evolving landscape. With a presence in over 20 countries and organizing more than 90 events each year, dmg events is a global leader in the industry. Attracting over 425,000 attendees and delegates annually, we organize events in the construction, hospitality, interiors & design, energy, coatings, entertainment, food & beverage and transportation sectors. To better serve our customers, dmg events has offices in 10 countries, including Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, South Africa, the UK, Canada, Singapore and India. By being on the ground, we can better understand market needs and nurture relationships to create unforgettable experiences for our attendees. Our flagship events including the Big 5 Global, ADIPEC, Gastech, EGYPES, The Hotel Show, INDEX and The Saudi Food Show. For more information visit www.dmgevents.com. Founded in 1989, dmg events is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Daily Mail and General Trust plc (DMGT, www.dmgt.co.uk).