food + bev tec West Africa

West African imports of food processing and packaging machinery and equipment (in million EURO)

Source: VDMA / Graph: fairtrade 2019

Opportunities in the agrofood industry

  • Revival of local food production and „Made-locally“trend; political will to expand local food production
  • Massive investments in processing and packaging equipment
  • Medium-term development extremely promising
  • Biggest market for food products in Africa - still undersupplied

Range of exhibits

Process technology

  • Ingredients and auxiliary materials
  • Bakery technology
  • Confectionery, chocolate and snacks technology
  • Ice cream technology
  • Coffee machines and equipment
  • Kitchen technology
  • Basic food technology
  • Vegetable and fruit technology
  • Beverage technology
  • Pasta technology
  • Delicatessen and convenience food technology 
  • Dairy technology
  • Meat processing technology
  • Fish technology

Packaging technology

  • Packaging machines
  • Packaging materials


Food safety and quality management

Refrigeration and air-conditioning technology

  • Refrigeration installations
  • Ventilation, air conditioning and heating technology

Conveying, transport and storage installations

Water and waste water