31st International Trade Show

Tehran International Permanent Fairgrounds

Iran agrofood 2024: 700+ exhibitors from 12 countries
in 22 halls make the 31st edition one of the largest yet.

It is certainly going to be a very special edition, the 31st Iran agrofood. Around seven hundred exhibitors from 12 countries are geared up for one of Iran’s top business events. Iran agrofood takes place from 8 to 11 June 2024 and occupies as many as 22 halls at the Tehran International Permanent Fairground. This makes the 2024 edition one of the largest in the long history of this international trade fair.

Following the resounding success of the 30th jubilee edition of 2023, when trade visitors literally stormed the exhibition halls, the organisers are delighted to unveil the 2024 event. Spearheaded by fairtrade Messe, the renowned German trade show specialists, and their Iranian partners Palar Samaneh, this premier gathering is set to serve Iran’s vibrant agriculture, packaging, food, beverage and hospitality industries.

With exhibitors representing Austria, China, Denmark, Germany, India, Iran, Italy, Russia, Spain, Thailand, Türkiye, and the United Arab Emirates, the stage is set for another compelling showcase of innovation and collaboration.

Exhibitors according to main exhibiting countries

Iranian exhibitors are naturally at the forefront, as they have come to master the entire spectrum of the agrofood industry, and at a very high level. No wonder that many hundreds of Iran’s leading producers and suppliers once again warmly welcome their customers to this year's Iran agrofood.

China is going to be represented by exhibitors from all over the country, and Germany participates with companies showcasing flavors & ingredients as well as food packaging machinery.

India is going to be present with a great deal of exhibitors, while many high-quality Turkish suppliers will offer dedicated solutions and technologies for the Iranian agricultural and food industry.


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Why Attend?

Global Business Hub:
Over 40,000 esteemed trade visitors will convene to explore transformative business prospects with 700+ exhibitors, creating a dynamic environment for networking and growth.

Innovative Insights:
Immerse yourself in a diverse showcase spanning 18 halls, presenting cutting-edge solutions and technologies across the agrofood spectrum.

International Collaboration:
Engage in constructive B2B interactions, forging meaningful connections with industry leaders and visionaries.

A Partnership for Excellence:
The 31st Iran agrofood is the result of a collaboration between the German trade show experts, fairtrade Messe, and their esteemed Iranian counterparts, Palar Samaneh. This partnership guarantees a seamless experience for both exhibitors and visitors.

A Continuing Saga of Success:
Building on its decades-long legacy, Iran agrofood has established itself as the preeminent agrofood platform for Iran and its neighboring countries. This saga of success continues to unfold in 2024.

Iran is one of the largest agrofood markets in the Middle East

Facts & figures on the Iranian agrofood market

With a population of 90 million, Iran has long been the largest food market in the Middle East. Expenditure in the F&B sector is growing steadily, and F&B production is by far the largest segment of the Iranian processing industry. 

Accordingly, the demand for food and beverage ingredients is rising continuously. Iran ranks globally among the top five producers of apricots, cherries, sour cherries, cucumbers and gherkins, dates, eggplants, figs, pistachios, quinces, saffron, walnuts, and watermelons.

According to WTO, Iranian food imports made up for US17.2bn in 2022, up 14.7% compared to US$15.0 billion in 2021. Food exports amounted for US$4.8bn compared to US$5.4 billion in 2021.

According to VDMA, Iranian imports of food processing and packaging machinery amounted to €141 million in 2022, up 9.7% compared to €129m in 2021.

Imports of packaging machinery grew by 23.4%, from €54m in 2021 to €67m in 2022.

Iranian imports of agricultural technology have grown by 15.8% annually over the past five years. The Iranian market for agricultural technology thus ranks among the TOP 2 in the Middle East, in line with Saudi Arabia.

Representing the entire value chain - from field to fork

With its four dedicated partial fairs Iran agro, Iran food + bev tec, Iran food ingredients and Iran food + hospitality, Iran agrofood covers the entire value chain from field to fork.

And this is how the individual sub-fairs are allocated across a total of 22 halls on the exhibition grounds.

  • Iran agro in hall 38

  • Iran food + hospitality in halls 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 25A-D, 27, 31A, 31B, 40-40A, 41-41B, 44/1

  • Iran food ingredients in hall 35, 38

  • Iran food + bev tec in halls 38, 38A, 38B, 44/2

Exhibition topics

A unique concept: Iran agrofood covers the entire value chain – from field to fork

Top governmental support

Iran agrofood enjoys the support of

  • Iranian Ministry of Agriculture-Jihad
  • Iranian Ministry of Industry, Mine & Trade
  • Iran Food and Beverage Importers Association FBIA
  • Iran Food Machinery Manufacturers Association IFMMA
  • Iran Organic Association

See here how our exhibitors evaluate the 2023 event

  • Hossein Kashani
    Economic and Commercial Officer, Embassy of Brazil

    Dionissios Kurkumelis
    Sales Food Engineering Manager, Ing. A. Rossi

  • Lilian Amirian
    Sales Manager - Iran, Th. Geyer Ingredients

    Rahul Mittal (CEO), Mostafa Navasi (Manager)
    Bhagwati Lacto Vegetarian Exports

  • Navid M. Alizadeh
    Vice President, Pas Addak

    Kaveh Soltani
    Member of Board, Destilla

  • Peter Poulsen
    Regional Export Manager, Harboe

“This year’s Iran agrofood was really unbelievable for us!”

Let's let one exhibitor have his say on behalf of many others. “We have been involved in Iran since the last 22 years and we have always participated at Iran agrofood”, says D. Kurkumelis, Sales Food Engineering Manager with Ing. A. Rossi.

“We have 50 or 60 clients here in Iran, so Rossi is probably one of the main suppliers of food processing engineering. Iran agrofood has always given us a very good start for the next coming year, and we have already some very good orders realized here in the exhibition. So, we are very, very happy and probably I would say, very surprising, that this year’s Iran agrofood was really unbelievable for us. So, we had very good and very interesting contacts.”

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