30th International Trade Show

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The 30th anniversary edition

More than 700 exhibitors from 16 countries attend the 30th anniversary edition of Iran agrofood in 2023

Agriculture, Animal & Crop Production | Food Processing & Packaging | Ingredients | Food & Hospitality

The 30th edition of Iran agrofood will be held at the Tehran International Permanent Fairgrounds from 16 to 19 June 2023. 

More than 700 exhibitors from 16 countries and well over 40,000 trade visitors are expected to attend the event.

Exhibitors will showcase products, adapted technologies and solutions for Iran and neighboring markets in the fields of agriculture, animal & plant production, food + beverage processing & packaging, ingredients, and food & hospitality.

They come from Austria, Brazil, China, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Iran, Italy, Korea, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Thailand, Türkiye, and the United Arab Emirates.

The decades-long success story of Iran agrofood as the most important agrofood platform for Iran and its neighboring countries is to be continued with the 2023 event. The event is organised by the German trade show specialists fairtrade and their Iranian partner Palar Samaneh.

Voices of the exhibitors 2022

  • Matthias Thienel
    CEO – Destilla

    Destilla has over 50 years of expertise in flavours and extracts. In Iran, we see an especially high demand for our drinks and beverage flavours. That is also where our visitors here at Iran food ingredients come from.

    After two years of corona-related absence from Iran food ingredients, it’s great to be back and be part of this event, and an amazing opportunity to meet new customers.

  • Shaho Balani
    Managing Director – Bell Flavors & Fragrances

    We develop products for the food, beverage, cosmetic, personal care, and household care companies throughout the world. Our Iranian clients are especially interested in our vanilla, butter and strawberry flavors.

    At Iran food ingredients, we meet with our main clients and new ones. For our future participations we wish the event would reduce the public visitors so that we can concentrate on our B2B talks.

  • Sanaz Shahrokhi
    Executive Assistant – Pishgaman Pakhsh Sadigh PPS

    PPS is specialized in the distribution, import, export and marketing of packed food products, ingredients, food additives and pharmaceutical products.

    At Iran food ingredients, we are very pleased with numerous visits of our clients after the corona pandemic.

  • Hozhabr Mirzaiyan
    Business Manager – CHR Hansen

    We are a leading, global bioscience company that develops natural ingredient solutions for the food, nutritional, pharmaceutical and agricultural industries.

    So far at Iran food ingredients, we have met with production and R&D managers and commercial teams of dairy companies.

    We have had a great number of excellent meetings and we are highly satisfied with the outcome.

  • Chantal Borghino
    Area Sales Manager - IPRA France 

    We develop and produce food flavourings for the food industry. Our expertise extends to all sectors of application: beverages, savoury products, pastry, biscuits, bakery, dairy products, ice creams, ... Our Iranian clients are very much interested in all kinds of flavors, liquid, powder, sweet and salted.

    Here at Iran food ingredients we meet with lots of interested customers that we couldn’t meet in any other place.

  • Harald Schefbeck
    Food Technolgist - Akras Flavours 

    AKRAS is an industrial operation specialising in distillates, extracts and essences for the foodstuffs industry. Iranian customers especially like our raw materials and beverages.

    At Iran food ingredients we mainly meet with food producers, especially beverage producers. We are here at the show to strengthen our relationship with existing customers and to meet new clients, and we have fully reached these targets.

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 will once again warmly welcome their customers to this year's Iran agrofood.

The Brazilian pavilion with its 8 exhibitors will certainly be one of the other show highlights again.

China is represented by 26 exhibitors from all over the country, and Germany participates with 9 companies showcasing flavors & ingredients as well as food packaging machinery.

India is present with 9 exhibitors, while 14 Turkish suppliers offer dedicated solutions and technologies for the Iranian agricultural and food industry.

Russia is represented by a group of companies assisted by the Export Support Centers of Krasnodar Region and Stavropol Region in the North Caucasus.

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 on the exhibition site.

  • Iran agro in hall 38 
  • Iran food + hospitality in halls 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 27, 31A, 31B, 44/1, 44/2
  • Iran food ingredients in hall 35
  • Iran food + bev tec in halls 38, 38A, 38B, 40, 40A, 41, 41B

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

Demand for F&B ingredients rising continuously

With more than 82 million inhabitants, 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 ranks among the largest segments of the Iranian processing industry. 

Accordingly, the demand for food and beverage ingredients is rising continuously. So it is only natural that more and more leading international and regional ingredient suppliers take part in Iran food ingredients.

The growing interest in Iran became also apparent over the past few years when many international ingredient suppliers opened application labs in Iran for the local development of taste, scent and care solutions. With Iran food ingredients, fairtrade and Palar Samaneh are responding to the request of exhibitors for their own partial tradeshow under the umbrella of Iran agrofood.

Range of exhibits

  • Acid starters
  • Acidulants
  • Antifoam agents
  • Antioxidants & antimicrobials
  • Aromas
  • Bakery raw materials
  • Binding agents
  • Blends & compounds of fruit juice
  • Butcher's raw materials
  • Casein clarifier
  • Clouding agents
  • Cocoa butter
  • Colourings
  • Cultures, microorganism
  • Curing agents
  • Cutting aids
  • Distillates
  • Emulsifying agents
  • Emulsifying salts
  • Enzymes
  • Extraction agents, solvents
  • Extracts, vegetable
  • Fat substitutes
  • Fatty acids
  • Fibres
  • Filter aid
  • Flavours & fragrances
  • Flavours & colours
  • Flour improvers
  • Flow agents, anti-caking agents
  • Food additives
  • Fruit and vegetables concentrates
  • Fruit and vegetables powders
  • Fruit ingredients
  • Fruit preparationsfor bakery & confectionery
  • Malt extracts for malt beverages
  • Meat extracts
  • Mineral substances
  • Powdered fat
  • Precipitants
  • Preservatives
  • Propellant gases
  • Protective gases
  • Proteins
  • Raising agents
  • Releasing agents
  • Sauces
  • Semi-finished products
  • Sorbents
  • Specialty fats
  • Spices, herbs
  • Stabilizers
  • Starter cultures & enzymes for dairy
  • Sweeteners
  • Vitamins

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