Highlights: SIAL Shanghai 2024



SIAL Shanghai is expected to attract 5,000 exhibitors and more than 180,000 food sector professionals.

, Highlights: SIAL Shanghai 2024

SIAL Shanghai, held from 28 to 30 May 2024 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, will feature eight Highlight Sectors as well as an array of national and regional pavilions. House within 200,000 sqm of space are 350,000 exhibits and 5000+ exhibitors from more than 70 countries and regions.

In 2023, the tradeshow attracted exhibitors from about 67 countries and regions, with more than 1,500 international exhibitors.

There were also more than 3,000 exhibitors from China representing 34 provincial-level administrative regions in the country.

Photo credit: Kin Li / Unsplash
Photo credit: Kin Li / Unsplash

The largest number of international visitors from previous shows were from Japan, South Korea, France, Australia, Russia, Spain, Singapore, Canada, Italy and Malaysia.

Nations as varied as Brazil, Egypt, Georgia, India, Pakistan, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Turkey and the United States were represented among the contingent of exhibitors.

Visitors will also be arriving from across China. Shanghai, as expected, provides the biggest contribution in terms of numbers, but other cities and provinces are well represented, including Guangdong, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Shandong, Beijing, Henan, Fujian, Anhui and Hebei.

, Highlights: SIAL Shanghai 2024

SIAL Shanghai’s eight Highlight Sectors consist of the Baby Food Village, the Organic and Wellness Village, the Dairy Sector, the Food Sector, the Meat, Poultry, and Cured Meat Sector, the Seafood Sector, the Non-alcoholic Beverage Sector and Alcoholic Beverage Sector.

This year, there will also be a wide range of events and activities, including the Chic & Tea Contest and the SIAL CUP Barista Challenge, among much else.

, Highlights: SIAL Shanghai 2024

Running concurrently with SIAL Shanghai is the SIAL Global Food Industry Summit, which features nine sub-forums, among them the Food-Tech innovation Forum and the F&B Distributor Forum.

SIAL Shenzhen 2024

Photo credit: Ding Lu / Unsplash
Photo credit: Ding Lu / Unsplash

Meanwhile, the F&B industry can look forward to SIAL Shenzhen 2024  which will take place from 2 to 4 September. It will feature more than 1,500 exhibitors and 67,000 food industry professionals from China and across the world.

Besides national and regional pavilions, SIAL Shenzhen will have three Highlight Sectors – the Chinese Food and Beverage Village, the International Food and Beverage Village and the International Meat Village.

SIAL Shenzhen is particularly successful at attracting visitors from Southeast Asia, with the top three nations in terms of international attendees being Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore, while Vietnam and Indonesia are also among the top 10 nations in terms of visitor numbers. The top 10 also includes visitors from Russia, Australia, Argentina, Iran and South Korea.

When it comes to domestic visitors, Guangdong tops the list, followed by Shanghai, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan, Zhejiang, Fujian, Beijing, Hunan, Sichuan and Shandong.

For more information on SIAL Shanghai 2024, visit www.sialchina.com.

, Highlights: SIAL Shanghai 2024





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