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SIAL Paris 2018

On October 23 and 24, 2018, members of the Agro Grain South team visited the largest European trade fair SIAL 2018.

The exhibition was dedicated to food products and technologies related to food - packaging and storage technologies, and also the attributes of exotic cuisine were presented.

The number of participants of the SIAL Paris 2018 salon increased by 10% and reached 6,500, about 150,000 professional visitors from 200 countries got acquainted with their products, 1,500 journalists were accredited.

SIAL is an exhibition covering the most promising markets, for 82% of exhibitors, the main goal of participating in SIAL is to search for new export opportunities

These are 8 pavilions with a total area of 215,000 sq. m, where 5,524 companies from 104 countries (78% foreign) are exhibited - according to 2008 data
Exclusive access to wholesalers, supermarkets, supermarkets
This is more than 147860 visitors from 185 countries (58% foreign), many of whom visit only SIAL
A meeting place for food industry professionals, official and business negotiations reflecting the importance and complexity of the global food market
Collecting information necessary for strategic planning of any company
A number of presentations, specialized conferences and round tables attended by leading players of the international and European food market.

Detailing the topics of the SIAL 2018 exhibition:


Dairy products, eggs

Fresh frozen foods, ice cream

Gifts of the sea


Сanned goods

Grocery products

Confectionery products



Dried and smoked products

Fruits, vegetables

Organic products

Products and additives

Food additives and ingredients

Trends and innovations

In parallel with the SIAL International Food Exhibition, 2 major thematic events are taking place. In-Food is a 100% b2b event dedicated to food ingredients and semi-finished products and an IPA exhibition of goods, technologies and services for the food industry. Also, the winners of the "SIAL d'Or" Awards in 39 nominations were awarded within the framework of the exhibition.

The results of SIAL can be summarized in a few phrases: a competitive food industry, fruitful business meetings and the globalization of trade contribute to growth worldwide.