Iran is investing heavily in the modernisation of its food and beverage industry
Imports of food, beverage and packaging technology from the EU-28 countries rose by 34% to EUR 211 million in 2016
Record participation at iran food + bev tec 2017
Good news for the Iran business: Iran is investing heavily in the modernization of its food and beverage industry as Iranian imports of food, beverage and packaging technology from the EU-28 countries rose by 34% to EUR 211 million in 2016 compared to EUR 157.5 million in 2015, according to VDMA.
German manufacturers delivered food and packaging machines to Iran at a value of EUR 93.5 million in 2016 compared to EUR 47 million in 2015, a plus of 98.7%!
So it comes as no surprise that the official German Pavilion at iran food + bev tec 2017 will feature a record participation of 44 German exhibitors on 1,182 sqm net space, in addition to 15 German exhibitors on 606 sqm exhibiting at iran food + bev tec and iran food ingredients outside the German Pavilion. The German Pavilion is presented by the German Ministry for Economic Affairs – BMWi and the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry - AUMA and supported by the German Engineering Federation VDMA - Food Processing & Packaging Machinery Association.
Similar to Germany, Italy traditionally massively presents itself at iran food + bev tec, last year with even more than one hundred exhibitors. Other official country pavilions at iran food + bev tec 2017 come from Austria, China, France, India, the Netherlands, Poland and Turkey.
In 2016, 633 exhibitors from 37 countries participated in iran food + bev tec, including 96 exhibitors from 11 countries of the Special Showcase iran food ingredients. These figures are expected to increase significantly this year.