11 - 13 October 2020

Cairo International Convention Center

Exhibition News

F&B Packaging Safety Measures in Times of COVID-19

We have brought together three of the food packaging industry leaders in the world and the region to share their views on the role of packaging in a pandemic through a live webinar. 

Placing Your Safety at the Heart of our Event

Africa Food Manufacturing will be organized in accordance with Informa’s AllSecure health and safety standards. As the world’s leading events organizer, Informa has developed a detailed set of enhanced measures to provide the highest levels of hygiene and safety at its events, providing everyone with reassurance and confidence they are participating in a safe and controlled environment.

New Dates & Venue Confirmed for Africa Food Manufacturing 2020

15 April 2020

We are pleased to announce that Africa Food Manufacturing Featuring Fi Africa & ProPak MENA will now take place from 11-13 October 2020 at Cairo International Convention Center in Cairo. We wish to assure you that your registration for the show remains valid for the new dates.Visitors registration will be re-open soon. Looking forward to welcoming you in Cairo later this year!

Industry Reports

Food & Beverage Industry News

Natural food colors Market Prophesied to Grow at a Faster Pace by 2027

From the past few decades, the demand for natural colors in domestics and the industrial applications is rising enormously. The major players in the market are more focusing on the extractions of the new colors from the natural raw material sources to ensure the safety and health benefits. 

Why resilience is a must have for the frozen potato industry during COVID-19

The high cost of keeping products in cold storage and not selling to customers is impacting producers and wholesalers alike. The decline in demand for frozen potatoes is sticky to the restrictions in place for the time being and those in the industry, can see this trial to time to pioneer operations into a more sustainable frontier.

Authentic flavors boost plant-based advancements

20 May 2020

As plant-based product launches continue to diversify, there is a rising expectation from consumers that yogurt and dessert alternatives should taste as good as dairy.

Source: Food Ingredients First 

Interesting keyfacts about Food Safety!

30 April 2020

Access to enough amounts of safe and nutritious food is key to sustaining life and promoting good health.

Source: WHO

Egypt open for business, ready for growth!

Egypt’s central location, large consumer base, and an impressive reform program are attracting growing interest from the global food and beverage sector.

Source:  Fi Africa

WPO president talks packaging and pandemic

9 April 2020

As the global coronavirus pandemic continues to run rampant, across the world packaged goods are in high demand. PKN asked World Packaging Organisation president Pierre Pienaar to share his views on the role of packaging in a pandemic.

Source:  Packaging News

COVID-19: How does it affect the food industry?

13 March 2020

The novel corona-virus pandemic is already affecting global food supply chains, availability of ingredients, and revenues across many parts of the industry. What are some of the major impacts, and what can food companies do to mitigate its effects? 

Source:  Fi Global Insights

Keeping food safe throughout the whole supply chain process

Food supply chains now cross multiple national borders. Good collaboration between governments, producers, and consumers helps ensure food safety.

Source:  WHO

How Food Gets Contaminated?

It takes several steps to get food from the farm or fishery to the dining table. We call these steps the food production chain. Contamination can occur at any point along the chain—during production, processing, distribution, or preparation. Understanding where and how it can happen makes prevention easier. 

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coronavirus - Food Manufacturers Increase Prodcution By Up To 50%

Panic buying sparked by the coronavirus has prompted food manufacturers to boost production by up to 50%. 

What’s the Difference Between Food Safety and Hygiene?

22 March 2019

You may have noticed people using the terms ‘food hygiene’ and ‘food safety’ interchangeably and wondered whether there’s a difference between the two. While they do overlap, they’re not directly interchangeable from a compliance perspective. Therefore, it’s important to recognize the difference between food hygiene and food safety. 

Source: High Speed Training (HUB)

Basics in Food Hygiene and Safety

13 November 2014

In order to identify hazards and control them before they threaten the safety of food and the health of customers, food businesses implement food safety management systems based on the principles of HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points). However, there are three basic principles that prevent the introduction of food safety hazards in food.

Source: PECB