Sixth edition of agrofood and plastprintpack Nigeria to be held in October 2021

Nigeria 2Organised by the German trade show specialists, Fairtrade, the sixth edition of agrofood Nigeria and plastprintpack Nigeria is scheduled to take place from 26 to 28 October this year, at the Landmark Centre in Lagos - Victoria Island Annex

Exhibitors from 14 countries, including Belgium, Germany, India, Italy, Lebanon, Nigeria, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, and USA, have registered to attend the event. 

Global technology leaders will showcase adapted technologies and solutions for the Nigerian and West African market, which is expecting to see more than two thousand specialised trade visitors from different industries, such as agriculture, food processing, ingredients, plastics, printing and packaging. 

The exhibition will be complemented by a three-day conference, featuring more than 40 Nigerian and European experts.

Some of the official country pavilions which will be present at the exhibition are—Belgium, organised by Flanders Investment and Trade, supporting the international activities of Flemish companies; Germany – The German Pavilion features 19 leading suppliers, presented by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs, in cooperation with the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA), and supported by VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery. Taste Tunisia, the agrifood consortium for Africa offering finished agrofood products and related equipment from Tunisian market leaders will also be present there.

ROVEMA is the registration sponsor of agrofood and plastprintpack Nigeria 2021. The Germany-based company develops and builds packaging machines and lines that meet the complex demands of the modern circular economy. The company has already delivered more than 30,000 machines and lines worldwide; in 2019, ROVEMA generated approximately 100 million euros in sales with more than 600 employees worldwide. 

WACCSE, a co-located event with agrofood and plastprintpack Nigeria, has announced a new partnership with OTACCWA, the Organisation for Technology Advancement of Cold Chain in West Africa. The partnership agreement includes the organisation of the 3rd West African Cold Chain Summit and Exhibition WACCSE by OTACCWA, alongside agrofood and plastprintpack Nigeria 2021. 

WACCSE is the only cold chain event in West Africa where businesses gather to find solutions and share best practices for managing the complexities of the perishable food system and pharmaceutical supply chain. 

The event enjoys the strong institutional support of the Access Bank, AHK Nigeria, Delegation of the European Union to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Federal German Ministry for Economic Affairs, IOPN, NABG, NAFDAC, NIFST, OTACCWA - Organisation for Technology Advancement of Cold Chain in West Africa, and VDMA Food Processing & Packaging Machinery. 

The three-day conference will include presentations and panel discussions, organised jointly by fairtrade and AHK Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Nigeria. 

The conference will discuss issues such as the Nigerian agrofood and plastprintpack industries in times of Free Trade, outlook of the plastics and packaging industry in Nigeria, the need for adopting global packaging standards, enforcing food safety to promote exports, financing opportunities for agro-tech start-ups, digitalisation of the agrofood and plastprintpack industry.

Fairtrade supports SOS Children's Villages Nigeria by donating all proceeds from the visitor entrance fees, and by promoting them to partners and campaign throughout the event.

For more information about the exhibitors and products visit: www.agrofood-nigeria.com and www.ppp-nigeria.com 

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