Africa's Food, Beverage, Milling, Feed & FoodService Trade Show
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Milk is big business in Africa – driven by a rising economy, changing consumer tastes and increasing demand for protein
The dairy processing value chain – from distributors, processors, retailers and suppliers – are critical in the growth of many economies in the Continent.
Baked goods are increasing in importance as sources of nutrition in many sub-Saharan African countries
Driven by rising economies and urbanization; changes in consumption and the move by consumers towards snacking, the bakery industry is a vital indicator of the growth prospects of the entire industry in Africa.
Huge industry aims at world-class operations to take advantage of rising demand in Africa
The beverage industry is probably the most sophisticated sector in Africa’s food and beverage industry, as multinational giants jostle with local players to quench the thirst of a growing consumer base.
New industry sectors that will boost the entire sub-Saharan Africa food related industry going forward
Sub-Saharan Africa has proven itself to be the next growth frontier for leading hospitality, foodservice and retail industry multinationals who are attracted by a changing population matrix, improving incomes and growth in demand by the young people for convenience.
Meat industry in Africa – sector with huge untapped potential and growth opportunities
The potential of the meat industry in Africa has not yet been fully exploited despite Africa having some of the highest livestock numbers in the World.
The grains and milling sector – the base for the entire industry in Africa
The grains industry in Africa – from production, handling, storage, processing, packaging, distribution, and retail – has grown tremendously from the earlier days when a majority of millers were state owned into the hands of the private sector.
Decades-old export oriented industries that are beginning to look inward to meet rising demand in Africa
The tea, coffee and cocoa industry have been critical contributors to the growth of the Continent’s economies and foreign exchange for generations. But the industry is increasingly looking inwards for growth in its quest for growth, buoyed by rising demand in the Continent.
Export focused sector that is crucial to rural economies and livelihoods
The fruits and vegetable sector value chain is not only critical to the growth of the rural economy in many economies in the Continent but has played a key role in opening up export opportunities into the developed economies.
The demand for fresh, packaged and processed fruits and vegetable products continues to increase in Africa at a significant rate.
Important industry for local and export demand fulfilment and growth
The sugar sector is an important aspect of the industry in Africa, contributing to rural economies, nutrition and export incomes to a number of countries in the Continent.
The confectionery sector – from gums, candies and chocolates – has shown its resilience, growing from a very small base, to being a significant player in the region’s economy and industry.
Processed foods – providing vital nutrition, tasty food, and convenience to a growing population
The processed food industry is a key pillar to the growth of the food and agro-processing sector in Africa, providing thousands of jobs and income to millions of farmers, distributors, and other stakeholders.
We were pleasantly surprised by the event, where we met 5 key potential customers that we are sure will translate to good business for us in future. We were also happy to meet many medium scale millers that is our target market
Since this event started, I and my team have used it to meet key industry stakeholders and also to gather market intelligence for our company. As organisers, you probably don't realise the level of networking and exchange that happens at AFMASS.
We met and succeeded our goals at AFMASS this year. We were very impressed with the caliber of potential customers we interacted with, many of whom have signed up for further cooperation and potential business