From the 28 to 30 March, 2017, Fairtrade will be holding the 2017 agrofood & plastprintpack in Nigeria. “This year more than one hundred exhibitors from 19 countries are represented, making it a record participation”, says Leonie Ganser, project manager at fairtrade. “It is the first ever exhibition filling both halls of the Lagos Landmark Centre.”
The event will be held at the Landmark Centre in Lagos and is expected to attract over 2,000 visitors, over 100 exhibitors from about 19 countries (including Austria, Benin, Brazil, China, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany, India, Italy, Kenya, Netherlands, Nigeria, Poland, South Africa, Taiwan, Togo, Turkey and the United Kingdom), a featured presence of Italy and China, French Pavilion and a first time official German Pavilion featuring 31 German exhibitors presenting their innovations on 510 square meters net exhibition space. The German Pavilion is presented by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry AUMA, and supported by VDMA-German Engineering Federation.
VDMA again holds a Symposium on food and drink technology under the slogan “German Technology – Tailor made for foodstuff processing & packaging”. “This year again we will present the strengths of German engineering in Lagos”, said Martina Claus, Head of Market Development Africa, VDMA. “This event will give an excellent opportunity to meet leading manufacturers of machinery for the production and packaging of food and beverages.”