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We are committed to providing you with a safe environment to do business, in accordance with all the health & safety guidelines set out by the local authorities. The event will be delivered with strict standards of health & safety precautionary measures including social distancing, contactless transactions and hygiene protocols. 
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WHAT’S IN STORE FOR 2021

yummex Middle East is back for business in its 14th edition from 7-9 November 2021 in Dubai.

Modelled after the world’s leading trade fair for sweets and snacks – ISM - yummex ME is the no.1 platform for producers and manufacturers of the sweets, confectionery and snacks industry to present their products and innovations to the Who's Who of the MENA region. Gulfood Manufacturing, taking place at the same time, makes it possible for exhibitors and visitors to access even more synergies for their business. Become part of it and get your piece of the pie! 

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GULFOOD 2021 SET A NEW GLOBAL BENCHMARK

IN SAFETY FOR LIVE EVENTS

Masks on, business on

The safest new way of doing business

99%

Found the health & safety measures to be ‘excellent’ and ‘adequate’

98%

Attendees felt ‘safe’ and ‘very safe

92%

Attendees rated Dubai as the 'top destination in the world for safety standards & overall business traveler experiences'

GULFOOD CRUNCHTALKS

The most definitive discussions – tune into our podcasts

WHO EXHIBITS?

Producer and Manufacturer of products in packets ready to sell in shops under the following headings: Cocoa, chocolate, chocolate products, Sugar confectionery, Biscuits, Snacks foods, Savoury snacks / ready- toeat, Fruit snacks and vegetable snacks and other.

 
 
 
 

WORLD GROWTH OF DATE FRUIT PRODUCTION ON THE RISE

The Middle East date fruit market to reach US$9.1 bn by 2025

Saudi Arabia leads in dates production with 21% share of the world

21% share of the world UAE is the world’s fourth largest exporter of dates, accounting for 8.5% of global date exports

LIVE FEATURES & ATTRACTIONS

INNOVATION AWARDS

As an exhibitor, you want your products to stand out from the crowd. As a visitor, you want to see outstanding innovations concentrated in one place.

SWEET TASTES OF THE WORLD

Something amazing is about to happen. If you had a chance to visit Gulfood 2021, you watched a live battle of culinary flavors. Now, it’s your turn.

MEETING PROGRAMME

Capitalise on one of the largest segments of Packaged Foods. The yummex ME meetings programme will connect you with key suppliers ahead of the show.

GLOBAL DATES MARKET

Globally, consumers are searching for healthier alternatives to sugar. True superfoods, dates and date products are gaining momentum.

MUNCH! STAGE

Learn, discuss and be inspired. Hear from thought leaders on trends and insights impacting the sweets and snacks industry globally.

BRAND LICENSING WORKSHOPS

Delivering expert coaching on brand licensing marketing opportunities. Learn how to choose the right brand of your campaign and track ROI.

 

The new and improved 2021 edition of yummex ME is all set to unveil a much wider exhibition profile than ever before.

Take advantage of endless business opportunities to introduce your sweets & snack innovations at yummex 2021, with thousands of visitors actively looking to grow their network in the region.

  • 50,000+ Attendees Across Co-located Shows
  • 250+ Companies Exhibiting
  • 300+ Talks and Workshops
  • 160+ Attending Countries
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A show for all key sweet and snack trade buyers


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