PLACE YOUR ORDERS NOW: CONFECTIONERY & SNACKS BEST-SELLERS

Time to stock up on the most trending, diverse and delightful assortment of confectionery, sweets and snacks. Global brands and inventive new treats are here to explore across the show, alongside masterclasses from a line-up of Michelin Starred pastry chefs. Don’t miss our jam-packed experiential programme covering artisanal gelato, sustainable creations, truffle sensations and more.

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THE 2021 SHOW AT A GLIMPSE

A RANGE OF HANDS-ON LEARNING SESSIONS HOSTED BY LEADING EXPERTS AND SUCCESS-MAKERS

René Frank

2 Michelin Star Chef, Pastry Chef, CODA Dessert Dining, CODA Dessert Dining

Learn how the pastry chef nabbed 2 Michelin Stars for a restaurant that only serves desserts 8 Nov, 12:55 PM

Gianni Tarabini

Executive chef presso Agriturismo, La Fiorida

Italy’s sustainable eating ambassador prepares his signature dish 7 Nov, 01:35 PM

Sara Preceruti

Michelin Star Chef, Executive Chef, Acquada, Acquada

Unexpected Desserts Masterclass 7 Nov, 12:55 PM

Dinara Kasko

Pastry Chef, Dinara Kasko – Pastry Art

Carmen Rueda

Executive Pastry Chef, Brix dessert

Filippo Babbi

Gelato Master Chef, Babbi Italia

Andrea Theoni Karidis

Associate Culinary Director, HCTS Design

 

CHEFS GEARED UP FOR SWEET TASTES OF THE WORLD

CELEBRATION TIME! HERE ARE THE WINNERS OF THE YUMMEX INNOVATION AWARDS

BEST BAKERY PRODUCT

BISCUITERIE DE PROVENCE

Almond, Figs and Grapes Gluten Free Soft Cake

BEST CHOCOLATE PRODUCT

NEWTRITION SP. Z.O.O. SP.K

Feel FIT Protein Peanut Butter Pralines

BEST HARD & SOFT CANDY PRODUCT

FRANCOIS DOUCET CONFISEUR

Eclats de fruits - Fruit Jellies

BEST SNACK PRODUCT

JANNIS S.A

Soft Nut bars with Honey Greek Yoghurt Dessert & Cranberry

VIEW THE WINNERS

LIVE FEATURES & ATTRACTIONS

yummex ME Innovation Awards

The Middle East’s leading awards for the confectionery, sweets & snacks industry – yummex ME Innovation Awards returns to place your business, brand and products in the limelight.

Yummex Newcomer

Experience products that have never been presented at yummex ME before. Meet the newest exhibitors and their products of the sweets and snacks market in the MENA region.

Sweet Tastes of the World

Incredible insights into the future of the confectionery at Sweet Tastes of the World, covering live stations and masterclasses by Michelin-star chefs and more.

  • Dessertology
  • Pastry Art
  • Chocs & Scoops
  • TruffleMania
  • Nature's Fuel

Global Dates Market

Our exclusive date showcase, Global Date Market takes place in the world’s highest date supply and consumption markets. Explore the full scale of date fruit varieties, flavours and innovations here.

GULFOOD CONNEXIONS

Connexions - Our powerful business matchmaking programme unlocks productive, lucrative discussions between exhibitors and buyers.

The connexions platform is a complimentary networking tool to help you

  • Book meetings
  • Explore Products & New Brands
  • Browse full Exhibitor List
  • View Speakers & Agenda

 

EXPLORE NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN SWEETS & SNACKS

Sweets and snacks opportunities come in various shape and forms at yummex 2021. Our show floor covers the following varieties of products.

 
 
 
 
 

” We met numerous companies across all shows. It is a great opportunity to engage and network with exhibiting companies, offering a range of products from all sections of the F&B sector.”

Sadula Bojaran
Marketing Manager,
Kolson Foods

” We met numerous suppliers and retailers and are hoping that we are able to establish new partnerships in the long-term.”

Mary Jane Rosales
Shipping Cargo Assistant,
Camara Ltd
 

” The show is great in terms of number of exhibitors as well as the quality it attracted from all over the world. ”

Celal Ozcan,
Promotion and Foreign Relations Department,
Istanbul Exporters Association

” The enthusiasm we have received at the show has been something we won’t forget; meeting potential distributors but also meeting existing partners meant we can identify what we need to improve and cement our position in the region.”

Emma Walker
Director Marketing & Export Sales,
Walkers Toffee

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OUR MOST SUCCESSFUL GULFOOD 2021 EVENT SET A NEW BENCHMARK IN SAFETY 

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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'

BREAKING NEW GROUND ACROSS THE ENTIRE FOOD ECOSYSTEM WITH OUR COLLECTIVE EVENTS

 
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Gulfood Manufacturing is the MEASA region’s biggest food and beverage processing and packaging industry event, showcasing the latest F&B manufacturing business improvement tools.

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The MENA region’s only Private Label and Licensing Exhibition bringing global private label suppliers together in one place..

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The Speciality Food Festival is a unique platform where buyers can taste and sample quality brands across the Middle East.

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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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