17 - 21 February 2019

Dubai World Trade Centre

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The World of Good.

The World of Food.


The world's largest annual food & beverage trade show is back with its 24th edition carrying a new show experience. 'The World of Good. The World of Food.' is all about consumer trends, innovation, the unveiling of opportunities and a real battle of flavors. Join 98,000 visitors and 5,000 exhibitors at the only food trade show that is truly global.

What's new at the show?

Chefs Competition at Gulfood - Tastes of the World


Tastes of the World

A true battle of culinary flavors. Join renowned chefs as they compete for the world's best cuisine.



Gulfood Innovation Summit

A three-day conference covering a range of topics from Innovation in F&B, key consumer trends to marketing opportunities.


Innovation in F&B and foodservice at Gulfood Innovation Summit
Start up


Startup Programme

In this adaptive climate, the Startup Programme welcomes entrepreneurs to demonstrate how their contribution to the food industry is lighting the way to a smarter tomorrow


And more...

Industry Sectors

  • Health, Wellness & Free-From

    Health, Wellness & Free-From

    Health & Wellness products at Gulfood

    Health, Wellness & Free-From

    Mindful eating is one of the latest shifts in consumer food and drinks perception. Source whole foods, fresh, organic, fortified, superfoods and free-from products, and cater to this ever-growing market demand.

  • Dairy


    Dairy products at Gulfood


    Product and packaging innovation take center-stage as manufacturers respond to health and environmentally-conscious consumers. Source a wide range of yogurt, cheese, milk and other dairy products at Gulfood.

  • Fats & Oils

    Fats & Oils

    Fats & Oils products at Gulfood

    Fats & Oils

    Middle East and North Africa is the fastest growing region for the edible oils category, strongly driven by the growth of olive oil consumption. Visit Gulfood and source animal, nuts and vegetables packaged oils.

  • Beverages


    Beverages products at Gulfood


    While consumers opt for a quality luxury experience, while emphasizing flavor, health and functionality, the beverages category is seeing a boom in product innovation. Savor all that's new in flavored waters, fresh, cold and hot beverages.

  • Pulses, Grains & Cereals

    Pulses, Grains & Cereals

    Pulses, Grains & Cereals products at Gulfood

    Pulses, Grains & Cereals

    As nutrition and sustainability become front and center of health trends, pulses, grains and cereals are becoming more important with the rise of high-protein, high-fiber, and gluten-free diets. 

  • Meat & Poultry

    Meat & Poultry

    Meat & Poultry products at Gulfood

    Meat & Poultry

    This dynamic category is being shaped by higher consumer demand for transparent and sustainable products such as organic, grass-fed, free-range and Halal-certified meats, with the possible addition of meat substitutes to the menu.

  • World Food

    World Food

    World Food products at Gulfood

    World Food

    As global tourism flows reach 1.5 billion by 2020, it comes to no surprise that retailers and foodservice professionals need to diversify their product mix to cater to demanding, connected customers. Experience exciting flavors from 120 national pavilions.

  • Power Brands

    Power Brands

    Power Brands products at Gulfood

    Power Brands

    Global urbanisation is in full swing, with the fast-paced lifestyle pushing consumers to explore more options in packaged foods and beverages. Power Brands face the challenge - and great opportunity - to wow end-users through value-creation and product innovation.

    • Gulfood is the major entry point into the Middle East and beyond, because retailers come here and take products and goods out across the wider Arabia region, Pakistan and India.
      Hahn Bernd-Udo, Director General, Federal Ministry of Food & Agriculture, Germany
    • Gulfood has brought us nearly one million in sales in the course of the show.
      Mike Stone, The Stone Group, Inc., USA
    • Gulfood and Dubai is as a lesson that tell us: Everything is possible!
      Coc Ruxandra Laura, Doripesco
    • Great product diversification, organization was well handled... A profitable experience.
      Juan Esteban Sanchez, ProColombia
    • It was amazing that I could meet all the companies from countries that I have always wanted to visit, all under one roof.
      Catherine Oosterwijk, Director, Happy Cow Ltd, Kenya
    • I have been visiting Gulfood since 2009. It helps me to know about new products and vendors, which is very important to hospitality.
      Asif Kayani, Director of Purchasing, Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
    • Gulfood 2018 was simply a superb event.
      Mohamed Ramadan, Procurement Officer, ATA Import and Export Est., Kuwait
    • It is nice to feel the dynamism of the visitors, the feeling of business moving around, meeting new suppliers... A human sense of business.
      Carole Baujard, Negotiator, SOLIMEX, France
    • The energy in the halls is addictive!
      Dale Rabinowitz, CEO, DGR Sachar, Palestine

    Sponsors & Partners

    Upcoming Events:



    Gulfood Manufacturing



    The Speciality Food Festival