21 - 25 FEBRUARY 2021


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Why Visit

Why Visit

A Special Edition

This year at Gulfood’s 25th edition anniversary,  we are rethinking food and transporting the show to the future to see what the industry looks like in the next 25 years.

It's time to experience, connect and taste! 



Gulfood is the most important event of the year for food professionals looking to source the latest products, gauge market developments and connect with global suppliers

  • F&B and HORECA Professionals
  • Government, Associations and Trade Bodies 
  • Food Procurement Officials
  • Hospitality
  • Caterers
  • Restaurant, Café and Hotel Owners
  • Distributors
  • Food Industrialists 
  • and all other food industry players and stakeholders 




Here’s a taster of what you will experience at Gulfood

Gulfood Innovation Summit

Innovation summit

60+ of the brightest brains in the business are “Rethinking Food” towards a sustainable and prosperous future.

Anniversaries are often a time to reflect on the past and celebrate milestones and achievements. For Gulfood's 25th, we are looking ahead into the future at the Innovation Summit. Under the theme Rethinking Food, we are bringing to the table a stellar line-up of industry experts, senior policymakers, visionaries and Michelin star chefs. Explore the agenda and join us to find out what the future is going to taste like.


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Tastes of the World

Tastes of the world


The most creative multi-sensory culinary experience with Michelin Star and celebrity chefs – 8 live attractions are waiting for you!

A total of 23 Michelin Stars held by chefs at Tastes of the World

Tastes of the World is the most creative multi-sensory culinary experience, where the culinary world will come together once more, with Michelin Star Chefs and renowned celebrity food avant-gardists to experience the stand-out cuisines and flavours of four continents, over 20 countries during 5 days of demo’s, tasting sessions and masterclasses.


Explore this culinary experience

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Startup Programme

Startup Programme

Unique launches from unlikely sources will be influencing business decisions in 2020. Get ahead of tomorrow at this unique programme. 

New food startups with millions of dollars in funding are attracting a new type of young professionals, hungry to build a better food system.

This year at Gulfood meet the future F&B disruptors. 

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Gulfood International Culinary League

Gulfood International Culinary League

Get ready to experience a spectacular showdown of culinary talent at the 2nd Gulfood International Culinary League returns with a twist and fascinating theme:

Craft dishes with the most sustainable ingredients and innovative food preparation methods.


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Chef’s Tour

Chef tour

A chef-dedicated, guided tour, designed to take chefs on a journey like no other! 

  1. Journey through a selection of hand-picked exhibitors. 
  2. Gain direct insights of available products introduced for this region. 
  3. Sample new products and get your questions answered in real-time. 
  4. Network with fellow chefs and like-minded professionals.


The Retreat

The retreat

Take a breather, network or socialise at The Retreat and enjoy Gulfood’s first ever hydroponic UAE homegrown café.



Taste Michelin star street food in an authentic experience, with surprise guest stars, live music acts and street artist performances.

Future Zone

Future Zone

An interactive gallery designed to showcase recently-launched products by Gulfood exhibitors.

Connect with the F&B industry

Exhibitor List

Exhibitor list

So many options! 5,000 F&B Manufactures showcasing thousands of products that will make your mouth water.

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Connexions Programme


Access the Gulfood Matchmaking online portal now and schedule meeting with exhibitors.

Access the portal here

Mobile app

Mobile App

Get ahead and start planning your visit today!  Effortlessly access the event schedule, speakers, sponsors, venue maps and other event features.

Download the app here

Featured Exhibitors & Sponsors

A sector-wise floorplan makes it easier to navigate the show and maximise your time at the event.

Explore The Changing World Of Food Across 8 Sectors

Gulfood beveragesGulfood DairyGulfood fats and oilsGulfood health and wellnessGulfood meat and poultryGulfood power brandsGulfood pulses grains cerealsGulfood World Food

Unmissable experiences in 2020!


You just can't afford to miss getting a taste of all the delicious food that's going to be prepared this year! Find your way to these exciting features to see what's being tossed up by some of the best chefs in and around the region! 

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2020 floorplan 

  • The show is amazing. We’re looking for high quality products and I do believe we have found them here at Gulfood.
    Adele Saramo, Procurement Manager
    Al Hajer
  • Innovation, quality, ambience & vibrancy differentiates Gulfood from other food exhibitions around the world.
    Rakesh Jha General Manager
    Al Maya FMCG
  • My general Gulfood experience is that it just gets bigger. Wow. This is becoming the world’s biggest food exhibition.
    Emma Banks Vice President F&B Strategy & Development for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA),

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