Food producers from 39 countries will gather at WorldFood Moscow 2023

September 19-22, 2023, the 32nd International Autumn Food and Drink Exhibition WorldFood Moscow will be held at the Crocus Expo IEC. The organizer of the event is ITE Group

For more than 30 years, WorldFood Moscow has been opening the autumn business season, bringing together food manufacturers and suppliers from all over the world on one venue. This year, more than 1,000 companies from 39 countries will present their products in two halls of the Crocus Expo.

WorldFood Moscow is an industry platform that brings together professionals and experts of the food industry: food manufacturers and suppliers, buyers from wholesale and retail trade, as well as public catering enterprises.

The WorldFood Moscow exhibition is an opportunity to find new partners and clients, negotiate and get the most favorable conditions. In addition, only at the exhibition you can meet new companies and evaluate their products in live, as well as new products from market leaders. More than 350 companies will take part in WorldFood Moscow for the first time.

Every year, the exhibition presents new formats and special expositions. This year will be no exception.

WorldFood Moscow 2023 novelties:

  • Exposition for representatives of the public catering segment. Suppliers and manufacturers who are ready to supply products to cafes and restaurants will be highlighted in the exhibition guide and on the stands with a special sign.
  • New thematic zone WorldFood Kitchen, which will host conferences and case sessions for managers and buyers from public catering enterprises.
  • Thematic exposition MOBITRUCK – exposition of mobile commerce formats and «one stop» service - advice on opening mobile commerce points from Mobitruck.
  • Culinary traditions of the world at the site of the Culinary Marathon. Visitors can attend master classes by chefs from Brazil, China, India, South Africa, Turkey, and other countries.
  • Purchasing center WORLD OF TRADE – personal meetings of manufacturers with buyers from the CIS countries.

The main advantage of the WorldFood Moscow exhibition is the wide geographical representation of exhibitors and visitors, which makes it possible not only to expand sales in Russia, but also to enter international markets.

Foreign manufacturers will be represented by companies from 39 countries, including the countries of the CIS, the Middle East, Brazil, Vietnam, Greece, Egypt, India, China, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Peru, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda, Ecuador, Ethiopia, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka.

16 countries will be presented in the format of national pavilions: the Middle East, Brazil, Egypt, India, China, Malaysia, Pakistan, Peru, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, South Africa, South Korea, Sri Lanka. For the first time, the national group of Tajikistan will be represented at WorldFood Moscow.

The Russian exposition at the exhibition will be presented by companies from 36 regions, including regional collective expositions of the Altai, Krasnodar, Perm, Stavropol Territories, Arkhangelsk, Astrakhan, Vologda, Ivanovo, Irkutsk, Kaliningrad, Kaluga, Kostroma, Kirov. Kurgan, Leningrad, Nizhny Novgorod, Novgorod, Orel, Omsk, Penza, Ryazan, Rostov, Sverdlovsk, Tambov, Tula, Chelyabinsk regions, the Kabardino-Balkaria Republic, the Republics of Altai, Buryatia, Karelia, North Ossetia-Alania, Tatarstan.

WorldFood Moscow exhibition is annually visited by more than 20,000 buyers from wholesale and retail trade and public catering enterprises. Visitors come to the exhibition from 80 countries of the world and 80 regions of Russia, which gives manufacturers the opportunity to assess the export potential of their products and significantly expand sales within Russia.

WorldFood Moscow is a wide product range, including the unique Fruits and Vegetables sector, represented in Russia in such a volume only at WorldFood Moscow.

Thematic sectors of the exhibition cover all product categories, which allows buyers to form a comprehensive product matrix in just 4 days that meets the most current consumer demand. Traditionally, WorldFood Moscow participants present their products in the sectors: Fruits and vegetables, Fish and seafood, Meat, poultry and eggs, Dairy products and cheeses, Confectionery and bakery products, Organic and healthy food, Grocery, Canned food, Oil, fats and sauces, Drinks, including alcohol, Frozen products, Tea and coffee, Halal, Ingredients. This year, the Non-Food section will expand significantly.

Every year at the exhibition you can get acquainted with interesting formats of special expositions.

In partnership with the Organiс Fund, a collective stand of organic producers will be presented at the exhibition.

Together with MOBITRUCK, a special exposition of mobile commerce formats relevant for both retail and catering will be organized.

WorldFood Moscow is a large-scale business program and unique event formats with the participation of food industry leaders, top managers of Russian retail and leading business experts.

As part of the WorldFood Moscow 2023 business program, more than 50 events will be held at four venues at once.

The first of them, Forum of Food Business Leaders, will be dedicated to the exchange of experience and solutions to current industry problems, as well as presentations of fresh statistics and market trends with the participation of leading representatives of the industry.

As part of the programme for the commercial departments of the Retail Academy, practical conferences will be held on the development of categories: Fruits and vegetables, Dairy products and cheeses, Confectionery, Private labels, Fresh and prepared food, healthy food, and organics.

Responding to the requests of visitors from public catering enterprises, for the first time at the exhibition a special thematic area WorldFood KITCHEN will be organized. This zone will host conferences, case sessions of the leaders of the industry, where they will discuss the most pressing issues of the industry related to the selection and purchase of food products and the organization of the work of enterprises in the current conditions.

The culinary show «Culinary Marathon» will take place again this year at the exhibition. Every day, professional chefs will prepare original dishes from the products of the exhibitors. The theme of this year will be the culinary traditions of the world. At the marathon, spectators can attend master classes by chefs from Brazil, China, India, Turkey, South Africa, and other countries.

In addition, on September 21, WorldFood Moscow will host two award ceremonies at once: the «Product of the Year» and the WorldFood Organic.

As part of the «Product of the Year» contest, in addition to traditional nominations, there will be awards in two categories: Innovations in food products, Import substitution.

The WorldFood ORGANIC contest is organized jointly with the Organic Fund and the National Organic Union. The participants will be awarded in 6 categories to companies that have shown leadership and a new vision in promoting the goals of the organic movement in Russia.

For the first time at the WorldFood Moscow exhibition, the work of the WORLD OF TRADE Purchasing Center will be organized. Co-organizer - EXIM EXPO. Direct closed negotiations with manufacturers will be held by more than 50 buyers from retail in Russia and the CIS countries.

WorldFood Moscow 2023 sponsors and partners:

  • General partner of Culinary marathon — EFKO
  • Culinary marathon equipment partner – Vulkan LTD
  • Co-organiser of WorldFood ORGANIC contest — Organic Fund
  • General partner of the exhibition – Federation of Restaurateurs and Hoteliers of Russia
  • Co-organiser of WORLD OF TRADE Purchasing center – EXIM EXPO
  • Media partner — Interfax
  • General industry partner —

WorldFood Moscow 2023 will be held with the support of the Government of Moscow and the Department of Economic Policy and Development of the City of Moscow, the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Committee of the Federation Council on Agrarian and Food Policy and Environmental Management, the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Supervision (Rosselkhoznadzor), the Committee for Agrarian Policy and the Consumer Market of the Moscow Regional Duma, the National Union of Milk Producers SOYUZMOLOKO.

The 32nd International Autumn Food and Drink Exhibition WorldFood Moscow will be held on September 19-22, 2023 at the Crocus Expo IEC, Pavilion 3, halls 14 and 15 (Myakinino metro station).

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