Oct 18, 2020 - Oct 22, 2020 
Paris-Nord Villepinte Parc des Expositions, Paris, France
Allée des Érables

A visit to SIAL includes five action-packed days in France, where you can enjoy the largest and most varied presentation of world food. Producers, distributors, inventors, official delegations, government officials, restaurateurs and ingredient suppliers are just some of the many trade visitors.

The world's largest trade fair for food innovations covers 21 product areas and food channels. Dairy, meat, confectionery, frozen food and savoury foods generate the highest visitor frequency. Participants representing the retail, food and hospitality industries will learn what will drive the industry forward. Gold, silver and bronze SIAL Innovation Awards in key categories will inspire further pioneering ideas. SIAL 2020 includes around 250 theme tours and guided visits, country pavilions, conferences and B2B meetings.

F&B professionals from almost 200 countries will create a unique international feel at SIAL Paris 2020. The influential show will welcome the members of the Consumer Goods Forum. The senior management and executives of over 650 companies are part of the global independent network.

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SIAL (or Salon International de l’Alimentation) is the highest-rated networking platform for food professionals. The global industry is waiting for SIAL 2020 Paris on 18 - 22 October. It will be staged at Paris-Nord Villepinte Parc d'Expositions, gathering over 7000 exhibiting companies and 160,000 trade visitors from around the world. Close to 80% of all exhibitors will present brand new products.
who can you meet at the event

Who can you meet there

The benefits of the international food exhibition in Paris are experienced by large F&B corporations, medium-sized companies and start-ups alike. Government representatives, R&D teams, agri-food manufacturers, importers, exporters, distributors, retailers and chefs consider SIAL 2020 an essential part of their agenda. SIAL’s atmosphere and special events invite attendees to engage in conversations and share ideas.

Past editions

what makes this event special

What makes it special

With 21 exhibition sectors and food channels, SIAL Paris is unmatched in terms of product range. The strongest sectors include Beverages, Dairy products, Frozen foods, Meat, Savoury - and Sweet grocery. However, there is a lot more to the trade fair. Its networking possibilities, culinary demonstrations and constantly reinvented features (for example SIAL Innovation) are successful on their own merits.
what's new in this event edition

What is new for SIAL Paris 2020

The Future Lab area has the mission to forecast the sector's prospects. It approaches topics like alternative proteins and AI in food practices.
The recently introduced Alter’native Food sector at SIAL is dedicated to sustainable and eco-friendly products, "free-from" products as well as semi processed foods. Alter’native Food’s programme covers topics such as agriculture 2.0 and "clean label".

quick info

Also called:SIAL Paris 2020
Frequency:every 2 years
Next Edition:SIAL 2022
Sectors: Food and beverage / Food processing and packaging machinery

important facts

  • 865 French exhibitors in 2016
  • 6048 international exhibitors
  • 47,941 French visitors
  • 107,751 international visitors
  • SIAL events in Abu Dhabi, Jakarta, Manila, Montreal and Shanghai
trade fair location
Paris-Nord Villepinte Parc des Expositions location map

Paris-Nord Villepinte Parc des Expositions

Allée des Érables, Paris, France
Coordinates: 48.9726, 2.51646

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