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

A visit to SIAL 2020 guarantees five action-packed days in France, for the world’s largest and most varied food and beverage exhibition. From 18 to 22 October, members of the F&B industry, representatives from the hospitality sector, food retailers and more will gather to share experience and benefit from countless opportunities for business growth.

SIAL is an international leader with its comprehensive assortment of products. The rich exhibition is structured 21 areas and food channels. The show also features around 250 theme tours and guided visits, country pavilions and B2B meetings. Participants will be able to witness the latest innovations, gain valuable market information and add key names in the food trade to their contacts.

The unique atmosphere and exhibitions at SIAL 2020 will be supplemented by a plethora of innovative and informative events. SIAL Talks will welcome highly renowned experts from all over the world who will discuss pertinent topics like sustainability and adapting to climate issues. Gold, silver and bronze SIAL Innovation Awards in key categories will celebrate pioneering ideas.

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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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