Why visit?

Alimentaria 2018 is the international meeting place for the industry

Every two years, Alimentaria becomes the international business hub of the food, beverage, culinary and hospitality equipment industry. More than 140,000 visitors from 157 countries attended the last edition, joining some 4,000 exhibitors.

Alimentaria Barcelona 2018

Suppliers

Meet up with your current suppliers and get to know potential new ones among the more than 4,000 exhibitors at the show.

Innovation

Discover new and innovative products, trends and solutions.

Supply

Visit the event with the largest range of Spanish and international products.

6 Shows

Numerous opportunities under a single roof, with six industry-related shows.

International

Come and join the 45,000 international visitors.

Networking

800 International hosted buyers from different distribution levels.

Visitor profile

CATEGORY

GLOBAL
GENERAL TRADE VISITORS
(NATIONAL + INTERNATIONAL)
BUYERS PROGRAM BREAKDOWN
HOSTED BUYER
(INTERNATIONAL)
VIP BUYER
(NATIONAL)

COMPANY BUSINESS

 
  • Commercial distribution
  • Distribución sector distribution
  • Large-scale distribution
  • Supermarket chains
  • Hotel and restaurant chains
  • Importers
  • Wholesalers
  • Retailers
  • Purchase pools
  • Cash & carry
  • Mercas network
  • Mass catering
  • Catering
  • Industry (institutions, associations, etc.)
  • Specialist store
  • Traders and representatives
 
  • Commercial distribution
  • Horeca sector distribution
  • Large-scale distribution
  • Supermarket chains
  • Hotel and restaurant chains
  • Importers
  • Wholesalers
  • Retailers
  • Large-scale distribution
  • Supermarket chains
  • Hotel and restaurant chains
  • Importers
  • Wholesalers
  • Commercial distribution

BUYER PROFILE

 
  • Purchasing manager
  • Commercial Director
  • CEO
  • General Manager
  • Presidents
  • Departmental managers
  • Chefs
  • Sommeliers
  • Agents
 
  • Purchasing manager
  • CEO
  • General Manager
  • Purchasing manager
  • General Manager

COMPANY SIZE

 
  • Large
  • Medium
  • Small
 
  • Large
  • Medium
  • Large
  • Medium

2016 FIGURES

 
  • 140,524 Total visitors
  • 95,556 National
  • 44,968 International
  • 157 Countries of origin
  • 80% with decision-making or influencing power
  • 70% are SMEs
 
  • 624 International hosted buyers
  • 67 Countries of origin
  • 54% Importers
  • 1.423 Buyers

Results of the satisfaction survey

 

Over 92%

of respondents were very or completely satisfied, giving the trade show a rating of 4.21 out of 5.

 

Over 90%

said they would be back to visit the next edition of Alimentaria.

 

Over 92%

of visitors would recommend Alimentaria.

 

Over 81%

of trade visitors at Alimentaria are decision-makers, an increase of 15.5% compared to the previous edition.

We generated some unique experiences

  • "This was my first visit to Alimentaria and the show unquestionably exceeded all my expectations. It's the ultimate gourmet experience!" H-E-B Grocery, Co.
    U.S.A.

  • "Alimentaria 2016 is an absolute must for companies in the world of food and wine. With access to the best products in their segments, this is an opportunity you can't afford to miss." La Castellana
    Mexico

  • "I've been visiting food shows since 1970 both as a visitor and exhibitor. Alimentaria 2016 is a modern and very high-tech show, but at the same time it is very personal and full of experiences that help to build long-lasting international relationships." Qualifirst Group
    Canada

  • "Without a doubt, the best trade show for Spanish producers. We don't know of any other show with such a broad range of exhibitors, and it gets better with every edition. An excellent source of new contacts and suppliers." Euro Link Global Limited
    Hong Kong

  • "Alimentaria 2016 is most definitely a world-class show, where the best international food and beverage producers come together in the beautiful city of Barcelona. A must for industry professionals." DIMA Group
    Indonesia

Any queries?

You can contact us at visit@alimentaria.com
or by calling (+34) 93 567 97 08.