ABOUT THE EXPO

Second Virtual Trade fair

Looking for products, solutions and technologies best suited to your needs?

Welcome to The 2nd Virtual agrofood & plastprintpack Middle East Africa 2021, a truly global Virtual trade where exhibitors, attendees, and speakers connect, learn and talk business the agro, food + Bev, Ingredients as well as the plastic, print and packaging industry. This trade show covers the entire value chain from field to fork.
Powered by the great success of Virtual agrofood & plastprintpack Africa 2020, we keep going digital and announced Virtual for all Middle East Africa.
Scheduled for 31 May – 02 June 2021, the event aims to deepen global relations with the Middle East and Africa in the agrofood & plastprintpack sector providing an AI-powered digital platform including the latest matchmaking technology granting valuable business contacts with leading global manufacturers and industry experts.
In addition to our proven partners in the Maghreb and in West & East Africa we set further regional priorities in Africa with South Africa, and in the Middle East with Saudi Arabia, UAE, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain.

Agro Industry

Food & Bev Tec

Ingridients

Food + Hospitality

Plastic

Printing

Packaging

Welcome to The 2nd Virtual Agrofood & Plastprintpack Middle East Africa 2021

Why you as an attendee can benefit so much:

The award-winning event platform already used for Virtual for all Africa will be complemented by a mobile app that will bring notifications regarding appointments between exhibitors and attendees directly to the smartphones, helping to ensure that agreed B2B appointments actually happen.

  • Have your own personalized profile & appear in the filter results.
  • Search for interesting business partners independently.
  • By means of AI, you receive recommendations to contact exhibitors and participants who match their profile.
  • Create contact requests & conduct video call B2Bs, unlimited & for free
    Select panels, presentations and product demos and join in.

Virtual makes it possible to create a central valuable business platform for the entire Middle East and African continent!
Fairtrade’s 30 years of experience in organizing international trade fairs in the Middle East and 25 years in Africa coupled with local partners’ vast experience in key markets enable us to establish the new Virtual for all Middle East Africa on a solid footing.
Even in challenging times like this, Prana events with Fairtrade keeps going digital in order to facilitate valuable business contacts between all participants of agrofood & plastprintpack in Middle east and African markets!

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

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Monday / November 23

Opening

10:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Interview with the two fairtrade managing directors about how exhibitors, attendees and speakers best connect, learn and discuss business with one another at Virtual for all Africa

Panelists :

Martin Maerz  fairtrade

Paul Maerz fairtrade Messe GmbH & Co KG

GTAI Germany Trade & Invest correspondents report on their respective countries and regions

11:15 AM to 12:00 PM

Egypt, Ghana & West Africa, Kenya and Morocco & Maghreb: GTAI Germany Trade & Invest correspondents report on their respective countries with a focus on agrofood & plastprintpack – Sherif Rohayem on Egypt, Corinna Päffgen on Ghana & West Africa, Carsten Ehlers on Kenya & East Africa, Michael Sauermost on Morocco & Maghreb

Panel Discussion:
Food ingredients, Finished food, Food trade, Hospitality equipment, Food & beverage process technology, Plastics raw material and technology, Packaging material & technology, Agriculture, plant & animal production, Printing material and technology

Panelists:
Carsten Ehlers

GTAI correspondent East AfricaGTAI – Germany Trade & Invest

 

Corinna Päffgen

GTAI correspondent West AfricaGTAI – Germany Trade & Invest

 

Michael Sauermost

GTAI correspondent MaghrebGTAI – Germany Trade & Invest

 

Sherif Rohayem

GTAI Germany Trade & Invest correspondent EgyptGTAI – Germany Trade & Invest

 

Martin Kalhöfer

GTAI director AfricaGTAI – Germany Trade & Invest

 

Industry 4.0: Smart Bagging Solutions

12:10 PM to 12:20 PM

Learn more about STATEC BINDER’s fully automatic and efficient bagging systems for bulk goods. We present you our open-mouth bagging systems as well as our FFS packaging machines and their countless benefits for your production.

Panel Discussion:

Plastics raw material & technology, Packaging material & technology and Printing material & technology

Presentation
Mounir Moustafa-Statec Binder

Always the right mix - Multipurpose machines from the inventor of the Ploughshare® Mixer

12:45 PM to 12:55 PM

Lödige Process technology, a German family-run company since 1938 offers high-quality machinery and services for various industries in the fields of mixing, granulating, coating, drying, reacting and related processes. Lödige´s invention of the Ploughshare® mixer in 1949 delivered a machine that can handle a wide range of different processes. Even
more, up to now this device has been the basis for countless innovations. Get to know our versatile range of machinery and be inspired how many process steps can be handled with only one machine. Interested to learn more? We would be happy to have you in our 10 minutes presentation

Panel Discussion:

Food & beverage process technology

Presentation

Christian Schilken – Sales | Africa Lödige Process Technology

Velcorin Technology in the Beverage Industry

1:15 PM to 1:30 PM

Velcorin – the unique technology for the antimicrobial stabilization of non-alcoholic beverages, wines and fruit wines – produced by LANXESS Germany
Panel Discussion:
Food ingredients, Finished food, Food trade, Hospitality equipment, Food & beverage process technology
Presentation
Riaz Musaheb-EMEALANXESS Limited

Ready for 2025 – full recyclable AII-PE mono material packaging for PET replacement

1:30 PM to 1:50 PM

Presentation for EVO ULTRA STRETCH for Mono Materials (ALL PE) for sustainable packaging solutions or for the production of breathable films / hygienic films

Panel Discussion:
Plastics raw material and technology, Packaging material & technology
Presentation

Alfred Menhart – Area Sales Manager | Africa Reifenhäuser Blown Film GmbH

Sustainability: plastics, planet, people and profits

2:15 PM to 2:50 PM

keynote

Panel Discussion:

Food & beverage process technology, Plastics raw material and technology, Packaging material & technology, Printing material and technology

Presentation
Anye Chifen-Managing Director ENGICCS

Protected agriculture – plastic films for a safe and sustainable agriculture

3:00 PM to 3:30 PM

Panel Discussion:

Food & beverage process technologyPlastics raw material and technologyAgriculture, plant & animal production

Presentation:

Luis Duque – Business DevelopmentDaios Plastics

Plastics: Understanding resins for optimized plastic film production and the circular economy

3:45 PM to 4:05 PM

Panel Discussion:
Plastics raw material and technology, Packaging material & technology
Presentation:
Jivan Nakum-Emeraude International

FOOD / FERTILIZERS / PLASTICS and more - Lödige mixing solution for all industries

4:30 PM to 4:45 PM

Panel Discussion:
Food & beverage process technology, Plastics raw material and technology, Packaging material & technology.

Lödige Process Technology

 

Product Demo

Barbara Zwicker · Loedige Process Technology
Zhong He · Lödige Process Technology
Martin Schmitz · Lödige Process Technology
Christian Schilken · Lödige Process Technology

Plastic waste recycling – challenges and opportunities for a circular economy

5:15 PM to 5:45 PM

Panel Discussion:
Food & beverage process technology,Plastics raw material and technology,Packaging material & technology
Presentation:
Sunday Sholanke- Point Recycling

Tuesday / Nov. 24

Products of Kurgan Meet Plant

10:30AM -10:40AM

High quality and tasty food for different tastes!

Panel Discussion

Food ingredients Finished food, Food trade, Hospitality equipment Food & beverage process technology

Presentation:
Svetlana Stepanova-Kurgan meat –processing plant

Investment opportunities for wealth creation in Lagos State

 

11:00 AM-11:20AM

Panel Discussion

Food ingredients Finished food, Food trade, Hospitality equipment Food & beverage process technology Agriculture, plant & animal production

Presentation:
Solape Hammond-Impact Hub Lagos/ Lagos State Government

Introductory presentation on the German food, plastics, printing and packaging machinery industry

11:40 AM-12:00PM

Panel Discussion

Food & beverage process technology, Plastics raw material and technology,

Packaging material & technology Printing material and technology,

Industry 4.0: Smart Powder Packaging & Palletizing Solutions

12:10 PM-12:20PM

Panel Discussion

Plastics raw material and technology, Packaging material & technology Printing material and technology,

Presentation:
Mounir Moustafa-ManagerStatec Binder

Automate your production, enhance your productivity - Fresh Produce

How Ishida can help with automation solutions of weighing, packing and inspection in the fresh produce sector (mainly fruit and vegetables) in Africa

12:30 PM-12:45PM

Panel Discussion

Plastics raw material and technology, Packaging material & technology Printing material and technology,

Product Demo:
David Mulwa-Ishida Europe

Will be announced soon

1:40 PM-1:50PM

Panel Discussion

Food & beverage process technology
Speakers

Sandra Krell-Global Marketing Manager Exhibitions and Events

Positioning Nigeria’s agrofood & food processing industry for the AfCFTA post COVID-19

1:30 PM-2:30PM

Panel Discussion

Food ingredients, Finished food, Food trade, Hospitality equipment ,Food & beverage process technology, Agriculture,

plant & animal production

Panel Session:
Legborsi Nuka Nwiabu Esq.

Executive DirectorNigeria Private Sector Alliance (NiPSA)

 

 

Mathew Ojo

Assistant Director Research and AdvocacyLagos State Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)

 

Goodluck Obi

Partner & Head, Consumer & Industrial MarketsKPMG

 

Moderator

Lawrence Fubara Anga-Partner-Aelex

The digital transformation of agriculture in Nigeria

3:00 PM-4:00PM

Panel Discussion

Food & beverage process technology, Agriculture, plant & animal production

plant & animal production

Panel Session:
Rahmat Eyinfunjowo-Operations Lead Nourishing Africa
FA

Foluke Akinbiyi-Sales & Marketing Manager Drone 9ja

 

Kola Masha

Executive Director Babban Gona Farmer Service

Mevis Ayieju-CEO-M.E Solutions

Opportunities and challenges for production automation and productivity enhancements in the food packaging industry in Africa

4:30 PM-4:50PM

Panel Discussion

Food & beverage process technology, Plastics raw material and technology, Packaging material & technology

Presentation:
Steve Jones-Europe Ltd

 

Wednesday Nov. 25

Automate your production, enhance your productivity - Snack Food

12:00 to 12:15

How Ishida can help with automation solutions for weighing, packing and inspection in the snack food sector in Africa.

Panel Discussion
Food & beverage process technology, Packaging material & technology
Product Demo
Melika Seiderer-ManagerIshida Europe

Financing opportunities for Agrotech & sustainable packaging startups

10:30 to 11:30

Panel Discussion
Food & beverage process technology, Packaging material & technology
Panel Session
Charles Anyawu

A.g. Director, Strategy, Funding and Stakeholder Management Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF)

Financing the agriculture value chain

12:30 to 1:45

Panel Discussion
Food ingredients Finished food, Food trade, Hospitality equipment Food & beverage process technology Plastics raw material and technology Packaging material & technology Agriculture, plant & animal production

Panel Session
Sebastian Barroso da Fonseca-Head of German Desk Access Bank Plc.
Olumide Lawson-Executive Director Sahel capital Agribusiness Managers Limited

The need for adopting global packaging standards and collaboration with international partners to boost the Nigerian food and beverage industry

2:15 to 3:15

Panel Discussion
Food & beverage process technology, Plastics raw material and technology, Packaging material & technology
Panel Session
Ahmed Omah

Vice President / CEO Africa Packaging Organization / Graphics Packaging Communications LLC

 

Theresa Ojomo

Group Head, Chemical Technology Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON)

 

Kenneth Ndubisi

Director Supply Chain Grand Cereals Limited

 

Moderator

Victoria Uwadoka-Corporate Communications and Public Affairs LeadNestlé

Growth/changes in local manufacturing capacity in the Nigerian plastics and paper production

3:45 to 4:00

Panel Discussion
Food & beverage process technology, Plastics raw material and technology, Packaging material & technology, Printing material and technology
Presentation
Mayowa Hambolu-Asoko Insight

Automate your production, enhance your productivity - Poultry

4:30 to 4:45

Panel Discussion
Food & beverage process technology, Packaging material & technology
Product Demo
David Mulwa-Ishida Europe

Thursday / Nov. 26

Agro-Industry Investment Opportunities in Ethiopia

10:30 AM -11:AM

Panel Discussion

Food & beverage process technology, Plastics raw material and technology, Packaging material & technology, Agriculture, plant & animal production

Presentation:
Temesgen Tilahun-Ethiopian Investment Commission

 

Supply chain challenges and opportunities in coffee value chains: The case of Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia and Uganda

11:30 AM -12:PM

Panel Discussion

Food & beverage process technology, Plastics raw material and technology, Packaging material & technology, Agriculture, plant & animal production

Presentation:
Alexandria Akena-Asoko Insight

Overview of Ethiopia’s Food and Beverage Processing and Auxiliary Industry

12:00 PM -1:00 PM

Panel Discussion

Food ingredients, Finished food, Food trade, Hospitality equipment, Food & beverage process technology, Packaging material & technology

Presentation:
Henok Mesfin-Agricultural Transformation Agency

New trends and keeping up the pace - What to do to remain relevant in the FMCG industry?

1:15 PM -2:15 PM

Panel Discussion

Food ingredients, Finished food, Food trade, Hospitality equipment, Food & beverage process technology, Packaging material & technology

Panel Session
Ayodele Olajiga-Foodpro Group

Moderators

Yetunde Jack-ACE Advertising

Sustainable packaging solutions for developing countries

2:45 PM -3:35 PM

Panel Discussion

Food & beverage process technology, Plastics raw material and technology, Packaging material & technology

Panel Session
Amaka Onyemelukwe-Coca Cola Nigeria

 

Efe Oguegbu-The Paper Packaging Company

 

Adwoa Coleman-Dow Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd

 

Moderators

Kwame Asamoa Mensa-Yawson GRIPE

 

 

 

The impacts of AfCFTA for the agrofood and plastprintpack industry in Ethiopia

4:00 PM -4:15 PM

Panel Discussion

Food ingredients, Finished food, Food trade, Hospitality equipment, Food & beverage process technology, Plastics raw material and technology, Packaging material & technology, Agriculture, plant & animal production, Printing material and technology

Presentation
Kebour Ghenna-rPan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry

 

Ethiopia's food & beverage industry

4:00 PM -4:15 PM

GTAI Germany Trade and Invest correspondent Ulrich Binkert presents his latest study on the Ethiopian market

Panel Discussion

Food ingredients, Finished food, Food trade, Hospitality equipment, Food & beverage process technology, Plastics raw material and technology, Packaging material & technology, Agriculture, plant & animal production, Printing material and technology

Presentation
Ulrich Binkert – Germany Trade & Invest

 

SPEAKERS

Virtual makes it possible to create a central valuable business platform for the entire African continent!

For more than 20 years fairtrade has successfully connected buyers and sellers by means of its international trade shows in North, West and East Africa.

In order to facilitate valuable business contacts between all participants of the African agrofood & plastprintpack market even in these special times, fairtrade goes virtual!

Register your participation in this Virtual Expo Now!

Contact us:

+2519293083 63 / 64 / 65

marketing@pranaevents.net

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