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February 01 , 2016
Gulfood, one of the largest and exclusive fairs in the Middle-East region and popular among the importers and exporters of agro products around the world, attracts exhibitors and visitors from almost every country in the world.

The 2016 edition of Gulfood will cement its standing as the world’s leading global food trading platform when more than 5,000 international companies from 120 countries gather at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) from February 21-25 to conduct cross-border business and establish international contacts in the trade arena.

The event is expected to attract over 90,000 visitors from more than 170 countries including international heads of state, ministers, government officials and national trade associations from five continents and is poised to deliver ‘more tastes, more trends and more trade.’

Gulfood will feature a record 117 national and trade association pavilions, five more than last year with first-time participation from Russia, Costa Rica, Belarus, Mauritius and New Zealand returning after a six-year break.

It will also host the third Halal World Food, the world’s biggest annual halal food sourcing trade event. The dedicated show-within-a-show leverages Dubai’s growing credentials as a global Islamic economy capital and increase the emirate’s share of year-round trading in halal foods.

This is now an essential prerequisite for any supplier looking to establish a foothold in the world’s fastest growing food industry sectors with the global halal market expected to reach $10 trillion by 2030.

While facilitating global transactions for halal food and foodstuff commodities such as meat, cereals, grains, rice and tea, Gulfood 2016 will shine a spotlight on coffee. In a historic first, the event will host the ninth World Cezve / Ibrik Championship, the competition for the centuries-old art of brewing coffee in a ‘Cezve’ or ‘Ibrik’ – the small, long-handled pot – a practice in the Arabian Gulf.

Owned and organised by the Speciality Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE), the Cezve / Ibrik Championship will be overseen by an independent judging panel that will rate baristas’ brewing skills on criteria including taste, presentation and technique.

The show-floor culinary demonstrations will peak at the annual Emirates Culinary Guild International Salon Culinaire – a showcase of the region’s best culinary talent and expertise. One of Gulfood’s undisputed draws for the regions’ top professional chefs, pastry chefs, cooks and bakers, this year’s Salon will see more than 1,300 professional chefs evaluated by a panel of 25 renowned experts, mandated by the World Association of Chefs Societies (WACS) to judge culinary events across the globe.

With the number of F&B outlets in the UAE expected to double by 2020 when Dubai hopes to receive 20 million tourists as the emirate hosts Expo Dubai 2020 – food service and hospitality equipment is an expanded focus at Gulfood 2016.

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