Trade Fair Overview
Asia’s largest and the 4th biggest food innovation exhibition in the world, SIAL China 2017 concluded at Shanghai New International Expo Center on May 19th with a record number of visitors, exhibitors and exhibition squares. Altogether, 3,200 exhibitors (+10% vs 2016) presented their latest products and food trends from 67 countries all over the world, attracting 101,134 professionals (+31% vs 2016). This year’s SIAL China took place at 13 halls with 149,500 square meters (+18% vs 2016). SIAL China has further deepened its dedication on profession, internationality and commerce.
On May 17th, a delegation of ministers (Argentina, Australia, Czech, Hungary, Lithuania, Russia, and Uruguay), ambassadors, consuls and trade officers participated to the Opening Ceremony of SIAL China 2017.
Most pavilions were represented. China, with Director of China Commerce Development Center, Director of Foreign Economic Cooperation Center of MOA, Chairman of Gansu Commission of CCPIT, Chairman of Heilongjiang Commission of CCPIT, General Manager of China Packaging and Food Machinery Co., Ltd, Deputy Director General of Department of Commerce of Shandong Province, Secretary General of Cold Chain Logistics Committee and Vice President of Chinese Academy of Agricultural Mechanization Sciences.
- 3,200 exhibitors (+10% vs 2016) from 67 countries
- 101,134 professionals (+31% vs 2016)
- 149,500 sqm (+18% vs 2016)
- 21 product sectors including meat, dairy, beverage, food and more