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We are committed to providing you with a safe environment to do business, in accordance with all the health & safety guidelines set out by the local authorities. The event will be delivered with strict standards of health & safety precautionary measures including social distancing, contactless transactions and hygiene protocols. 
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BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES DON’T GET SWEETER THAN THESE

Now back in its 14th edition, yummex Middle East is the region’s most established sourcing platform for the sweets and snacks industries, live in-person from 7-9 November 2021, Dubai World Trade Centre. Business networking goes through the roof across these 3 days, as you’ll connect with many companies, buyers and peers across our 2 other major events happening at the same time: Gulfood Manufacturing and Speciality Food Festival. 

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OUR MOST SUCCESSFUL GULFOOD 2021 EVENT SET A NEW BENCHMARK IN SAFETY 

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The safest new way of doing business

99%

Found the health & safety measures to be ‘excellent’ and ‘adequate’

98%

Attendees felt ‘safe’ and ‘very safe

92%

Attendees rated Dubai as the 'top destination in the world for safety standards & overall business traveler experiences'

 

EXPLORE NEW OPPORTUNITIES IN SWEETS & SNACKS

Sweets and snacks opportunities come in various shape and forms at yummex 2021. Our show floor covers the following varieties of products.

 
 
 
 

LIVE FEATURES & ATTRACTIONS

INNOVATION AWARDS

Explore the industry’s most innovative new launches and breakthroughs.

YUMMEX NEWCOMER 

An exclusive zone for visitors to discover the new names and brands participating at the show.

MEETING PROGRAMME

Match and connect with the key suppliers and manufacturers from around the world.

GLOBAL DATES MARKET

Meet the world’s leading growers and suppliers of date and capitalise on this growing trend of a healthier sugar alternative.

MUNCH! STAGE

Learn, discuss and be inspired. Hear from thought leaders on trends and insights impacting the industry globally.

BRAND LICENSING WORKSHOPS

Get hands-on learnings on brand licensing opportunities. Learn how to choose the right brand and track ROI.

GLOBAL DATES MARKET TAPS INTO THE RISING DEMAND

Our exclusive date showcase, Global Date Market takes place in the world’s highest date supply and consumption markets. Explore the full scale of date fruit varieties, flavours and innovations here.

The Middle East date fruit market to reach US$9.1 bn by 2025

Saudi Arabia leads in dates production with 21% share of the world

21% share of the world UAE is the world’s fourth largest exporter of dates, accounting for 8.5% of global date exports

LATEST IN THE FOOD INDUSTRY

Increasing research into the gut microbiome is contributing to a fresh wave of interest in digestive health

KEEP UP WITH CHANGING TRENDS

GULFOOD CRUNCHTALKS

The most definitive discussions – tune into our podcasts

EXPO 2020 DUBAI

Do business in one of the world’s most well-connected and thriving F&B markets. EXPO Dubai 2020 will welcome millions of trade visitors from around the world to further boost your business opportunities.

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The new and improved 2021 edition of yummex ME is all set to unveil a much wider exhibition profile than ever before.

Take advantage of endless business opportunities to introduce your sweets & snack innovations at yummex 2021, with thousands of visitors actively looking to grow their network in the region.

  • 50,000+ Attendees Across Co-located Shows
  • 250+ Companies Exhibiting
  • 300+ Talks and Workshops
  • 160+ Attending Countries
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A show for all key sweet and snack trade buyers


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