Welcome to FABITA - the Food & Beverage Industries Africa Trade Show

FABITA is the Africa continent’s virtual meeting place for the food and beverage industries where importers, F&B managers, retail category buyers and agents and distributors from across Africa’s diverse and booming market come to conference, network, meet exhibitors, source products, new ingredients, retail shelf-ready products, and the latest processing, packaging, and logistics solutions. FABITA will connect purchasers and purchase influencers with exhibitors across the supply chain via chat, video call, and offline messaging.

Africa Market Statistics

Africa's annual food import bill is estimated to rise to $110 billion by 2025. Africa's Food and Beverages market grew from $75.63 billion in 2010 to $142.61 billion in 2019. COVID-19 recovery and market growth are expected to reach $143.99 billion in 2020 and $277.16 billion in 2030. The IMF reports that sub-Saharan Africa has  some of the continent's fastest-growing economies.

Why Exhibit?

  • Convenient: Work at your exhibit booth and meet attendees live, all without ever leaving the comfort of your office
  • Cost-Effective: Save on travel, accommodation, and other costs from any convenient Internet-connected desktop or mobile device
  • Claim market share: Capitalize on a trillion US Dollar consumer market in Africa
  • Generate leads 24/7/365: Track every lead, interaction, and inquiry and maximize your event ROI with comprehensive lead reports of detailed visitor contact data and download them to Excel
  • RFQs: Respond to product-specific requests for quotations
  • Keep in Touch: Automated desktop notification and email trade alerts
  • Engage key industry stakeholders: meet face to face on a video call with senior decision-makers from the public and private sectors
  • Establish routes to market and fulfill Trade deals: meet partners and buyers from major retail chains, hospitality, and catering operations, distributors, partners, and agents and conclude deals.

    F&B Africa gives you direct access to buyers looking to source products, find new partners, and to make deals.

  • Visitor Profile

    Food Industry purchasers and purchase influencers invited include  CEO’s, General managers, CEO’s, Owners, Operators, Import/Export managers, Agents, Distributors, F&B managers, F&B manufacturers, Food retailers, F&B Procurement, managers, Packaging managers, Restaurant managers, Food science technologists, Logistics managers, Chefs, Bakers, Catering managers, Government officials, and Foreign mission representatives.

    Buyers and  purchase influencers are targeted within key country economic country hubs including Angola, Botswana, Burundi, D.R Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Libya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Sudan, Somalia, Tanzania, Tunisia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

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    Program Schedule

    The Food & Beverage Industries Conference will present country market opportunities, industry trends, technology and innovation, and new products. 

    Join speakers and panel discussion of trade & investment professionals, academia, industry experts, and leading start-ups from across Africa who collectively will inform, inspire, share ideas and keep you abreast of the many facets of the food industries on the African continent. 

    Ticket proceeds benefit the Rise Project and support much-needed skills training in the sector. 

    The call for speakers is now open and speakers and industry experts in their field are invited to submit a whitepaper or case study for consideration. Please contact the Programme Director,  ? via email? for further information

    Contact Us


    18 Visser Street Vorna Valley, Midrand 1684, Gauteng, SA

    Contact Number

    2781 4223503