Future Foods is a virtual meeting place for importers, F&B managers, retail category buyers, owner-operators, agents, and distributors from across Africa’s diverse and booming market to come to conferences, network, meet exhibitors, source products, new ingredients, retail shelf-ready products, and the latest processing, packaging, and logistics solutions. Future Foods connects attendees and 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.
About Event Conference
Join Africa's Vibrant Food & Beverage Industries Community
Join to network, engage new customers and to share the journey towards the Future of the F&B Industries in Africa.
Themes will be unpacked in a continuous and ongoing process and call to actors as the food & beverage industries supply chain community and civil society across African Countries to:
Assist exporters to better understand cross border trade
Elevate public discourse about the importance of food systems
Highlight existing solutions and celebrate leaders in food systems transformation
Take new actions in the face of the pandemic
Focus on Intra-African Trade for Economic Stimulation
Promote B2B Networking across the Community
The Organizers of Future Foods appreciate that unpacking solutions for the Food & Beverage Industries cannot be addressed in 2 or 3 days.
As a result Future Foods will present an ongoing shared journey and feature industry-led professionals and stakeholders from the numerous segments that make up the F&B Industries.
Themes and Topics
Making Food Systems More Efficient, Inclusive & Resilient
Improving Income Earning Opportunities in Rural Areas to Address the Root Causes of Migration
Preventing Transboundary & Emerging Agricultural and Food System Threats
Addressing the Need for Coherent and Effective National & International Governance for Food & Nutrition Security
Unpacking How Food Fraud Affects Food Producers, Manufacturers and Packaging Companies
Insights into Intentional Economically Motivated Adulteration (EMA) & Highlighting Category Foods at Risk
Assessing Effective Mitigation Plans & Looking at How Supplier and Distribution Relationship may Safe Guard Your Supply Chain
The Role of Compliance Bodies and How they can Support the Industry Against Food Fraud
Retailers, Restaurants and Bars at the E-Commerce Forefront Discussing PESTLE & Cross Border considerations, Digital Trends & Risks
A look at How Retail is dealing with Anti-Trust Issues & How to leverage on the POPIA
Online Shopping, Bitcoin and a look at How Payment Technologies Are Disrupting Traditional Retailing: Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending using blockchain & Innovative POS solutions - a look at leading Tech Partners to the Food & Beverage Industry
Unpacking Mainstream Integrated Workplace Management Systems (IWMS)
Investment, Trade and Exports, a Look at Current Opportunities
How Companies can Improve their Cross Border Trading Reputation
Supply Chain Interrupted, an Insurance Perspective & Which Packages Cover your Business Across Borders
A look at Funding Opportunities and how the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) can Stimulate Growth into New Markets
Look at Localization vs Globalization, a Discussion about the Rise of Local Brands and how Consumers are Buying Local
Please Stay Tuned for Ongoing Programs and Speaker Updates