Post Show Report Agroprodmash 2019
24th International Exhibition for Equipment, Technologies, Raw Materials and Ingredients for the Food Processing Industry
Agroprodmash is a number one trade show in the food processing industry in Russia. For visitors’ convenience and efficiency, the trade show is divided into 19 salons featuring equipment and ingredients for 30 sectors of the food industry.
Dates: 7–11 October 2019
Venue: Expocentre Fairgrounds, Moscow, Russia
Organised by Expocentre AO
Supported by the Russian Ministry of Agriculture
Auspices of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Labels: UFI, RUEF, Russia’s and EEU’s largest exhibition in the category ‘Food Industry, Equipment and Ingredients’ according to the Russian National Exhibition Rating
Exhibition area: 62,000+ sq m (+9% in comparison to 2018)
Visitors: 26,579 (+8.2% in comparison to 2018) from 74 countries
Exhibitors: 939 companies (+8% in comparison to 2018), including 502 Russian companies
Countries: 33 (including such leaders of food machinery manufacturing as Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the USA)
International and regional pavilions: 6 (Belgium, China, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Taiwan)
Russian regional pavilions and group stands: 17 (Belgorod, Bryansk, Chelyabinsk, Vladimir, Volgograd, Voronezh, Kaluga, Kirov, Kursk, Novosibirsk, Omsk, Saratov, Sverdlovsk, Tula, Tver oblasts, Altai and Stavropol krais; the number of Russian regional pavilions grew from 6 to 17 in comparison to 2018)
Types of products on display: equipment and technologies for processing of meat, poultry, milk and fish and equipment for cheese makers and producers of juices and drinks, fruit and vegetable processors, etc.
Denis Manturov, Russian Minister of Industry and Trade
“Speaking of this Agroprodmash exhibition, the best thing about it is the large number of Russian exhibitors. We can see the result of joint work with enterprises. New types of products are being released, and quality Russian goods are appearing on the market. Hopefully, the exhibition will continue to grow.”
Dmitry Patrushev, Russian Minister of Agriculture
“Agroprodmash ranks in the top ten of Europe’s largest food processing shows and promotes international cooperation and upgrade of food processing equipment in Russia. I am positive that a series of supporting events will help to identify the growth points of the Russian agriculture industry, strengthen international cooperation and establish contacts among market players.”
Watch video of the opening ceremony>>
Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov attended Agroprodmash 2019 on the first day of the event. The minister paid special attention to the stands of such Russian companies as Integral Plus, Tauras-Fenix, Bestrom, MMR, Orelpishchemash, Shebekinsky Machine-Building Plant and other manufacturers of food and food processing equipment. Watch video>>
One more important event was the visit of an Italian delegation headed by ICE President Carlo Ferro who drew attention to the importance of Agroprodmash for promotion of Italian equipment manufacturers in the Russian market.
The visitors were particularly interested in new products and solutions. Handtmann demonstrated, for the first time in the Russian market, its new equipment for a wide range of production processes from sausage making to production of innovative products. New ecofriendly packaging solutions showcased by ULMA generated a lot of interest among Russian processing companies.
Agroprodmash 2019 welcomed 502 Russian companies: manufacturers, importers and dealers. Among them there were 290 manufacturers from almost all regions of Russia. This year 54 Russian companies participated as part of the Russian Export Center’s support programme.
Agroprodmash made it possible not only to assess the situation in the industry but also identify its key trends. The focus of food and beverage manufacturers was on automation and robotization we well as quality food raw materials and ingredients. Today’s trend is global digitalization of machinery and technical services and development of telecom technologies. Special attention was paid to ecology, i.e. modern packaging solutions, environmental protection and rational use of natural resources.
The largest salons APM MeatTech and APM PoultryTech welcomed 175 companies from 19 countries including Austria, Belarus, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Italy, the Netherlands, Switzerland, the USA, etc.
The large-scale salon APM Ingredients accommodated about 100 companies, both key regulars and newcomers, from 25 countries showcasing ingredients and additives for the food and food processing industry.
APM Packaging grew thanks to the increased space of regular exhibitors as well as new Russian and foreign participants. The salon welcomed 140 companies from 19 countries.
APM Bakery and APM SweetTech had more than 140 exhibitors from Austria, Czechia, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Russia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the UK.
One more increased salon is APM Food Hygiene, which offered products and solutions from more than 40 companies from Germany, Italy, Poland and Russia.
The demand for equipment and solutions showcased at APM FruitMash has also increased. The salon’s exhibitors represented nine countries.
APM DairyTech, APM Bottling, APM DrinkMash, APM Refrigeration and APM Waste Treatment welcomed new Russian and foreign exhibitors.
Other exhibited products included interesting technological solutions for fish and seafood production and processing, ice cream production, automation of food production, logistics, weighing and measuring equipment, industrial flooring, food safety and quality management.
The key topics of 2019 were digital technologies, robotics for food production, lean manufacturing, innovative technologies for the meat, dairy, confectionery and bakery industries, fruit and vegetable processing, refrigeration solutions for the food industry, safe working environment and others.
Agroprodmash 2019 offered an education programme which included various workshops, case studies, trainings and professional development courses. Russia’s leading colleges and universities demonstrated their developments related to food technologies.
The Employment Centre had more than 60 job offers from such companies as Advanta, Rusbana, Atlantis-Pak, Moguntia-Interrus, Profholod, Forintek, Unibright Rus and many others.
Counselling Centres offered advice for professionals of the ingredient, refrigeration and confectionery industries.
The Expocentre for Counterfeit-Free Exhibitions project, aimed at helping to minimize counterfeit products showcased at exhibitions and illegal copying of new exhibits, worked on all exhibition days.
The traditional competition of meat boners was a great success and had a lot of spectators.
Learn more about events in the show’s video diary.
You can read exhibitor and visitor feedback here>>.
The 25th edition of the Agroprodmash International Exhibition for Equipment, Technologies, Raw Materials and Ingredients for the Food Processing Industry will run on 5–9 October 2019 at Expocentre Fairgrounds, Moscow, Russia.
Press Service, Expocentre AO