Food Tech Africa

  • 2015-06-21 - 2015-06-23 10am - 5pm
  • Gallagher Convention Centre
  • Johannesburg
  • South Africa

About Food Tech Africa

Food Tech Africa at Africa's Big Seven is the largest gathering of food technology buyers and professionals in Africa.

Food technology is becoming more complex and industry-led smart automation has enabled producers and process technologists to meet the the challenges of food safety risks, food quality and preservation, packaging, food losses and societal concerns about the carbon foot print related to the distribution of food. The industry has pioneered remarkable technologies that now demonstrate process efficiencies, impacts on scalability, food safety,quality and security.

Food Tech Africa is the continent's leading technology showcase for manufacturers and Agents and a Forum for investors, owners, operators, food and process engineers, food technologists, equipment designers, microbiologists, technicians and research and development personnel to connect and collaborate.

Food Tech Africa features as part of Africa's Big Seven. Africa's Big Seven is Africa's largest food industry trade exhibition.

In 2014, 854 companies from 35 countries exhibited on Food Tech Africa, AB7 and co-located events that attracted 14 635 buyers from 35 countries.


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  • Buyers / Procurement Officials
  • Retail store Owner/MD/CEO
  • Retail General Management
  • Importers
  • Distributors
  • Agents
  • Wholesalers
  • Hyper / Mega Hardware / Retail Chains
  • Online and Catalog Retailers
  • Resort Operators
  • Institutional Caterers
  • Contract Caterers
  • Restaurateurs
  • Airline Food Service Operators
  • Exporters
  • Investors
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Media and Associations
  • Manufacturers
  • Others



  • Abattoir Production Systems
  • Air and Water Purification Systems
  • Automated Batch Retorts
  • Bagging, Palletizing and Stretch Wrapping Lines
  • Brewery Equipment and Supplies
  • Brusher Washer
  • Butchery Equipment
  • Certification Services
  • Chicken Processing and Equipment
  • Chips, French Fries, Pellets Fryers
  • Chocolate Production Plants
  • Combustion Equipment for the Food Industry
  • Confectionery Equipment Manufacture
  • Conveyor Belting and Systems
  • Cooling, Freezing and Gas Compression Systems
  • Crate Loading & Unloading
  • Dairy Ingredients
  • Direct Steam Injection Liquid Heating Systems
  • Dispensing Systems
  • Emulsifiers, Stabilisers and Specialized Ingredients
  • Enzymes
  • Evaporation and Drying Equipment
  • Extrusion Machines
  • Factory Automation and Robots
  • Fish Processing Equipment
  • Flat and Hollow Wafer Machines and Lines
  • Flavour Consultancy Services
  • Flavourings, Hydrocolloids, Emulsifiers, Colours and Minerals
  • Flexible Packaging - Bags and Plastic Products
  • Flight Coater
  • Flooring Specialists, Commercial and Industrial
  • Fluid Control Systems
  • Food Chemicals
  • Food Coating Ingredients and Machines
  • Food Flavourings
  • Food Grade Lubricants
  • Food Grinding Equipment
  • Food Hygiene, Safety, Cleaning and Sanitation Services
  • Food Ingredients
  • Food Processing and Technology
  • Food Quality Assurance Systems
  • Food Science and Research
  • Food Stabiliser Systems
  • Food Testing Laboratory
  • Freeze Drying Machines
  • Freezers, Refrigeration and Cold Storage
  • Grading Machines, Check Screeners, In-Line Filters and Ultrasonic
  • Grinding, Milling and Size Reduction
  • Gripper Systems for the Food Industry
  • Hardware and Software Systems for Food Processing
  • High Speed Lasers
  • Hygienic Products and Equipment
  • Industrial Heaters, Sensors and Controllers
  • Industrial Inkjet Marking Solutions
  • Ingredients and Additives
  • Meat Processing and Packaging
  • Metal Detectors, Metal Separators and Magnets
  • OHS and Environmental Monitoring Solutions
  • Odour Management
  • Online / Inline Solutions for Quality and Process Control
  • Ovens - Industrial
  • Packaging Machinery
  • Packaging Manufacturer
  • Packaging and Labelling Equipment
  • Pallets - Plastic, Wood
  • Pasteurization and Thermal Processing
  • Pepper Corer
  • Pest Control Services and Products
  • Plant Engineering and Automation
  • Poultry Processing Equipment
  • Preservatives
  • Process Airconditioning
  • Process Automation and Robotics
  • Processing, Filling and Packaging Lines
  • Pumps for Food Processing
  • Pumps, Valves, and Compressors
  • Quality Control, Inspection and Testing Services
  • Rotary Cookers
  • Separation, Filtration and Purification Equipment
  • Snack Food Systems
  • Sorting Machinery
  • Sterilisation and Extraction Systems
  • Surface Treatments
  • Sweeteners
  • Thickeners
  • Training, Consultancy and Project Management
  • Ultra Violet Conveyor Belt Machines
  • Wastewater Treatment for Food Processors
  • Workplace Education and Training