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Food lovers and industry players will be glad to learn of the return of Alimentaria, which is scheduled for 4 to 7 April, 2022. The international food fair will be hosted at the Fira Barcelona Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain, complete with a set of COVID-19 health and safety measures.
A Brief Overview of Alimentaria
Come and explore the exotic tastes of the world at Alimentaria – the international trade show dedicated to food, drinks and gastronomy that has a significant hold over the world culinary sector. You can see exhibitors from every level and field present their best products across several themed shows for easier navigation, along with an exciting show program that will give you a big appetite.
GETA ltd handles all the demands a business trip makes to plan. You have a dedicated team to tackle your accommodation and we rely on a wide network of hotels in Barcelona to deliver flexibility when it comes to choice. Leave the research and booking process to us as we take what you want – ideal price, location and room type – to find you the best discount rates for fair hotels; all done in a single day.
Why Your Visit Is Worth It
Alimentaria is a smart investment into your brand health, especially if you have the ambition to go global with your reach. Statistics reveal:
- 3,938 exhibit from 65 countries presented their products and services;
- 140,524 visitors from 157 countries were present;
- 83,410 square metres were dedicated to the exhibition booths;
- 624 international guest buyers were looking for the perfect deals;
- 11,200 business meetings were held;
- 200+ knowledge and debate activities featured in the program;
Focus at Alimentaria falls on the Spanish market with local delicatessen and manufacturers in the prime position to enter new international markets. That’s all on one level, however, as the trade show has a significant pull from other countries. Fira Barcelona - Gran Vía is the home for each new edition, held once every two years, and the format is simple. Exhibition space is broken into the following sectors to allow easy access and organization – Expoconser (canned food), Intervin (wine), Intercarn (meat), Interlact (dairy) and Restaurama (restaurants and catering). One of the most fascinating spaces is the Multiple Foods that showcases the distinct tastes from regions in space alongside other culinary traditions.
Who Are You Going to Meet?
As touched upon above, Alimentaria prides itself on its richness and wealth of choice and flavors. Exhibitors come from every link in the industry chain – various agri-food products, oils, rice, sauces, gourmet food, condiments, organic food, sweets, confectionary, baked good, pastries and produce. CZECHTRADE España, VIÑA COSTEIRA, WELLFARM and 1948 ÓLEUM are star examples. In terms of nationality, most exhibitors next to Spain come from Italy, China and Portugal. Most international visitors to make the trip come from European countries - Italy, France, Portugal, the Netherlands, Andorra, Germany and the United Kingdom. The United States, Mexico and China have also a strong presence.
14.09.2020 - 17.09.2020
Cancelled because of COVID 19
16.04.2018 - 19.04.2018
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25.04.2016 - 28.04.2016
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How to get to Alimentaria
from Barcelona-Sants Station is 41 min walking
from Barcelona-Sants Station = 12 min of a car drive (4.5 km)
from Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport = 11 min drive (9.8km)
By Public Transport
from Sants Estació Station take Metro nr L5 for 3 stops to Collblanc station and change to L9S for another 3 stops to Europa (Fira) from where you need to walk another 6 min to reach your travel point. All of this will take you 20 min.
from Josep Tarradellas Barcelona-El Prat Airport take bus nr 46 to Pl Europa Station from where you need to walk aditional 450m. This jurney will take you 20 min.