Press Release: 4th agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa Exhibition

4th agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa on 05 to 07 December 2017 in Accra

Strong upward trend: Exhibitors from 19 countries participate in addition to five official country pavilions

(Heidelberg / Accra) The German trade fair specialists fairtrade realise a strong upward trend for the 4th edition of agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa. Exhibitors from 19 countries have confirmed and official country pavilions from Algeria, France, the Netherlands, Poland and Sri Lanka are underway. The event takes place on 05-07 December 2017 at the Accra International Conference Centre.

Organized by the German trade fair specialists fairtrade the 4th edition of agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa 2017 will open its gates on 05 to 07 December 2017 at the Accra International Conference Centre in Ghana. The organisers realise a strong upward trend as exhibitors from 19 countries have already registered, namely from Algeria, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Iran, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom.

In addition to these individual exhibitors, official pavilions are underway from:

¬ Algeria, supported by Safex, the Algerian Fairs and Exports Company

¬ France, organized by adepta, the French agrofood association

¬ Netherlands, organized in cooperation with GhanaVeg

¬ Poland, supported by the Marshal Office of the Wielkopolska Region

¬ Sri Lanka, put together by the Sri Lanka Tea Board

 Market update Ghana: Imports rise sharply

According to VDMA German Food Processing and Packaging Association, Ghanaian imports of process and packaging technology increased by 10% in 2016 to 77 million euro whereas West African imports of the same also went up by 10% to 557 million euro.

Also Ghanaian imports in the plastics, printing and packaging sectors rose sharply last year:

¬ Plastics technology up 4% to 23.4 million euro

¬ Printing and paper technology up 32% to 22.4 million euro

¬ Packaging technology up 2% to 30.1 million euro

Institutional support

agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa 2017 is supported by the Ghanaian Ministry of Food and Agriculture and of Trade and Industry, the Delegation of the German Industry and Commerce in Ghana AHK and the French agrofood association adepta.

www.agrofood-westafrica.com

www.ppp-westafrica.com

Contact for press and media:
fairtrade GmbH & Co. KG
Ms Sarah Nitsche
Public Relations
Kurfürsten-Anlage 36
D-69115 Heidelberg
Tel +49 / 62 21 / 45 65 22
Fax +49 / 62 21 / 45 65 25
s.nitsche@fairtrade-messe.de
www.fairtrade-messe.de

Contact for exhibitors:
fairtrade GmbH & Co. KG
Ms Leonie Ganser
Project Management
Kurfürsten-Anlage 36
D-69115 Heidelberg
Tel +49 / 62 21 / 45 65 14
Fax +49 / 62 21 / 45 65 25
l.ganser@fairtrade-messe.de
www.fairtrade-messe.de


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