iran food ingredients 2019 proved an excellent show once again

Extremely high satisfaction ratings

Despite difficult business environment in Iran: 888 exhibitors from 21 countries discussed business with far more than 40,000 trade visitors at iran agrofood 2019

The 26th edition of iran agrofood kicked-off on 18 June in the presence of the Deputy Minister of Agriculture-Jahad, the Deputy Minister of Industry, Mine & Trade, the Ambassadors of Brazil, India and the Netherlands and many other dignitaries.

This year the exhibitors came to Tehran with rather low expectations for iran food ingredients as part of iran agrofood. All the more pleasing was the enormous influx of well over 40,000 visitors from all over Iran and neighbouring countries and their great business interest. 

The exhibitor survey carried out on the last day confirmed the extremely high level of satisfaction:

  • 100% (!) of the exhibitors were satisfied or even very satisfied with iran food ingredients 2019 as a whole
  • 98% with the number of visitors
  • 95% with the chances for business after the fair
  •  91% with the visitors’ quality
  • 76% find the industry portal helpful to promote their business and products

100% (!) intend to participate again next year and 96% would recommend the event.

The 888 exhibitors from 21 countries who took part from 18 to 21 June can congratulate themselves on their decision. Because it is always important to keep in touch, especially in difficult times. And iran agrofood made this decision especially easy, because: Exhibitors, visitors and organizers agree in their assessment: iran agrofood 2019 proved an excellent show once again!

Ever since 1994, the show has been organized by the German trade show specialists fairtrade in cooperation with their Iranian partners Palar Samaneh. This year from 18 to 21 June 2019 at the Tehran International Fairgrounds.

Click on the images for impressions of the 2019 event


The exhibitors came from Austria, Brazil, China, Denmark, Georgia, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Mongolia, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates.  

Of these 888 exhibitors, 70 exhibitors attended iran food ingredients 2019.

Outlined Sofiane Berrahmoune, Sub Regional Director Africa & Middle East at Symrise and Ralf Streicher, Managing Partner of TH. GEYER: “We are positively surprised that iran agrofood is taking place this year despite the political and financial situation. Interesting to see that the market continues to grow. We are meeting both existing and new customers who want to innovate and initiate new business. What makes the show so unique? It is a very well established platform from which we have benefited again and again in recent years. Because here we can exchange ideas comprehensively with our international and Iranian partners within a few days.”  

NEW: Start-up pavilion at iran agrofood 2019

For the first time this year some twenty Iranian start-up companies presented their innovations at the iran agrofood Start-up Pavilion in hall 31a. STARS at iran agrofood 2019!

This is what our exhibitors said

Vali Alizadeh
President (CEO), PasAddak Co.

As a leading provider of high standards, innovative materials and professional service on food, feed, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and detergents, PasAddak is supplying best food & nutrition products and solutions from world - class suppliers since 1991.
With our quality products we want to support our customers in Iran to become leaders of the region. iran agrofood is one of the most professional exhibitions in Iran, where almost all Iranian producers attend. This fair gives us the possibility to reach key producers, to build a long lasting relationship with them and to finally improve the product quality  in this country. 

China, Germany and India strongly represented at iran food ingredients 2019

China participated with 8 exhibitors at iran food ingredients.

strong German participation was apparent at iran food ingredients 2019 featuring the following companies:

  • Bell Flavours      
  • Chr. Hansen Iran
  • Destilla       
  • Döhler     
  • Hydrosol    
  • Josef Schwan
  • Lactoprot  
  • Th. Geyer

Not less than 13 Indian exhibitors displayed their products at iran food ingredients, supported by the India Trade Promotion Organisation ITPO and the Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India ASSOCHAM.