The 40th edition of the international exhibition for Agriculture, Food, Aquaculture, Packaging, Agro-industry, Dairy, Poultry, Livestock, Honey and Dates is the largest B2B event of the agriculture sector in the region showcasing leading technologies and solutions, cutting-edge engineering, and innovations. It is the largest Agriculture B2B event serving in the region showcasing leading products, cutting-edge technologies, and innovations to meet the needs of the high-growth sectors with Unprecedented Sustained Success.
Saudi Agriculture is held under the patronage of the Saudi Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture to source the needs of the trade buyers and bring together businessmen, industry professionals, decision-makers, and sellers to develop their businesses at the center of the largest market in the Middle East. The exhibition and related events offer an ideal platform for widespread collaboration between farm owners, local and international business leaders actively participating to develop and grow the sector.
US$ 29.72 billion are contributed by the agriculture sector to the kingdom’s GDP. Multiple sub sectors, including: Agrifood, Poultry, Livestock, Mills, Animal Nutrition & Health, Dairy, Aquaculture, Food Processing & Packaging and latest Agricultural technologies are experiencing rapid growth. High growth sub-sectors include: Aquaculture, Organic Farming, Honey, Dates, Food Processing and Packaging.
A major expansion is underway in multiple segments in the country. Aquaculture production jumped by 183% during the past 5 years from 30,000 tons to 85,000 tons. During the same period, broiler chickens’ production grew to over 60% of domestic demand. Greenhouse’s production increased by 58% from 257,000 tons to about 407,000 tons. Organic food farming increased by 18% to 52.800 tons during the same period.
The Saudi Agriculture Trade exhibition is incorporated with 3 more shows being Saudi Agrofood, The 28th International Trade Show for Agro Food & Organic Food, Ingredients, & Technologies, Saudi Foodpack, The 11th International Trade Show for Food Processing and Packaging, and Saudi Aquaculture, The 5th International Trade Show for Aquaculture.
The latest Advancements in agriculture technologies and solutions are targeted by Saudi Agriculture 2023, Drones & Aerial Imaging are amongst the latest needed technologies invited to participate in Saudi Agriculture 2023. Also invited to participate are Robotics in green houses which are playing a growing role in modern greenhouses along with sensors and agricultural software and applications that enhance planning and control for efficient controlled farming.
The Saudi Agriculture Trade Exhibition includes the participation of over 360 international exhibitors from over 15 countries to be, including the Netherlands, Italy, Turkey, Spain, China, India, UK, USA, Russia, Pakistan, Portugal, Canada, Germany, France, Ireland, Belgium, Denmark and more.
The IMF Forecasts the Saudi GDP to Grow at 7.6%, the Highest such rate Globally. Riyadh is the Center of the Largest Regional Market, and its Agriculture Sector is experiencing unprecedented rates of Growth. The Ministry of Environment Water & Agriculture has announced a great number of initiatives to expedite the achievement of Vision 2030 goals. The agricultural sector is a major contributor to GDP. The Agricultural and Food Industries sectors are one of the most important contributors in the development of the national economy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and meeting Vision 2030 goals and has a major role in achieving food security. The agricultural contribution to GDP amounted to about US$ 19.37 billion in 2022.
The 40th Saudi Agriculture 2023 is held from 23 – 26 October 2023, from 1:00 pm to 09:30 pm at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The 39th Edition, held from 17-20 October 2022, broke all previous records in exhibitor and visitor participation and confirmed it is the leading regional agricultural trade fair, With 18,224 sqm of exhibition Space, 257 Exhibitors, 09 Country Pavilions, 31 Participating Countries and 21,027 Visitors
In addition, 320 international exhibitors from 14 other Countries participated in local partner pavilions. It had set new records in exhibitors and visitors participation and created the largest gathering of agriculture industry stakeholders from around the Kingdom and the world, in Riyadh, the center of the largest and highest growth agriculture market in the region. The Trade Fair was opened by two distinguished Ministers: the Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, His Excellency Eng. Abdulrahman bin Abdul Mohsen Al-Fadley accompanied by the Minister of Investment H. E. Engr. Khalid Al Falih, who led the concurrently held MEWA Conference proceedings with their Ministerial Session highlighting the kingdom’s initiatives for the growth of the sector. In addition, participants were treated to the international Business Forum that presented the latest growth sectors in the Kingdom and looked at the head of the role and initiatives of Agro Food stakeholders in regard to the “Future of Food Security and its sustainability.
It attracted the most important Agricultural sector leaders from the kingdom and around the world, showcased leading technologies, promoted food security and sector sustainability solutions, as well as cutting-edge engineering and innovations…