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Africa’s Big 7 is the continent’s most important annual meeting place for the food and drink industry, where buyers and distributors from across this diverse and booming market come to source products from farm to fork including ingredients, specialty and finished products together with processing, packaging and logistics solutions.

Africa’s Big 7 has been running since 2001 and is the markets longest established and most trusted show.  We connect thousands of pan-African visitors with local and international suppliers.

VISITORS TO THE EVENT TRADITIONALLY COME FROM:

General Managers
CEO’s
Owners
Operators 
Import/Export Managers 

Agents

Distributors
F&B Managers
F&B Manufacturers
Food Retailers
F&B Procurement Managers
Export Managers

Packaging Managers
Restaurant Managers
Food Science Technologists
Logistics Managers
Executive Chefs

Chefs 
Bakers

Catering Managers
Government Officials
Foreign Mission Representatives

MAJOR BRAND BUYERS AND DECISION MAKERS FROM LEADING BRANDS ATTEND AFRICA’S BIG 7

IMPORTERS, AGENTS, DISTRIBUTORS

Cab Foods | Diplomat Distributors | Famous Brands | Fortuna Foods | Keep It Frozen Africa | Lusitania | M&L | Natela | Patleys | Rialto | Rieses Food Imports | Tacoma Foods

FOOD RETAILERS
SUPERMARKETS, CONVENIENCE STORES, FORECOURT STORES, SPAZA SHOPS

AVI Ltd | Cambridge Food | Checkers | Express | Family | Hungry Lion | Hyper | Jumbo Cash & Carry | Kwikspar | Liquor | LiquorShop | Makro| Megasave | Mini Market | Minimark | OK Foods | OK Grocer | Pick n Pay Supermarket | Rhino Cash & Carry | Shoprite | Spar | Superspar | The Fruitspot | Woolworths Food | Roots| D B Cash & Carry

HOTELS, BUSH LODGES, GUESTHOUSES

Hyatt Regency | City Lodge Group | Days Inn | Hilton | Legacy Hotels and Resorts | Mercure Accord | Protea Group | Sheraton Group | Sun International Group | Three Cities | Tsogo Sun | Radisson Hotel Group

FOOD & DRINK PRODUCT MANUFACTURERS

Clover SA | Rhodes Food Group | First SA Foods | FoodCorp | Kellogg’s SA | Bidfood Southern Africa| Nestle | Parmalat SA |
Pioneer Foods | Premier Foods | Rainbow | South African Breweries | Tiger Brands| RCL Foods | Tongaat Hulett | KWV | Creative Flavors International | Bowler Beverage Company Ltd | Nampak Rigids

FOODSERVICE AND CATERING SERVICES

Uber Eats | UCOOK | Famous Brands | Yum | In2Food | Pauli’s Food Co | Rocomamas | Spar Group | Ocean Basket | Liquid Chefs | Tiger Brands | Baltimore | Bimbo’s | Black Steer | Brazilian Café | Debonairs Pizza | Fishaways | House of Coffees | John Dory’s
Fish and Grill | KEG | KFC | Maxi’s | McDonald’s | McGinty’s | Mugg & Bean | Pannarotis Pizza | Saddles | Scooters Pizza | Spur Steak Ranch | St Elmo’s | Steers| Tashas | The Fish & Chip Co | TruFruit | Wimpy | Nando’s | Vida E Café | Beerhouse | Bidvest Catering Services | Bosana | Fedics | Feedem Pitseng | KKS | Royal Mnandi | Royal Sechaba

YOU CAN DISCOVER THOUSANDS OF NEW PRODUCTS

BEVERAGES

Alcoholic Drinks Beer
Health / Energy Drinks
Soft Drinks / Juices
Tea / Coffee / Other

FOOD

Bakery Products
Bulk/ Commodity Ingredients
Canned / Dried Foods
Cereals / Grains / Flours
Fish / Seafood
Frozen / Chilled Foods
Fruit / Vegetables

Meat / Poultry (Inc. Halal)
Milk / Dairy Products
Oils / Fats
Sauces / Condiments
Snacks / Desserts
Specialty Foods
Sweets / Confectionery

TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS

IT / Software Solutions
Kitchen Equipment
Packaging Machinery / Materials
Processing Machinery / Equipment
Refrigeration / Air-Con Technology
Retail Technology
Storage / Warehousing
Transport / Logistics/ Cold-Chain

FEATURES

Africa’s Big 7 has live features designed to inspire new thinking and innovation in the sector
CAFÉ CULTURE

CAFÉ CULTURE

Café Culture offers free barista and drinkspro training throughout the full three days of the show. Visitors can develop their skills and knowledge in two of the hottest beverage trends; coffee and liquor.

GLOBAL PIZZA CHALLENGE

GLOBAL PIZZA CHALLENGE

For the 2nd time in their 11 year history, the Global Pizza Challenge will be Africa’s Big 7, the continent’s premier food & beverage show, where passionate Independent pizza chefs demonstrate their gastronomic masterpieces first-hand.

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WHERE AND WHEN

Exhibition Venue

GALLAGHER CONVENTION CENTRE

19 Richard Drive, Midrand,
Johannesburg, 1685

Gallagher Convention Centre is one of Africa’s largest conference and exhibition venues. Located in Midrand, between Pretoria and Johannesburg, Gallagher is conveniently positioned in the business hub of Gauteng and is the ideal location.

PARKING

Security monitored parking is available in an open air opposite the venue as well as behind Hall 5.
The cost per day is R20.

DATES

Sunday 23 JUNE 2019
Monday 24 JUNE 2019
Tuesday 25 JUNE 2019

10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 17:00
10:00 – 16:00

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