Discover thousands of products
from global exhibitors at
Africa's prominent retail-ready F&B event.

As Africa's Big 7, we boast an extensive global exhibitor network, strategically curated to ensure that buyers have access to a diverse array of high-value and innovative products. Our platform serves as a gateway for discovering the latest trends and understanding consumer demand dynamics, equipping industry professionals with the knowledge and insights needed to make informed business decisions. With exhibitors from around the world, attendees can explore an unparalleled spectrum of offerings, fostering meaningful connections and driving growth within the food and beverage industry.

Africa’s Big 7
where food & beverage retail business
takes center stage

Here's what to expect at the 21st edition of the event and why Africa's Big 7 is your ultimate sourcing and networking tool:

Build valuable connections

and foster strong relationships with F&B industry leaders, government associations, and top brands.

Enhance your knowledge,

grow your business, and master new skills in our food and beverage retail workshops.

Access a diverse selection

of F&B retail-ready products and solutions in one place, courtesy of 200+ exhibitors gathered under one roof.

Back top chefs

Back top chefs, empower the next generation. Witness a showcase of top African Chefs with our features: Game of Chefs, National Burger & Global Pizza Challenge.

Amplify your experience

Discover the power of Southern Africa’s enterprise-markets at the SAITEX! For over 29 years, SAITEX has been the gateway to unlocking the potential of inbound and outbound trade opportunities in the region.


to the Hotel & Hospitality Expo Africa: Now in its 7th iteration, this event delivers essential content, top-tier products tailored to the needs of the dynamic hospitality and hotel sectors.

Revealing the 2024 participants set to captivate
the audience with their innovations

Discover THE retail-ready
food and beverage showcase in Africa

Trade smarter, wider, and bolder. Choose Africa's Big 7 and unlock a world of suppliers.

Retail-ready Food

Fats & Oils / Dairy products / Meat & Poultry / Pulses / Grains & Cereals / Food processing / Power brands / Ready Meals / Food to go / Frozen & chilled products / Fish & Seafood / Fruit & vegetables / Grocery products / Sweets & confectionary


Dairy / Juice / Energy drinks / Cordials and concentrates / Water / Soft drinks / Coffee / Wine / Spirits / Beer / Tea / Health drinks

Technology Solutions

PoS / CRM / IT/software solutions / Logistics / Kitchen equipment / Cold chain / Packaging materials / Stock tracking / Packing and shelving solutions / Retail technology / Storage and warehousing / Packaging machinery / Refrigeration


Dairy / Flour / Bulk / Desserts / Grains

Catering and Bulk

Fats and Oils / Bulk ingredients / Spices / Commodity Ingredients

New Trends

Non-GMO / Plant based protein / Vegan / Health, Wellness and Free-form / Keto friendly

If you're playing in the big leagues this event is your field!

General Manager
Import/Export Manager
Agents Merchandiser
Food & Beverage Managers
Food & Beverage Manufacturers
Food & Beverage Procurement Manager

Food Retailers
Packaging Managers
Restaurant Manager
Food Science Technologist
Executive Chefs/Chefs/Bakers
Catering Managers
Government Officials
Foreign Mission Representatives
Head Buyer
Product Specialist

Procurement Quality Engineer Pricing Analyst
Logistics Manager
Purchasing agent
Procurement official
Corporate catering suppliers
Pricing Analyst
Food, Beverage, & Compliance Managers