iraq food + bev tec


iraq food + bev tec for food & beverage process and packaging technology, bakery & confectionery,food and drink ingredients

Iraq’s imports of food and drink processing and packaging machinery


From 2012 to 2017, Iraq imported 524 million € worth of food and beverage processing and packaging machinery, making it one of the five largest buyers of such technology in the Middle East. (VDMA) A clear signal of the political will to expand local food production and the „Made-in-Iraq“ trend. Continuous growth is expected in the coming years.

Source VDMA

Opportunities in the food and beverage industry

    • Revival of local food production and "Made-locally"-trend; political will to expand local food production
    • Massive investments in processing and packaging equipment
    • Medium-term development extremely promising
    • One of the largest markets for food products in the Middle East - still undersupplied

    Visitor profile

    • Food manufacturers
    • Drink manufacturers
    • Companies active in food or drink packaging

    Range of exhibits

    Process technology

    • Slaughtering and meat processing technology
    • Beverage technology
    • Noodle technology
    • Dairy technology
    • Fish processing technology
    • Vegetable and fruit technology
    • Bakery technology
    • Confectionery technology
    • Ice cream technology
    • Delicatessen and convenience food technology
    • Aroma-, essences- and spice-technology

    Packaging technology

    • Packaging machines
    • Packaging materials

    Ingredients and auxiliary materials 

    • Food and drink ingredients
    • Raw materials
    • Proteins
    • Semi-finished products
    • Food additives
    • Flavours, colours and fragrances
    • Starter cultures and enzymes for dairy      
    • Antioxidants & Antimicrobials

    Refrigeration and air-conditioning technology

    • Refrigeration installations
    • Ventilation, air conditioning and heating technology

    Conveying, transport and storage installations

    Service firms, organisations, publishers