10th International Trade Show

25-27
March
2025
Landmark Centre
Lagos
Partner event:
NIGERIA
NO.1
IN
AFRICA

What a show! plastprintpack & agrofood Nigeria 2024 honored by the attendance of Nigeria’s former President Obasanjo

For the first time in 3 halls: The 9th edition the largest yet.

141 global technology leaders from 15 countries, great additional events and a 3-day conference at the highest level.

What an impressive performance! 87-year-old Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, one of Africa's most respected statesmen and former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, honoured plastprintpack & agrofood Nigeria 2024 with his presence and gave the opening speech, which attracted a great deal of attention from all participants and the Nigerian media

Previously, the representatives of the Ministries of Agriculture, Industry and Budget Planning as well as the ambassadors and economic attachés of Germany, Italy and the Netherlands had emphasised their readiness for professional cooperation in their respective speeches. 

Together, the VIPs visited selected stands at the show - see the gallery.

For the first time, the event expanded into three halls, solidifying its position as the largest gathering to date.

What a show!

Exhibitors and trade visitors, panelists and conference participants all agree: the 2024 edition of plastprintpack & agrofood Nigeria was a complete success, perhaps it’s even been the best ever.

Let’s hear what the exhibitors said

Mohamed Anas Labidi
Multivac 

Anthony Osunde
Krones 

Ahmed Kamel
Tecno Pack 

Peter Daniel
Windmöller & Hölscher 

Peter Song
Tongda Machinery 

Here’s what made the 2024 event stand out:

  • 141 world-class exhibitors from Belgium, Bulgaria, China, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Italy, the Netherlands, Nigeria, South Africa, Spain, Taiwan, Tunisia and Türkiye showcasing tailored products and solutions for the Nigerian market.
  • Active participation of key ministries from the new government, both at the Federal and Lagos State levels.
  • Official national pavilions from China, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and South Africa.
  • Top-level 3-day conference in a 180-seat conference room with 20+ sessions and 70+ speakers. The conference was sponsored by TECO Mills & Steel Works and VeriSafety.
  • A Two-Day Executive Packaging Masterclass, organized by the Advanced Institute of Packaging Professionals Nigeria LTD/GTE.

 

The organizing team says THANK YOU! ​​​​​​​
We look forward to welcoming you again from 25 - 27 March 2025.

Pavilions in 2024 from China, Germany, Italy,
the Netherlands and South Africa

China Pavilion

A significant number of more than 30 Chinese exhibitors will be participating in the 2024 event, showcasing cutting-edge innovations and technologies. Among the exhibitors are most prominent companies such as

German Pavilion

For the seventh time in a row, a German Pavilion  will be presented at agrofood & plastprintpack Nigeria featuring German exhibitors displaying their solutions and products.

  • Presented by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action and the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry AUMA
  • Supported by VDMA Food Processing and Packaging Machinery

Italian Pavilion

The Italian Trade Agency ITA in cooperation with AMAPLAST, UCIMA, and ACIMGA organises the first Collective Participation of Italian companies at plastprintpack & agrofood Nigeria in 2024.

The Netherlands Pavilion

The Netherlands Pavilion is supported by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.

For more information to join the Netherlands pavilion please click here: Handelsmissie tuinbouw naar Nigeri

On 27 and 28 March, the Netherlands Pavilion in Hall 2 will also host a series of exciting conferences on the following topics:

Presentation Market Flow Map: Nigeria Horticulture by Wageningen University and Research (Centre for Development and Innovation) and Sahel Consulting.

Market Flow Map: Nigeria Horticulture

By Netherlands Food Partnership (NFP). Interactive workshops that encourage networking in a dynamic setting.

How Can We Connect The Dots? 
The Power Of Public-Private Partnerships

Presentation and Q&A by Greenport Nigeria: Rethinking the horticulture sector

Presentation Market Flow Map: Nigeria Horticulture by Wageningen University and Research (Centre for Development and Innovation) and Sahel Consulting

HortiNigeria:
Building a Sustainable & Inclusive Horticulture Sector

Workshop Presentation: Youth in Agribusiness (YAS), implemented by IITA and funded by The Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria, promotes sustainable agribusiness enterprises.

Youth in Agribusiness

by  ECDMP (European Centre for Development  Policy Management)

Political Economy Analysis (PEA)
of the Horticulture Sector in Southwest Nigeria

South Africa Pavilion

South Africa joins in for the 2024 event with a Department of Agri Western Cape Pavilion featuring more than ten exhibitors.

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture provides a wide range of development, research and support services to the agricultural community in the Western Cape. The agricultural sector stimulates economic growth in the province and plays a major role in creating sustainable job opportunities.

Facts & figures on the fast-growing Nigerian plastprintpack market

  • With €143m in 2022, Nigeria is the second largest importer of plastics technology in Africa, just behind Egypt and ahead of South Africa. Nigeria‘s imports increased by an average of 17.6% per year between 2016 and 2022.
  • Nigerian imports of printing & paper processing technology have increased by 17% annually, from €42m in 2017 to €92m in 2022. At €92m, Nigeria ranks second in sub-Saharan Africa for imports of printing & paper technology, behind South Africa with €122m, but well ahead of other sub-Saharan countries.
  • With €183 million in 2022, Nigeria is the largest importer of packaging technology in Africa, before South Africa with €175 million and Egypt with €162 million.

Source: VDMA 2023

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