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Fairtrade Messe is organizing the second edition of the annual Agrofood & Plastprintpack Ethiopia exhibition, which is set to take place in Addis Ababa from May 3rd to May 5th 2018.

This trade event incorporates an Agrofood and a Plastic, Printing Packaging exhibition all under one roof; resulting in an interesting opportunity for Dutch companies operating within all the steps of the value chain: Agriculture, Food & Beverage Technology, Food & Hospitality, Food Ingredients, Bakery & Confectionary, Plastic, Printing and Packaging.

The Netherlands-African Business Council (NABC) and EWTC are pleased to announce that they will be jointly organizing an official Holland Pavilion at this exhibition in order to provide Dutch companies with increased exposure at the exhibition, and the Ethiopian market.

Why Ethiopia?

> Largest economy in East and Central Africa
> One of the fastest growing economies in the world, with 6 to 10% economic growth between 2004 and 2018
2nd most populous nation in Africa, with a population of 102 million (2016) 
> East and Central Africa’s largest importer of food processing and packaging machinery (128 million Euros in 2016)
> Massive opportunities available in the Agrofood industry 

For more information on the exhibition and Holland pavilion, please contact Oyumaa de Jong:
For questions regarding the registration, please contact Anitra van der Kraan:


The mission program and Pavilion exhibition at the Ethiopian Agrofood Fair will include the following:

  • Exhibition at the Holland Pavilion (min. 6m2 per company)
  • Centrally located 72m2 Holland Pavilion in the AgroFood Hall
  • Welcome cocktail in cooperation with the Netherlands Embassy in Addis Ababa (TBC)
  • Onsite support provided by NABC and EW Trade & Consulting
  • Optional: B2B Matchmaking with Ethiopian companies in cooperation with our local partners
  • Optional: Holland Pavilion Brochure

Practical information

Participation is possible at a price of €500,- per m2. (excl. a one-time €395 registration fee and €245
industry portal fee). Participating companies will enjoy specific company stands within the collective Dutch branded pavilion.

A mission voucher can be applied for through the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) for participation in this Holland Pavilion. This voucher has a maximum value of € 1.500 and is extended under certain conditions as support from the Dutch government. For more information, you can visit the website of the RVO

For more information on the exhibition and Holland pavilion, please contact Oyumaa de Jong:
For questions regarding the registration, please contact Anitra van der Kraan:

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Trade mission details

Holland Pavilion at the Agrofood Plastprintpack Ethiopia 2018
From May 03, 2018
Till May 05, 2018
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia