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The Plant-based and Vegan sector is a hub for innovative and sustainable food products that cater to the increasing demand for healthier and ethical food choices.

The show floor features a wide range of plant-based products and alternative proteins, as well as a variety of healthy snacks that is highly on demand and used across the F&B industry mostly retailers and end-consumers.

Led by market leaders, the show features specialised products that satisfy both the palate and the environment, using sustainable and ethically sourced ingredients.

Visitors to the festival can discover new and exciting plant-based products, learn about the latest trends and innovations, and connect with industry professionals who are committed to promoting a healthier and more sustainable food system. The show is a must visit destination for anyone looking for protein, plant-based alternative options that can integrate into their product portfolio and offer a solution for the market demand.


This is where high-quality products are carefully curated to enable you to explore an exciting and authentic selection from the finest charcuterie and exquisite cheese, olive oils, bread, pickles and chutneys to speciality beverages, coffee, teas and spices.

The emergence of esteemed institutions such as Worlds 50 Best, Michelin, and Gault & Millau in the Middle East, beginning with the UAE, has brought about a remarkable transformation within the artisanal and gourmet industry. In the hospitality industry, chefs are embracing the Farm-to-Plate movement, sourcing local ingredients to create genuine and sustainable dishes.

This trend is also noticeable among retailers, who are addressing the growing demand for healthier choices with high-quality packaged, ready-to-eat products. The increased focus on health-consciousness among consumers has led them to carefully examine labels and ingredient sources, leading to a greater emphasis on wholesome and sustainable products in the market. Experience the authentic essence of Artisan & Gourmet at The Speciality Food Festival as each product showcased by our exhibitors is crafted with dedication, blending innovation and tradition to offer a genuine and exceptional culinary journey.


The foodservice industry is a multifaceted ecosystem that includes everything from restaurants and cafes to catering and institutional dining. At The Speciality Food Festival, we showcase the latest trends and innovations in foodservice, highlighting the unique solutions that businesses are using to meet the needs of their customers.

Discover the latest trends and innovations that are reshaping the way businesses cater to their customers' desires. 

Join us to embrace the creative solutions that make this industry truly extraordinary. Quality, innovation, and custom experiences unite here, promising an unforgettable journey of enduring business and robust relationships.


The global health and wellness food market is currently experiencing a major shift, with consumers becoming increasingly conscious about the food they eat and how it impacts their overall health and well-being. The market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.20%, with a projected value of USD 162.09 billion by 2026.

Join us in exploring the exciting world of health and wellness food products, where taste and nutrition are no longer mutually exclusive. Our show offers visitors the opportunity to discover and sample a wide range of healthy and delicious food and beverage options, all carefully curated to meet the growing demand for healthier and more sustainable food choices.

From superfoods and plant-based options to functional beverages and nutritious snacks, our exhibitors are committed to promoting health and wellness through their innovative and sustainable products.


The Middle East and Africa sophisticated zero drinks market is set to grow at a CAGR of 3.05%, reaching $157.13 billion by 2028. UAE's. Consumers' shift towards healthier choices is fueling this exceptional growth, with high-quality beverages creating memorable moments. The industry keeps pace with evolving trends, offering a diverse range of options, from global mainstream brands to niche offerings. Our Speciality Food Festival showcases some of the world's top innovative sophisticated zero drinks.

Consumers are increasingly opting for healthier beverages, such as sparkling water and flavoured seltzers. This is due to a number of factors, including changing lifestyles, increasing health consciousness, and the growing popularity of RTDs (ready to drink) beverages. RTD beverages are convenient, easy to consume, and often fortified with vitamins and minerals.

Be ready to meet potential suppliers face-to-face, and learn about the latest trends in the F&B industry.


Welcome to this year's show, where we proudly present the finest selection of organic and free-from products, carefully curated to meet the growing demand for healthier and more sustainable food option.

Explore the finest selection of organic and free-from products at the show this year, including farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, non-GMO ingredients, and fresh organic meat and poultry. Discover new and innovative product lines that cater to dietary restrictions and meet consumer demands for healthier and more sustainable food options.

Product Categories Include: Organic, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Sugar Free, Soy Free, Egg Free, Wheat Free, Keto