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The ingredients of Ethnic Foods Europe Co-located with the largest food service trade show in the Netherlands

Co-located with the largest food service trade show in the Netherlands

Ethnic Foods Europe is Europe’s specialist ethnic food and beverage exhibition. As the ultimate platform for networking, attendees can find innovative and authentic recipes, taste healthy and delicious foods, and be informed on the latest market developments for Asian, Arab, Chinese, Indian, Mexican, Turkish, North African, Middle Eastern, Afro-Caribbean and other world foods.


Who will attend

The event brings together professionals from all areas of the food industry, including wholesale, catering, food service, large and small ethnic food distributors, retailers, hotel chains, and multiple sector management members, all searching for the next big thing in food products to suit their business needs.


International attraction

The last edition brought many companies from all over the globe, and their travels have spread recipes and food products to every edge of the world thus being the driving force for new trends in the food sector.  A number of important category managers and buyers attended to see, smell, and taste a wide variety of food products and discuss the possibility of implementing new Ethnic products on supermarket shelves and other food service programs. Category Manager Makro Cash & Carry Belgium, Patrick Verhoeven noted that EFE is “a great opportunity for me and my colleagues. There will be a huge assortment of products on display from all over the world. It’s wonderful that we have such a prime event here in Europe.”


International foods drive a trend that is here to stay. EFE offers :

  • ready-to-eat meals
  • Halal, Kosher, organic, natural, biological, functional and health food products
  • fresh, frozen and processed food products
  • ingredients, sauces, spices and condiments
  • beverages, coffee, tea and cocoa
  • renowned authentic ethnic labels


“Since 2014 we have added Ethnic Foods to our portfolio. As organisers of the largest foodservice show in the Netherlands (Horecava) we are very aware that once considered ethnic foods are becoming common parts of the family meal.” says Luuk Scholte, Exhibition Manager Food at Amsterdam RAI, “The choices in ethnic food are countless and it is our goal to offer a solid choice in ethnic products today’s customers want. This gem in the food industry has so much to offer that it deserves a leading show in Europe and although the 2015 edition is still modest in size, we intend to lay the foundation for a considerable expansion in 2016. ”


Supermarkets and other retailers

With ethnic food being the fastest growing category in European supermarkets, supermarket chains are reaching out to a new and rapidly changing audience. This is why Ethnic Foods Europe is the perfect platform to network, make first rate business contacts, close excellent business deals and be informed about the latest market developments and trends.

Over 50 brands from more than 20 countries will be hosted at the 2015 edition, where the exhibition will act as a bridge between ethnic food manufacturers and suppliers of all kinds of world food, and the top of Europe’s ethnic food retail and food service buyers. Ethnic Foods Europe has proven to bring high quality leads from retail, food service, and catering companies. Visitors can expect a number of new products and innovative food concepts that will help take their business to the next level.


Co-located with the largest food service trade fair in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg

The 2015 edition will take place at the same time as Horecava, the largest food service trade fair of the Benelux. With over 50,000 visitors representing more than 30,000 companies from the food service industry at Horecava, Ethnic Foods Europe is in the prime setting to benefit from the Horecava’s authority in the food service industry. Visitors can get ready for numerous innovations from worldwide manufacturers, along with network gatherings and learning opportunities.


Amsterdam and Amsterdam RAI

Organised by Amsterdam RAI, the city of Amsterdam will be the culinary center of Europe from January 12 to 15, showcasing new trends in food and a broad diversity of cuisines. We look forward to welcoming you in Amsterdam for a unique opportunity to expand your business’s reach and meet your peers from around the world.


Ethnic Food Europe 2015, from 12 to 15 January at Amsterdam RAI, The Netherlands.


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