ABU DHABI, December 4, 2021 (WAM) – The SIAL Middle East 2021 (SIAL ME) will return to the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC) from December 7 to 9, 2021.
Organized by Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), the 11th SIAL ME – one of the largest food, drink and hospitality events in the Middle East – will offer incredible features and activities for all visitors and attendees. These include “The Hosted Buyer Program”, the UAE National Coffee Championships, SIAL Innovation, the UAE National Latte Art Ranking Battle in 2022 and the inaugural World Gourmet Show – Abu Dhabi.
Businessmen and exhibitors can expect to participate in “The Hosted Buyer Program”, which aims to foster and support supply chain partnerships. Hosted buyers will be able to research new products, develop new business, and meet a select group of exhibitors through a series of engaging sessions in a dedicated private suite.
Foodies from across the UAE and the region can enjoy the inaugural launch of the World Gourmet Show – Abu Dhabi. It will feature Michelin-starred chefs and the best chefs in the capital, who will offer exciting masterclasses, competitions and demonstrations and a spectacular exhibition of the world champion of acrobatic pizza. The show will also include a hydroponic garden, a liquids lab, and a pizza kitchen.
Connoisseurs and coffee lovers alike can expect to witness the resumption of the UAE National Coffee Championships, which are certified by World Coffee Events (WCE) and sanctioned by the Specialty Coffee Association. Emphasizing the meticulous craftsmanship of manually brewing filter coffee, the UAE National Brewers Cup promotes the art of manual brewing and the excellent levels of service of baristas, while the Cup Tasters Championship qualifies cup professionals. coffee for their speed, skill and precision.
Latte fanatics can enjoy the region’s top baristas competing in the United Arab Emirates 2022 National Latte Arts Ranking Battle. Entrants will compete for industry praise, incredible prizes and winners. opportunity to represent the United Arab Emirates at the World Latte Art Grading Battle in Milan in October of next year.
The latest innovations in food and drink will be presented at SIAL Innovation. The event’s unique platform for the world’s most creative and inventive products is open exclusively to exhibitors and judged by XTC World Innovation. The most innovative products from the catering, retail and food industry will receive the innovation award and will be presented at SIAL events around the world.
The sixth edition of the Abu Dhabi International Date Palm Expo (ADDPE) is co-located next door. The event specializes in dates, machinery, organic dates, date cosmetics, date palms, date insects and plants.