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SIAL Innovation partners



KANTAR TNS is one of the world’s largest research agencies with experts in over 80 countries. We provide actionable insights to help companies make impactful decisions and drive growth.
With expertise in market understanding, innovation, brand and communication, shopper activation and customer relationships we help our clients identify, optimise and activate the moments that matter to drive growth for their business.
We are part of KANTAR, one of the world’s leading data, insight and consultancy companies.

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XTC World Innovation

XTC was created to serve manufacturers, distributors and service providers involved in the development and sale of new consumer goods, particularly in the food category. In 1995, XTC launched XTCscan, the first online global food innovation database, as well as the XTC Trends Tree, a tool used for segmenting today’s global food trends. Using these exclusive tools, XTC developed the Food Innovation Lab, an approach for generating innovative concepts that are particularly effective, fast and economical.

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Nelly RODI

NellyRodi is an innovation and creativity agency with offices in Paris, Tokyo and New York.

The agency has become a name to be reckoned with internationally in the application of forward thinking to industry and the service sector.Our work requires a thorough grasp of contemporary society, specific business sectors and their dynamics, as well as qualified and quantified data. Armed with this knowledge, we assist brands, investment funds and collective organizations in matters relative to their strategic development, marketing, products/range, retail presence and digital ecosystem.The creative process is the central focus of our modus operandi and our methods. In a world subject to ongoing, profound change, brands need to achieve singularity, innovation and on-target marketing. To this end, they must demonstrate bold creativity and master the use of consumer data.


Institutional partners

Food Factory

Food Factory

Food Factory is a major European event on the Food Factory for the Future gathering the scientific community and companies of the Food chain.
Since 2001, the Food Factory conferences have been jointly organized by Laval Mayenne Technopole (LMT, France) and SP Food and Bioscience (previously SIK, Sweden).
They take place every other year, alternately in Gothenburg (2001, 2006 and 2010) and Laval (2004, 2008 and 2012). In 2014, Food Factory took place in Uppsala, jointly with the 28th EFFOST Congress.

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Consumer Goods Forum

The Consumer Goods Forum (“the CGF”) is a global, parity-based industry network that is driven by its members to encourage the global adoption of practices and standards that serves the consumer goods industry worldwide. It brings together the CEOs and senior management of some 400 retailers, manufacturers, service providers, and other stakeholders across 70 countries, and it reflects the diversity of the industry in geography, size, product category and format. Its member companies have combined sales of EUR 3.5 trillion and directly employ nearly 10 million people, with a further 90 million related jobs estimated along the value chain. It is governed by its Board of Directors, which comprises 50 manufacturer and retailer CEOs.

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Sponsors partners



The ultimate shopping destination.
Since its creation in the late 19 th century, Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann has aptly expressed everything that is fashionable at the moment through a subtle, constantly renewed selection of brands, from the most prestigious to the most accessible. Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann offers a large selection of the items in every segment, from fashion to accessories, beauty, interior decoration and fine food.
Galeries Lafayette Paris Haussmann
40 bd Haussmann 75009 Paris
Open from monday to saturday 9:30 am to 8:00 pm
(open until 8.30pm on thursdays)


World Tour partners

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In 100 countries around the world, Nielsen provides clients the most complete understanding of what consumers watch and buy. At Nielsen, we’re always innovating to keep pace with emerging market trends and the increasingly diverse, demanding and connected consumer.
After nearly a century, we’re more focused and skilled than ever at providing the complete view of what consumers watch and buy through powerful insights.
Please visit and follow @Nielsen.

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Euromonitor International is a global market research company providing strategic intelligence on industries, companies, economies and consumers around the world. Comprehensive international coverage and insights across consumer goods, business-to-business and service industries make our research an essential resource for multinational companies and small-and medium-sized businesses.
Clients in more than 106 countries rely on Euromonitor for actionable solutions supporting decisions on how, where and when to grow their business. Our independent view of the business environment, competitive landscape and industry growth drivers help validate strategic priorities, redirect assumptions and uncover new opportunities.
Our on-the-ground research analysts around the world leverage their knowledge of the local market, fluency in the local language and access to the best research sources.

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Russia - Moyo Delo

MOYO DELO is a Russian trade magazine meant for owners of food retail
chains and independent shops. It is published by Delovoy Podkhod
Publishers, the Russian publishing partner of Verlagsgruppe Deutscher
Fachverlag Gmbh, German publishing house that manages more than 70
trade magazines in Europe.

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Food Review

South Africa - Food Review

Food Review was launched in 1974 and has been the industry mouthpiece of the South African food and beverage manufacturing industry for the past 42 years. The journal incorporates Beverage Review and Packaging Review and is a valuable, comprehensive and relevant tool that targets decision makers in the industry. It offers incisive and authoritative reports on all aspects of the process, from raw material sourcing to manufacturing and packaging, right down to the distribution and marketing of finished goods. 

Inspire Drink partners

 European Bartender School

European Bartender School

European Bartender School is the world’s leading bartender school and has been dedicated to training people to become professional bartenders since 1999. They teach the world’s most developed bartending programmes which have been created by industry experts.
With more than 26 schools across the globe, over 50,000 people have passed through their professional barschools in the last 16 years. Professional bartending offers you endless possibilities; use it to travel and work around the world, to pay for your studies or to start a unique, lifelong career.

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French press partners

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Nutritions Infos Collectivités

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Agromedia is a french website which gives you daily informations on the Food Industry :
Strategic information, new products, marketing analysis.

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Faire et Savoir - Faire

Faire Savoir Faire, the professional magazine of brands and products destined to the general consumption.
All the mass market retailing activity through exclusives interviews and selection of top quality products.
Faire Savoir Faire, the perfect view of the French retail industry.
17500 copies / 62460 readers
Newsletter + Breaking News (Sent twice a month)
Almost 6100 subscribers
Website :
11000 unique visitors
Youtube channel : more than 7500 views

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Alimentation Générale

Alimentation Générale is an independent and participative magazine dedicated to the political, sociological, economic and cultural questions surrounding food, from the field to the plate. This numeric platform, available in English and as an app, is also a guide for the advocates of “eating well”, who respect and share the foundations upon which we built the magazine, which include the respect of the environment and biodiversity, the joys of taste and expertise.
Alimentation Générale also produces events, forums, seminars, and culinary and gastronomic demonstrations.

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International press partners

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AgriBusiness & Food Industry

AgriBusiness & Food Industry is India's premier monthly magazine for entire Food Processing Industry & Trade. Regular topics cover the Food Processing & Packaging Machinery & Equipment, cold chains, bakery industry, dairy, hotel industry, Agri export-import...

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Hospitality NewsMag

Hospitality News Middle East is the must-have regional bi-monthly trade magazine for the Middle East’s hospitality and foodservice industries and is distributed nationally, regionally and internationally, as well as being available in bookshops across Lebanon. Discover the region’s new projects, new restaurants, as well as industry solutions by the experts, in depth insights, and interviews with the industry’ key players. There are country reports, expert interviews, regional news and much more.  The buyers' guide section features the latest products and services on the market, including food, beverage, equipment, technology, and design, as well as the hospitality events happening across the region.

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EBC Editoria Padrao

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La Cuisine partners

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Rungis is the largest fresh food market in the world. More than 2.5 million tons of incoming products each year! Efficient logistic infrastructure in the heart of motorway network of Ile de France and 7km from Paris. A real French ambassador to the world offers an upscale selection of fruits and vegetables, meat, poultry and game, fish and seafood, dairy products, putting forward the pleasure from the French terroir as well as the diversity of worldwide origins… And now in the catering area, an organic offer, with a dedicated warehouse: the D6.

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As a partner in culinary activities on a day to day basis, HEFED is introducing a dynamic which brings together innovation, progress and development, both in France and internationally.
With this in mind, HEFED is particularly proud, to be the official supplier of La Cuisine and its prestigious guest chefs.
With its extensive background, and its complementary and knowledgeable subsidiaries (LA BOVIDA, NAGOT&BUSIGNIES, ERCO, EPICEA...), HEFED provides sound advice and high quality products and services : from the design, installation and maintenance of professional kitchens, to supplying cooking aids (spices, technological mixes and sauces) and kitchen utensils.
HEFED is the partner of choice of all culinary professions and culinary activities, the reliable and reactive specialist who ensures them, day after day, of high quality products and services ; the essential partner of chefs’ creativity and of their teams’ performance.

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Ferrandi Paris

When you enter FERRANDI Paris, you enter the world of gastronomy, the French art de vivre, a school renowned both in France and abroad.  FERRANDI Paris, with three sites (Paris in Saint Germain des Près, Jouy-en-Josas on the HEC campus and Bordeaux) is part of the FERRANDI group, which represents 2600 apprentices and students from France and abroad and 2500 professionals in continuing education. 

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Touflet Boulanger is a family-owned company who has preserved its expertise in fresh bread without freezing process since 1929 and during 4 generations.
Every night of the year, we produce bread and pastries that we deliver early every morning to our mass catering customers.
Our priority is to develop fresh and crispy products and deliver them with the best conditions. Our network of 11 bakeries located in Ile-de-France, Normandie and Hauts-de-France, works day and night to ensure optimal quality of products and service. This is because we care about environmental and human health, Touflet Boulanger is committed in nutritional and environmental approaches: local supply chains, organic products and products labelled Bleu-Blanc-Cœur.

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SIAL TV partners

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ALIM 50+

Together, towards the discovery of the future of food for the elderly
This non-profit professional association aims to imagine and to support the future of diets, foods, food ingredients and supplements specifically tailored for the elderly.
ALIM 50+ is a French-speaking open association that welcomes all professional actors involved in the current state and the future of diet for elderly population: researchers, health professionals, agriculture, industry, distribution and supermarkets, catering and restaurants, personal care (hospitals, nursing homes, etc.), insurance, banking and credit, information, training, communication and advertising, etc.
ALIM 50+ offers five types of activities for the benefit of its members and its socio-economic environment: Information, exchanges and debates, promoting studies and research, influence and position papers, service platform.
Webinars and working groups allow members to hear top experts on highly topical subjects and share their thoughts and opinions at these events.

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In-Food Centre Partners

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Club PAI

Club PAI Food Ingredients: crucible of resources and skills network
PAI Club, a non-profit organization, is a circle of exchange, a network of specialized information for B2B professionals. Ingredients, additives and semi-manufactured products are gathered for a synergy of knowledge and skills.

The aim of the Club is to advocate, promote, stimulate innovation and the development of the sector-specific business, one of the few which has continued to grow despite the economic and health crises.
The CLUB seeks to create synergies, alliances and sharing between professionals.

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SIAL Club partners

Cordon bleu

Le Cordon Bleu

Founded in 1895, Le Cordon Bleu institute has been teaching the techniques and expertise inherited from the great names of French cuisine for 120 years. With a network of more than 35 schools in 20 countries, Le Cordon Bleu is the world’s leading network of Culinary Arts and Hotel Management institutes and trains every year 20, 000 students of 100 nationalities.

Le Cordon Bleu offers programs ranging from culinary initiation to university curricula, including masters and MBAs, in hospitality and tourism management.

Le Cordon Bleu institutes are located in some of the most innovative and dynamic cities in the world, and contribute to the promotion of French cuisine and culinary heritage while supporting the recognition and values of local food cultures of the countries where it operates.

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Blog partners

Groupe Soufflet

Improving the cereal value chain, means supplying our customers with the best products.

  • Selecting varieties best meeting our customers’ needs
  • Technical and agronomic support for farmers to improve quality and yields.
  • On-farm buying, storing and exporting cereals. Processing cereals according to our customers’ specific needs

With that control, we offer tailor-made supply contracts, with particular specifications, from on-farm production to processing.

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Alimavenir is a prospective firm, specialized in the food sector, which offers to public and private actors an independent expertise on past developments and future consumption behaviors. It produces a permanent business intelligence on the emerging trends in the whole food industry (agriculture, food processing, distribution, catering).

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Communication (Agro)Alimentaire

Communication (Agro)Alimentaire is a place combining good food and good words, always soaked through creativity, and spiced up with a hint of impertinence. Advertising campaigns, packaging, marketing operations, innovations and trends, agri-food, food design… in short, all the latest news about food that will whet your appetite!

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Foodly is a blog sharing information about the marketing and agrifood sector. We particularly focus on brand marketing and communication. We also test a selection of interesting products and present our assessment in this blog.

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