Our Story

UNITING AND INSPIRING FOOD PROFESSIONALS SINCE 1964

SIAL Paris - Affiche de l'édition 1964

Any pro will tell you - if you go to one food exhibition this year, go to SIAL Paris. It’s the biggest one-stop shop in the industry, the place to be for tastemakers and trend-seekers who want to nurture their business.

For over 50 years, SIAL Paris has been welcoming a melting pot of industry players to the French capital to share their savoir-faire and create the recipes of the future.

The first edition was held during International Food Week in 1964, and united experts and enthusiasts from 26 countries. Today, the biennial attracts exhibitors and visitors from over 200 countries and is a flagship event in the worldwide food calendar.

Every two years, producers, importers, buyers and retailers, media specialists and independent associations of every shape and size meet at the largest exhibition venue in Paris for five-days of inspiration, debate and exchange. Whether you’re a rising startup or a large group, a hot new product or a blue-chip brand, an established chain or a groundbreaking retail model, SIAL Paris is your springboard for sustainable success.

ALL THE INGREDIENTS YOU NEED FOR YOUR FUTURE IN FOOD

Savor the flavor of SIAL Innovation

Feast your eyes on the most innovative products on display and celebrate all the winners. Launched in 1996, SIAL innovation is a spectacular showcase for the latest food trends and the biggest food innovation competition in the world today with awards in 15 different categories.

Satisfy your appetite at SIAL Talks

Master the major issues and mega trends impacting the food industry, from the geopolitics of climate change to tech-enhanced farm-to-fork logistics - Share your views, exchange ideas and find new inspiration in a full program of conferences, debates and roundtable talks at SIAL Talks. Hear from the world’s most influential keynote speakers and join leading scientists, business analysts and industry specialists to create the cookbook of tomorrow.

See what’s next on the menu at Future Lab

Immerse yourself in the food experience of the future at Future Lab. Be transported by the technology and transformations of tomorrow today. Enter our prospective food tunnel to discover what and how we’ll be eating ten years from now.

WHAT HAPPENS AT SIAL PARIS TODAY WILL SHAPE YOUR BUSINESS TOMORROW

Food is changing. Deep transitions, reinventions and corporate social responsibility are shaking up the sector. Join us at SIAL Paris 2020 and OWN THE CHANGE.

INSPIRING FOOD
BUSINESS WORLDWIDE
SIAL Canada
Montreal
SIAL Canada
Toronto
SIAL China
Shanghai
SIAL India
New Delhi
SIAL Interfood
Jakarta
SIAL Middle East
Abu Dhabi
Djazagro
Alger
Gourmet Selection
Paris
Visit SIAL Network