Innovative products displayed on the SIAL Innovation Observatory

Food distribution and commerce: choose SIAL Paris for your sourcing

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You are a professional from distribution, commerce or trading in foodstuffs? You will find a global food offering at SIAL Paris on 21-25 October 2018: a must-attend event to find inspiration and exchange views on the food sector’s major challenges.

Discover the global food offering

More than 7,020 French and international exhibitors displayed products at SIAL Paris
An international offering

More than 7,020 French and international exhibitors displayed products at SIAL Paris

SIAL Paris / MJM Conseil

Professionals from food retail and commerce, do you want to liven up your store shelves, optimise your product listing, develop your assortments, maintain control over your prices, attract and build up consumer loyalty thanks to a different and appealing offer of food products? 

More than 7,020 French and international exhibitors from 109 countries displayed food products at SIAL Paris 2016.

You will find a comprehensive worldwide food offering at SIAL Paris:

  • Beverages
  • Charcuterie, cured and salted meats
  • Equipement and services
  • Tinned and preserved foods
  • Gourmet foods
  • Savoury grocery products
  • Sweet grocery products
  • Fruit and vegetables
  • Frozen products
  • Semi-processed food products, ingredients and outsourcing solutions
  • Organic products
  • Health products and food supplements
  • Seafood products
  • Dairy products
  • Delicatessen products and ready-prepared dishes
  • Meat
  • Pet Food
  • Poultry
  • Wine and spirits


  • International pavillons
  • French regions

Look for inspiration

SIAL Innovation unveils the latest innovations

SIAL Paris provides you with an overview of the future and responses to the retail challenges. The unique sample of new products exhibited in the SIAL Innovation area drives the dynamism of store facings.

Since 2 visitors in 3 visit the SIAL Innovation area and a majority of exhibitors display their products for the first time, SIAL Paris is a tremendous vector for added value and is recognised for revealing innovations. The growing concern of the retail trade is to stick to the trends. So it finds inspiration at SIAL Paris!

Discover SIAL Innovation

Share views with agri-food professionals from all over the world

A crossroads for gathering buyers and suppliers, SIAL is an amazing trading accelerator for your business. Thanks to a unique concentration of national and international decision makers, you can build up contacts, find new suppliers and partners and explore an innovative offering. Develop a strategy to remain competitive, and attract and retain consumers.

Importers/Exporters, wholesalers, traders, central purchasing groups, mass retail, hard discount, retail trade, gourmet foods, wine merchants… distribution covers more than half of SIAL Paris' visitors

SIAL TV: a meeting point to discuss the agri-food news

A meeting point to express opinions, share ideas and gather information

A meeting point to express opinions, share ideas and gather information

MJM Conseil

A live SIAL TV broadcast for professionals, political experts and personalities to express their views on the latest news from the world’s agri-food sector. 

Examples of the topics programmed in 2016:

  • What are the distribution formats of tomorrow? 

  • The limits of the local model: ecological impact, local supply. Is the local model the answer for everything?
  • The Retail Models of the Future.

Pending the arrival of the 2018 programme, find the SIAL TV 2016 conferences on our YouTube channel