7th International Trade Show

19-21
June
2025
Millennium Hall
Addis Ababa
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Join us for the 7th edition of plastprintpack & agrofood Ethiopia!

19-21 June 2025 at the Millennium Hall in Addis Ababa

Building on the great success of plastprintpack & agrofood Ethiopia 2024 featuring a top-level trade show and conference and active participation of key Ethiopian ministries and associations, we are thrilled to announce an even more vibrant experience for 2025.

2025 marks the 7th edition of this key industry gathering for Ethiopia’s plastprintpack & agrofood sectors. Organised by fairtrade Messe in close cooperation with their local partners Prana Events, plastprintpack & agrofood Ethiopia will once again take place at the Millennium Hall in Addis Ababa.

Don't miss this landmark event. Join us to foster innovation, collaboration, and growth in the Ethiopia plastprintpack & agrofood industries.

Highlights of the 2025 Event:
  • Quality visitors: High quality of visitors from all parts of Ethiopia and beyond
  • Global exhibitors: Around 120 leading exhibitors from over 10 countries will showcase tailored products and solutions for the Ethiopian market.
    See exhibitors 2024.
  • Government participation: Active involvement from key ministries of the Ethiopian government.
  • Top-level conferences by the Ethiopian Beverages Manufacturing Industries Association, the Ethiopian Plastic and Rubber Manufacturers Association and many more.

Impressions

plastprintpack & agrofood Ethiopia 2024 a resounding success!

3,483 registered trade visitors discussed their business with 122 exhibitors from 12 countries.

Plastics | Printing | Packaging

The 6th edition of plastprintpack & agrofood Ethiopia 2024 was widely acclaimed by exhibitors, trade visitors, institutional partners, and the media as a resounding success.

Over the course of three days, the event facilitated thousands of B2B meetings among 3,483 registered trade visitors from Ethiopia and neighbouring countries, and 122 exhibitors from 12 countries.

The results from the digital exhibitor satisfaction survey, in which 95% of exhibitors participated, are compelling:

  • 85% of exhibitors were satisfied or very satisfied with the number of visitors.
  • 83% pleased with their quality.
  • 81% appreciated the business opportunities following the fair.

So, it's no surprise that 91% of exhibitors plan to participate in the next edition, and 84% would recommend the event to their network.

Aftermovie 2024

Post Show Report

State Minister of Industry, H.E. Mr Hassan Mohammed:
“Today we commemorate the beginning of a new chapter.”

plastprintpack & agrofood Ethiopia 2024 got off to a flying start on 16 May, graced by the esteemed presence of high-level government officials and a diverse array of 122 exhibitors from 12 nations. The event surged ahead, setting a dynamic tone for what promises to be an exceptional gathering. 

“Today we commemorate the beginning of a new chapter, a chapter that integrates agriculture, food processing, packaging and plastics, opening up limitless possibilities for our people and our economy”, outlined the State Minister of Industry, H.E. Mr Hassan Mohammed, before declaring the event open.

“By bringing together stakeholders from across the globe, agrofood & plastprintpack Ethiopia serves as a paramount platform to showcase the immense potential of our nation and foster collaboration. We are eager to develop our agro-industry in close cooperation with our partners from around the globe.” 

Let’s hear what the exhibitors said

Omar Ghassan Keddo
Carbokene 

Abiy Berhanu
HPC - Chemicals and Machineries 

Angela Gu
Top Green Pack

Harsh Kothari
Mohan PLC 

Massimo Gani
SACMI

Toni Yin
Hy Filling Machinery 

Facts & figures on the Ethiopian plastprintpack market

  • Ethiopia is the second largest importer of plastics in primary form in East and Central Africa. As Ethiopia does not produce any plastic raw materials, 100% of the raw materials are imported. Imports of plastic raw materials grew by 13.5% per year between 2007 and 2020, from 43 kt to 224 kt, +421%. (EUROMAP)
  • Ethiopia is one of the two largest importers of plastics technology in East Africa, with imports of €18m in 2022. 
  • With an annual growth rate of 7.4% from 2016 to 2021, Ethiopia is one of Africa's fastest growing importers of printing and paper converting technology.
  • With packaging technology imports of €16m in 2022, Ethiopia is one of the largest importers of such technology in East Africa.  

Source for technology investment figures: VDMA 2023

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agrofood & plastprintpack Ethiopia 2024

With the strong support of the following Ethiopian and international institutions

Ethiopian government & institutions:

  • Ministry of Industry
  • Ministry of Agriculture
  • Chemical and Construction Inputs Research and Development Center
  • Ethiopian Food, Beverage, and Pharmaceutical Research and Development Center
  • EBMIA - Ethiopian Beverages Manufacturing Industries Association
  • EPR - Ethiopian Plastic and Rubber Manufacturers Association

Internationally:

  • AHK Delegation of German Industry and Commerce for Eastern Africa
  • Embassies of Germany, France, India, Italy, and Türkiye
  • GIZ German Association for International Cooperation
  • Pan African Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Republic of Türkiye Ministry of Trade
  • Türkiye Exporters Assembly

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  1. fairtrade 300x200

Local organiser

  1. Prana Events

We support SOS

  1. SOS Children's Villages Ethiopia

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  1. Ethiopian Airlines

Official hotel partner

  1. Ramada Addis Ababa

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