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Foodtech Packtech 2023: More than 225 local, international exhibitors

XPO Exhibitions brings you New Zealand’s premier biennial food and beverage manufacturing and packaging technology exhibition, Foodtech Packtech.

Featuring the Materials Handling & Logistics Expo (MHL), these combined events are poised to offer the latest trends and product solutions to an ever-changing industry landscape. Taking place at the Auckland Showgrounds from September 19 to 21, this is a must attend for anyone within this vital industry.

“Amid the backdrop of industry-wide concerns related to rising production costs, workforce shortages, and supply chain challenges, this event stands as a beacon of innovation. Drawing together more than 225 local and international exhibiting suppliers from across the food, beverage manufacturing, and logistics sectors, this trade only event presents cutting-edge solutions to take your business forward. And best of all, you can access it all under one roof,” says Deb Haimes, Foodtech Packtech/MHL & Fine Food New Zealand sales manager.

“Trade events like Foodtech Packtech and The Materials Handling & Logistics Expo continue to be a vital sourcing and networking platform.”

As it has done so for over 30 years, this year’s show will demonstrate that there is no compromise for the power of being face-to-face with your customers, colleagues and industry peers – and the 2023 edition of this industry-specific event will not disappoint!

Visitors will be able to find the largest offering of resources in terms of business support and professional development, tools and education on site to steer their companies in the right direction, whether it’s a start-up with a great food idea or expanding a large production line to meet today’s market needs.

Key features include:

  • Industry seminar and workshops
    Three full days of industry led seminars in conjunction with the New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology have been confirmed and will cover topics including quality assurance, product development, food safety, traceability, sustainability, and more.
    In addition, specialist workshops presented by Callaghan Innovation, Ministry for Primary Industries and the Food Innovation network will give your business the edge over your competition.
  • Business Growth Hub – unlock your potential
    From novice to global player, Foodtech Packtech and hub experts will provide the contacts, knowledge, and guidance for your business to soar. Discover what your business can achieve with our winning recipe for growth in the dedicated Business Growth Hub.
  • Meet the experts – your pathway to success
    Unleash your product’s potential with tailored advice in this new feature for the show. ‘Meet the Experts’ is your gateway to a panel of respected industry-specific consultants eager to offer complimentary, personalised guidance. These experts specialise in a diverse range of skills, from refining product formulations and extending shelf life to optimising factory layouts for enhanced productivity and ensuring seamless compliance with labelling regulations.
  • The Pantry – food ingredient experience
    New this year, discover the ultimate food ingredient experience at Foodtech Packtech. Chefs will inspire your product development with an interactive sensory exploration. Explore plant-based alternatives, indulge in tasting, and immerse yourself in the latest trends.

“Don’t miss out on the chance to network with like-minded individuals, stay up to date with the latest industry trends, and discover the newest product solutions,” says Haimes.

“So spread the word to all your colleagues and join us to experience, and to celebrate, New Zealand’s largest and greatest food and beverage manufacturing and packaging technology exhibition – you deserve it.”

The show is free to attend for all industry professionals.

For more information or to register visit www.foodtechpacktech.co.nz or mhlexpo.co.nz.