Food Show Plus!

Food Show PLUS! at Alimentec

Event Date
Jun 08, 2021 – Jun 11, 2021
Bogota, Colombia
Registration Deadline
Apr 14, 2021
Registration Price
See Below

Showcase Your Company and Products Without Traveling

Alimentec is the leading trade fair for the food & beverage as well as the hospitality industries in Colombia and the Andean region. It is the leading platform for qualified business contacts for your success and across-the-board buyer groups from Latin America and the Caribbean will be present. Colombia is the perfect hub to expand your business in the fast-growing markets within the region.

Alimentec is powered by Anuga –the world’s leading trade fair in food & beverage- and Corferias and Koelnmesse are the organisers. This means two strong players offer success proven track-records, and the opportunity to benefit from their know-how and widespread networks. 

U.S. Food & Agricultural Product Imports to Colombia, By the Numbers

  • U.S. Consumer-Oriented Foods - US$655 million (2018)
  • U.S. Processed Foods - US$599.5 billion (2018)

Euromonitor projects the value of retail sales in packaged food to increase to US$15.7 billion by 2023, an increase of nearly 20.2% or over US$2.6 billion from the 2018 amount.

Food Show PLUS! Showcase Walkthrough

Services Provided

  • Not available at this time.

Additional Services Available

($50 per selection, no cap on number of services)

  • Not available at this time. 

Products of Interest

  • Colombia has no current restrictions for specific foods or ingredients not considered on standards such as the observed on the Codex Alimentarius
  • Consumers are looking for healthier options, non-GMO, organic product, and on the other hand is looking for rich flavor experiences in snacks and beverages, as well as innovative presentations and formats of processed food
  • Colombia is working on increasing the consumption rate on animal protein, in beef, pork, poultry and fish

Top U.S. products in demand:

  • Sweet and savory snacks (all types, unique flavors and ingredients)
  • Dried fruit and nuts
  • Dairy products (processed cheese, chilled and shelf stable desserts)
  • Non-alcoholic beverages, 100% juices, ready-to-drink teas, functional drinks
  • Bakery products (baked goods, biscuits and breakfast cereals)
  • Processed fruits and vegetables
  • Confectionery products (chocolate and cocoa products, tablets lollipops, gum, sugar-free confectionery)
  • Processed meat (poultry and meat) product: added value egg based products
  • Frozen products (seafood, ready meals, fruits and vegetables)
  • Food ingredients (whey, protein, lactose flavors, flours, additives, amino acids)
  • Healthy products - gluten free, lactose free, light, diet, reduced fat and sodium foods
  • Alcoholic beverages - premium beer, spirits and wines
  • Dried processed food, noodles, soups
  • Organic products (processed and dried)

Preparation Assistance

Colombia Country Profile

Get a head start. We have the market intelligence you need to make informed decisions to determine if this market is right for your products.

Complimentary Webinars

Take advantage of our educational webinars providing the latest exporter intelligence for companies regarding specific markets, logistics, trade financing, documentation, how to meet and follow-up with foreign buyers and much more.

Food Export Helpline

Even experienced exporters have questions from time to time. Whether you are new to exporting or a seasoned exporter, you can take advantage of one-to-one support through the Food Export Helpline™.

Export Success

Participants in 2019 Food Show PLUS! Events Reported:

Distributorships Established
Companies with > 20% Sales Increase
Buyer/Seller Introductions
$4 Million
Projected Sales
$12 Million
Actual Sales
Branded Program

Double your international marketing dollars

You may be eligible for up to 50% reimbursement on:

  • Exhibition fees and set-up charges
  • Equipment and furnishings rental
  • Design, creations, and construction costs for a temporary booth
  • Select travel expenses
  • Advertising
  • And much more!