Formally known as Sweets and Snacks Middle East
Yummex is the growing satellite exhibition of the world famous ISM Cologne, the show is jointly organized by Koelnmesse GmbH & the Dubai World Trade Centre. Yummex is the only trade show in the MENA region focusing on sweets, snacks & confectionery industries.
350 exhibitors took part in 2016 from 35 countries.
In 2018 Yummex Middle East will continue to take place as an independent niche fair the context of the 'Dubai International Hospitality Week', which bundles various trade fairs.
Dubai International Hospitality Week is made up of several specialised trade fairs taking place simultaneously including Yummex, Seafex (fish and seafood), The Speciality Food Festival (gourmet products), GulfHost (hospitality equipment and food service expo) and The Tableware Show.
Some key stats from last year's show...
8th edition of SSME
242 Exhibitors from 38 Countries
13 National Pavilions
36% growth year-on-year
Over 5,900 sqm gross exhibition space
7,022 Buyers from 83 Countries
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