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Alimentaria FoodTech 2024

About 100,000 people will attend Alimentaria FoodTech 2024 in Barcelona.

Mar 18, 2024 → Mar 21, 2024

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from €4.30/day
Rated 4.9 by 456,634+ people
$10,000 protection
Free cancellation
10,000+ locations globally
from €4.30/day
Rated 4.9 by 456,634+ people

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Your Ultimate Guide to Alimentaria FoodTech 2024

Welcome to our guide to Alimentaria FoodTech 2024, a leading trade show that combines the best of food technology and innovation, all set in the vibrant city of Barcelona, Spain. From March 18th to 21st, 2024, you will have the chance to immerse yourself in the world of food processing, food service, world-renowned chefs, and the broader food industry. This guide will provide you with all the necessary information, tips, and insights to ensure you have an unforgettable experience.

The Magic of Alimentaria 2024 and Barcelona

Alimentaria FoodTech is more than just an event; it's an experience. Held at Fira Barcelona, one of the leading trade fair institutions in Europe, this event attracts thousands of food and beverage enthusiasts, professionals, food and beverage processors, and innovators from around the globe. The event is organized by Alimentaria Exhibitions, a brand that has been at the forefront of food and beverage events for over 40 years.

Get to Know the Venue

Barcelona, the host city, is a vibrant metropolis known for its rich history, stunning architecture, and world-class cuisine. The event venue, Fira Barcelona Gran Via, is an architectural masterpiece designed by Japanese architect Toyo Ito, providing an inspiring backdrop for the event.

Why Alimentaria FoodTech 2024 is Worthwhile

Alimentaria FoodTech 2024 is a must-attend event for anyone interested in the entire food processing chain. It provides great business opportunities to connect with industry leaders, explore cutting-edge food processing technologies, and discover the latest trends in food service. The event also features a diverse range of food and beverage offerings, allowing you to indulge in a gastronomic journey while expanding your industry knowledge.

Event Overview and Schedule

Alimentaria FoodTech 2024 promises an immersive experience across 10 themed sectors, showcasing the latest in food and beverage, food processing, and packaging machinery.

With nearly 100,000 attendees and over 3,000 companies from 52 countries, the expo stands as a testament to its global appeal and industry significance. The event is co-located with HOSTELCO, creating a comprehensive platform covering the entire value chain from agriculture to the hospitality industry.

The four-day agenda is packed with activities, including workshops, trade shows, live product demonstrations, and competitions. Each day offers something unique, ensuring visitors can engage directly with innovators, learn about emerging trends, and witness product premieres firsthand.

Key Activities and Highlights

Workshops and Demonstrations

Participate in interactive sessions led by industry experts. These are perfect opportunities to gain insights into the latest techniques and trends.


Witness the excitement of culinary competitions where professionals showcase their skills.

Product Premieres

Be among the first to discover new products and solutions that could revolutionize new markets.

Dress Code and Atmosphere

The dress code is business casual, striking a balance between professional and comfortable. The atmosphere buzzes with creativity and collaboration, making it the perfect environment to network and share ideas.

Food and Beverage Options

True to its theme, Alimentaria FoodTech offers many dining options. From gourmet tastings at dedicated country pavilions to casual bites, the expo caters to all palates, emphasizing innovation and quality.

Bag Policy At Food Tech 2024

For a seamless experience, attendees are encouraged to travel light. It's okay to bring small bags but be prepared for security checks. It's advisable to leave larger items at your hotel, in designated areas at the venue, or at Bounce storage.

Bounce: Your Luggage Storage Solution at Alimentaria FoodTech 2024

At Bounce, we understand that attending such a large event can be overwhelming, especially when you have to worry about your belongings. That's why we offer a convenient and reliable luggage storage solution. With over 10,000 short-term luggage storage facilities worldwide, including multiple locations in Barcelona, we ensure that your visit to Alimentaria FoodTech 2024 is hassle-free.

Our friendly and accessible service allows you to store your luggage for a few hours or a few days, depending on your needs. Each item stored with us comes with $10,000 in BounceShield™ Protection, giving you peace of mind as you navigate the event. Plus, with our easy-to-use app and website, finding a nearby storage location is a breeze.

Remember, we're not just a luggage locker; we're a concierge service dedicated to saving you time and hassle. So, drop off your bag with Bounce, and get your day back!

Things to Do in Barcelona

While in Barcelona for Alimentaria FoodTech 2024, take the time to explore this amazing city. Visit iconic landmarks, or relax on the stunning beaches of Barceloneta.

Visit the Picasso Museum to gaze at one of the most extensive collections of artworks by the 20th-century Spanish artist Pablo Picasso. For modern art enthusiasts, the Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (MACBA) offers a bunch of exhibitions featuring work from the last few decades.

Don't forget to try local delicacies like tapas and paella, and if you have time, take a day trip to the beautiful Montserrat Mountain.

City Attractions

Barcelona is as much a part of Alimentaria FoodTech as the event itself. Take time to explore the city's iconic landmarks:

  • Sagrada Familia: No visit to Barcelona is complete without exploring the architectural wonders of Antoni Gaudí. Gaudi's unfinished masterpiece offers breathtaking architecture.
  • Gothic Quarter: Immerse yourself in the historical heart of Barcelona, filled with narrow medieval streets. For those who love shopping, the Gothic Quarter and Passeig de Gràcia provide a mix of boutique stores, designer shops, and unique artisanal crafts.

Fun Activities

  • Tapas Tour: Experience Barcelona's culinary delights with a tapas tour in the vibrant neighborhoods of El Born or El Raval.
  • Park Guell: Enjoy a leisurely stroll through this magical park designed by Antoni Gaudi.
  • Local Markets: Experience La Boqueria, Barcelona's most famous market, located off La Rambla. Here, you can sample local delicacies, buy fresh produce, and even grab a quick bite at one of the many stalls.
  • Beach Fun: Engage in waterfront activities like paddleboarding, and windsurfing, or simply enjoy a leisurely walk along the boardwalk to capture the essence of Barcelona's seaside charm.

See You in Barcelona?

There you have it, your ultimate guide to Alimentaria FoodTech 2024. With Bounce by your side, you can enjoy this remarkable event and the captivating city of Barcelona worry-free. We can't wait to see you there!

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All you need to know

  • When will the Alimentaria FoodTech 2024 be held?

    The Alimentaria FoodTech 2024 will be held from 18 to 21 March 2024.

  • Who can attend the Alimentaria FoodTech 2024?

    Alimentaria FoodTech 2024 is a must-attend event for a broad spectrum of participants from the food, beverage, and gastronomy industries, including business owners, industry professionals, suppliers, decision-makers, innovators, and academics. Designed to foster growth, innovation, and collaboration, the expo offers a rich program of workshops, live demonstrations, and networking opportunities, making it an ideal platform for entrepreneurs, chefs, hoteliers, manufacturers, and students alike to discover the latest trends, products, and solutions that are shaping the future of the food and beverage sector.

  • What is the Alimentaria FoodTech about?

    Alimentaria FoodTech is a premier international trade show that brings together the food, beverage, and gastronomy sectors, offering a holistic view of the industry's latest innovations and trends. Held biennially and co-located with HOSTELCO, a leading hospitality expo, it covers the entire value chain from agriculture to hospitality. The event features an extensive array of activities, including workshops, live demonstrations, and competitions, alongside exhibits on food processing, packaging machinery, and a wide range of products. It serves as a vital platform for professionals to present their latest offerings, connect with key stakeholders, and explore innovative solutions, focusing on crucial topics such as sustainability and supply chain management, thereby shaping the future of the food and hospitality industries.

  • Is the Alimentaria Exhibition free?

    The Alimentaria Exhibition, while offering a vast array of networking, learning, and business opportunities for industry professionals, requires registration and the purchase of a ticket for entry. Ticket prices vary to accommodate different needs and schedules: when purchasing online, a 1-day visitor pass is priced at 65€; a 2-day visitor pass, for those who wish to explore more, is available for 75€; a full 4-day visitor pass, allowing complete access to all days of the event, is priced at 90€. For an enhanced experience, the Alimentaria Premium Visitor pass is available at 99€, providing additional benefits and exclusive access. For the most accurate and current registration details, including any early bird discounts or special offers, consulting the official Alimentaria website or contacting the event organizers directly is advisable.

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