FOOD EXPO 2022: The Premier Food & Drink trade show in S.E. Europe makes a Great Comeback


After a two-year pandemic pause , FOOD EXPO Greece 2022 was a resounding success, welcoming 1,200 exhibitors from 31 countries and 28.600 visitors in a 50,000 sq.m. exhibition area. FOOD EXPO confirmed its position as the largest Food & Beverage trade show in Southeast Europe and one of the most significant of its kind internationally, making a strong comeback featuring 1,200 exhibitors from Greece and the rest of the world, 2,500 key food traders and 750 Ηosted Buyers. The trade show took place March 12-14 at the at the Metropolitan Expo exhibition center in Athens, Greece, acting as the central platform for the international food industry interested in Mediterranean products. More than 2.080 international visitors from 83 countries visited the exhibition, in addition to 28.600 visitors, in an exhibition space spanning over 50,000 m2, for buyers from the entire F&B sector.


Strictly professional Oenotelia trade show, organized alongside FOOD EXPO, definitely met the demands of the wine market, thanks to its high quality level and the participation of the most important Greek wines and spirits’ companies.
Executives from across the spectrum of production, standardization, distribution and marketing of wines and spirits, as well as that of hospitality, foodservice and catering and important wine importers from abroad had the opportunity to discover the full range and variety of Greek wines and spirits, among 180 exhibitors.
With Greek producers coming from all regional units of Greece, OENOTELIA 2022 covered the majority of the Greek vineyard, while at the same time hosted exhibitors with a huge range of equipment related to wine, bottling machines, winemaking systems, packaging, labels and wine accessories and consulting services.

Food Expo 2022 Hosted Buyers program

The aim of the initiative to attract and host international buyers of the FOOD EXPO exhibition was to contribute to the strengthening of exports of Greek products and the development of extroversion of Greek companies that participated as exhibitors.
FOOD EXPO 2022 managed to attract 2,000 international buyers from 80 countries in order to spread the quality of Greek Food & Beverage worldwide and create synergies with developing international markets.
Seven hundred and fifty of the most important international buyers, joined the Hosted Buyer Program, and held approximately 15,000 b2b meetings with exhibitors during all three days of the exhibition. It is worth noting that these international visitors came from more than 83 major target markets for Greek, but also Mediterranean food and beverages, such as the United Arab Emirates, USA, China, India, Japan, Canada, Brazil, but also several European countries such as: Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Great Britain etc. and were decision makers and important executives in their businesses.