Hall 5

Where innovation and networking meet

The Alimentaria Hub is the nerve centre of the exhibition, a large space full of knowledge, trends, innovation and business for industry, distribution and retail.

This space hosts congresses, seminars, conferences, awards ceremonies and study presentations around six main themes (R&D&I+Brands; Nutrition, Health and Wellness; Internationalisation and Globalisation; Distribution and Retail; Marketing and Communication and Corporate Social Responsibility) in which more than 200 speakers take part.

In addition, The Alimentaria Hub has networking areas, advisory services for exports, partners with experience in different areas of the industry’s value chain and an area for professionals and investors to discover startups with projects designed to revolutionise food and gastronomy through technology.

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The great showcase for innovation where brands will present their latest launches.

The most disruptive companies and leading startups in the food sector come together in this area of The Alimentaria Hub, where innovation and entrepreneurship are concentrated.

Guide to Innovation in the agri-food sector

The R&D&I department of SMEs.

More than 9,000 references (projects, doctoral theses, patents, research groups) classified by sector, subject matter, geographical area and institution, with the aim of transforming knowledge into a social and economic asset.

Nutrition, health and wellness

XIII Mediterranean Diet Conference

The event that brings together Spanish and international experts on nutrition, medicine and nutrition policy.

Internationalisation and globalisation

III International Halal Congress Alimentaria

The event will be divided into two days:

Halal: targeting a growing Muslim and non-Muslim consumer segment

Tuesday May 18th – Conference for companies without experience in the Halal sector

How to adapt products and services to the Muslim consumers, a global business opportunity

Wednesday May 19th – Conference for companies with experience in the Halal sector

Distribution and retail


Sector studies

The Alimentaria Hub will also be the venue for presenting the latest studies on new consumer habits and retail trends.

Marketing and communication

Best Awards

Alimentaria 2021 will host the awards ceremony of the Best Awards 2021 for the most innovative creations in food marketing and communication.

Press pool / Bloggers' Space

The Alimentaria Hub also offers a space for bloggers and a press pool with more than 120 publications in digital format about the sector.

Corporate Social Responsibility

5º Nestlé Forum: ‘Creating Shared Value'

The event that analyses the challenges and the role of the food industry in its contribution to a sustainable and socially responsible future.

Interested in participating at The Alimentaria Hub?

Contact our team. We will guide and help you to make your participation a success.

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Many thanks for your interest. We are currently working updating our System into new dates of 2022. Our System will be available shortly. Please remind that your badge will be valid for next year.

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Exhibitors and Products Catalogue

The list of exhibiting companies is provisional and is updated constantly, so it is subject to change.

For this reason, we recommend you to check it frequently.