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Alimentaria 2026

(23 March 2026 - 26 March 2026 )
Location: Spain, Barcelona
Industry: Food & Drink
Organizer: Alimentaria Exhibitions S.A.

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Fira Barcelona will welcome professionals from the F&B industry between the 23rd and 26th of March 2026. Alimentaria 2026 will improve upon the success of the 2024 edition. Exhibitors and visitors will not be required to follow strict Covid-19 safety measures. This is due to the removal of the country's coronavirus-related constraints. 


The Alimentaria Barcelona is one of the F&B sector’s leading biannual events. It is hosted in Fira Barcelona and attracts representatives from the entire value chain. This includes the HoReCa and agriculture sectors. As a result, the event frequently receives over 144 000 participants from over 150 nations. This encompasses the United States, Australia, Chile, Belgium, Ethiopia, and China. Participants of Expo Alimentaria vary from large-scale distributors to industry associations and institutions. This incorporates decision-makers who seek to complete various business goals. Examples include expanding business contacts and learning about new trends. 

About Alimentaria Spain

The Alimentaria expo features a diverse event schedule that focuses on four fundamental aspects. These are innovation, gastronomy, specialisation, and internalisation. This is achieved via the presentation of diverse sub-events. Among them are live demonstrations, product premieres, workshops, and competitions. This includes a variety of showstoppers. Among them is the exhibition, the Alimentaria Hub and the Innoval. 

Alimentaria’s exhibitor list features leading companies such as: 

  • Kraft Heinz; 
  • Coca-Cola; 
  • Danone; 
  • Danish Crown Group; 
  • Jack Daniel’s BBQ Sauce Co; 
  • Mokate; 
  • Loyd; 
  • Nestle.

The Alimentaria fair receives representatives from various industries, such as F&B, retail, and commerce. The HoReCa, import, export, agriculture, oenology, distribution, wholesale, and packaging sectors also attend. 

Alimentaria Trade Show Accommodation

Secure suitable accommodation for Alimentaria Barcelona with Travel 2 Fairs Ltd. All that is necessary is to inform us of three essential details. This includes the desired number of rooms, spending budget, and sought location. Travel 2 Fairs Ltd manages the rest. Book hotels close to Fira Barcelona and gain valuable access to public transport. We can inform you of the best routes to take to the venue. Asides from affordable hotel accommodation for exhibitions, we also provide transport services. One way to travel to your hotel is to have a rent-a-car wait for you at the airport. Another is to schedule an airport transfer in both directions.

Event information might be outdated because of the coronavirus pandemic. More information is available from the organiser.

Past Iterations

Barcelona Alimentaria 2022

Alimentaria 2022 took place between the 4th and 7th of April 2022 as a live exposition. The edition occurred at the Fira Barcelona. It featured over 3 000 exhibiting companies from 52 nations on 85,000 m2 of event space. This included 400 international companies. Approximately 100,000 trade visitors also attended. Such included 1,400 major buyers and 30 lead chefs from 149 nations. 23% of the visitors represented foreign countries. The location featured Covid-19 safety measures like social distancing. The edition featured more than 300 innovations.

Barcelona Alimentaria 2024

Alimentaria 2024 was a live trade exposition between the 18th and 21st of March 2024 in Fira Barcelona. It featured more than 3 200 exhibiting companies from 68 nations and around 107 900 visitants from 120 countries (25% from abroad). Among the participants were 2 200 invited purchasers and 700 leading specialists and chefs. The location did not feature coronavirus precautions due to the repealing of the country's pandemic restrictions and presented approximately 100 000 m2 of event space.  


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visitors from 157 countries


exhibitors from 65 countries

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