SIAL CANADA

The SIAL Canada International Show is addressed to anyone who works in the retail, catering or food processing industry. The next trade show will be held on April 29 to May 1,  2025 at ENERCARE CENTER, TORONTO. Sial Canada is not only a key to the Canadian agri-food industry, but also an opportunity to enter to the US and international markets. SIAL Canada is the only national trade show that offers a full range of food products “under one roof” to meet your customers’ expectations.

In 2020, SIAL Canada launches the very first Food Inspiration Week in North America, which will take place from September 28th to October 2nd on its virtual platform. It has many innovative features such as customizable 3D booths, an optimized chat system, access to an international buyers’ program, virtual meetings with our experts, high level online webinars, etc.

Sial Canada Statistics

SIAL Canada is now the only event of its scale in Canada, with more than 1,200 national and international exhibitors from 50 countries hosting over 25,000 buyers from Canada, the United States and 60 other countries.

500+ International buyer meetings

25.000+ business visitors

600+ Canadian and International exhibitors

  • 95% growth since 2010
  • 18,500 visitors from 67 countries
  • 1000+ exhibitors from 50 countries
  • 50+ conferences
  • 240,000 FT2 of floor space
  • 3 exclusive B2B programs
  • 398 contacts per square footage
  • 94% Satisfied visitors

MARKET TRENDS

Cheeseries and microbreweries

17,700 tons

$28.7 billion valuation of the North American cheese market

75% beer market share in Canada

Wellness and Organic

82% of shoppers report that their 1st source for organic food and drink is regular grocery stores and supermarkets.

33 higher sales for organic food recorded in 2020 compared to 2017

12,500 packaged organic products sold in Canada in 2020.

Food services

50% of Canadian consumers buy prepared foods

$13.5 billion in foodservice revenue

$75 billion size

Packaging

$13.8 billion annual value in the packaging and testing market

1,200+ buyer-visitors looking for packaging solutions

60% of revenues in the global packaging industry are agri-food

Supply chain

2000+ Sial Canada visitors/followers

900+ visitors looking for Logistics solutions

$50.4 billion exports in the food industry

  • 25.000 + business visitors
  • 350 contacts per exhibition stand
  • 94% exhibitor satisfaction

Exposure categories

CHEESE & BREWERS

  • Fancy cheeses
  • Handmade and specialty cheeses
  • Microbrewery beers
  • Cider
  • Ingredients related to cheese making
  • Hygiene and sterilization
  • Packaging
  • Equipment and process
  • Technical consultants
  • Technical consultants

DRINKS

  • Water
  • Fresh juices
  • Other juices
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Other hot drinks
  • Cocktail ingredients
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • Wine and spirits
  • Bar supplies and equipment

FRESH FOOD

  • Seafood
  • Meat
  • Poultry
  • Baked treats
  • Pastries
  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Dairy products
  • Deli meats
  • Ready to eat
  • Frozen food
  • Eggs

GROCERY

  • Cereals
  • Fruit based products
  • Plant type of products
  • Coffee and tea
  • Non-alcoholic beverages
  • Sweets and snacks
  • Oils and other fat-based products
  • Condiments, spices and vinegars
  • Food products, food supplements
  • Animal feed
  • Sweets
  • Sugar and sweetening products
  • pastries

supplementary

Kitchen accessories, Hygiene and maintenance, Clothing / Personal protection, New technologies, Services

PACKAGING

Containers, Equipment, Supply Chain, New Technologies, Packaging Services

(https://sialcanada.com/en/market-trends/#chaine-dapprovisionement )

(https://sialcanada.com/en/previous-edition/ )

Fastest growing categories (% growth CAGR 2010-2015)

  • Salty snacks, 4.3%
  • Oil and fats, 4.0%
  • Rice, spaghetti and noodles, 3.8%

Size of Retail Trade in billion

  • 15 office supply chain staples
  • 11 dairy products
  • 9 snacks
  • 8 meals

(Euromonitor)

Where do consumers shop? their market shares.

  • GROCERY/FOOD SUPERMARKET STORES 65%
  • MASS-MERCHANDISERS / HYPERMARKETS 21%
  • DISCOUNT/DOLLAR STORES 15
  • WAREHOUSE CLUB STORES 14%
  • CONVENIENCE STORES 13%

(Nielsen global survey)

Exhibitors

Visitors

Exhibition Space

Location

10 reasons to participate in the exhibition

GALLERY

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