FoodWeek Uzbekistan 2023

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The 26th International Exhibition of Food and Drinks, Food Processing and Packaging and HoReCa in the Republic of Uzbekistan

24-26 October, Tashkent, Uzexpocentre

Why Uzbekistan?

Tashkent is the largest city in Central Asia and has a population of approximately three million people, with an additional two million people living in the surrounding regions. Uzbekistan has a total population of approximately 35 million people – the largest consumer market among all countries in Central Asia.

Uzbekistan is the world’s 6th largest cotton producer, and is the world’s 3rd largest cotton exporter. Republic is the ninth gold largest producer in the world and it contains the world’s fourth largest reserves. Uzbekistan has substantial hydrocarbon resources, particularly in natural gas where it is among the world’s largest ten producers. 

The government of Uzbekistan has opened the free conversion of local currency. Since 1996 (21 years) the market has been waiting for this reform. Free conversion opens unbelievable opportunities for business development and serves as accelerator of economic development.

Food industry of Uzbekistan

The average annual growth rate of food production is 9-10 percent. Consistent implementation of measures for the development and diversification of the industry has allowed over the past 5 years to ensure the expansion of the raw material base and increase the volume of production. Currently, more than 9700 enterprises of the food industry operate in the Republic. by 2017-2021, it is expected to increase food production by 1.4 times, fruit and vegetable processed products-by 2 times, fruit and vegetable exports by 2.3 times. At the same time, commercial banks and international financial institutions are involved in the development of small business and private entrepreneurship in the sector, as well as in the creation of export infrastructure and logistics.

Main exhibition themes

Food and drinks

– Grain, rice, flour, sugar, vegetable oil and other commodities;

– Fresh meat, frozen meat, sausages, canned meat, etc.;

– Fresh fish, frozen fish, canned fish, etc.;

– Fresh vegetables, frozen vegetables, canned vegetables, etc;

– Baby foods, special dietary foods

– Chocolate, chewing gum, and other confectionary;

– Packaged and processed foods;

– Beverages; beer, wine, spirts, soft drinks, juice, water, tea, coffee;

Grocery products, pet foods, and tobacco products


– Resto-franchise

­– Gastronomy. Products for restaurants

– Equipment for restaurants and cafes

– Service for restaurants and cafes

– Automation

– Furniture and accessories

– Information technology, software, integrated solutions and services for the food industry

– Automation of the process of accounting and logistics goods

– Integrated engineering solutions

Food & Drink Processing Technologies

-Meat and poultry processing technologies

-Seafood processing technologies

-Drink processing technologies

-Fruit and vegetable processing technologies

-Dairy production and processing technologies

-Baking equipment and supplies

-Food ingredients

-Refrigeration, storage and transportation technologies

-Agricultural, horticultural and floricultural technologies

Packaging Technologies & Supplies

-Packaging machinery and technologies

-Bottling equipment and technologies

-Labeling machinery and technologies

-Packaging components

-Pet plastic containers and pet machinery

-Materials, papers, films, foils & resins

-Packaging containers

-Packaging materials

-Packaging services


To attract professional visitors organizer conduct the wide-ranging advertising campaign including advertising in newspapers and magazines of Uzbekistan and CIS, radio and TV advertising, street banners, and also delivery of 10000 invitation cards and telephone and B2B marketing.


Exhibition pavilions of “Uzexpocentre” completely satisfy the international standards of holding the biggest exhibition events. In addition Uzexpocentre have the conference hall, open exhibition area and up-to-date exhibition equipment. Uzexpocentre is located in convenient place and have the good driveways, comfortable hotels (Hotel Expo ***, Hotel International *****)