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Food Festivals & Fairs, Wine Festivals

2016 FRANCE 2016
Exhibitions, Shows & Expos, Festivals
(see also: 2017 - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011
 - 2010 - 2008)

January 30-31, 2016  Fete de la Truffle 2016
Lalbenque, France
Gourmet meals featuring black truffles, truffle competition, demonstrations of truffle hunting with pigs and dogs, conference with breakout demonstrations, market of handicrafts and local products.

January 31-February 3, 2016  Agecotel 2016
Nice, France
A professional Exhibition for the Equipment industry (hotels, bars, restaurants, collectivities) and the Food industry.


February 1-3, 2016  Salon des Vins de Loire
Angers, France
Exclusively for French and international professionals, the show has 570 exhibitors dedicated to promoting the wines of the Loire.

February 13-March 2, 2016
83rd Fete du Citron (Lemon Festival)
Menton, France
The Lemon Festival, an unique event in the world, attracts 200.000 visitors every year - a figure which is constantly progressing. It is the second most important event on the Riviera after the Nice Carnival and just ahead of the Monaco Formula 1. More than 300 people are employed on the project and 130 tonnes of citrus fruits are used.  Attendance: 200,000

February 15-17, 2016  Vinisud 2016  Montpellier, France
The world's leading exhibition of Mediterranean wines and spirits.

February 27-March 6, 2016
Salon International l'Agriculture - Paris, France
With over 1,000 exhibitors, the show is a real window on agriculture in all its diversity.

March 8-10, 2016  CFIA Rennes - Rennes, France
Food Industry Suppliers Trade Show: This event is dedicated to the food industry in the great east.

March 14-15, 2016  Salon Professionnel Parizza
Paris, France
The trade event dedicated to Pizza, Pasta and Italian Food.

March 14-15, 2016  European Sandwich and Snack Show
Paris, France
The leading event for the snack and food-on-the-go market.

March 26-27, 2016
Salon des Vins: Hospices de Tonnerre - Tonnerre, France
The fair celebrates the wines and wine growers of Burgundy with exhibits of regional products, tastings and more.


March 30-31, 2016  Private Label MDD Expo
Paris, France
700 manufacturers from 21 countries are represented from the grocery, beverage, frozen food, fresh food, meat & seafood, dairy and non food sectors.

April 23-24, 2016  Asparagus Festival
Etauliers, France
This event, which attracts 12,000 visitors, brings together each year 60 gourmet exhibitors and includes concerts, asparagus and wine tastings, workshops, tours of the asparagus cooperative, and a giant asparagus omelette.

April 29-May 2, 2016  Salon Des Vignerons
Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
Wine Growers Fair--the event of gourmets and gourmands.

August 5-6, 2016  La fête de l'Ail Rose de Lautrec
Lautrec, France
The Feast Of Pink Garlic Of Lautrec. The feast of pink garlic of Lautrec is held every year on the first Friday of August (Friday is traditionally the day of the market Lautrec).  Originally, the festival marked the beginning of the marketing period Garlic Rose, after a few weeks in traditional dryers was ready to be sorted and sold.

August 26-28, 2016  The Grand Prune Show
Agen, France
This festive event is held annually the last weekend before school where our emblematic fruit is pretext to many animations in the heart of city. Great concerts are held each evening.

September 13-16, 2016  S.P.A.C.E. - Rennes, France
The 28th edition of the International Trade Fair for Livestock  Attendance: 108,000

September 20-22, 2016  9th Protein Summit 2016
Lille, France
9th Protein Summit 2016: Great new insights on creating more protein value.  Share visions and gain strategy inspiration in the global proteins world - Meet 200 delegates who work on consumer, retail, supply and sustainability challenges in the value chain - Learn more about all the different types of (new) proteins - Join as an exclusive exhibitor and partner which gives you the possibility to create more market awareness - Learn from the experts who will share their experience and knowledge.  Awards: This year we will organise the Bridge2Food Protein Awards. During the event the awards for the best new finished protein based product, most novel protein ingredient and newest technology will be chosen by an expert jury and the delegates.

October 16-20, 2016  SIAL: The Global Food Marketplace
Paris, France
SIAL is the largest meeting place in the world for the food profession. It assembles all the food industry's stakeholders, from manufacturing, mass retail, catering and food service to import-export. Location: Parc des expositions Paris Nord Villepinte.

November 20-22, 2016  Salon Du Chocolat
Marseille, France
Discover and enjoy chocolate in all its forms.

November 29-December 5, 2016  Vinitech Sifel
Bordeaux, France
International Exhibition for Fruit, Vegetables, & Equipment.


2017 FRANCE 2017
Exhibitions, Shows & Expos, Festivals

January 21-25, 2017  SIRHA 2017
Lyon, France
USA Pavilion (USDA-endorsed) International Hotel Catering and Food Trade Exhibition.

February 17-19, 2017  Mondial de la Biere 2017
Mulhouse, France
Beer Festival, an innovative tasting journey into the World of Beer.


2014 FRANCE 2014
Exhibitions, Shows & Expos, Festivals
these events waiting for new dates

March 16-18, 2014  Omnivore Food Festival
Paris, France
The Omnivore Food Festival follows the evolutions and revolutions of cuisine, welcoming renowned chefs from France as well as famous chefs from all over the world, often pioneering a public platform for them to perform. The Festival shares this layering of experiences, cultures and styles through on-stage, rock-concert-like culinary demos, as well as with the Omnivore village, which enables interactions between partners, exhibitors and visitors. Gathering an exceptionally varied panel of brilliant cooks and pastry chefs, offering a public stage for today’s cuisine to be displayed, discovered, and discussed, the Omnivore Food Festival keeps thinking, tasting and dreaming up cuisine.

August 2-3, 2014  Livarot Cheese Fair - Livarot, France
Located in the dairy region of Normandy, Livorot celebrates its local cheeses at this annual festival, featuring about 80 vendors, a parade, medieval theatrical animations, renewable energy demonstrations, and a cheese eating competition.

September 19-21, 2014  Festival International de la Gastronomie et des Arts de Vivre
Mougins, Provence, France
International Festival of Gastronomy and of Arts Of Living. Conferences, workshops, book sales, exhibitions, Alley of Flavours, and Competition of Taste.

September 22-28, 2014  Tous Au Restaurant
Countrywide, France
The event gives gourmets the unique opportunity to dine at celebrated establishments and to discover and enjoy exciting new restaurants and cuisine. Participating restaurants across France will offer special menus and pricing.

September 27-29, 2014  Whisky Live - Paris, France
Whisky Live is the whisky tasting and sampling event of the year, taking place from London to Tokyo, Paris to Glasgow.

October 19-23, 2014  IPA - The Global Food Factory 2014
Paris, France
The International Exhibition of Food Process and Packaging.


2013 FRANCE 2013
Exhibitions, Shows & Expos, Festivals
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January 26-27, 2013  Saint-Vincent Tournante 2013
Burgundy, France
Each year since 1938, wine villages of Burgundy host the festival honoring St. Vincent, patron saint of wine growers. The program includes a gathering of th St. Vincent brotherhoods, train tours, religious ceremonies, processions, exhibitions, and tasting pavillions.

January 27-28, 2013  World Pastry Cup 2013 - Lyon, France
'The Greatest Worldwide Competition for Pastry Professionals' is held in conjuction with the SIRHA Exhibition.

January 29-30, 2013  Bocuse d’Or World 2013 - Lyon, France
24 heads, 24 countries, 24 recipes. Since 1987, every two years, 24 leaders selected from among the elite chefs of the world rendezvous in Lyon to perform an incredible performance involving the preparation of two exceptional dishes in 5 hours and 30 minutes, and facing the public , the press and jury. A grand culinary event!

February 2-3, 2013  Percee du Vin Jaune - Jaune, France
The unique wine of the Jura region is aged in oak barrels for six years. The festival celebrates bottling the new vintage with tastings, ceremonies, a wine auction, exhibitors, cookery competitions and entertainment.

February 22-23, 2013  Paris Food Television Festival
Paris, France
The next World Festival of Wine and Food Television WFWF-TV will take place under the Pyramid at Carrousel du Louvre in Paris. At the same time and location as Paris Cookbook Fair. The focus of the WFWF-TV is the trade meeting of professionals to buy and sell food and wine television shows.

February 22-24, 2013  Paris Cookbook Fair 2013 - Paris, France
A show devoted exclusively for cookbooks and wine books. Authors signing, rights center, publishers stands, cooking demonstrations, wine tastings - the whole sector will be there. Publishers from over 20 countries have already reserved their stand.

March 1-3, 2013  Salon Du Chocolat 2013 - Lille, France
Discover and enjoy chocolate in all its forms. Attendance: 20,000

March 15-17, 2013  Salon Du Chocolat - Bordeaux, France
Discover and enjoy chocolate in all its forms. Attendance: 19,000

May 12, 2013  Fete de la Fraise (Strawberry Festival)
Beaulieu-sur-Dordogne, France
The 22nd annual festival in the heart of strawberry country includes an open air market, parade, music, art, a giant strawberry pie, and competitions for the best fruit.

June 16-20, 2013  VineExpo Bordeaux - Bordeaux, France
International trade exhibition staged in Bordeaux, France, every two years and in the Asia-Pacific on alternate years. The 3-day event will host the largest showcase of wine and spirits ever in Asia. Reserved for professionals operating in the wine and spirits sector and related activities such as catering, the cruise industry, etc., as well as for journalists.  Attendance: over 9000

June 26-28, 2013  World Coffee in Good Spirits Championship
Nice, France
The Cafe and Bakery Fair event promotes innovative beverage recipes that showcase coffee, spirits and unique ingredients in a competition format. The drinks will be judged for taste, aroma, visual qualities and overall presentation.

June 29-30, 2013  Cavaillon La Fete du Melon - Cavaillon, France
Cavaillon is clearly THE melon capital. Everything that has something to do with melon is presented at banquets, melon tastings on the streets, tours and exhibitions.

September 14-15, 2013  Shrimp Festival
Honfleur, Calvados, France
The festival brings a sense of fun to the picturesque port in autumn, celebrating the maritime vocation of Honfleur with concerts of sea shanties, shrimp peeling competitions, stands, and a gathering of old sea vessels.

September 20-22, 2013  Feast of Gastronomy
Countrywide, France
The festival takes place throughout the country on the first day of autumn. Over 4,000 events will celebrate French expertise and innovation in the field of gastronomy. This year's theme is Our Earth.

October ?-?, 2013  Roanne Festival Open Table
Roanne, Loire, France
For the 11th consecutive year, the festival Roanne open table invites you to a cultural and gustatory journey in the heart of Roannaise gastronomy. Dinner shows, wine tasting, cooking workshops and entertainment.

October 20-23, 2013  Serbotel Atlantique 2013 - Nantes, France
Trade show of products and equipment for the kitchen, hotel, bakery, pastry, bars & pubs, wine and agri-food sector.

October 26-27, 2013  Cider Fair
Le Theil sur Huisne, Orne, France
Every year, on the last weekend of October, the farm is open to the public for demonstrations in cider-making. A local farmers’ market is set up and visitors have the chance to sample local Perche products.

October 30-Nov 3, 2013  Salon Du Chocolat - Paris, France
The Chocolate Show--meet cocoa growers, discover the best chocolatiers, admire unique exhibitions and attend recipe demonstrations.

November 8-10, 2013  15th Wine and Food Festival
Annecy, Haute-Savoie, France
Over 90 exhibitors offering their own production (food and wines)  To support the charities of the Annecy Lac Lions Club     Entrance fee: 4 €

November 15-17, 2013  Salon Saveurs Des Plaisirs Gourmands
Paris, Porte de Versailles, France
Gourmet rendezvous with exhibits of specialty products, workshops, and tastings.

November 23-25, 2013  Salon Du Chocolat 2013 - Cannes, France
Discover and enjoy chocolate in all its forms.

November 27-28, 2013  Allegra European Coffee Symposium 2013
Paris, France
Combining a tailored Supply & Innovation Day, Study Tour, the European Coffee Awards & Gala Dinner and the highly thought provoking European Coffee Symposium, the event is attended by stakeholders from across the industry.

December 6-7, 2013  Le Grand Tasting 2013 - Paris, France
Le Festival Des Meilleurs Vins.  Conferences, gourmet workshops, exhibits and tastings are offered to over 20,000 visitors.

December 6-9, 2013  Salon Saveurs Des Plaisirs Gourmands
Paris Champerret, France
Gourmet rendezvous with exhibits of specialty products, workshops, and tastings.


2012 FRANCE 2012
Exhibitions, Shows & Expos, Festivals
these events waiting for new dates

March 3-7, 2012  Europain 2012 - Paris, France
Salon Mondial. Bakery, confectionery, ice cream, chocolate & confectionery.

March 16-17, 2012  Black Pudding Festival
Mortagne-Au-Perche, Orne, France
The festival brings 20,000 people into town to celebrate the classic boudin de Paris, a sausage consisting of equal parts of blood, fat and onions. The Knights of the Black Pudding will host the 49th International Competition for the Best Black Pudding. Attendance: 20,000

April 5-8, 2012  Bayonne Ham Fair - Bayonne, France
Held for over five centuries, the Fair celebrates products of the region, especially its distinctive Bayonne ham. The festive event, held during Easter Week, includes an open air market on the banks of the River Nive, displays, and demonstrations.

June 1-3, 2012  Terres en Fete - Arras, France
The 10th edition of the agricultural show for the North of France.

June 19-20, 2012  ProFood 2012 - Nantes, France
The 18th business convention on industrial process and services for the food industry.

June 20-21, 2012  The Health and Food Days
La Rochelle, France
A key European business convention. With an effectiveness based on 17 years’ experience, the event represents a benchmark for the food and agriculture industry. The underlying objective is to bring together industry players who incorporate nutrition. Over the two days, meet and talk to other in the industry who could well contribute to the success of your innovation projects: members of the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries, engineers from technological test centres, heads of health and nutrition research laboratories, Suppliers of functional food ingredients, equipment suppliers, representatives from product development support and consultancy organisations, retailers (supermarkets and specialised retailers).

June 27, 2012  Fete des Fromages (Cheese Festival)
Rocamadour, France
Sample French cheeses exhibited by over forty cheese makers and enjoy music, an outdoor market and more.

June 28-July 1, 2012  Bordeaux Wine Festival - Bordeaux, France
A "wine road" with pavilions offering a wide range of wines from Bordeaux and the Aquitaine region, interactive workshops, music festival, sound & light show, and fireworks.

July 8, 2012  Conceze Fete de la Framboise - Conceze, France
The 16th annual Raspberry Festival will feature an expo, music, sales of fresh fruit and a wide range of raspberry products, a workshop kitchen, tastings, and a giant raspberry pie.

October 21-25, 2012  Wine Innovation Forum - Paris, France
Trade exhibition for gourmet products, wines and gifts in the heart of SIAL Global Food Marketplace.

November 8-12, 2012  20th Edition Palais Gourmand
Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
The gastronomic event of the Cote d'Azur with more than 300 exhibitors. Discover the specialties and wines from our regions.

November 9-11, 2012  Salon Du Chocolat - Lyon, France
Discover and enjoy chocolate in all its forms. Attendance: 15,000

November 28-29, 2012  ICFEB 2012 - Paris, France
The XXXIII International Conference on Food Engineering and Biotechnology aims to bring together academic scientists, leading engineers, industry researchers and scholar students to exchange and share their experiences and research results.


2011 FRANCE 2011
Exhibitions, Shows & Expos, Festivals
these events waiting for new dates

June 4, 2011  15th Fete du Vin de Cahors - Albas, France
The annual wine celebration includes open tastings, concerts, and gourmet meals.

June 6-7, 2011  Gastronomy by the Seine - Paris, France
The Annual Paris Culinary Summit.

July 28, 2011  Gujan-Mestras Oyster Festival
Gujan-Mestras, France
This major event welcomes thousands of people to celebrate the area's oyster farming tradition, with oyster tasting, concerts and a large fun fair.

August 14, 2011  La Pourcailhade (Festival of the Pig)
Trie-sur-Baise, Hautes-Pyrenees, France
The festival includes grilled pork meals, pig art exhibits, piglet races, "cry of the pig" imitation contest, antique tractor exhibits, arts and regional products.

October 18-20, 2011  CFIA Metz 2011 - Metz, France
Food Industry Suppliers Trade Show: This event is dedicated to the food industry in the great east.


2010 FRANCE 2010
Exhibitions, Shows & Expos, Festivals
waiting for new dates

November 30-Dec 1, 2010  Vinitech Bordeaux - Bordeaux, France
International Trade Exhibition in the Wine Growing and Wine Production Sector.


2008 FRANCE 2008
Exhibitions, Shows & Expos, Festivals
waiting for new dates

April 21-22, 2008  Les Rendez Vous Beaujolais - France
Next event in 2010.

May 14-16, 2008  Wine Pleasures Workshops - Gruissan, France
Buyer meets French Cellar.

May 19-25, 2008  National Vegetarian Week - UK and France
The 15th National Vegetarian Week aims to celebrate vegetarianism in its broadest sense and prompt media discussion on the topics of vegetarian food, health benefits, lifestyle and commitment.




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