UNITING AND INSPIRING FOOD PROFESSIONALS SINCE 1964 Any pro will tell you - if you go to one food exhibition this year, go to SIAL Paris. It’s the biggest one-stop shop in the industry, the place to be for tastemakers and trend-seekers who want to nurture their business. For over 50 years, SIAL Paris has been welcoming a melting pot of industry players to the French capital to share their savoir-faire and create the recipes of the future. The first edition was held during International Food Week in 1964, and united experts and enthusiasts from 26 countries. Today, the biennial attracts exhibitors and visitors from over 200 countries and is a flagship event in the worldwide food calendar. Every two years, producers, importers, buyers and retailers, media specialists and independent associations of every shape and size meet at the largest exhibition venue in Paris for five-days of inspiration, debate and exchange.