7th International Trade Show

29 Nov -
01 Dec
AICC – Grand Arena
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The 7th plastprintpack West Africa 2022 covers a fast-growing market

98 exhibitors from 21 countries present adapted products, solutions and technologies

Ghanaian and West African professionals from the agrofood & plastprintpack industries look forward to discuss their business with 98 exhibitors from 21 countries at the 7th edition of agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa 2022.

The exhibitors come from Belgium, Burkina Faso, Egypt, France, Germany, Ghana, Hungary, India, Iran, Italy, Ivory Coast, Morocco, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Poland, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Türkiye, United Arab Emirates and USA.

Organised by the German trade show specialists fairtrade, in cooperation with its local partner Geovision, this event takes place from 29 November to 01 December 2022 at the state-of-the-art Trade Center Arena at the Accra International Conference Centre.

The exhibition is again supplemented by a 3-day program full of presentations and conferences.

Visitor registration

Visitors are recommended to pre-register online: Pre-registration takes less than 3 minutes and provides you with a printable pre-badge for fast track entry to the exhibition, which will be sent to you by email one day before the event starts. Trade visitors having pre-registered online or presenting an invitation from an exhibitor visit the show free of charge. 

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Country pavilions in 2022 from Germany, Italy and South Africa

German Pavilion

Presenters of the German Pavilion

  • German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, in cooperation with the
  • Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA) 

Exhibitors in the German Pavilion 2022 include:

  • BEWITAL agri

  • Destilla

  • GEA West Africa


  • Riela Africa

  • Schmitz Cargobull Overseas

  • Te So Ten Elsen

  • Vibrofloors

  • Vion

  • WEDA

  • Windmöller & Hölscher

Italian Pavilion

The Italian Trade Agency ITA in cooperation with AMAPLAST, ACIMGA, UCIMA and ANIMA / ASSOFOODTEC is organising the first Collective Participation of 18 Italian companies at plastprintpack & agrofood West Africa 2022.

Click here for all details.

The plastprintpack & agrofood West Africa Fair is the main international exhibition in Ghana, dedicated to the agro-industrial supply chain, where technologies for processing, packaging and packing of food, beverages, cosmetics, etc. are widely exhibited

Despite a two-year period marred by the pandemic, Ghana's economic growth forecast for 2022 is 5.8%, consolidating it as one of the largest economies in West Africa.

The agricultural sector is of paramount importance in the country, both socially and economically. It absorbs around 1/3 of total employment and contributes 21% of GDP. In 2020, it was the most dynamic sector of the economy, with +7.4% growth. …

Italian exhibitors:

  • Arol
  • Cevolani Italia
  • Irritec
  • ITIB Machinery International
  • Maina Industries
  • Melegari Technology
  • Miele
  • Navatta Group Food Processing
  • New Project
  • Novacart
  • Pigo
  • Prismatech
  • Promec
  • Promer
  • Riello Ups
  • Simex
  • SZS Free
  • TMCI Padovan
  • Tropical Food Machinery

South Africa Pavilion

South Africa joins in with a Department of Agriculture Western Cape Pavilion.

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture is responsible for the promotion of agriculture in all its rich diversity in the Western Cape. About 45% of South Africa’s agricultural exports move through the Western Cape and the value-added in the sector amounts to just less than R21 billion (US$ 1.2 billion) per annum.


  • Department of Agriculture Western Cape
  • 5 Pence
  • Aslina
  • Bayede Marketing
  • Best Spirits of Africa
  • Cape Dreams
  • De Pizan Beverages
  • Jacobs Jam Co.
  • Lifestyle Rooibos Tea
  • M'Hudi
  • Resulta Exporters
  • Rooiboslief Lifestyle
  • Spicy Bulldog
  • The Road to Exotic Taste
  • Thokozani Wines
  • Ubuntu Evoo
  • Ukhamba Beer Worx

Get-together & Press conference in Accra on 11 October 2022

Representatives of the Ghanaian government and associations, European trade agencies, international exhibitors and media met with the organisers fairtrade and their local partner Geovision to discuss the way forward for the best possible 7th edition of agrofood & plastprintpack West Africa.

Source: GBC Ghana 12 October 2022

Source: Joy News 12 October 2022

Strong institutional support of
plastprintpack & agrofood West Africa 2022

The 7th edition of plastprintpack & agrofood West Africa 2022 enjoys the strong support of the following institutions.

Support from within Ghana

  • Ghanaian Ministry of Business Development
  • The Ministry of Food and Agriculture
  • The Ministry of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation
  • The Ministry of Trade and Industry
  • AGI Association of Ghana Industries
  • FABAG Food & Beverage Association of Ghana
  • GIPC Ghana Investment Trade Promotion Centre
  • NEIP National Entrepreneurship and Innovations Plan

International support

  • ACIMGA – Italian Association of Italian Manufacturers of Machinery for the Graphic, Paper, Converting and Allied Industries

  • AHK Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Ghana

  • AMAPLAST – Italian Association of Manufacturers of Machinery and Moulds for Plastics and Rubber
  • EECA - Egypt Expo and Convention Authority
  • Embassies of France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Türkiye to Ghana
  • German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action, in cooperation with the Association of the German Trade Fair Industry (AUMA)
  • GIZ
  • GNBCC Ghana Netherlands Business & Culture Council
  • ITA Italian Trade Agency
  • NABC Netherlands African Business Council

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e-brochure 2022

Review 2019

The 6th plastprintpack West Africa 2019 featuring 87 exhibitors from 17 countries

The 6th  plastprintpack West Africa in 2019 featured the participation of 87 exhibitors from 17 countries presenting dedicated solutions for hundreds and hundreds of trade visitors and buyers from Ghana and neighbouring West African countries.

The exhibitors came from Belgium, China, France, Germany, Ghana, India, Italy, Jordan, Morocco, Netherlands, Nigeria, Poland, Portugal, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tunisia and Türkiye.

The Ghanaian and West African plastprintpack market

Plastics technology: West African imports of plastics technology accounted for €217 million in 2020, having increased from €219 million in 2018 to €263 million in 2019. Major West African import markets of plastics technology - apart from Nigeria – are Ivory Coast, Ghana, Senegal, Togo, Guinea and Mali, in this order. (VDMA)

Printing and paper technology: Such technology was imported at a value of €95 million in 2020, €109 million in 2019 and €107 million in 2018 (VDMA), with Ghana, Ivory Coast and Senegal as main importers - apart from Nigeria.

Packaging technology: Imports amounted to €312m in 2021, up 5.2 annually from €230m in 2015 - steady growth even in the Corona year 2020 and 2021. Major West African importers – apart from Nigeria – are Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Senegal, Mali and Burkina Faso. (VDMA)

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