Food In Canada

The Italian Trade Commission in Canada is inviting food and beverage manufacturers  to join them on a trip to Italy to attend the Cibus Tec trade show this fall.

Cibus Tec 2023 will be held at Fiere di Parma in Parma, Italy, from October 24 to 27, 2023. For over 80 years, Cibus Tec has been one of the leading Italian trade shows for food processing equipment and technology, bringing together food industry professionals from around the world.

Parma is the capital of the Italian food and foodtech valley, and home to some of the leading European food and technology companies as well as to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA). More than 60 per cent of Italian bakery, confectionery and snack industries are located within a 200 km radius from Parma.

Cibus Tec is held every three years, most recently in 2019, which included over 100 countries, 500 innovations shown across the floor, 1200 suppliers, and 3000 buyers.


The trip will offer food and beverage buyers an exclusive business experience in Cibus Tec and Parma.

At the show, visitors will be able to check out innovations in different segments, such as packaging, logistics, bottling and filling, coding, marking and labelling, end of line, handling and traceability, components, automation, digital, robot and control, energy efficiency, environmental technologies and hygiene, ingredient analysis and laboratory equipment.

Target groups of visitors include the food industry as a whole, as well as the C-suite in fruit and vegetables, dairy, meat, ready-to-eat meals, pasta, cereals, bakery, ice-cream and dessert, coffee and portioned meals, chocolate and snacks, liquid food and importers/distributors.

The Italian Trade Commission will cover the following expenses:

  • Economy-class return flight
  • 4-night accommodation in hotel in Parma with breakfast (October 23 – October 27, 2023)
  • Lunches at VIP lounge at the show
  • VIP pass for the show
  • Transfers from/to airports and daily transfers to the trade show venue
  • Access to B2B platform and personalized B2B meetings agenda

The trip to Cibus Tec 2023 is scheduled as follows:
October 23: Arrival in Bologna, Italy, and transfer to Parma
October 24 – 26: Visit to Cibus Tec show and B2B meetings with Italian technology companies
October 27: Transfer to the Bologna airport and departure for Canada

To be considered for the delegation, buyers must complete the online questionnaire by July 20, 2023.

For additional information, check out the Cibus Tec 2023 Trade Show guide and the Cibus Tec 2023 Preliminary exhibitors directory.

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