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Cfia Rennes 2024: a great turnout!

Cfia was held from March 12 to 14, 2024 in Rennes. The show enjoyed record attendance, with over 21,500 visitors. 

The 27th edition of Cfia Rennes attracted 21,558 visitors (an increase of 9 % compared to 2023), who came to discover the offerings of some 1,700 exhibitors - a record attendance, according to its organizers! This result is all the more positive in that this year's event saw an expansion of the range of products and services on offer, thanks to some one hundred new exhibitors. 

The highlight of this year's event, and for the first time at Cfia, Agnès Pannier-Runacher, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Agriculture and Food Sovereignty, spoke about the challenges facing the sector. 

The major themes were addressed during this 2024 edition, through the exhibitors' offer, conferences and the show's events. success of this edition.

The show's key elements were numerous:

  • Expanded range and exhibition space with 1,700 exhibitors figures
  • Start-up Village with French Fab and BpiFrance
  • The Cybersecurity Village: innovative solutions and advice to protect against cyber attacks
  • L'Espace Tendances: ingredients from new resources and innovative technologies
  • L'Usine Agro du Futur, which this year focused on water-related tensions, with a stage organized around three major areas, and solutions linked to water conservation in line with the 3Rs approach.

Award-winning companies

With 113 entries for the Cfia trophies, innovation was in the spotlight with a revisited concept.

The 2024 winners:

  • Ingredients & PAI: Firmalis for CanolaPRO
  • Process, Packaging & Equipment: VIF Software (Solution Dataswati by Vif) for Powerop
  • Packaging: Europlastiques for Gook
  • Quality, Health, Safety, Environment: Christeyns Food Hygiene for Loopix
  • The Special CSR Prize, awarded for the 1era Cfia: Foselev Agintis Sas for EcoCIP

Cfia expands! 

The next edition of Cfia is scheduled for March 4-6, 2025, with an expanded offering.

"The show will indeed be expanding, in particular to include under-represented sectors that are in phase with the transitions the food industry is undergoing today and in the years to come, explains event director Sébastien Gillet. Themed areas and new products will focus on the major challenges facing the food industry. We owe the success of such an event to our visitors, exhibitors and partners, without ever losing its values and conviviality. The food industry is a big family where people like to get together, and we look forward to seeing you on March 4, 5 and 6, 2025! 

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