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africa’s food, drink and hospitality trade expo since 1986​​


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Where innovation meets the future of the food, drink, and hospitality industry!

If you’re eager to stay at the forefront of cutting-edge technology, trends, and innovations across various industry sectors, you’ve come to the right place. Our upcoming event, HOSTEX 2024, is set to be a dynamic showcase across six dedicated districts: Equipment Africa, Food & Drink Africa, Tea & Coffee Africa, Contract Furnishings Africa, Technology Africa, and Sustainability Africa.

2024 Visitor Attractions

Designed with the industry in mind!

Taste Tomorrow

Hospitality Horizon

Design & Deliver

Why Visit?

Hostex 2024, the trade show that has been connecting buyers and sellers of products and services since 1986 – combining a proven three-decade track record with educational features, exhibitors from across the globe and thousands of innovative products.

Everyone who is anyone in the retail, foodservice and hospitality sectors will be there to make their mark. Don’t miss out!

Highlights From Hostex 2022

If you missed Hostex 2022, watch the videos below to see what you missed!

Six districts, one destination

Navigate through diverse districts tailored to your interests and to the trends shaping the food, drink and hospitality industry. Explore Hostex’s districts to find the latest in Equipment, Food and Drink, Tea and Coffee, Furnishings, Technology, and Sustainability.

Hostex 2024 brings back your favourite attractions and introduces a brand-new feature

The Wine Bar

a new wine zone featuring top producers and products.

SA Chefs Skillery

Witness culinary magic and connect in the SA Chefs kitchen.

Barista Challenge

Top baristas compete for career-changing recognition.

Industry Hub

Engage in interactive talks, knowledge-sharing, and presentations.

New Product Display

Discover the latest innovations from exhibitors.

What To Expect At Hostex 2024

From hotel managers to catering professionals, distributors and retailers to restaurant owners, Hostex provides the ideal platform for industry professionals to connect with their target markets.

Exhibitors – innovation in every aisle

Connect with industry giants like Unilever Professional, Vulcan Catering & Bakery Equipment, Rhodes Food Group, Importalia, GAAP, Core Catering, and more. Explore offerings from dynamic SMMEs and new market entrants such as Matomani, Hive Energy Drinks, Funky Ouma, and Lutosa Belgian Fries.

Hostex Reviews 2022!

4 483

Number of visitors expected for 2024


Of visitors pre-registered, highlighting planned and committed attendance.


Participating countries


Curated & Relevant Seminar Topics


Hostex ambassadors and captains of the industry

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Be part of the legacy, connect with leading innovators, and witness the evolution of the food, drink, and hospitality industry. Hostex 2024 awaits – your journey begins here.

Entry is FREE for trade professionals. Hostex is a trade only expo – children under 18 and prams will not be permitted entry. Students will not be permitted entry without prior arrangement by emailing