the communities in the confectionery and coffee sectors begin the countdown

The Italian masters of artisanal ice cream. The elegance and creativity of international pastries. Chocolate, from raw materials to excellent processing. Leavened products and all varieties of bread. The aroma of coffee, from espresso to the more meditative specialty coffee. There is only one event in Europe that offers the Out of Home professional community the most complete presentation of dessert, as it is created and lived in Italian style: it is SIGEP – Dolce World Expo. The salon off Italian exhibition group in its 44th edition, it will be held at the fair in Rimini from January 21-25 next year. At the same time, again in Rimini, the 7th edition of AB Tech Expodedicated to the technology and machinery ofart Whitefrom storage to dough and processing.

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SIGEPthe first meeting for 2023 of IEG’s Food & Beverage Network – which includes Beer & Food Attraction and BBTech Expo (19-22 February in Rimini) and Cosmofood (in November in Vicenza), will host all its historic supply chains with one full block layout, where the collaboration with the industry’s artisan and industry associations, the national and international associations of master ice cream and pastry chefs and bakers, baristas and coffee specialists will take shape. Business, education, media, projection in foreign markets, thanks to the support of the ICE Agency, make SIGEP a real one community catalyst starting with ingredients and products, the latest innovations for machines and plants, paying increasing attention to the issues of sustainability andenergy savingfurniture and equipment, window dressing and everything needed to have a modern packaging characterized by circular materials and flexibility for competitive marketing increasingly integrated with digital platforms.


Product and vision are intertwined at SIGEP in an ever closer way to provide perspective on the development of international markets for the professionals who will visit the event. From specialized media, to the voices of the protagonists of its supply chains, Sigep has in “Vision Plaza“The format that brings out-of-home specialist analysts from the most important global macro areas to the fair in Rimini to provide professionals from all over the world with useful tools for international competitiveness.


In addition, for over 40 years, SIGEP has been synonymous with major international competitions that are an extraordinary lever for professional training and the discovery of new talents. In the six “arenas”, international competitions, demos with the great masters using the latest technical innovations and training and cultural talks will alternate. IN Sweet Arenathe area of ​​the main events, the talents from Europe Cup ice creamwhich is the elimination phase for the teams from the old continent with a view to the Gelato World Cup at Sigep 2024, the Junior WC in pastryand that Women’s World Championship who will choose next Confectionery. IN Arena ice cream, demo and talk. IN Confectionery Arena will take place on Italian senior championship and it Italian juniorsIn addition SIGEP Young. IN Coffee Arena the best baristas in Italy will compete in seven national championships that apply to the World Coffee Championship. While in Bakery Arena came back Bread in the cityinternational baking competition during toque by the Richemont Club. Entertainment and taste also in Choco Arena with demos and talks by master chocolatiers and cocoa experts who tell their history and quirks.


Sigep’s increasingly international role as a platform for the Dolce community and the Italian lifestyle in the out-of-home consumption segment also leads to the first edition of Sigep Chinaorganized by the Italian Exhibition Group in collaboration with Koelnmessefrom 10 to 12 May 2023 at Shenzhen World Expo And convention center at the same time as Anufood China to strategically lead the market in southern China.

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