Iran Agrofood 2016 to kick off today in Tehran

May 30, 2016

TEHRAN- The 23rd edition of Iran’s international exhibition of agricultural products, foodstuff, machineries, and related industries, known as Iran Agrofood 2016, will start operation at the Tehran International Permanent Fairgrounds today, IRIB news reported.

The three-day event, which is the largest and the most famous international food fair in the Middle East ever, will kick off in the presence of Iranian Agriculture Minister Mahmoud Hojjati and some senior officials from the Iranian ministry of industry and ministry of health, as well as some officials from Iranian unions and related communities.

Some 46 countries, including Jordan, Spain, Australia, Austria, Slovakia, South Africa, Britain, Italy, Germany, France, and etc. will take part in the exhibition along with a number of Iranian companies.

As reported, the number of foreign participants shows a 36-percent rise and that of domestic ones registers a 9-percent increase, compared to the last year’s exhibition.

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