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About ProFood Tech 2019

About ProFood Tech

About ProFood Tech 2019

ProFood Tech is a biennial trade show for the food and beverage processing industry—the most comprehensive show of its kind in North America. The event will feature machinery in action from 450 exhibiting companies on a 150,000 net square-foot show floor at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. More than 6,500 professionals attended the inaugural show in 2017; 7,000 are expected in 2019.

March 26 - 28, 2019
McCormick Place
Chicago, Illinois USA
Exhibit Hours: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Attendees include C-level executives, corporate managers, engineers, sales managers, plant managers, manufacturers and production supervisors, brand and marketing managers, quality controllers, purchasers, research/development and package designers from a wide variety of food and beverage consumer packaged goods companies (CPGs). The top six sectors represented are:

  • Baking & Snack
  • Beverage
  • Dairy
  • Grain/Mill/Cereal
  • Meat/Poultry/Seafood
  • Prepared Foods


About PMMI

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, represents more than 800 North American manufacturers and suppliers of equipment, components and materials as well as providers of related equipment and services to the packaging and processing industry.

The association works to advance a variety of industries by connecting consumer goods companies with manufacturing solutions through the world-class PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows, leading trade media and a wide range of resources to empower our members. In addition to ProFood Tech, the PACK EXPO trade shows unite the world of packaging and processing to advance the industries they serve:

PMMI Media Group connects manufacturers to the latest solutions, trends and innovations in packaging and processing year-round through brands including:

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About Koelnmesse

Koelnmesse - Global Competence in Food and FoodTec is an international leader in organizing food fairs and events regarding food and beverage processing. Trade fairs such as the Anuga, ISM and Anuga FoodTec are established world leaders. Koelnmesse not only organises food trade fairs in Cologne, Germany, but also in further growth markets around the globe, for example, in Brazil, China, Colombia, India, Italy, Japan, Thailand, the United States and the United Arab Emirates, which have different focuses and contents. These global activities enable us to offer our customers a network of events, which in turn grant access to different markets and thus create a basis for sustainable and stable international business. The events regularly organized by Koelnmesse take place at different intervals and attract more than 50,000 exhibiting companies from 127 countries, as well as approximately 3 million visitors from 210 countries.


About IDFA

IDFA represents the nation's dairy manufacturing and marketing industries and their suppliers with nearly 525 members. The association’s nearly 200 dairy processing members run more than 600 plant operations that represent more than 85 percent of the milk, cultured products, cheese, ice cream and frozen desserts produced and marketed in the United States.