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CATEX 2023 launches with sustainability and innovation top of the bill

It just been introduced that CATEX – Ireland’s biggest foodservice & hospitality party – is now verified for 21-23 February 2023 at the RDS Simmonscourt, returning to its ordinary biannual dates of early in the year. Supported at the time once again by steadfast sponsors, Bunzl and Calor, the 2023 party is hoping to return to the thriving heights of 2019 when the expo welcomed its biggest-at any time attendance of 12,500 sector professionals who satisfied with 250+ exhibitors more than the 3-days.

A real celebration of skills, assistance, excellence and innovation inside foodservice and hospitality, CATEX is one particular of Europe’s longest-operating trade situations that is very well-supported by the business.

Owned and shipped by IFSA (Irish Foodservice Suppliers Alliance), sustainability and innovation will be top rated of the monthly bill at the 2023 event.  The 2021 Bord Bia ‘Outlook on the Irish Foodservice Sector Post Pandemic Foodservice Report’ famous that as the pandemic took maintain, several foodservice and hospitality firms paused their initiatives in sustainability. Nonetheless, in its ‘Key Macro Developments to Enjoy in 2021 (and Outside of)’, the report notes a ‘Return to Sustainable Practices’ as a key macro trend.

IFSA, in affiliation with its party partners, have discovered sustainability, together with innovation, as the big themes for CATEX 2023.

Commenting on programs for the 2023 party, the new Chair of IFSA, Alan Cruite, Typical Manager of Trinity Getting Eire, part of the Avendra Team, an affiliate of Aramark, provides: “In 2021, we organised CATEX in report time – in just 12 weeks – and I’m exceptionally proud of my colleagues in IFSA for stepping up and providing a platform and event for our business to occur collectively during an very complicated time. The supportive and tremendous opinions from the event cemented just how exclusive CATEX is to our market.

“Looking ahead, we’re delighted to be getting into a brighter yr. Albeit there are however a lot of challenges, on the other hand we’re established on building CATEX 2023 to ensure it gives something for everyone in the business. It is lengthy been recognised as the have to-go to occasion for foodservice and hospitality, and we’re assured that CATEX 2023 will supply remarkable benefit to both of those exhibitors and site visitors as we move forward.”

CATEX associates with foodservice and hospitality bodies to deliver an function that is for industry, supported by industry.  Companions incorporate Chef Community, Panel of Cooks, Speciality Espresso Association (Eire chapter), Bartenders Affiliation of Ireland and the European Speciality Tea Association.

Over the very last 50 a long time CATEX has established itself as a important power in the hospitality and foodservice industries. By reserving early, exhibitors can just take benefit of securing primary positioning and becoming involved in the advertising marketing campaign in the operate up to the clearly show.

Save the day in your diary. CATEX, an IFSA occasion, taking area from 21st– 23rd February 2023.

To obtain out far more about CATEX, you should contact Margaret Andreucetti at Eventhaus on (00353) 1 846 0020 or see

CATEX – Ireland’s definitive foodservice event, 21st – 23rd February 2023.