CATEX 2023 launches with sustainability and innovation top of the bill

It just been announced that CATEX – Ireland’s most significant foodservice & hospitality function – is now confirmed for 21-23 February 2023 at the RDS Simmonscourt, returning to its typical biannual dates of early in the yr. Supported once yet again by steadfast sponsors, Bunzl and Calor, the 2023 occasion is hoping to return to the effective heights of 2019 when the expo welcomed its major-at any time attendance of 12,500 industry pros who achieved with 250+ exhibitors over the 3-days.

A serious celebration of capabilities, services, excellence and innovation in foodservice and hospitality, CATEX is a single of Europe’s longest-running trade gatherings that is extremely perfectly-supported by the marketplace.

Owned and delivered by IFSA (Irish Foodservice Suppliers Alliance), sustainability and innovation will be top rated of the invoice at the 2023 occasion.  The 2021 Bord Bia ‘Outlook on the Irish Foodservice Sector Put up Pandemic Foodservice Report’ mentioned that as the pandemic took hold, many foodservice and hospitality organizations paused their efforts in sustainability. Having said that, in its ‘Key Macro Traits to Watch in 2021 (and Further than)’, the report notes a ‘Return to Sustainable Practices’ as a vital macro craze.

IFSA, in association with its party associates, have determined sustainability, together with innovation, as the important themes for CATEX 2023.

Commenting on designs for the 2023 function, the new Chair of IFSA, Alan Cruite, Common Supervisor of Trinity Buying Eire, portion of the Avendra Team, an affiliate of Aramark, adds: “In 2021, we organised CATEX in record time – in just 12 weeks – and I’m very very pleased of my colleagues in IFSA for stepping up and presenting a platform and party for our marketplace to appear with each other through an unbelievably tricky time. The supportive and incredible suggestions from the occasion cemented just how specific CATEX is to our market.

“Looking in advance, we’re delighted to be coming into a brighter calendar year. Albeit there are nonetheless a lot of problems, even so we’re set on creating CATEX 2023 to make sure it delivers anything for everyone in the business. It’s long been recognised as the must-show up at function for foodservice and hospitality, and we’re self-assured that CATEX 2023 will provide incredible benefit to both equally exhibitors and site visitors as we go forward.”

CATEX associates with foodservice and hospitality bodies to produce an celebration which is for marketplace, supported by business.  Companions incorporate Chef Community, Panel of Chefs, Speciality Espresso Association (Eire chapter), Bartenders Association of Ireland and the European Speciality Tea Affiliation.

More than the final 50 years CATEX has recognized by itself as a key force in the hospitality and foodservice industries. By booking early, exhibitors can acquire gain of securing key positioning and getting involved in the marketing campaign in the operate up to the clearly show.

Help save the day in your diary. CATEX, an IFSA celebration, getting put from 21st– 23rd February 2023.

To locate out much more about CATEX, remember to make contact with Margaret Andreucetti at Eventhaus on (00353) 1 846 0020 or see

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