CATEX 2023 launches with sustainability and innovation top of the bill

It just been announced that CATEX – Ireland’s greatest foodservice & hospitality event – is now confirmed for 21-23 February 2023 at the RDS Simmonscourt, returning to its standard 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 effective heights of 2019 when the expo welcomed its largest-at any time attendance of 12,500 marketplace industry experts who fulfilled with 250+ exhibitors over the 3-times.

A genuine celebration of techniques, assistance, excellence and innovation inside foodservice and hospitality, CATEX is a person of Europe’s longest-operating trade activities that is exceptionally nicely-supported by the marketplace.

Owned and shipped by IFSA (Irish Foodservice Suppliers Alliance), sustainability and innovation will be leading of the bill at the 2023 function.  The 2021 Bord Bia ‘Outlook on the Irish Foodservice Market Post Pandemic Foodservice Report’ famous that as the pandemic took maintain, quite a few foodservice and hospitality organizations paused their initiatives in sustainability. On the other hand, in its ‘Key Macro Traits to Watch in 2021 (and Past)’, the report notes a ‘Return to Sustainable Practices’ as a critical macro craze.

IFSA, in affiliation with its function companions, have discovered sustainability, together with innovation, as the important themes for CATEX 2023.

Commenting on plans for the 2023 function, the new Chair of IFSA, Alan Cruite, Common Manager of Trinity Obtaining Ireland, section of the Avendra Team, an affiliate of Aramark, provides: “In 2021, we organised CATEX in report time – in just 12 weeks – and I’m unbelievably proud of my colleagues in IFSA for stepping up and providing a platform and function for our field to arrive with each other during an amazingly difficult time. The supportive and remarkable feedback from the occasion cemented just how special CATEX is to our marketplace.

“Looking ahead, we’re delighted to be coming into a brighter yr. Albeit there are nonetheless lots of problems, on the other hand we’re established on creating CATEX 2023 to assure it features anything for all people in the marketplace. It’s extensive been recognised as the will have to-show up at occasion for foodservice and hospitality, and we’re confident that CATEX 2023 will provide remarkable benefit to the two exhibitors and website visitors as we move forward.”

CATEX companions with foodservice and hospitality bodies to supply an event which is for industry, supported by marketplace.  Partners contain Chef Network, Panel of Cooks, Speciality Coffee Association (Ireland chapter), Bartenders Affiliation of Ireland and the European Speciality Tea Association.

About the previous 50 years CATEX has proven alone as a key power in the hospitality and foodservice industries. By scheduling early, exhibitors can take gain of securing key positioning and staying involved in the marketing marketing campaign in the run up to the present.

Conserve the day in your diary. CATEX, an IFSA function, getting location from 21st– 23rd February 2023.

To come across out much more about CATEX, you should call Margaret Andreucetti at Eventhaus on (00353) 1 846 0020 or see

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