CATEX 2023 launches with sustainability and innovation top of the bill


It just been declared that CATEX – Ireland’s biggest foodservice & hospitality function – is now confirmed for 21-23 February 2023 at the RDS Simmonscourt, returning to its standard biannual dates of early in the 12 months. Supported the moment all over again by steadfast sponsors, Bunzl and Calor, the 2023 function is hoping to return to the productive heights of 2019 when the expo welcomed its largest-ever attendance of 12,500 business experts who satisfied with 250+ exhibitors in excess of the a few-times.

A authentic celebration of abilities, provider, excellence and innovation inside of foodservice and hospitality, CATEX is one of Europe’s longest-jogging trade occasions which is amazingly properly-supported by the sector.

Owned and sent by IFSA (Irish Foodservice Suppliers Alliance), sustainability and innovation will be leading of the bill at the 2023 party.  The 2021 Bord Bia ‘Outlook on the Irish Foodservice Market Post Pandemic Foodservice Report’ noted that as the pandemic took keep, many foodservice and hospitality corporations paused their initiatives in sustainability. Having said that, in its ‘Key Macro Tendencies to Enjoy in 2021 (and Over and above)’, the report notes a ‘Return to Sustainable Practices’ as a crucial macro development.

IFSA, in affiliation with its party associates, have identified sustainability, along with innovation, as the key themes for CATEX 2023.

Commenting on strategies for the 2023 celebration, the new Chair of IFSA, Alan Cruite, Typical Manager of Trinity Paying for Eire, section of the Avendra Group, an affiliate of Aramark, adds: “In 2021, we organised CATEX in document time – in just 12 months – and I’m exceptionally happy of my colleagues in IFSA for stepping up and offering a platform and event for our industry to occur with each other during an incredibly challenging time. The supportive and huge feed-back from the party cemented just how exclusive CATEX is to our industry.

“Looking in advance, we’re delighted to be entering a brighter year. Albeit there are still many difficulties, however we’re set on designing CATEX 2023 to make certain it gives a thing for all people in the field. It is extended been recognised as the will have to-show up at function for foodservice and hospitality, and we’re confident that CATEX 2023 will supply incredible price to the two exhibitors and readers as we shift forward.”

CATEX partners with foodservice and hospitality bodies to provide an occasion that’s for business, supported by business.  Associates include Chef Network, Panel of Cooks, Speciality Espresso Association (Eire chapter), Bartenders Affiliation of Ireland and the European Speciality Tea Affiliation.

More than the very last 50 decades CATEX has set up by itself as a important drive in the hospitality and foodservice industries. By reserving early, exhibitors can consider edge of securing prime positioning and remaining integrated in the advertising marketing campaign in the operate up to the clearly show.

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

To come across out extra about CATEX, please call Margaret Andreucetti at Eventhaus on (00353) 1 846 0020 or see

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

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