The Food Industry Trade Show in Barcelona 2020 (Alimentaria)

The Food Industry Trade Showreturns to Barcelona in 2020 with the promise of great innovations in the gastronomy sector. In this article you will find all the information you need to know about the event.

What is it?

The Food Industry Trade Showhas established itself in recent years as one of the most important food and beverage events in the world. Therefore, many take advantage of this event to present their latest gastronomic creations.



The 2020 Barcelona Food Industry Trade Show will be held from Monday April 20th  to Thursday, April 23rd, 2020.


How to get there?

The event will take place in the pavilions of the Fira de Gran Via Hospitalet.

There are several options to get there by public transport:


If you are staying in the center, it is best to take the metro´s lines 1 (red) or 3 (green), up to Plaza de España. From there you have to transfer to catch the railways or a bus.

If you have near a line 9 stop. then you can go directly to the "Fira" station.


The Railways of the Generalitat de Plaza de España (not to be confused with those of Plaza Catalunya) will take you comfortably to the venue of the event. The stop is "EuropeFira"(only a 10 minute journey).


Most of buses passing through Gran Vía in the direction “Hospitalet”, will stop in front of the venue.  The H-12is one of the most frequently passed.


A taxi from the city center will cost you around 12€, depending on the fare and traffic.


Some figures from 2019

Last edition attracted 150,000 professional visitors and more than 4,000 exhibiting companies.

By way of example, some of the delicacies that were unveiled were gin and tonic croquettes, cecina (dried meat) fries or calçots (a type of onion) cannelloni.

Do not miss a thing...

The 2020 Food Industry Trade Show will be divided into 10 pavilions. They are as follows:

  1. Groocery Foods (edibles).
  2. International Pavilions
  3. Lands of Spain (local products from Spain).
  4. Intercarn(focused on meat products).
  5. Interlact (focused on dairy products).
  6. Expoconserver (dedicated to the world of cannes foods)
  7. Restaurama (special for restaurants).
  8. Snacks, Biscuits and Confectionery (designed to respond to the demands of this vertical).
  9. MediterraneanFood (Mediterranean food).
  10. And Alimentaria Trends (the greatnovelty in 2020, showing the latest trends in consumption and gastronomic production such as organic, functional or halal food, among others).

In parallel, a multitude of activities will be organized according to the following areas of interest:



Tickets are available on the official website of the event. These are the prices:

1-day Visitor: 70€ normal rate, 35€ pre-purchase.

2-day Visitor: 80€ normal rate, 45€ pre-purchase.

3-day Visitor: 95€ normal purchase, 50€ pre-purchase.

A pass gives you access to the venue and free activities. Be aware that children under 18 years old are not allowed in the event.


Where to stay?

Accommodation in a city like Barcelona can be tricky coinciding with events as crowded as the Food Industry Trade Show 2020.

Accordingly, we advise you to book in advance.

From the short stay Fisa Rentals apartments we have several options to make you feel at home, while being close to the venue.


Apartments for rent for days in Barcelona

We have apartments for rent for days in various strategic points of the city, as:

The mythical Eixample: our Gran Vía,Aribau or Bailén locations.

Las Ramblas or Rambla Catalunya, in the very heart of the city.

A taste of the neighborhod life: the residential area of Les Corts, near the Camp Nou, and Sants Estacio.

Book now for the 2020 Barcelona Food Industry Trade Show. We are offering free cancellation up to 24 hours before the arrival, and enjoy Barcelona with all the comforts that a Fisa Rentals Apartments can offer.

Worth to mention: we also have apartments for monthly stays, for those lucky ones who have lots of time to enjoy Barcelona.

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