Modern Bakery Moscow becomes locomotive of trade

28 June 20244 min reading

How the bakery, confectionery and ready-to-eat food production industry changed – showed the biggest trade fair for bakery and confectionery markets of Russia and CIS countries – Modern Bakery Moscow | Confex.

interesting, informative and productive for the 29th time, the only trade fair in Russia and the CIS countries was held, which covers the entire cycle of production of confectionery and bakery products. Industry professionals have once again recognized Modern Bakery | Confex as the effective business development platform that allows to share experience, look for business growth points and ways to adapt to new conditions.


This year, the exposition has grown by a third: 258 companies from 13 countries presented their technological and ingredient solutions: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Egypt, India, Iran, Italy, China, Russia, Turkey, Czech Republic. Traditionally, well-known foreign and Russian brands took part in the exhibition: Berta, Abat, Angel Yeast, Canol, Debag, Divo, Gostol, Handtmann, Kumkaya, Lesaffre, J4, Memak, Qingdao Kesong, Polair, Porlanmaz, Rondo, Unifood, Wachtel, Wiesheu, Voskhod, NHL Retail, Technopool, etc. 

Within the trade fair were presented such thematic areas as food technologies for bakery and confectionery industries, ingredients, raw materials and additives, equipment for packaging, storage and equipping of retail spaces, refrigeration equipment, technologies for industrial hygiene, commercial transport, equipment and ingredients for the production of ready-to-eat food and semi-finished products.

The section for chocolate and sugar confectionery production Confex. Confectionery expertise continues its development.  For the third time, an exposition of ingredients, equipment and technologies for the production of chocolate and sugary confectionery products was organized within Modern Bakery | Confex trade fair. Russian and foreign producers presented their solutions at the trade fair: Alke Machinery, Arcan, Betaform, Biscuit Pro, CONFECTRA, COSKUN, Dito Group, HASKAN, HDR Gida, Kadzama, Keskin, sacumi, SAM Makina, TOMER, Yilmaz Kimya, Ygmak.

Annually, at Modern Bakery | Confex trade fair the latest innovations in equipment and ingredients for the production of bakery and confectionery products are presented, which is noted by visitors of the exhibition. The exhibition was attended by 14,815 industry specialists from 29 countries, 8 federal districts and 87 regions of the Russian Federation. Among the visitors were also heads and representatives of trade missions of the foreign countries: India, Malaysia, Republic of Ghana, Republic of Tunisia, Turkey. 


One of the latest trends in the industry: leaders in the confectionery and bakery markets are developing new segments and entering the market of frozen semi–finished products and ready-to-eat food. 

In 2024, visitors of Modern Bakery | Confex trade fair were also able to get acquainted with the latest innovations in equipment and ingredients for the production of ready-to-eat food and semi-finished products as part of the new section – the GOTOVO exhibition. The exposition presented equipment for meat processing, vegetables and fruit processing, equipment for working with dough and semi-finished products, packaging solutions.

The main trends in the markets of ready-to-eat food and semi-finished products, as well as issues of designing a modern commercial kitchen, were discussed by speakers and participants of the first conference for producers of ready-to-eat food and semi-finished products GOTOVO. The speakers of the leading companies for the production of ready-to-eat food and semi-finished products shared their experience and successful cases: Yandex Lavka, X5 Food, Neftmagistral, Sibirskaya collection, Group of companies "Shokoladnitsa", Uppetit, and others.


Over the past few years, the issue of bread popularization has been acute in the baking industry. Thinking about their diet, many consumers stop eating bread or give their preference to gluten-free analogues; myths about bread consumption appear.

The organizers of Modern Bakery Moscow | Confex support the initiative to promote bread: the first flashmob for professionals and bread connoisseurs "I ❤️ BREAD" took place within the 2024 exhibition. Visitors and professionals of the baking industry talked about their love for bread, shared expert opinions about the benefits of bread and debunked the main myths.

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