Food / Pharmaceuticals / Beverage / Packaging
الغذاء / المستحضرات الصيدلانية / المشروبات / التعبئة والتغليف

About Packaging & Food

The Packaging & Food (PF) magazine is a specialized business magazine that provides information about the latest developments and technologies in the Packaging, Printing, Plastic and Food Industries. PF readers are widely distributed over various trades, such as wholesalers, importers / exporters, suppliers, manufacturers, trade association, chambers of commerce and so forth. The magazine serves as a reference tool in their projects to learn about the latest equipments and services provided by other companies involved in the Packaging, Printing, Plastic and Food Industries. It is circulated to the desktop of leading decision makers engaged in the above mentioned industries throughout the Asia and Middle East countries and is published on a quarterly basis (four times a year) in English language with the Arabic text presented alongside.

About Packaging & Food Buyer's Guide

Circulated on a yearly basis, Buyers' Guide is an annual serving as a bridge between buyers and sellers in the industry of packaging and food. Giving away freely at myriads of tradeshows around the world at all times of a year, it not only makes it easier for companies to have access to their potential buyers, but also save plenty of time for those who visit the tradeshows with the hope of finding the ideal products on their mind. By placing an advertisement in Buyers' Guide, companies can greatly reduce their cost in promoting their products with almost the same effect as actually participating in the tradeshows themselves. As long as companies make good use of Buyers' Guide, traveling and shipping expenses will no longer be a heavy burden for most of them. As a result, they could be highly cost competitive in the market. In addition to reducing the cost, Buyers' Guide also makes it easier for potential buyers to collect much more systematically the information of the companies in the industry of packaging and food in that they are all included in one book. The convenience it brings about greatly increases the opportunities for the ad of every company to be viewed carefully and repeatedly. Furthermore, Buyers' Guide in the meantime facilitates the cultivation of the markets around the world by sending the right information to the hands of buyers in a wide range of counties, which are generally considered of great potential, Asia and the Middle East in particular. With an ad in Buyers' Guide, opening markets outside your home country has become easier than ever. For all those reasons, more and more companies choose it as an efficient tool to help achieve their ambitious goals.

Circulation Areas
Asia Circulation
  No. of Copies % of Total
Malaysia 901 13.3%
Singapore 114 1.6%
Thailand 540 8%
Vietnam 215 3.1%
Philippines 252 3.7%
Indonesia 306 4.5%
Hong Kong 16 0.2%
Japan 12 0.2%
Korea 55 0.8%
Taiwan 148 2.2%
India 48 0.8%
Total 2607 39%

Middle East Eirculation
  No. of Copies % of Total
U.A.E 532 7.8%
Lebanon 664 9.8%
Turkey 218 3.2%
Kuwait 266 4.0%
Jordan 206 3.0%
Syria 308 4.5%
Iran 132 2.0%
Oman 230 3.4%
Qatar 180 2.7%
Bahrain 218 3.2%
Saudi rabia 998 14.7%
Africa 204 3.0%
Total 4156 61%

Viewer Statistics
Circulation by Industry

  No. of Copies % of Total
Food & Beverage Processing & Packaging / Manufacturers 4653 69%
Manufacturers / Distributors of Processing Machinery & Equipment 744 11%
Manufacturers / Distributors of Packaging Machinery & Materials 479 7%
Manufacturers / Suppliers of Ingredients, Additives, Flavours & Raw Materials 415 6%
Research Institutions, Trade Associations, Statutory Boards, Embassies & Other Related Services 334 5%
Storage, Handling & Distribution 138 2%
Total 6763 100%

Circulation by Job Position Total

  No. of Copies % of Total
General Manager Managing Director 2689 40%
Owner / CEO 1878 28%
Export / Import Manager 615 9%
Sales / Marketing Manager 549 8%
Technical Engineering 344 5%
Contractor Project Manager 415 6%
Professors 273 4%
Total 6763 100%

2018 Media Kit
  February May August November Buyers' Guide
Editorial Closing January 15th, 2018 April 15th, 2018 July 15th, 2018 October 15th, 2018 -----------------
Ad Closing January 20th, 2018 April 20th, 2018 July 20th, 2018 October 20th, 2018 November 2018
Publication Date February 15th, 2018 May 15th, 2018 August 15th, 2018 November 15th, 2018 December 2018
Special Reports Labels for temperature control Microfoaming technology: The world is changing, also the packaging New technologies in graphic arts: Efficiency and improvements in care of the environment Filling technology for the food processing of foods and beverages Distributed free in various trade shows. Buyer’s guide is an efficient guide for buyers to find what they are looking for, and it also provides a wonderful path for companies to reach potential customers. Its readers include both exhibitors and those who visit the trade shows. It serves a two-way medium for buyers and companies to strike a deal, and further creates a win-win situation for the two parties involved.
Materials Qualities of metal containers: A continued development Food packaging: Safe, efficient, intelligent and sustainable Plastic lids hinged and push-pull add value to the beverage industry Evolution of the carton packaging
Design & Marketing Adaptability of container for the senior generation Customize the packaging: The future of packaging How can a good packaging help the brand grow The ecodesign and social trends: What should be considered?
Processes &
The future of the coding for the pharmaceutical packaging New criteria for filling biopharmaceuticals Recycling of multilayer plastic Syndrome of innovations
Presence in
Trade shows
  • Propak Vietnam
    2018 (HO Chi Minh, Vietnam)
  • FHA 2018
  • Taipei Pack 2018
    (Taipei, Taiwan)
  • Propak Asia 2018
    (Bangkok, Thailand)
  • Propak China 2018
    (Shanghai, China)
  • AFEX 2018
    (Manila, Philippines)
  • Propak Myanmar 2018 (Yangon, Myanmar)
  • Tokyo Pack 2018 (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Allpack 2018
    (Jakarta, Indonesia)
  • Gulfood 2018
    (Dubai, UAE)
  • Gulfood
    2019 (Dubai, UAE)
Media Partner

Exhibition & Conference


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