Why visit ?


the European meeting point for innovative expertise 

MDD Expo, the Exhibition for know-how dedicated to custom made products, supports the development of your business

With 15 years of expertise, MDD Expo confirms its position as a link between manufacturers and buyers. All industry professionals gather every year at the exhibition for know-how dedicated to the creation of customized products.

500 European food and non-food exhibitors: experts in bespoke products and private label… 150 coming from Belgium, Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Turkey…

Food and Non-food products

  • Groceries
    • Savory (cooking aids, snacks, seasonings, condiments, canned vegetables and meat, baby food, sauces, soups, pet food ...)
    • Sweet (breakfast, biscuits, confectionery, desserts, canned fruits, artisan and industrial pastries...)
    • Beverages (non-alcoholic beverages, aperitifs, spirits, wines ...)
  • Fresh
    • Dairy products (cream, cheeses, desserts...)
    • Meat / Cold & Cured Meats / Seafood
    • Delicatessen products/ Freshly cut and packed products (ready meals, fresh produce)
  • Frozen
    • Appetizers / Finger foods
    • Fish / Seafood
    • Vegetables
    • Ice creams / Desserts
    • Household products and Home Care (scented candles, cleaning products, matches, accessories)
    • Hygiene / Perfume / Cosmetics (toiletries, beauty, essential oils, para-pharmacy, hair care, body care ...)
    • Packaging
    • Services (certification, laboratories, transport/logistics


6 themes in the spotlight

6 trends will be highlighted at MDD Expo 2016 to guide buyers in their search.

Nutrition & Health: organic, free from, gluten-free, lactose-free, allergen-free ...

Products from the Regions of France: Specific local products with a strong regional identity and specific know-how ... French and international retail chains are keen on regional and Made in France know-how.

World foods: exotic flavors, traditions, original flavors, specific products, recipes...

Ingredients & Intermediary food products: food coloring, preservatives, flavoring, spices, antioxidants ... Ingredients and Intermediary food products are essential in the development of products and specifications across all sectors.

Gourmet selection: luxury products, fine foods... products developed with indisputable quality and expertise.

"On-the-go": ready to eat, ready to cook ... convenience products and food- to- go are ongoing trends

4,500 trade visitors attended MDD Expo 2015

13% came from Belgium, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Netherlands, Portugal, UK, Sweden.... While strongly established and recognized in France for the past 15 years, MDD Expo is strengthening its reputation in Europe.

Seen at MDD Expo 2015:

Supermarkets, freezer centers, import/export and sourcing agencies

Agenor, Aldi, AMS Sourcing, Auchan Production, Auchan Polska, Auchan International, Axfood, Carrefour et Carrefour CMI, EMC Casino, Colruyt, Daymon Worldwide, Delhaize, Dia, Eroski, Franprix-Leader Price, Francap,Grand Frais, Intermarché et Intermarché International , Leader Price, Leclerc-Scamark, Monoprix, Picard Surgelés, Provera, Sonae, Schwarz (Lidl), Toupargel, Sytème U, Unifood, Vestey Food…

Foodservice and cash and carry: 

Accor, Buffalo Grill, Bridor, Cocktail Square, Davigel,Elior, Flunch, Groupe Bertrand, la Fournée Dorée, Metro Cash & Carry , Pizza Hut, Planet Sushi, Pomme de Pain, Relay,

Pomona Episaveurs, Carrefour Promocash, Servair, SNCF, Sodexo, The Pokemon Company International,The Walt Disney Company, Transgourmet…


DesiClic,K-Santé, KOT, Vente-privee.com…

Specialized supermarkets: 

Biocoop, Décathlon, Hédiard,Harrod’s,Lea Nature, Naturalia…

Para-pharmacies and Beauty stores

Univers pharmacie, PharmActiv, Parashop, Multipharma, Groupe Yves Rocher, Institut Cameane…


food and HPC manufacturers looking for outsourcing options and know-how.



100% of distribution channels in one place

Even closer to its visitors in 2016

MDD EXPO reinforces its proximity with market players by conducting specific actions in the field: targeted phoning, meetings, in addition to several surveys conducted among visitors who did/did not attend the exhibition, both at international and French levels.

A professional exhibition, pre organized targeted business meetings, market intelligence

MDD Expo puts in place workshops and services to promote the know-how of exhibitors and trends in private label brands in France and abroad.

MDD Expo, business meetings

  • Business meetings

    More than a show MDD Expo organizes free of charge tailor made business meetings for you at the show.

    250 meetings took place at the exhibition in 2015!

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  • France des Régions

    MDD Expo highlights local French products at “la France des Régions”, the opportunity to showcase the know-how and specificities of 22 regions.

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  • Sourcing Workshop

    Santé, goût, naturalité, valeurs nutritionnelles, réduction des coûts … les ingrédients sont essentiels dans la composition des produits. Ils sont désormais au cœur des cahiers des charges et sont bien souvent à l’origine des nouveautés produits.

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MDD Expo, highlighting know-how and innovation

  • The Trophées des Savoir-Faire Innovants

    The Trophées des Savoir-Faire Innovants (Innovative Know-How Awards): With over 60 entries for the first edition in 2015, these awards distinguished 7 exhibitors for their innovation and creativity.

    These awards will be renewed in 2016, with the goal of enabling manufacturers to enhance their expertise and creativity.

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  • Innovations Store:

    An overview of global trends in food and non-food through the products already commercialized by international retailers.

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  • Pack Store

    As the packaging of private label brands is a very strong driver of innovation and differentiation, MDD Expo highlights the best product/packaging combinations, with a focus on communication, functionality, and the environment.

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  • Espace Dégustation

    Espace Dégustation (Tasting Area): Enjoy original recipes by the chefs and apprentices of the EPMTTH school using exhibitors’ products.

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MDD Expo, a tool for market intelligence

  • The MDD Expo symposiums

    After a successful first edition in 2015, MDD Expo will setup 2 symposiums in 2016.

    January 2016: focus on innovation

    March 2016, prior to the show : focus on specific nutritional products, bringing together French and international buyers before the exhibition

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  • The conferences

    Hear from industry professionalsmeet and discuss with experts and get tips on international expansion and updates on the latest standards, consumer behavior, new market opportunities, etc ...

    20 conferences led by Nielsen, Ania, Daymon Worlwide; over 700 listeners in 2015.

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  • A program of store visits prior to the show

    Solely dedicated to manufacturers from abroad this program will enable you to visit various retailers as well as different formats of stores to get an overview of French retail operators, and product assortments.