SIAL (Salon International de l’Agro-Alimentaire) Paris certainly lives up to its name; the “Global Food Marketplace” brings together 5,500 exhibitors and 145,000 professionals over 5 days in what has become a leading showcase of the global food product market. Compared to the smaller edition of SIAL Montreal, the Paris edition is a 215,000 square meters of exhibition space with 19 different sectors filling a total of 8 mammoth pavilions at the Parc des Expositions.