Anuga FoodTec to set new exhibitor record in 2018

Anuga FoodTec, international supplier fair for the food and beverage industry, is opening its doors from 20 to 23 March 2018. Around 1,700 exhibitors and 45,000 visitors are expected in the Cologne, Germany exhibition halls.

Katharina C. Hamma, chief operating officer of Koelnmesse GmbH, says, “Anuga FoodTec will continue its success story. We are once again forecasting a +13% increase in the number of exhibitors compared to the previous event.”

Anuga FoodTec is again increasing its exhibition space in 2018 up to 140,000 square metres (+8%) and is being staged in Halls 4.2, 5.2, 6 to 9, 10.1 and for the first time additionally in Hall 10.2. Companies from over 50 countries will be presenting their new products in Cologne.

In addition to the comprehensive product show, which encompasses large-surface live presentations, a wide-ranging congress and event programme also awaits the trade visitors. The top theme of Anuga FoodTec 2018 is Resource Efficiency.

Hamma adds, “The visitors experience the entire production cycle at the trade fair. How the basic ingredients are processed, how a product is made, through to the packing of the finished product.

“As the leading international supplier fair for the industry worldwide, Anuga FoodTec covers the entire production chain.”

With its exhibition segments Food Packaging, Safety & Analytics, Food Processing, Food Ingredients as well as Services & Solutions, Anuga FoodTec covers all aspects of food production. The exhibitors present solutions for all branches of the food industry, including the bread and bakery industry.

Hamma says, “The ten most important global food groups regularly visit Anuga FoodTec, whether it be Nestlé or Unilever, JBT or Danone, Fonterra or Coca-Cola. Anuga is an absolute must-attend event for everyone.”

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