Anuga FoodTec, the leading international supplier fair for the food and beverage industry, is opening its doors from 20 to 23 March 2018. Around 1,700 exhibitors are expected in the Cologne exhibition halls. “Anuga FoodTec will continue its success story. We are once again forecasting a +13 percent increase in the number of exhibitors compared to the previous event. As such, as the only trade fair worldwide, Anuga FoodTec covers all aspects of the food production and will convince in the coming year even more than ever due to its enormous variety of offers and quality,” said Katharina C. Hamma, Chief Operating Officer of Koelnmesse GmbH.
In line with the high demand on the exhibitor side, Anuga FoodTec is again increasing its exhibition space in 2018 up to 140,000 square meters (+8 percent) 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. Anuga FoodTec is also presenting itself in good form in terms of its degree of internationality: Companies from more than 50 countries will be presenting their new products in Cologne. “The high interest from abroad proves that Anuga FoodTec is the leading international supplier platform of the food and beverage industry.” 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 again. The top theme of Anuga FoodTec 2018 is Resource Efficiency.
One for all – all in one: 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, from the dairy and meat industries, from beverages to pasta, from fruit & vegetables, to oils & fats. Anuga FoodTec offers both individual solutions as well as holistic, cross-process concepts across all production stages.
Traditionally, process technology is the most strongly represented section at the trade fair. Almost all of the market leaders and renowned companies from the industry will be exhibiting in Halls 4.2, 6, 9, 10.1 and 10.2. In Halls 7, 8 and in parts of Hall 9, the focus is on the theme “Food Packaging” and thus also on packaging machines, packing materials, automation and control technology. In Hall 5.2, the trade visitors can find all information on food safety and quality management. Here companies that focus on hygiene technology, analysis, laboratory and measuring devices will be presenting their new products. The Boulevard offers the perfect stage for the product segment Food Ingredients from 20 to 23 March 2018.
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