Anuga returns in October

Anuga, the world’s largest food trade fair for the retail trade and foodservice and catering markets, will take place at Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany, October 5-9, 2019.

Anuga logo
Anuga logo

A lot has changed in terms of trends and technology, but one thing that has remained constant is consumers’ desire for delicious and nutritious food and beverage and that will be the focus of Anuga 2019. This biennial event is a central business and communications platform for all players involved in the development, manufacturing, marketing, distribution and sale of food and beverage. It’s where new products make their debut to complement today’s and tomorrow’s trends. For many product developers, it’s where they go to observe innovations and generate ideas for the future.

Anuga is best described as 10 trade shows under one roof, as the exposition is a well-arranged layout divided up into themed areas. The halls are: 1) Bread & Bakery, 2) Chilled & Fresh Food, 3) Culinary Concepts, 4) Dairy, 5) Drinks, 6) Fine Food, 7) Frozen Food, 8) Meat, 9) Hot Beverages, and 10) Organic. For the first time Anuga is offering participation opportunities for start-up companies in special pavilions located in each of the show halls.

The new Boulevard of Inspiration, which will showcase new products as well as house the Anuga Trend Zone, a program stage where experts from Innova Market Insights and Euromonitor will present an analyses on the developments in the food and beverage industry. In addition, there will be a strong focus on the future of food at a platform called Anuga Horizon 2050. Here visitors will be able to explore new technologies, solutions and industry innovations focused on startups, sustainability, alternative proteins, and social media.

Anuga is also celebrating 100 years of food innovation since its first exposition in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1919.

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