GERMANY - Anuga FoodTec saw a growth in the number exhibitors and more than 45,000 visitors pass through the doors – a rise of six per cent on the previous exhibition.
The number international visitors was once again more than 50 per cent.
"The trade fair set a new record both in terms of the number of exhibitors and visitors," said Katharina C. Hamma, Chief Operating Officer of Koelnmesse GmbH.
"The cross-process, raw material-independent concept is highly welcomed by both the exhibitors and the visitors. As such Anuga FoodTec has been able to grow successfully over the years and continually further develop in terms of quality.”
Top managers and production managers of all important food companies attended Anuga FoodTec in order to talk to the exhibitors about the optimisation, expansion and new installation of their production plants. These included managers from Coca Cola, Fonterra, ITC, Mafrig, Mondelez, Nestlé, Tyson or the Yili Group, to mention just a few.
"Once again numerous innovations and all relevant aspects of the production of food and drinks were presented in Cologne," commented Dr. Reinhard Grandke, Managing Director of the DLG (German Agricultural Society) and Chairman of the Advisory Board of Anuga FoodTec, on the excellent standing of the leading trade fair.
"In conjunction with a tailor-made specialised programme, the visitors were able to get a comprehensive picture of current industry themes and ground-breaking developments in the global food industry."
Anuga FoodTec is organised jointly by Koelnmesse and the DLG.
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