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Record number of exhibitors at Anuga 2015

Over 7000 exhibitors from 108 countries and around 155,000 trade visitors are expected to attend the food industry's world summit from 10 to 14 October 2015 in Cologne

Anuga, which is being held in Cologne from 10 to 14 October 2015, is completely fully-booked. Spanning 248,000 m², the entire hall capacity of Koelnmesse, which is the fifth largest fair grounds in the world, is booked up to the very last square centimetre.

More than 7,000 suppliers from over 100 countries are expected at the fair. As such, Anuga is once again the world’s biggest and most important business platform for the international food industry.

Thanks to excellent participations from home and abroad, Anuga is competently represented at all ten trade fairs and is thus an ideal information and procurement platform for buyers from both the trade and the out-of-home market.

Anuga will be opened on Saturday, 10 October 2015 by Christian Schmidt, the German Minister for Food and Agriculture. Evangelos Apostolou, the Greek Minister for Agricultural Development and Food, will also hold a speech during the opening ceremony of Anuga.

Greece is the partner country of Anuga 2015. Among others, the supporting programme of the trade fair is focusing intensely on the industry and consumer trends.

Exhibitors

Over 7,000 exhibitors from over 100 countries will be presenting their products in Cologne in October. Hence, the event is experiencing further growth after already having achieved an excellent result in 2011 and 2013.

Market leading companies as well as smaller and medium-sized suppliers exhibit in all 10 trade fairs of Anuga. They stand for the wide spectrum of offers as well as for the economic importance of Anuga. The full list of exhibitors is available on the Anuga homepage.

A brief overview:

* Anuga Fine Food
Delverde, Develey, Di Gennaro, Fromi, Carl Kühne, Lee Kum Lee, Mutti, Paramount Pistachio & Almonds, Saclà, Seeberger and Yamae Hisano. Numerous international pavilions, including for the first time the Fiji Islands, Georgia, Qatar, Moldavia, Saudi Arabia and the Ukraine. The joint stand of the German Ministry for Agriculture and Food and the German Food and Drinks Industries (BVE) is located in Hall 10.2, where discussions and cooking shows will take place under the motto “made in Germany”.

* Anuga Frozen Food
Agrarfrost, Almondy, Ardo, Aviko, Brasil Foods, Gunnar Dafgard, Farm Frites, Lamb Weston, Pickenpack, Salomon Foodworld, Surgital and Wernsing. Joint participations from Egypt, Belgium, China, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal and Spain.

* Anuga Meat
Bell, Beretta, Campofrio, Danish Crown, JBS, MHP, Nippon Ham Foods, Plukon Poultry, Rügenwalder Mühle, Tönnies, Vion, Westfleisch and Wiesenhof. There are large joint participations from Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, France, Italy, Canada, Austria, Spain, South Africa, Turkey and the USA.

* Anuga Chilled & Fresh Food
FCondeli, Edmund Merl, Heinrich Kühlmann, Henglein, Popp, Renna, Rügen Fisch, Stührk Delikatessen and Wewelka.

* Anuga Dairy
Bauer, Delizia, Ehrmann, Emmi, FrieslandCampina and Hochwald Foods. With joint participations from Belgium, France, Greece, Great Britain, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Austria, Poland, Switzerland, Spain and Cyprus. For the first time groups from Argentina, Australia and Thailand will be participating.

* Anuga Bread & Bakery, Hot Beverages
Darboven, Ditsch, Dilmah, Lambertz, Langnese, Lavazza, Harry Brot, Kronenbrot, Kuchenmeister

* Anuga Drinks
Baltika Breweries, Bitburger Braugruppe, Döhler, Erbak Uludag Icecek, Gerolsteiner Brunnen, Karlsberg Brauerei, Pfanner, Rauch, Riha WeserGold and Rudolf Wild.

* Anuga Organic
Alb-Gold, Fratelli Damiano, Dr. Goerg, Lauretana, Topas, Tradin Organic, Voelkel and Zabler. Enhanced by the “Anuga Organic Market” special event

* Anuga FoodService
Bartscher, Cup&Cino, Ille, Liebherr, Saro, Ubert and Unox. The “Anuga Culinary Stage” that is located here is the venue of the Final of the “Anuga Chef of the Year” and further cooking shows. The “DEHOGA Marketplace Food Service” is the meeting point for restaurant owners and also offers an interesting programme.

* Anuga RetailTec
AHT, Gebr. Graef, Wachtel and Wagnerei. This is being enhanced by the “Retail Forum” special event of the Federal Association of the German Retail Grocery Trade (BVLH) on the boulevard of the trade fair.

Anuga partner country Greece

210 Greek exhibitors will be demonstrating the wide variety of food and drinks from Greece as well as the competence and efficiency of the Greek food industry.

Promoting exports and establishing contacts to German and international trading partners are the focal point of the Greek trade fair participation. The central presentation platform of the Greek participation is located in Hall 10.2 under the direction of Enterprise Greece Invest & Trade.

Participation from home and abroad

The exhibitors come from over 100 countries, the foreign share of the exhibitors is 89 percent. The leading exhibiting countries are Italy, Spain, Greece, France, Turkey, the Netherlands, Belgium, the USA and Thailand.

There are also big participations from the People’s Republic of China, Poland, Great Britain and Austria.

For the first time exhibitors from Iceland, Qatar, St. Vincent and the Grenadines as well as from the South Pacific island Niue, which belongs to New Zealand, are also participating.

Countries such as Albania, Armenia, Georgia, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Sudan, Suriname or Syria are exhibiting at Anuga for the first time again for years.

Just under 800 Germany companies also use the trade fair as a business platform.