HistoryOriginating from the former Anuga-Technica and DLG-FoodTec, Anuga FoodTec has been providing a comprehensive and process-oriented overview of all technologies required for food production since 1996. Since 2011, Koelnmesse has maintained a strategic partnership for Anuga FoodTec with the "Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute" (PMMI), USA the organiser of Pack Expo and Expo Pack. In April 2016, Koelnmesse also entered into a cooperation with Fiere di Parma in order to jointly organise the Cibus Tec food technology in Parma in the future. In 2012, 42,986 visitors (from 126 countries) came to Anuga FoodTec to gather information from a total of 1,289 exhibitors (from 41 countries) on a gross area of 127,000 m². In 2012, the fair again recorded an increase in exhibitors (over 10 %) and visitors (over 27 %). In 2015, the trade fair set a new exhibitor and visitor record. 1,479 exhibitors (from 49 countries) - an increase of 15 percent - exhibited on a gross area of 129,700 m². With 45,604 experts (from 139 countries), the number of trade visitors increased by 6 percent. The proportion of international visitors was over 54 per cent. In 2018, 1,657 exhibitors and over 50,000 trade visitors (from 152 countries) came to the fair.
Range of servicesWith its process-oriented, cross-sector approach that covers all kinds of raw materials, the Anuga FoodTec provides an overview of the technologies of the entire manufacturing and packaging process in the production of food and drink. The Anuga FoodTec's range of services is arranged in separate segments: * Process technology * Filling and packaging technology * Automation, software, control equipment * Laboratory technology, analytics, biotechnology and quality equipment * Operation materials, environmental technology * Refrigeration and air-conditioning technology * Conveying, transport and storage facilities, logistics, intra logistics * Ingredients and auxiliary materials * Components, assemblies, surface technology, accessories * Service firms, organisations, publishers * Packaging materials, packaging, packaging aids
Visitor target groupsAll sectors of the food and beverage industry (management and employees involved in research & development, design, manufacturing/production, quality control and maintenance, purchasing, labor, logistic, sales and marketing), large-scale butchers and bakeries, food trade and other decision-makers from the food industry. Pet-Food industry.