Trade Fair Overview
Anuga 2019 that was held from 5 to 9 October was filled with the current trends, latest innovations and visionary concepts for the food of the future. Known as the world’s largest trade fair for food and beverages, ANUGA demonstrated once again that it is the industry’s no. 1 global event. With over 170,000 trade visitors from 201 countries and around 7,500 exhibitors from 106 countries, the trade fair set new records. The share of foreign exhibitors was almost 90 percent and the share of foreign visitors was 75 percent.
ANUGA 2019 followed the concept of “10 Trade Shows under one Roof”. Those shows included Anuga Fine Food, Anuga Frozen Food, Anuga Meat, Anuga Chilled & Fresh Food, Anuga Dairy, Anuga Bread/Bakery, Anuga Drinks/Hot Beverages, Anuga Organic, Anuga Food Service and Anuga RetailTec. In addition, the exhibition program of Anuga was expanded by trend themes which included current topics of interest for the industry. In 2019 there were 11 focus topics including Halal Food, Kosher Products, Non-GMO Products, Organic Products, Products based on fair trade, Superfoods, Products with protected designation of origin, Ready-to-eat-products.