Anuga FoodTec 2012 saw more visitors, international participation, exhibitors
The recently concluded Anuga FoodTec 2012, held in Cologne (Koeln), Germany, posted its best event result to date. Anuga FoodTec’s visitor numbers grew by around 25%, totaling more than 42,000 trade visitors from 131 countries.
The proportion of visitors from abroad increased by 16% to 58%. The numbers of visitors from eastern Europe — especially from Russia, Ukraine, the Czech Republic and Poland — and from Turkey, increased in particular. Considerably more specialist buyers from Asia — in particular from China, Japan, Thailand and India — also visited Anuga FoodTec.
Exhibitor participation in Anuga FoodTec also grew by more than 10%. 1,334 suppliers from 41 countries presented their technical innovations and solutions in Cologne. At the same time, foreign participation increased by 5% to more than 50%.
The next Anuga FoodTec will be held from 24th to 27th March 2015.
On the following pages is a look at some of the equipment for dairy foods processing introduced at the show.