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.