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  30/01/2019 | International, Trade Fair

Largest ProSweets Cologne of all time with a new record attendance

As the international supplier fair and international platform for the sweets and snacks industry, ProSweets Cologne recently convinced across the board. More than 21,000 trade visitors (+ 5 % compared to 2018) from over 100 countries were counted. Overall, 343 providers (+ 5 % compared to 2018) from 34 countries presented new solutions and further developments for recipes, production and packing of sweets and snacks. The exhibitors’ range was domestically and internationally diverse, decisively covering the entire supply range.
“For the suppliers of the sweets industry, ProSweets Cologne is the central, international business platform,” stated Anne Schumacher, Nutrition and Nutrition Technology Vice President at trade fair organizer Koelnmesse. “With new customising technologies, innovative and sustainable packing solutions as well as new developments regarding digital networking in the production sector, the industry demonstrated that it is on the pulse of time. The trade’s interest in the trade fair has also significantly increased. The value chain is growing more closely together as a result. The interplay between the world’s leading sweets trade fair ISM and ProSweets Cologne is a unique constellation and offers incomparable synergies.”
ProSweets Cologne impressed with its manifold and totally topical range of themes, which was showcased by a competent and internationally leading field of participants. From the view of the ProSweets Cologne exhibitors, above all, the good quality of the visitors was of central importance for the success of the trade fair. It was reported that not only the contacts were high-quality, but for some of the exhibitors they also led to contracts being transacted. Alongside production managers from leading companies, representatives of numerous small and medium-sized companies also came to get informed, as they are themselves making decisions regarding further investments in their companies.