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China Road Show

The China Roadshow has started

The starting gun for the road show across China by our media partner PETplanet was already on May 18. Various different companies in the PET industry will be visited within the context of the road show. CHINA BREW CHINA BEVERAGE is acting as sponsor of the road show, and it is obvious that it will also end at the trade...

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Everything kiwi or what? We were in New Zealand!

Congratulations to everyone who guessed New Zealand! Colloquially called the “green island”, New Zealand is a real highlight in terms of beverage variations. In New Zealand, Robert Laing and his company Messe Reps. & Travel is our partner for the beverage and liquid food industry. The last time that he was able to attend drinktec was in 2009. It was...

drinktec at BevExpo 2016

There is a new event that the British beverage industry should have on its radar effective immediately: BevExpo. The beverage industry met at Manchester Central Convention Complex from June 15 to 16 to listen to specialist talks and learn about new things in the industry as well as to interact with it in the context of the exhibition. BevExpo is...

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A day dominated by meat

I just returned from an event that was actually a bid odd. Cultures specialist Chr. Hansen invited me to attend the 50th anniversary celebration of its plant in Pohlheim (near Giessen). Instead of producing bacteria cultures for milk products or cheese, it produces cultures for meat products and silage. So what was someone like Sossna, who only cares about milk,...

the view during the Safari in Namibia

5 countries in 4 days in southern Africa—Unforgettable moments and impressions

Last week I racked up loads of air miles traveling for food & drink technology Africa (fdt), our trade fair abroad. Together with our Africa expert Elaine Crewe, General Manager of our subsidiary MM SA, and Skander Negasi, Representative for Africa Subsahara (excl. South Africa), we visited Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia on our “Round Table” talking tour. The talks focused...

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Get your ticket now: food & drink technology Africa 2016

The countdown is on for food & drink technology Africa, taking place on September 14 and 15, 2016. For the second time the future of the African food and beverage industry will be on show at Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg. The motto of fdt Africa is “by Africa for Africa”. For this reason fdt Africa presents sector solutions that are tailored...

Daniela Schellhorn

Introducing Daniela Schellhorn

When I started at Messe München more than eight years ago, I didn’t think that I would become totally enthusiastic about trade fairs. Surprisingly, although I changed inside of the company from IT trade fairs to drinktec, I am still here and find that organizing trade fair is never boring. Above all, the international environment and the great variety of...

drinktec in India 2014

Have you signed up for dti 2016?

If you haven´t applied for your own booth at dti 2016, then perhaps the German Pavilion is the right way to go? Exhibitors at the German Pavilion benefit from a range of special conditions, e.g.: planning and building of the stand is done by an experienced trade-fair services company garanteed high profile, because you share in the “Made in Germany”...

Inna Wiedmann at Nick Barth's office

drinktec “sans frontières”!

And that is certainly no exaggeration: drinktec really does cross virtually all borders. All around the world, we have contacts who are looking after the interests of drinktec visitors, exhibitors and partners. In Australia, that person is Nick Barth. drinktec is for us very much a worldwide family. And therefore it´s only right and proper for family members to pay...