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In the Cafeteria

My career as a traveling reporter and business tourist brings me to some far-flung locations and sometimes even to the very centers of power. Be it audiences with local leaders from the dairy industry...

top-fermented yeast

Brewing Beer like Barack Obama

A new trend is emerging in basements, laundry rooms and garages across Germany. Increasing numbers of amateur brewers are producing their own beers at home – just like US President Barack Obama. While doing...

500 years of German Purity Law

From Jimson Weed to Oxblood

This year, the German Purity Law is celebrating its 500th anniversary. However, there are a number of bizarre legends surrounding what is claimed to be the world’s oldest food law. Join me for a...

Christina Maier (drinktec), Alexander Berger (PRO FachHANDEL) and Miss drinktec Petra Westphal are very happy about the cooperation

Important News for drinktec 2017

Great News for all participants of drinktec 2017: For the first time PRO FachHANDEL, the specialist and order trade fair for the entire German beverage and convenience trade, will be held in Munich. It...

CBB Team with Flowy

CBB 2016 – Final

We did it! Four trade fair days and many days of preparation have come to a close and result is a great success. CBB 2016 was a resounding success! Approx. 9 percent more exhibitors...

the team at the Brew & Beverage Exhibition China

CBB – Day 3

Tiredness is slowly making itself known in my limbs. I don’t know whether this is due to the third intensive day or the fact that we were out and about longer yesterday. Always these...

Flowy at the exhibition entrance

The sun shines over CBB!

What an exciting first trade fair day! After there was a little chaos during setup yesterday evening, we were very curious this morning to see what the halls would look like. We were on...

drinktec press conference at CBB

CBB – Day 2

This morning was entirely devoted to the drinktec press conference. I already had arranged to meet my Chinese colleagues at 8:30 a.m. for a “dry run”. Unfortunately, I did not find the room at...