Anuga Cologne

07. - 11. October 2023 | World's leading food fair for trade, gastronomy, and the out-of-home market

The ANUGA in Cologne, the name of which is an abbreviation for the "General Food and Beverage Exhibition," is considered the leading global food trade fair catering to retail, gastronomy, and the out-of-home market. The fair is organized by the renowned Koelnmesse GmbH, recognized for its expertise in coordinating large international exhibitions. Since its inception in 1951, ANUGA has taken on a central role in the Food & Beverage industry.

The exhibition takes place every two years in October on the impressive grounds of the Cologne Fair. With a specialized concept, ANUGA showcases ten main themes, including ANUGA Fine Food, ANUGA Drinks, ANUGA Chilled & Fresh Food, among others.

It covers a broad range of products and services - from food and beverages to technology for the gastronomy sector, as well as services for food retailers and gastronomy.

A highlight of the fair is the ANUGA trend topics, which highlight the current demands in the industry and the market's direction.

Exhibitors primarily hail from the sectors of production, import, and wholesale of food and beverages, technology for gastronomy, and services for food retailers and gastronomy. The fair's international ambiance attracts visitors from almost every country in the world, facilitating cross-border business and networking.

It's noteworthy that ANUGA Cologne serves as a model for various fairs worldwide, including ANUGA Select Brazil and ANUFOOD China, to name just a couple, which are also organized by Koelnmesse GmbH.

In conclusion, the city of Cologne, with its central location and excellent transport links, especially to the exhibition grounds, is the perfect venue for this prestigious event. Whether by car, train, or plane, the Cologne Fair is easily accessible and offers a unique setting for business encounters and culinary discoveries.

On the whole the organisers welcomed on the 5 days of the fair, from 09. October to 13. October 2021, about 4443 exhibitors and 69549 visitors from 169 countries on the Anuga in Cologne.

The thirty-seventh edition of the Anuga takes place on 5 days from Sat., 07.10.2023 to Wed., 11.10.2023 in Cologne.

In 15 days
07.10.2023 - 11.10.2023*
Saturday - Wednesday, 5 days
Opening hours:
daily from 10:00 to 18:00 h
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Local time:
16:15 h (UTC +02:00)

Fair location:

Köln Messe,
Messeplatz 1, 50679 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Fair organizer
Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50679 Cologne, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)221 8210
Fax: +49 (0)221 8212574
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Past editions:
  • 09. - 13. October 2021
    • 4443 exhibitors
    • 69549 visitors
  • 05. - 09. October 2019
    • 7590 exhibitors from 106 countries
    • 169533 visitors
  • 07. - 11. October 2017
    • 7405 exhibitors from 107 countries
    • 165000 visitors
  • 10. - 14. October 2015
  • 05. - 09. October 2013
    • 6777 exhibitors
    • 155000 visitors
  • 08. - 12. October 2011
    • 6743 exhibitors from 97 countries
    • 154516 visitors

Fair location:

Köln Messe,
Messeplatz 1, 50679 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Product groups: baked goods, beer, billing systems, bread, champagne, cleaning equipment, coffee, coffee machines, convenience food, crockery, cutlery, dairy products, dishwashing technology, fine food, fish, frozen food, fruit, game, hot beverages, ice cream, ice cream products, information systems, juices, kitchen appliances, meat, milk, milk products, mineral water, organic products, poultry, refrigeration equipment, sausage, serving equipment, shop equipment, shop equipment, shop fittings, soft drinks, spirits, spreads, staple food, teas, vegetables, waste technology, wine, …

Some companies: eventas - event staffing agency

Disclaimer: No responsibility is taken for the correctness of this information. Errors and alterations excepted! Fair dates and exhibition sites are subject to change by the respective trade fair organiser.


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Where does the Anuga taking place?
The Anuga fair takes place in Cologne, at the Köln Messe.

When is the Anuga taking place?
Visit the Anuga from 07. - 11. October 2023.

How often does the Anuga take place?
The Anuga takes place biennially.

What kind of fair is the Anuga?
The Anuga is an exhibition for Nutrition, Spirits and Food.

What are the opening hours of the Anuga in Cologne?
Opening hours: daily from 10:00 to 18:00 h