NRW – The Best from the Region Essen

07. - 10. November 2024 | The exhibition of the food industry in North Rhine-Westphalia | regional Fair

Founded in 2011, the "NRW The Best from the Region" fair is an annual regional trade show held every November, proudly showcasing the culinary diversity and artisanal crafts of North Rhine-Westphalia. Hosted by Messe Essen GmbH, this event attracts countless visitors each year who are interested in regional products and local food culture. It has become a fixed event on the trade fair calendar, taking place in the modern facilities of Messe Essen, which are easily accessible and offer extensive services..

"NRW The Best from the Region" stands out for its special focus on regional products. In an atmosphere that is appealing to both consumers and professional visitors, the exhibition provides a platform for producers and craftsmen to present their goods and services. Visitors have the opportunity to discover and sample a wide range of products, from traditional foods to handmade items, all with an emphasis on quality and sustainability.

A distinctive feature of the fair is its transparency regarding the manufacturing processes of the products. Exhibitors are encouraged to share information about cultivation, production, and animal husbandry, transforming the fair into an educational platform for responsible consumption. This informative aspect is enhanced by a supporting program that includes brief presentations on selected topics. Here, current and relevant industry issues are discussed, making the fair an important hub for the exchange of ideas and further education in the region.

Entertainment is also provided: the fair regularly features competitions, and as a special highlight, visitors can experience cooking demonstrations by a famous Michelin-starred chef. These events are not only entertaining but also allow for an interactive engagement with regional cuisine.

"NRW The Best from the Region" takes place under the umbrella of MHH (MODE HEIM HANDWERK), enabling synergies with related industries. With its unique combination of information, education, and entertainment, this event has established itself as an indispensable occasion that celebrates regional identity while simultaneously promoting important discussions about food production and consumption.

The NRW – The Best from the Region will take place on 4 days from Thursday, 07. November to Sunday, 10. November 2024 in Essen.

In 111 days
07.11.2024 - 10.11.2024*
Thursday - Sunday, 4 days
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Fair location:

Messe Essen,
Norbertstr., 45131 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Fair organizer
Messe Essen GmbH
45131 Essen, Germany
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Past editions:
  • 09. - 12. November 2023
  • 10. - 13. November 2022
  • 11. - 14. November 2021
  • 14. - 17. November 2019
  • 15. - 18. November 2018
  • 16. - 19. November 2017
  • 05. - 13. November 2016
  • 12. - 15. November 2015
  • 13. - 16. November 2014

Fair location:

Messe Essen,
Norbertstr., 45131 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany


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Product groups: animals, bakery, beer, brandy, cake, cereals, coffee, confectionery, crustaceans, dairy products, delicatessen, fish, frozen foods, fruit, gastronomy, health food, herbs, herbs, honey, ice cream, jams, juice, liqueurs, marmalades, meat, meat products, milk, mushrooms, must, mustards, oil, organic products, pasta, pet food, potatoes, poultry, publishers, sauces, sausages, shellfish, smoked fish, smoked products, sodas, sparkling wine, specialties, spices, tourist associations, vegetables, venison, vinegar, water, wine, …

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 NRW – The Best from the Region taking place?
The NRW – The Best from the Region fair takes place in Essen, at the Messe Essen.

When is the NRW – The Best from the Region taking place?
Visit the NRW – The Best from the Region from 07. - 10. November 2024.

How often does the NRW – The Best from the Region take place?
The NRW – The Best from the Region takes place annually.

What kind of fair is the NRW – The Best from the Region?
The NRW – The Best from the Region is an exhibition for Natural Products, Sweets and Spirits.