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The next Anuga takes place from Saturday, 9th to Wednesday, 13h October, 2021.

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We have prepared all of the important information for you in compact form. You will find everything you need to know about Anuga at a glance in our Facts and figures.

Anuga 2021
Date of the event
October 09 - 13, 2021
Organiser of the fair
Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50679 Köln

Bundesverband des Deutschen
Lebensmittelhandels e.V. (BVLH)
Am Weidendamm 1A
10117 Berlin
Conceptual sponsor
Bundesvereinigung der Deutschen
Ernährungsindustrie e.V. (BVE)
Haus der Land- und Ernährungswirtschaft
Claire-Waldoff-Straße 7
10117 Berlin

Deutscher Hotel- und Gaststättenverband
Am Weidendamm 1A
10117 Berlin
Koelnmesse, Fair Grounds, Köln-Deutz
Opening hours
Saturday - Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Saturday - Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Product segments
Anuga Fine Food
Anuga Drinks
Anuga Chilled & Fresh Food
Anuga Meat
Anuga Frozen Food
Anuga Dairy
Anuga Bread & Bakery
Anuga Hot Beverages
Anuga Organic
Anuga Culinary Concepts
Fair profile
Trade fair for the international food industry
Mailing of application forms for exhibitors
End of May 2020
Hall allocation
Halls 1-11
Opening hours during construction and dismantling
Construction period:
at a time from 07:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Halls closed from 12:00 a.m./midnight to 07:00 a.m.
05.10.2021: 12:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m./midnight
08.10.2021: 12:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.

Please note that October 3rd is a national holiday in Germany, which could affect the traffic situation for trucks.

Dismantling period:
13.10.2021: from 06:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m./midnight
14.-17.10.2021: 12:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m./midnight
Access rights
Only for trade visitors
Target groups
Manufacturers, importers and wholesalers
- of food and drinks
- of catering technology
- Suppliers of services for the catering
sector and the food retail trade
- Trade agencies
- Suppliers of specialties
- Suppliers of fresh convenience products
Anuga is open to trade visitors only. The following groups are permitted to attend: decision-makers (managing directors, procurement/purchasing, market administration, sales, marketing) from food retailers and wholesalers, beverage retailers and wholesalers, trading cooperatives, drugstores, health food stores, trade representatives, food importers and exporters, skilled food trades, the food industry and suppliers to the food industry. Also: employees with responsibility from food service and catering companies serving segments such as hotels, traditional catering, system/brand catering, company canteens and
communal/institutional catering.
Also permitted to attend are employees with responsibility from departments for the procurement and use of technical facilities and equipment; the segment of large-scale kitchen planning; and the specialist trade for technology for large-scale catering facilities.
Also admitted are employees of nutrition institutes, nutritionists, home economists and food technologists. Students and school pupils in certain areas of study can obtain admission tickets and gain permission to visit the event exclusively from the Federal Association of the German Retail Grocery Trade (BVL) – following official approval.
Figures for the previous event

Exhibitors (2017)
Gross exhibition space
Visitors (Visits)

284,000 m² gross
169,653 trade visitors from 201 countries
Ms. Stefanie Mauritz


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Do you have any special questions?

Anuga Hotline for visitors:
Tel. +49 1806 002 410
Fax +49 221 821-991010
Write an e-mail

Anuga Hotline for exhibitors:
Tel. +49 221 821-2240
Fax +49 221 821 99-3410
Write an e-mail