ISM Cologne

Cologne, Germany
February 2, 2020 to February 5, 2020

ISM Cologne, the world’s leading trade fair for confectionery and snacks offers inspiration and innovation, exciting networking possibilities, top-class exhibitors and competent visitors. This perfect combination is unique around the globe. You will also find the world’s largest offer of trademark confectionery and snacks. Discover international confectionery and snacks at the confectionery and snacks trade fair in Cologne.

Hand in hand: In co-operation with ProSweets Cologne, the international supplier trade fair for the confectionery and snacks industry, ISM Cologne represents the entire industrial value chain. From February 02 to February 05 in 2020, the trade fair duo will once again turn the cathedral city Cologne into the hotspot of the confectionery and snacks industry.

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Session one title: Key Trends Driving Global Snacks

Session description: The global snacks market is rapidly evolving and continues to grow overall. Key trends such as healthy and ethical living, premiumisation and experience more are all shaping the market and driving snack category growth forward. Ingredients, packaging and functionality are increasingly coming to the fore and becoming crucial factors for the success of new product development.

In this presentation Anastasija Goncarova, Research Manager Food and Nutrition at Euromonitor International, will give insights into the latest key trends driving the global snacks market, look at the growth regions and countries, as well as present about future opportunities for growth.

Session date and time: Sunday, 2 – Wednesday, 5 February at 12:00pm CET

Speaker name: Anastasija Goncarova, Research Manager Food and Nutrition


Session two title: Snacking and Indulgence: Why Foodservice Matters

Session description:  This presentation will look at snacking through the lens of indulgence in foodservice environments. So much of food innovation is happening in foodservice, and indulgence in foodservice has a much different level of acceptance than it does in the home. Many snacks players look to foodservice for inspiration, to launch products or brands, or to engage customers.

In this presentation Stephen Dutton, Foodservice Consultant at Euromonitor International will offer takeaways for snacks players and will explore the reasons they should be considering foodservice when considering their own strategies.

Session date and time:  Sunday, 2 – Tuesday, 4 at 3:00pm CET

Speaker name:  Stephen Dutton, Foodservice Consultant