One thing is for sure - everyone needs to eat and drink. A fact that lets the food producers have a certain degree of security. Approximately 1200 Companies came to Düsseldorf with this sense of security to visit the food fairs InterMeat, InterCool and InterMopro, and the hotel and gastronomy fair hogatec. The upturn in the German economy - the organizers know this on the last day of the fair - has not yet arrived. But: some signs of recovery are evident.
Many students leave the house without eating breakfast in the morning and at noon fast food restaurants and bakeries near schools enjoy the fact that they are becoming more and more popular. In times of increasing numbers of all-day schools it is time for things to change, more and more schools are convinced of this too. School cafeterias are the logical consequence. But the implementation is not so easy. French Fries and Hot dogs or greasy burgers definitely don’t help concentration in the classroom. Sluggish and tired students are the result.
The banana is transported by plane, eggs by refrigerated trucks and yogurt can be found in open fridges, so to speak – the bottom line: In order to maintain a certain standard in a supermarket you are forced to use a lot of energy. An increasing number of supermarket owners have recognized responsibility and have started saving energy. For example, the Swiss cooperative Coop has set itself the goal of having all of their supermarkets being carbon-neutral by the year 2023.
Every two years specialists from the hotel business and food service industry as well as from the food sector meet in Düsseldorf at the trade fairs hogatec and the freshness trio InterMopro, InterCool and InterMeat. On the opening day prominent visitors from France awaited the visitors!
Intermopro, Intermeat and Intercool names that dont ring a bell with most
consumers. Nevertheless, they are very important. These three trade fairs of
the food industry showcase the latest developments in dairy, frozen food
cold meat and meat production. The market for bio-products continues to grow
non-stop. At the same time transparency regarding the origin of foodstuffs
becomes ever more important, not only for the consumer but even more so for