The world's largest trade fair for sweets and snacks

Venue

MessegeländeCologneGermany

Dates

27.01.-30.01.201902.02.-05.02.2020February 2021Interval: annuallyfounded in: 1971

co-located exhibitions

ProSweets Cologne

Organiser

Koelnmesse GmbH Messeplatz 150679 CologneGermanyFon: +49 221 821-0Fax: +49 221 821-2574info@koelnmesse.dehttp://www.koelnmesse.de
Project teamFon: +49 221 821-3899Fax: +49 221 821-3340ism@koelnmesse.dehttp://www.ism-cologne.de

Supporter/sponsor

AiSM - Arbeitskreis Internationale Süßwarenmesse

Present journalists

2019: 615, of which from abroad 187

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures1/20171/20181/2019
FKM certification
Space (m²)
space (gross)99.300100.000100.000
space (net)47.50747.60748.128
domestic12.22312.42411.963
foreign35.28435.18336.165
Special show space7941.0291.225
domestic7941.0291.225
foreign000
Exhibitor stand space46.71346.57846.903
hall space46.71346.57846.903
domestic11.42911.39510.738
foreign35.28435.18336.165
open air000
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors1.6171.6601.659
domestic226230210
foreign1.3911.4301.449
other represented firms210
domestic100
foreign110
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)38.50039.844*39.432
domestic14.63011.530*13.056
foreign23.87028.314*26.376
* = determined by a representative survey
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2019 from 76 countries
Argentina: 1; Armenia: 1; Australia: 2; Austria: 19; Bahrain: 1; Bangladesh: 1; Belarus: 2; Belgium: 159; Bosnia and Herzegovina: 2; Brazil: 21; Bulgaria: 34; Canada: 11; China, People's Republic: 60; Colombia: 4; Croatia: 3; Cyprus: 1; Czechia: 21; Denmark: 32; Ecuador: 2; Egypt: 4; Estonia: 3; Finland: 5; France: 82; Georgia: 1; Germany: 210; Greece: 50; Guatemala: 1; Hong Kong, China SAR: 11; Hungary: 12; Iceland: 2; India: 12; Indonesia: 2; Iran, Islamic Republic: 1; Ireland: 11; Israel: 3; Italy: 180; Japan: 2; Jordan: 2; Korea, Republic: 2; Kosovo: 1; Latvia: 10; Lithuania: 10; Malaysia: 8; Malta: 1; Mexico: 7; Moldova, Republic: 1; Morocco: 4; Nepal: 1; Netherlands: 87; North Macedonia: 7; Norway: 3; Pakistan: 5; Peru: 1; Philippines: 1; Poland: 77; Portugal: 7; Romania: 10; Russia: 10; Saudi Arabia: 4; Senegal: 27; Seychelles: 3; Singapore: 2; Slovakia: 2; Slovenia: 2; South Africa: 1; Spain: 113; Sri Lanka: 1; Sweden: 25; Taiwan: 8; Thailand: 8; Tunisia: 4; Turkey: 67; Ukraine: 31; United Arab Emirates: 2; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 95; United States of America: 40

FKM Trade visitors profile 2018
Visitors total (number of entries)39.844Proportion of trade visitors96 %
Open all information
Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)41
of which
Nielsen 112
  • Bremen0
  • Hamburg4
  • Lower Saxony6
  • Schleswig-Holstein2
Nielsen 246
  • North Rhine-Westphalia46
Nielsen 3a15
  • Hesse7
  • Rhineland-Palatinate7
  • Saarland1
Nielsen 3b7
  • Baden-Württemberg7
Nielsen 411
  • Bavaria11
Nielsen 5+67
  • Berlin4
  • Brandenburg1
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania0
  • Saxony-Anhalt2
Nielsen 73
  • Saxony2
  • Thuringia1
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Industry34
  • Wholesale/foreign trade23
  • Retail trade16
  • Skilled trades4
  • Service9
  • Catering3
  • Other sectors6
  • Student3
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer32
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.11
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office11
  • Department head, group head, team leader16
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker16
  • Lecturer, teacher1
  • Trainee4
  • Other position6
  • Student3
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management29
  • Research/development/design8
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control8
  • Buying/procurement14
  • Finance/accounting, controlling1
  • Information and communication technology1
  • Personnel administration, administration1
  • Sales24
  • Marketing, advertising, PR6
  • Logistics: storage, material management, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs1
  • Other area4
  • Student3
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km13
  • up to 100 km6
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km16
  • over 300 km65
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%)59
of which
  • EU58
  • Other european countries13
  • Africa4
  • North America5
  • South and Central America4
  • Middle East7
  • South-, East-, Central Asia7
  • Australia2
Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%)
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland10
  • Netherlands8
  • Belgium7
  • Italy7
  • Spain6
Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 417
  • 5 - 910
  • 10 - 4920
  • 50 - 19920
  • 200 - 49912
  • 500 - 9995
  • 1 000 and more13
  • Student3
  • Other not employed1
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively35
  • collectively30
  • in an advisory capacity/organization20
  • no12
  • Student3
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event35
  • Earlier events43
  • First visit46
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

2.00

Survey conducted by: factx Gesellschaft für Markt- und Sozialforschung

Industry sectorFood, Beverage and Luxury Foodstuff (industry 24)
Main product groupSweets, Chocolate, Chocolate Specialities, Bakery Products, Candies, Crackers, Icecream, Raw Paste for Confectionery
Opening hourstrade visitors:
daily 09:00-18:00 h
Admission chargeday ticket EUR 62.00, 2-day ticket EUR 81.00, season ticket EUR 99.00
Hotel serviceFon: +49 221 821-3072
Fax: +49 221 821-3739hotel-services@koelnmesse.dehttp://reiseservice.koelnmesse.de
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Space rentalone open front from EUR 216.00/m²
Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)No

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