Trend and Theme Day

On the ISM and ProSweets Cologne Wednesday you expected the Trend and Theme Day with a special event and congress programme. You would inspired by a lot of new ideas, establish sustainable contacts and experienced the leading brands from all over ther world. Furthermore, the Trend and Theme Day offered a diversified and interesting lecture programme.

Trend and Themes Day

Here you could find a review of the event programme:

Expert Stage

11:00-11:45 a.m.: Top 10 Trends 2018*

11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Start-up Pitches: Getting to know the exhibitors of the new Start-up Area.
Here you got a detailed overview of the time slots of the participating companies

1:00-1:45 p.m.: Retail in the digital age – challenges and opportunities*
Thanks to the increasing importance of digitalisation the retail environment undergoes constant changes. Not only business models change. Also the consumer behaviour experiences rapid changes.
But how can retailers react and take advantage of these developments? The presentation of Svenja Brüxkes, Junior Project Manager at “IFH Köln”, gave an overview about recent developments and illustrated how the journey will go on.

2:00-2:45 p.m.: Innova Lecture “Sweet Trends by Continent“

3:00-3:30 p.m.: Halal - Basics from Germany to the world, FOOD INT International Transfer & Services -Germany

3:30-4:00 p.m.: The Middle East Confectionery Market - Challenges and opportunities,
Wiebke Schoon, Project Manager – Food & Nutrition at Euromonitor*

4:00-4:45 p.m.: Global flavor trends driving snack innovation*

*presentations took place in English.

Guided Tour “Halal Prospects – See the latest trends and developments of halal sweets, snacks and lifestyle”

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 11:30 a.m. (retail only)

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 2:00 p.m. (industry only)

Meeting point: Halal-Infopoint, Boulevard, Stand B2 (next to Coffee Street)

Private tours offered by appointment. Please contact ism@food-int.com, Tel. +49 2131 7519 960

Guided Visitor Tours of ProSweets Cologne

In cooperation with

Dagang Halal
Innova Market Insights
Food International