The ISM segments

Cocoa, chocolate, chocolate products, biscuits, snack foods, sugar confectionery, ice cream and raw pastes are the core competence of ISM.

Changes in consumer needs lead to new nutritional trends and product innovations. As the world’s largest trade fair for confectionery and snack items, the ISM is picking up on these trends and enhancing its product worlds with new theme areas to do with sweet and savoury in-between snacks.

Adapt to meet the changes in the consumers‘ needs, and discover your new potentials at the ISM in Cologne, the world‘s largest and most important business and communication platform for manufacturers and decision-makers from the trade.

Segments

  • 1.10 Alpine milk chocolate/Alpine cream chocolate/Alpine full-milk chocolate

  • 1.11 Dark chocolate/Dark cream chocolate

  • 1.12 Flaked cracknel chocolate

  • 1.13 Block chocolate

  • 1.14 Capuccino chocolate

  • 1.15 Cola chocolate

  • 1.16 Chocolate for diabetics and low-calorie chocolate

  • 1.17 Superior dark chocolate/Superior full-milk chocolate

  • 1.18 Peanut chocolate

  • 1.19 Nut chocolate in transparent packing

  • 1.20 Fruit chocolate (orange/lemon)

  • 1.21 Fruit chocolate with cream

  • 1.22 Household chocolate/Household milk chocolate

  • 1.23 Ginger chocolate

  • 1.24 Yoghurt chocolate (filled and solid)

  • 1.27 Chocolate crisp

  • 1.28 Coconut chocolate

  • 1.29 Creme chocolate

  • 1.30 Cracknel chocolate

  • 1.31 Chocolate coating, retail packs

  • 1.32 Aero chocolate

  • 1.33 Almond chip chocolate

  • 1.34 Almond cracknel chocolate

  • 1.35 Almond praline / Hazelnut praline chocolate

  • 1.36 Almond-hazelnut chocolate

  • 1.37 Marzipan chocolate

  • 1.38 Milk chocolate

  • 1.39 Hazelnut milk chocolate

  • 1.40 Mocha chocolate, Mocha-cream chocolate, solid/filled

  • 1.42 Nougat (Hazelnut praliné) chocolate/Nougat cracknel chocolate

  • 1.43 Nut-brittle chocolate, Nut-nougat chocolate

  • 1.44 Peppermint chocolate, solid/filled

  • 1.45 Small bars of peppermint chocolate, solid/filled

  • 1.48 Tablet of filled chocolate squares

  • 1.49 Puffed-rice chocolate

  • 1.50 Cream chocolate

  • 1.51 Rum and almond chocolate

  • 1.52 Rum and raisin chocolate

  • 1.53 Rum, hazelnut and raisin chocolate

  • 1.54 Cream chocolate / cream cracknel chocolate

  • 1.55 Alcohol-filled chocolate

  • 1.56 Small bar of chocolate

  • 1.57 Chocolate covering (see coating)

  • 1.58 Truffle chocolate

  • 1.59 Full-milk chocolate

  • 1.60 Full-milk cracknel

  • 1.61 Full-milk almond chocolate

  • 1.62 Full-milk mocha chocolate

  • 1.63 Full-milk hazelnut chocolate

  • 1.64 Full-milk nut chocolate

  • 1.65 Full-milk chocolate with whole almond or nuts

  • 1.66 White chocolate

  • 1.67 Flavoured white chocolate

  • 1.68 Dark (semi-sweet) chocolate

  • 1.69 Dark (semi-sweet) chocolate with whole nuts

Chocolates

  • 1.70 Alcohol-filled chocolates

1.71 Dessert chocolates

1.72 Chocolates for diabetics and low-calorie chocolates

  • 1.73 Peanut chips/peanut lumps/peanut pyramids

  • 1.74 Chocolate sticks with flavoured, liquid centres

  • 1.75 Fondant chocolates

  • 1.76 Fruit chocolates (pineapple, apple, strawberry, raspberry, cherry, orange)

  • 1.78 Coated jellies

  • 1.79 Yoghurt chocolates

  • 1.80 Creme chocolates

  • 1.81 Chocolates coated coffee beans and coffee chocolates, solid/filled

  • 1.83 Advocat chocolates

  • 1.84 Cracknel chocolates

  • 1.85 Liqueur chocolates

  • 1.86 Almond chocolates/almond splitz/almond lumps/almond pyramids

  • 1.87 Marzipan chocolates/marzipan and walnut chocolates

  • 1.88 Mocha beans and mocha chocolates, solid/filled

  • 1.90 Mozartkugeln

  • 1.91 Nougat (hazelnut nougat) chocolates

  • 1.92 Creme praline chocolates

  • 1.93 Hazelnut lumps/hazelnut pyramids/hazelnut chips

  • 1.94 Hazelnut chocolates

  • 1.95 Peppermint chocolates

  • 1.96 Chocolate eggs

  • 1.97 Rum-filled chocolates beans/rum-filled chocolate eggs/rum balls (Jamaica rum)

  • 1.98 Walnut chocolates

  • 1.99 Brandy (cognac) chocolates beans

  • 1.100 Brandy (cognac) chocolates eggs

  • 1.101 Brandy (cognac) chocolates with cherries/Brandy chocolates

  • 1.102 Cognac chocolates

  • 1.103 Truffle chocolates

Other chocolate products

  • 1.104 Advent calendar

  • 1.105 Christmas tree chocolates

  • 1.106 Flaked cracknel

  • 1.107 Chocolates flake for sprinkling

  • 1.108 Chocolate cornflake crisp (milk/plain)

  • 1.109 Hollow chocolate figures (also filled chocolate figures)

  • 1.110 Langues de chat (also filled)

  • 1.111 Toys (also chocolates with toy gifts)

  • 1.112 Chocolate items for the toy-shop

  • 1.113 Advocat-filled chocolate items

  • 1.114 Neapolitains

  • 1.115 Santa sacks

  • 1.116 Santa chocolate canes

  • 1.117 Santa chocolate boots

  • 1.118 Two nuts in a shell

  • 1.119 Easter chocolate products

  • 1.120 Layered chocolates/layered chocolate eggs

  • 1.121 Filled chocolate Biedermeier bouquets

  • 1.122 Gift-eggs

  • 1.123 Puffed-rice pieces, bars

  • 1.124 Grating chocolate

  • 1.125 Chocolate with imprinted designs

  • 1.126 Chocolate bars, filled/solid

  • 1.127 Chocolate cups, chocolate bowls, chocolate pots

  • 1.128 Chocolate leaves, chocolate tiles, chocolate buttons

  • 1.129 Chocolate eggs, solid

  • 1.130 Chocolate barrels/chocolate bottles (filled with liqueurs/ brandy/whisky)

  • 1.131 Chocolate flakes/milk chocolate flakes

  • 1.132 Chocolate-shaped hearts/chocolate-shaped hearts on strings

  • 1.133 Chocolate witch's house

  • 1.134 Chocolate horseshoe

  • 1.135 Chocolate wreath, solid/filled

  • 1.136 Chocolate balls, solid/filled

  • 1.137 Chocolate beetles/lucky chocolate beetles/chocolate lady- birds

  • 1.138 Chocolate coins/chocolate squares/chocolate doubloons

  • 1.139 Chocolate biscuits

  • 1.140 Chocolate butterflies

  • 1.141 Chocolate slices and slithers

  • 1.142 Plain chocolate vermicelli/milk chocolate vermicelli/white chocolate vermicelli

  • 1.143 Chocolate vermicelli

  • 1.144 Chocolate cigars/chocolate cigarettes

  • 1.145 Choc-chips

  • 1.146 Chocolate sticks, solid/filled

  • 1.148 Chocolate balls coated in vermicelli

  • 1.149 Chocolate goods for Christmas

  • 1.150 Chilled chocolate snacks

Hard and Soft Caramels

  • 2.10 Sweets filled with alcohol

  • 2.11 Aniseed sticks

  • 2.12 Bavarian malt, in bar or as individual sweets

  • 2.13 Sweets in presentation tin or glass

  • 2.14 Sweets with a fruit centre in tray presentation pack (Vienna Sweets)

  • 2.15 Necklace of sweets

  • 2.16 Fizzy sweets

  • 2.17 Cachous

  • 2.18 Cola drops

  • 2.19 Diabetic and low-calorie sweets

  • 2.20 Drops

  • 2.21 Boiled sweets with soft centres

  • 2.22 Eucalyptus sweets/eucalyptus and menthol sweets

  • 2.23 Fruit flavoured boiled sweets

  • 2.24 Hazelnut sweets/nut sweets/hazelnut praline sweets

  • 2.25 Honey sweets

  • 2.26 Cough drops

  • 2.27 Yoghurt sweets

  • 2.28 Coffee sweets

  • 2.29 Caramel sweets

  • 2.30 Chews

  • 2.31 Coin crisps

  • 2.32 Herbal sweets

  • 2.33 Cracknel sweets

  • 2.34 Licorice sweets

  • 2.35 Licorice toffees

  • 2.36 Lollipops (cherries on sticks/shaped lollies/also filled lollies)

  • 2.37 Milk/full-milk caramels/milk praline sweets

  • 2.38 Mocha sweets

  • 2.39 Peppermint sweets/balls

  • 2.40 Cream sweets

  • 2.41 Hard caramel dummy

  • 2.42 Chocolate sweets/chocolate mint sweets

  • 2.43 Satin sweets

  • 2.44 Toffees/butter toffees/Fudge

  • 2.45 Vitamin sweets

  • 2.46 Sweets made with non-sugar sweeteners

Coated sweets

  • 2.47 Butter buttons

  • 2.48 Coated eggs/coated egg arrangements

  • 2.49 Viennese chocolate-coated almonds

  • 2.50 Chocolate beans

  • 2.51 Chocolate-coated kemels, raisins etc.

  • 2.52 Silver beads/vermicelli/hundreds and thousands

  • 2.53 Bumt almonds

Energy and fitness snacks/tablets

  • 2.54 Sorbitol fruit tables

  • 2.55 Peppermint tables (rolls/sticks/rounds and squares)

  • 2.56 Sorbitol peppermint tablets

  • 2.57 Glucose tablets

  • 2.58 Vitamin tablets

  • 2.59 Tablets made with non-sugar sweeteners

  • 2.104 Energy and sports bars

  • 2.105 Other energy snacks

Other sweet products

  • 2.60 Effervescent powder/tablets

  • 2.61 Diabetic and low-calorie sweet products

  • 2.62 Ice-cream confectionery

  • 2.63 Fondant products

  • 2.64 Fondant

  • 2.65 Fruit gums/yoghurt fruit gums

  • 2.67 Caramelised peanuts/hazelnuts/almonds

  • 2.68 Sugared jellies

  • 2.69 Sweet gums/jelly bears

  • 2.70 Gums and jelly confectionery

  • 2.72 Cocoa confectionery

  • 2.73 Cocoa creme/cocoa creme confectionery/cocoa creme products

  • 2.75 Chewing gum (bubble gum/with liquid filling/soft gum)

  • 2.76 Chewing gum with non-sugar sweeteners

  • 2.77 Toys (sweet products combined with toys)

  • 2.78 Toy-house sized sweets

  • 2.79 Fairground products

  • 2.80 Coconut balls/coconut eggs

  • 2.81 Coconut flakes, coloured/chocolate coated

  • 2.82 Coconut lumps/balls/sticks/cubes

  • 2.83 Cream-filled figures/cigars/hats

  • 2.84 Cracknel (hazelnut/coconut/almond/almond and nut)

  • 2.85 Cracknel eggs/almond cracknel eggs

  • 2.86 Licorice/licorice products

  • 2.87 Marshmallows

  • 2.88 Marzipan products

  • 2.89 Marshmallow treats/Marshmallow cones

  • 2.90 Nougat products

  • 2.91 Orange rounds/orange sticks

  • 2.92 Coated popcorn/coated puffed-rice

  • 2.93 Peppermint slabs/peppermint sticks

  • 2.94 Peppermint rings/peppermint cubes

  • 2.95 Peppermint tablets/peppermint rounds

  • 2.96 Mallow products/mallow eggs

  • 2.97 Dusting and springkling products

  • 2.98 White nougat

  • 2.99 Wine gums

  • 2.100 Lemon rounds

  • 2.101 Sugar figures

  • 3.10 Aniseed biscuits

  • 3.11 Sugar paper for baking

  • 3.12 Log cake

  • 3.13 Bear's paws (butter biscuits on a chocolate base)

  • 3.14 Meringues

  • 3.15 Sponge fingers

  • 3.16 Flake pastries

  • 3.17 Butter pretzels/butter pastries/butter biscuits

  • 3.18 Christmas Stollen

  • 3.19 Diabetic an low-calorie pastry

  • 3.20 Dominoes

  • 3.21 Sandwich biscuits with cream filling

  • 3.22 Decorative butter biscuits

  • 3.23 Biscuits made with fresh eggs

  • 3.24 Ice-cream cornets and wafers

  • 3.25 Sugar paper rounds and squares

  • 3.26 Triangle wafers/Flat wafers

  • 3.27 Florentine biscuits

  • 3.28 Boxed/tinned biscuits/biscuits assortments/chocolate coated biscuits

  • 3.29 Stick-shaped biscuits

  • 3.30 Large shortbread coins (fruits biscuits/almond biscuits/hazelnut biscuits)

  • 3.31 Spiced biscuits

  • 3.32 Crunch snaps

  • 3.33 Honey spice cake/honey biscuits

  • 3.34 Karlsbad thins

  • 3.35 Kipferl (Vanilla Kipferl)

  • 3.37 Coconut cakes/coconut biscuits

  • 3.38 Cake

  • 3.39 Bar-shaped cakes/small cakes

  • 3.40 Brown gingerbread

  • 3.41 Gingerbread hearts

  • 3.42 Gingerbread hearts on strings

  • 3.43 Sugar covered gingerbread

  • 3.44 Gingerbread on wafer base (Elisen gingerbread)

  • 3.45 Traditional bread/alpine bread

  • 3.46 Macaroons (hazelnut/coconut/almond/marzipan/persipan- marzipan made from apricot kernels)

  • 3.47 Almond pastries/almondbiscuits

  • 3.48 Marbled biscuits

  • 3.49 Marzipan pastries

  • 3.50 Light shortbread/light shortbread biscuits

  • 3.53 Hazelnut pretzels/hazelnut biscuits/hazelnut stars

  • 3.54 Orange biscuits

  • 3.55 Gingerbread shapes/gingerbread balls

  • 3.56 Printen (hard gingerbread)

  • 3.57 Bars with biscuits and wafer centre

  • 3.58 Russian bread

  • 3.59 Butter cakes

  • 3.60 Sesame cakes

  • 3.61 Marshmallow wafers/marshmallow wafer crescents

  • 3.62 Layer cakes

  • 3.63 Speculatius biscuits

  • 3.64 Springerle (special Christmas biscuits flavoured with aniseed)

  • 3.65 Spiced cakes / spiced biscuits

  • 3.66 Butter cakes

  • 3.67 Tartlets/flan bases

  • 3.68 Wafers, filled/without filling/plain wafers coated in chocolate

  • 3.69 Wafer eggs/wafer nuts

  • 3.70 Wafer assortment/wafer rolls/wafer fingers

  • 3.71 Cinnamon stars

  • 3.72 Lemon biscuits

  • 3.73 Wholemeal biscuits

  • 3.74 Wholemeal butter biscuits

  • 3.76 Madeleines

  • 3.77 Panettone

  • 3.78 Brioches

  • 3.79 Viennoiseries

  • 3.80 Chilled cake bars/tarts

  • 4.10 Pretzels/salted cocktail snacks/salted sticks

  • 4.11 Cashew nuts, salted and/or roasted

  • 4.12 Cocktail biscuits

  • 4.13 Peanuts, salted and/or roasted

  • 4.14 Peanut puffs

  • 4.15 Pork scratchings

  • 4.16 Crackers (water biscuits)

  • 4.17 Hazelnuts, salted and roasted

  • 4.18 Cheese biscuits/assorted cheese snacks/cheese wafers/ cheese rolls

  • 4.19 Potato crisps/potato sticks/other potato snacks

  • 4.20 Cocktail biscuits/mini-pizza biscuits

  • 4.21 Salted pretzels and rolls

  • 4.22 Macadamia nuts, salted and/or roasted

  • 4.23 Macadamia nuts dry-roasted

  • 4.24 Corn snacks

  • 4.25 Almonds, salted and roasted

  • 4.26 Almonds, dry-roasted

  • 4.27 Assorted nuts/assorted nuts and raisins

  • 4.28 Assorted nuts/tropical fruit and nuts

  • 4.29 Assorted nuts, salted and/or roasted

  • 4.30 Assorted nuts, dry-roasted

  • 4.31 Pecan nuts salted and/or roasted

  • 4.32 Pine kernels, salted and/or roasted

  • 4.33 Pistachio nuts, salted and/or roasted

  • 4.34 Popcorn/Puffed-corn/Puffed-rice

  • 4.35 Rice-snacks

  • 4.36 Salted snacks (pretzels/assortments/sticks)

  • 4.37 Salted snacks – water biscuits

  • 4.38 Soya kernels, salted and/or roasted

  • 4.39 Biscuit snacks

  • 4.40 Walnut kernels, salted and roasted

  • 4.41 Wheat snacks

  • 4.42 Onion rings/onion rolls

  • 4.43 Sunflower seeds, salted and/or roasted

  • 5.10 Pizza snacks

  • 5.11 Dried meat snacks

  • 5.12 Dried fish snacks

  • 5.13 Sausage snacks

  • 5.14 Fish and meat chips

  • 5.15 Fish and meat snacks

  • 5.16 Other savoury snacks

  • 6.02 Layered fruit and nut pastes (nut/hazelnut slices/almond slices)

  • 6.03 Ginger products

  • 6.04 Candied fruit/candied blossoms

  • 6.05 Dried fruit and vegetables

  • 6.06 Candied fruit and vegetables

  • 6.07 Fruit bars, vegetable bars

  • 6.08 Fruit purée, vegetable purée

  • 6.09 Fruit chips, vegetable chips/crackers

  • 6.10 Chocolate-coated dried fruit (pineapple, apple rings, apricots, dates, figs, plums)

  • 6.11 Smoothies

  • 7.01 Sweet spreads containing cocoa, nut and milk creme

  • 7.02 Jams

  • 7.03 Honey & syrup

  • 7.04 Other sweet spreads

  • 7.05 Breakfast cereals

  • 7.06 Ready-made muesli

  • 7.07 Muesli products

  • 7.08 Muesli bars

  • 7.09 Breakfast biscuits

  • 7.10 Other breakfast snacks

  • 7.11 Cocoa powder, retail pack

  • 7.12 Instant cocoa powder, retail packs

  • 7.13 Chocolate drinks

  • 7.14 Milk drinks

  • 7.15 Coffee drinks

  • 7.16 Tea drinks

  • 7.17 Coffee, tea

  • 7.18 Yoghurt drinks

  • 7.19 Probiotic drinks

  • 7.20 Crispbread/crackerbread (water biscuits)

  • 7.21 Rusks

  • 7.22 Milk and chocolate rolls/-croissants

  • 8.10 Plain ice-cream

  • 8.11 Ice-cream bombes and cakes

  • 8.12 Ice-cream containing vegetable fat

  • 8.13 Ice-cream

  • 8.14 Fruit ice

  • 8.15 Ice-cream with non-milk fat

  • 8.16 Real dairy ice-cream with milk

  • 8.17 Real dairy ice-cream with cream

  • 8.18 Ice-cream in wholesale quantities

  • 8.19 Ice-cream in tubs

  • 8.20 Pre-portioned packs

  • 8.21 Other ice-cream products for gastronomic purposes

  • 8.22 Ice-cream in family packs

  • 8.23 Ice-cream in multi-packs

  • 8.24 Packs of ice-cream with individually wrapped portions

  • 8.25 Ice-cream in individual tubs

  • 8.26 Ice-cream bars

  • 8.27 Ice-cream sandwiches

  • 8.28 Cornets

  • 8.43 Sorbet

  • 8.44 Frozen Yoghurt

  • 8.45 Deep-frozen cake

  • 8.46 Deep-frozen pastry

Raw pastes

  • 8.29 Peanut paste

  • 8.30 Marzipan (also in retail packs)

8.31 Praline

  • 8.32 Almound praline

  • 8.33 Hazelnut praline

  • 8.34 Nut paste

  • 8.35 Persipan-marzipan made with aprico kernels (also in retail packs)

  • 8.36 Chopped and grated products (also in retail packs)

  • 8.37 Semi-manufactured products (also in retail packs)

  • 8.38 Macaroon paste

  • 8.39 Nut macaroon paste

  • 8.40 Persipan (marzipan made with apricot kernels) macaroon paste

  • 8.41 Oliseed paste

  • 8.42 Synthetic honey, retail packs

  • 9.10 Trade associations/institutions

  • 9.11 Specialist publishing house/trade periodicals

  • 9.12 Information/specialist media