75,000 visitors at Fruit Logistica 2017
Fruit Logistica 2017 was held from 8 to 10 February 2017 in Berlin. More than 75,000 management-level trade visitors came from over 130 countries - 5 per cent increase in number of visitors - states the organizer.
More than 3,100 exhibitors from 84 countries presented a comprehensive market overview of the fresh produce sector, states the organizer. Along with negotiating and concluding business transactions, exhibitors emphasised the importance of global interest in the trade event.
The trade specialists at Fruit Logistica 2017 were characterized by their internationality and decision-making authority. Some 82 per cent of them came to Berlin from outside Germany. The level of decision-making authority among trade visitors remained high again this year. More than two-thirds reportedly work in management positions. The largest trade visitor groups included fruit and vegetable growers, representatives from import/export companies, and representatives from the wholesale and retail trades. The next edition of Fruit Logistica will take place on 7-9 February 2018.