Fruit Logistica 2018 with some 77,000 visitors
Some 77,000 decision-makers from over 130 countries visited the Fruit Logistica in February 2018 in Berlin, more than 3,100 exhibitors from over 80 countries presented a comprehensive market overview. And the next industry event is ahead: China Fruit Logistica opens its doors in May in Shanghai.
Key objectives for Fruit Logistica 2018 exhibitors included strengthening customer relations, promoting their company, and developing new business. These objectives were largely achieved, the organizer states. Fruit Logistica Global Brand Manager Will Wollbold: "We had the privilege of welcoming over 77,000 trade visitors – more than ever before. We were particularly delighted to see the large number of trade visitors at the management level. Business results ranged from good to excellent." Moreover, more than 3,100 exhibitors from over 80 countries presented a comprehensive market overview from 7 to 9 February.
According to the organizer, Fruit Logistica received top marks from exhibitors and trade visitors alike. Some 90 percent of exhibitors reported a positive overall impression of this year's event. Good signs for the spin-offs of the Fruit Logistica in Asia: The first China Fruit Logistica in Shanghai takes place from 14 to 16 May. This event serves as a national platform for fruit and vegetable procurements to meet fresh produce demand in mainland China. The 12th edition of Asia Fruit Logistica will be held from 5 to 7 September. This is a leading platform for the fresh produce trade in Asia. Last year, the event in Hong Kong attracted 800 exhibitors from 43 countries along with 13,000 visitors from 76 countries.
Fruit Logistica 2019 will take place in Berlin from 6 to 8 February.