To be held in Cologne, Germany, until 11 October

With a biennial and one hundred per cent professional nature, it has more than 8000 exhibitors from one hundred countries.

Lepe, October 2023. The Kölnmesse GMBH exhibition centre in Cologne is hosting ANUGA, the world’s most prestigious and important international trade fair for the sector, until 11 October.

ANUGA is the largest and most important business platform for the international agri-food industry. This year the number of exhibitors will exceed 8,000 from around 100 countries.

Due to its importance, ANUGA has become an unmissable event for the best professionals in the sector, both for the novelties that can be seen there and for the contacts that can be made. The figures for the last edition show its specific weight: 284,000 m2 of exhibition space, 4,443 exhibitors, of which more than 85% were foreign, and 169,653 visitors from 169 countries.

HUDISA comes to this event to boost the presence of its agri-food products in the main world markets, especially in Germany, traditionally the leading destination country for Andalusian agri-food products. It does so after having achieved the PYME Huelva 2023 award, placing itself at the top of the food and fruit processing industry by obtaining the maximum qualification in two of the most demanding quality and food safety audit tests, AA+ in BRC Food & Higher Level in IFS Food.

Hudisa is made up of more than 1,000 farmers and its cooperatives are based on the work of families who, for generations, have worked the land and who know perfectly the conditions necessary to obtain the best fruit. Protecting farmers and the countryside and has been incorporating environmental, social, and good governance criteria in the development of its industrial activity for years.

For Joaquin Malagón, CEO of HUDISA, one of the relevant facts that have led them to be in this competitive position “is the clear orientation of our company towards the client through our structure, which allows us to offer a la carte possibilities, thus increasing the possibilities of commercialisation”.  In addition, HUDISA has logistics centres in Valencia and Lleida, which make it possible to meet the urgent demands of its customers.

In Lepe, Hudisa has been processing and marketing Strawberry, Raspberry, Blackberry, and Blueberry purees, concentrates, and frozen fruit from the province of Huelva, the largest red fruit producing area in Europe, since 2002. It works in three different product lines: conventional, Babyfood and Organic. Avocado and pomegranate have also been incorporated.  It is the leading company in Southern Europe in terms of the quantity of processed red fruits with a production potential of more than 20 million kilos/year. It is present in more than 30 countries and on 5 continents.