Cologne: 19.–22.03.2024 #AnugaFoodTec2024

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Ticket code redemption for Anuga FoodTec 2022

The easy admission process for Anuga FoodTec in three steps:

1. Redeem your digital ticket code:

  • Please register in the Ticket Shop to create your new Koelnmesse account. These access data are also valid for access to the trade fair app and the digital event platform Anuga FoodTec @home.
  • In the Ticket Shop, you can buy your ticket or redeem your digital ticket code.

To the Ticket Shop

2. Download the Anuga FoodTec app:

  • This year exclusively digital admission tickets are being issued. It is thus necessary for you to download the Anuga FoodTec app, which is available from the App Store or from the Play Store.
  • After registering in the app using the log-in data from your Koelnmesse account, your admission ticket will be displayed automatically in the ticket wallet of the app. It can take up to 5 minutes for the ticket to be displayed after the order has been completed.
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3. You arrive at Anuga FoodTec

  • You will be granted access to the fair grounds on presenting the admission ticket in the Anuga FoodTec app.
  • If you have a ticket for Anuga FoodTec, you can also visitAnuga FoodTec @home. You can log in using your access data from your Koelnmesse account.
  • The Covid restrictions for trade fairs and events in North Rhine-Westphalia were lifted in April 2022. However, Koelnmesse strongly recommends that you only enter the exhibition centre if you have been vaccinated against, have recently recovered from or have tested negative for Covid, and that you voluntarily wear a medical mouth nose protection.


Further information

Travel ticket

You will receive your free travel ticket in a separate e-mail. For use of the public transport system please print out the PDF file in size A4 or download the PDF file to your mobile device.

The free travel ticket (2nd class) is valid for public transport in the expanded network of the Rhein Sieg Transportoperated by the Rhein Sieg Transport Authority (VRS) .

Exempted are trains of the Deutsche Bahn AG subject to a surcharge, e.g. the IC/EC or ICE.

The public transport ticket only provides authorization for arrival and departure in the context of a visit to Koelnmesse GmbH within the indicated period of the trade fair. It is non-transferable and only valid in connection with a valid photo identification and an admission ticket of Koelnmesse GmbH.

Further travel information can be found under the rubric Travel and accomodation .

Access authorization - trade visitors only

Trade visitor

The Anuga FoodTec is a trade fair. Koelnmesse GmbH reserves the right to conduct suitable trade visitor inspections on site.

The trade character of Anuga FoodTec is fundamental to the success of this event. Therefore, qualifications as a trade visitor must be provided when entering Anuga FoodTec

Buyers of the following retail and wholesale will be admitted:

  • All sectors of the food and beverage industry (management and employees involved in research & development, design, manufacturing/production, quality control and maintenance, purchasing, labor, logistic, sales and marketing)
  • large-scale butchers and bakeries
  • food trade and other decision-makers from the food industry
  • Pet-Food industry

Cases at Anuga FoodTec In duration of the Anuga FoodTec there are no cases allowed!

Children and youths

Please note, if you want to bring children along!

Children over the age of 12 are admitted only when accompanied by adults and in possession of a valid admission ticket. Children below the age of 12 are not admitted. Infants up to the age of one year may be brought to the fair if they are carried. Baby carriages are not permitted for safety reasons (danger of tripping).

There are no buggies or strollers allowed!

Accompanying pets

It is prohibited to bring dogs and other pets to our fair grounds.

Travel to Germany

Cologne is well prepared to welcome its trade fair guests and to offer them the best possible quality of stay, which is also pleasant under the current conditions. Public life is functioning - with strict observance of official regulations and with responsible behavior on the part of citizens and out-of-town guests.

The currently valid regulations of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia can be found here (only in German language)

Information from the tourism umbrella organization of North Rhine-Westphalia (Tourismus NRW e.V.)

Information from KölnTourismus

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