The 2016 edition of südback has once again built on the success of previous events, setting new records in terms of exhibitors, exhibition space and professionals in attendance, in Stuttgart, Germany.
Puratos UK has opened a new Industrial Bakery Competence Centre (IBCC) in Fringford, which will focus on the research of bakery industrial processes, the development of industrial applications and the training of new and existing customers.
The dynamism of the bakery and confectionery industry was expressed in the Europain&Intersuc 2016 edition offering: 679 exhibitors and brands (26 per cent international from 25 countries) came to introduce their ranges to 63,282 professional visitors (including 27 per cent international from 137 countries). Three major contests illustrated the creativity and vitality of the sector and 140 workshops and conferences delivered by exhibitors, partners and highly motivated trade associations attracted a record audience.
The total floor space of the center is 872 sqm.
While rice is the staple grain in Thailand, the country has established its bread culture, which combines Western influences and local flavor. There is a lively, brightly colored display of brands on the shelves on this growing market.