The new name is supposed to reflect the evolution of the trade fair network. Since 2007, the network around drinktec has grown steadily to now include events at ten locations. With INTECHTRA, which will take place for the first time in Brazil in 2020, the topic of ‘food’ will find its way into the network.
The "bev & food tec network powered by drinktec", consists of the own separate events drinktec (Germany), oils&fats (Germany and India), Home & Craft (Germany), INTECHTRA (Brazil), drink technology India (India) and food & drink technology Africa (South Africa) as well as the cooperative event CHINA BREW CHINA BEVERAGE (China) and the partnership with UIV (SIMEI, Italy). Petra Westphal, Exhibition Group Director Messe München, on the basic idea of the network: “We bundle the synergies of the individual events and thus provide access to the latest and best solutions for the industry.” With the "bev & food tec network powered by drinktec", custom-made platforms are available to the worldwide community. International trends, innovations and world premieres for the entire industry can be seen at drinktec, the most important summit meeting of the international beverage and liquid food industry. Regional trends and product developments are presented at events all around the globe and are tailored to the respective local needs. In addition, Home & Craft offers a specialized meeting place for the craft beer industry. Westphal is convinced: “We enable a unique exchange of knowledge, provide impetus and thus actively shape the development of the beverage, food and liquid food industries. I am delighted that we, as ‘bev & food tec network powered by drinktec’, are a global partner of this industry.”