04. - 09.05.2019
DFV Quality Competitions . ‘Trendfleischerei – Butchery Trends’ . Market Place
The international quality competitions of the German Butcher Association (DFV) take place on the competition area in Hall 12. Here, every butcher's shop involved can compete with the diversity of craftsmanship and the quality of its products in an international comparison. Not only the trophies, medals and certificates make the competitions attractive. They are also an important tool that companies use for self-monitoring and quality improvement.
The ‘International Quality Awards’ are organised by the German Butchers’ Association as part of the IFFA 2019. The aim is to underscore the immense importance of artisan made products and the tradition of these specialities. The awards should emphasise the quality of the products and are a great way for a company to promote itself.
The IFFA Forum combines
expert lectures during the morning with practical examples from exhibitors in
the afternoon, and highlighting an important industry trend every day.
On Saturday, the forum
will start in the afternoon, focusing on the topic "Food Trends:
Ingredients". On Sunday everything in the forum revolves around "butcher’s
trade and sales". The fair Monday will be dedicated to the top topic
"Production Optimization and Digital Solutions", on Tuesday experts
and exhibitors will shed light on the current state of "Food Safety".
On Wednesday, May 8, the IFFA Forum will be dedicated to the theme of
"Packaging", the final day of the fair, which will be held in the
morning, and will be dedicated to "Resource Efficiency". All lectures
are in German or English and will be translated simultaneously. The forum is
free of charge and open to all trade visitors.
At the IFFA Kitchen
visitors can see a production line with meat-processing machines in operation.
Under realistic circumstances, food engineers will demonstrate how sausage is
made several times a day – and the finished product will be available for
tasting immediately afterwards.
Go on a journey of
discovery, and join one of the thematic tours of the fair to exciting
For the first time for
this year's IFFA, we are offering the "IFFA Discovery Tours" in the
fringe program. Guided tours of various topics are offered daily from 4 to 9
May 2019. Participation in the approximately 1,5-hour tour is free of charge.
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4:30 — 4:50 PM May 6 '19MULTIVAC smart services for optimising machine performance
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3:15 — 3:35 PM May 7 '19Complete pack-specific traceability for portioned fresh meat
3:15 — 3:35 PM May 9 '19The future of fresh meat production lines: new portioning technology, modular line concepts and digitalisation
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2:50 — 3:10 PM May 9 '19Alternative packaging concepts for reducing the use of resources and increasing recyclability
2:25 — 2:45 PM May 6 '19Quality assurance and process optimisation through the digitalisation of pricing
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1:00 — 1:30 PM May 7 '19Airborne Microbiological Cross Contamination in the Meat Industry
3:40 — 4:00 PM May 4 '19Replacing Phosphates in Meat and Poultry using Natural Citrus Fiber
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2:25 — 2:45 PM May 5 '19American Craft Butchers: Small and medium-sized enterprises and their traditional products