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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 novelties. 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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12:30 — 2:25
8 May' 19

Discover3Dprinting@IFFA 2019

The two-hour presentation is directed at CEOs, developers and other decision-makers interested in learning more about how they might utilize 3D printing. Among other aspects, participants will find out where the potential of additive manufacturing lies and where it can benefit their own production operations.

  • What is 3D printing and additive manufacturing and how does it work?
  • Should I consider 3D printing for my production?
  • Can I make money with it?
  • Where to get examples about obstacles, experiences and successful implementation?
  • What are the first / next steps to get started?
Have you ever asked yourself one of these questions? If you have, you should participate in this seminar. The seminar will take place on Wednesday, 08. May 2019 from 12:30 - 14:30 hrs in the context of the IFFA Forum in Hall 11.1, Stand C40. Independent specialists from ACAM – Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing will give answers for your entry into the world of 3D printing.
What topics to expect:
  • The Next Big Thing - Hype, Benefits and typical Business Cases
  • Technology overview - What is possible with today‘s technologies?
  • Applying Additive Manufacturing profitably - Success and Failure Stories
  • Additive Manufacturing for your sector - Concrete approaches and new ideas
The seminar Discover3Dprinting is for you, if you consider the inclusion of additive manufacturing into your production process, but do struggle to find access to the technology.
Participation is free of charge.



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