Kaffee Campus returns to Coteca in October

The Kaffee Campus of the German Roasters Guild will hold the COTECA coffee, tea and cocoa global industry expo in Hamburg from 10 to 12 October, taking place at Hamburg Messe und Congress. “We are delighted that the Kaffee Campus of the German Roasters Guild will be participating again at COTECA 2018,” says Bernd Aufderheide, President and CEO of Hamburg Messe und Congress. “This partnership gives benefits both for trade visitors and for exhibitors, expanding the range and enriching the supporting programme.” The event will include specialist presentations, professional coffee cuppings and workshops. These include profile development and roast expectations, chocolate from high-quality cocoa, and tea training to cover the new focus on tea in coffee shops. “The German Roasters Guild, together with its 130-member companies, has set itself the goal of upholding the craft of artisan roasting and maintaining diversity in the coffee industry,” says Enver Atabay, Chairman of the German Roasters Guild. “This year’s programme includes both new entrants to the industry and coffee experts, presenting a wide range of products with new, creative solutions and plenty of inspiration for visitors’ own business.” Two hundred exhibitors from 40 nations will participate at COTECA, presenting their products, services and innovations to an expert international audience. Subjects will range from contaminants in coffee to efficient roasting management to coffee sensors. Legal issues such as German emissions legislation and its impact on coffee roasters, new packaging laws, and regulations that roasters have to comply with from 2019 onwards will also be discussed at the event A satellite program will also enable visitors to participate in an excursion to a green coffee warehouse. COTECA is the only business meeting in Europe to combine the three sectors coffee, tea and cocoa. For more information, visit

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