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That was spoga+gafa 2018

spoga+gafa 2018: Entrance North – Photo: Koelnmesse

spoga+gafa 2018 presented the entire world of the garden again from 2 to 4 September in Halls 1 to 10 and on two additional outdoor areas. In the scope of our photo galleries we would like to give you a brief overview of the past exhibition days and the diversity of the range of products offered: creation & care, garden bbq, garden living und garden unique – these are the theme areas that could be discovered at the trade fair.

spoga+gafa 2018 in figures

spoga+gafa 2018 – Photo: Koelnmesse

After three successful trade fair days, spoga+gafa 2018 had achieved increased attendance when it closed its doors. The trends and theme worlds focusing on the world of the garden attracted around 40,000 trade visitors from 114 countries to Cologne including the top decision-makers from the green industry.

“We have got a lot of things that will make the hearts of our fans beat faster” – an interview with Michael Reuter (Weber)

Michael Reuter, Executive Director Germany at Weber-Stephen – Photo: Weber

The BBQ expert Weber-Stephen is represented at spoga+gafa, the biggest garden trade fair in the world, in Cologne again this year. Traditionally, the American company presents its extensive world of products throughout the whole of Hall 1. We spoke to Michael Reuter, Executive Director Germany at Weber-Stephen about the imminent trade fair event.

In the garden with: Franca Mangiameli (Nutritionist and author)

Franca Mangiameli – Photo: systemed

In the autumn of 2018 “Das große LOGI-Grillbuch“ (The big LOGI BBQ book) by Franca Mangiameli will be out as a paperback. The certified nutritionist wrote the book together with her colleague, Heike Lemberger. She already previously published several cooking books on the theme low-carb. Furthermore, TV viewers know her as a nutrition expert from various dieting shows (“BigDiet” and “Diät-Duell”) or from health journals.

Whether tailor-made, as modules or home-made – Many industries are benefiting from the trend towards the outdoor kitchen

BURNOUT kitchens comprise of several modules that can be put together individually. – Photo: burnout.kitchen

The barbecue has over the past years become the key piece of equipment in the garden. However, today a host of house owners want more. Complete kitchen units outdoors are the dream of many people. The green industry is delighted because apart from the barbecue manufacturers many other trades are profiting from this development.