Summer, sun, barbecue time

Photo: Weber

The summer is here and with it the peak barbecue season. For many Germans, barbecues are in the meantime more than just preparing food – different philosophies come together at the barbecue. For some it is simply the desire to sizzle things in the open air, for others it is a passion or even a sport. We have put several facts and figures together about barbecuing for once.

Barbecue market Germany: In particular the demand for accessories is growing

Rösle (Hall 7) at spoga+gafa 2016 – Photo: Koelnmesse

The barbecue market in Germany is indeed showing further growth, however the industry is in the meantime miles away from the two-digit increase it was able to achieve in past years. This is shown by the “Industry focus on barbecuing” recently published by the Institute für Handelsforschung GmbH (IFH Köln/Institute for trade research) that was compiled in collaboration with the Industry Garden Association (IVG) e.V.