Currently 1,824 firms have signed up for the event, 40% of them from 55 foreign countries. Eight nations will be here for the first time, with Germany, Spain and France heading the list of exhibitors. Over 1,500 buyers from all five continents are expected.
Growth is being seen in particular in the mid to upper bracket, which accounts for 42% of the world total. Italian-made products are out in front, with 2017 expected to bring an increase both in production (+0.7%) and exports (+0.8%).
Research carried out by MET Bocconi for HostMilano outlines the trends that have made the Italian way of living in the hospitality market such a worldwide success.
The city’s locales, restaurants and hotels that are able to use the very best new trends and cutting-edge technologies are the ideal scenario for the leading Ho.Re.Ca. fair, which is all about presenting and launching them.
Two professionals, Gianluca Fusto and Claudio Gatti, offer their thoughts on pastry: technology and creativity, underpinned by a strong philosophy.
Innovation in ovens and dough mixers combines the best ancient techniques with state-of-the-art touch connectivity and programming technologies of the future.
Today’s high-end clients are demanding and their needs vary depending on the sector they are from. Difficult to please they may be, but they can be a huge source of satisfaction for those who get the approach just right.