Trends & Tips for Coffee Shops & Tea Boutiques

Contacts, business, expertise

COTECA is the only trade fair in Europe which unites all three industries beneath one roof. Make use of the three trade fair days in the commercial hub of Hamburg and meet innovators, industry colleagues and key players from the coffee, tea and cocoa industries. Around 4,000 experts from 70 different countries are expected. At COTECA you can get an overview of global market developments and gather new ideas to make your business more successful.

Megatrend: tea drinking

COTECA is known as the only tea industry trade fair in the German-speaking world. Leading tea houses and producers from Taiwan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Kenya and China exhibit new products and analyse international trends such as organic tea and tea drinking as a lifestyle. Meet Mrs T, who refines sweet and savoury delicacies with tea. To complete things at the trade fair, there are workshops on preparing matcha with a bowl and bamboo whisk, tea ceremony demonstrations and tea tastings.

Visitor draw: Kaffee Campus

The Kaffee Campus run by Deutsche Röstergilde will once again be wowing audiences with a plenitude of products and professional coffee cuppings. Get valuable insights into every facet of artisanal coffee roasting and benefit from a wide range of workshops and talks. For example, find out what roasters have to look out for in the new packaging law.

COTECA: Kaffeecampus der Deutschen Röstergilde
COTECA: Coffeeproducer at the COTECA
COTECA: Teeausschank
COTECA: Japanische Teezeremonie
COTECA Arcade