iba, as leading trade fair, has been the meeting place for experts of the bakery, pastry, and snack trade since 1949. It is the platform for innovations from the entire trade and provides a complete overview of all novelties on the market.

The most successful companies from artisan bakeries, via wholesale bakeries, through to the industrial solution meet up here. iba is the international meeting place for bakers, pastry chefs, restaurateurs, café owners, hotel professionals, and caterers as well as decision makers from the food retail market.

Facts & figures:

  • 1,309 exhibitors from 57 countries
  • 77,814 visitors from 167 countries
  • Frequency: Every three years


At iba, young and innovative companies were exhibiting at the joint stand of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) "made in Germany". The innovative power of these companies was amazing.

iba - The world's leading trade fair for bakery, confectionary and snacks: iba-UIBC-CUP

Who are the best bakers and confectioners in the world? Get a view of the best at the iba-UIBC-CUP! The competitions will give you a feel for the art of baking and confectionery.


Bäcker in ihrem Element

The range of exhibits at iba covers every topic and trend around bakery, confectionery and snacks. From baking and pastry-making equipment through baking agents to packaging Solutions – iba combines all sectors of the baking industry.


In 2015 visitors were welcomed to the special area SnackTrendS in hall B3. Brand new innovations and the full range of snack solutions were presented.


Information about the fair, information about directions, traffic, and much more. Here you can find all PDF documents to download.


Exhibitors value iba because it provides the perfect opportunity to gain an overall picture of developments in the industry and to present their company and products to an international specialist audience.


In hall A4 coffee machine manufacturers and roasters displayed the full range of the Germans' favourite drink, from green coffee to roasting to preparation.


Numerous foreign guests guaranteed a great atmosphere at iba.


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