The new exhibition, is going to take place from 25-27 May 2014 in the International Congress Centre Stuttgart and will include a food and beverage segment as well as non-food producers, for example pharmaceuticals and cosmetics, and companies from the areas of technology, financing and the service industry.
The German speaking halal market is comprised of approximately 5 million Muslim consumers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. According to experts the sales figures for halal products in Germany amounts to around 4-5 billion Euro per year. Currently there are around 400 halal oriented companies in Germany; in Europe a total of over 4,000 products conform to the Islamic rules.
With an Islamic population of around 5-6%, Baden-Württemberg and its capital Stuttgart, in this respect, are among the leading regions in Germany.