Here you find the most important and currently updated press releases and the respective pdf files for download. Use our online press services for your pre-fair coverage, research and to plan for the fair - up to date and regardless of time and location.


If you have any specific questions or requests, please do not hesitate to contact our press and public relations department.



Here you can find information about the radio production service at the trade fair.

We offer a range of broadcast materials for your use and transmission, from radio-edited reports to voice contributions from the organisers and news items - all exempt from fees or royalties.

Here you can find the radio reports (in German only).

If you have any questions about our radio production service please contact:

Tim Kuchenbecker
Mobil: +49 173 622 62 62


The press lounge is located in the IBC lounge in the atrium between hall B2 and B3. It is the meeting point for all journalists during the fair.

To support your work, the press lounge offers following services:

  • most up-to-date press releases
  • appointments for the press
  • product news of the exhibitors
  • free of charge catalogue
  • pictures of the show
  • WIFI internet access
  • coordination of interview requests

You will find a variety of FOOD & LIFE logos and banner in the download section.


Podcasts and footage from the trade fair will also be made available. All materials are produced in HDTV format 1080i50 and PAL 625 standard in 16:9 format. The service is available via ftp client.



Journalists can accredit on site at our press counters in entrance west upon presentation of:

  • your valid press card and
  • the imprint (editorial staff) or
  • a recent article showing your Name

Please note our accreditation guidelines. Press tickets do not include free use of public transportation (MVV).

For pre-accreditation please send an e-mail to You'll receive it in time by e-mail. Please notice that the mailing of the pre-accreditation starts about four weeks before the trade fair starts and ends a week before the beginning of the trade fair.


Members of the press can park in the multistorey car park west. Take the ticket you collect upon entry to the car park to the accreditation counter at entrance west and exchange it for a free exit ticket.