PUNTOITALY No31 - July 2022

FAIRS TOUR space and the same dates, were able to return on top, creating the largest international platform for the food, gastronomy and foodservice equipment industries that occurred during the first semester of 2022. All the relative numbers are interesting, with over 3000 exhibiting companies from 52 countries, covering a surface of 85.000 square meters, with 1.400 important buyers invited from strategic markets for exporting equipment for food and foodservice, who participated in 13.000 meetings with companies. For puntoItaly, it was a new occasion to meet professionals in a generally optimistic context with the desire to continue working with enthusiasm and hope. ALIMENTARIA - HOSTELCO Barcelona (Spain), 4 - 7 April Spain followed Milan’s example, when in the Fall 2021 Host and Tuttofood joined forces to give life to a single event able to gather the attention of the entire HoReCa world and to send a significant sign of recovery to all professionals. The alliance of two leading industry exhibitions such as Alimentaria and Hostelco allowed the Barcelona Convention Centre to repeat this experiment in the spring which, considering all the factors of an international event, once again sent an electric charge to the industry, concentrating its attention on new developments in agri-food. Two prestigious names that, uniting themselves in the same 40