After four exhibition days, the 47th ISM in Cologne closed on a very good result. Once again almost 38,000 trade buyers from over 140 countries were registered. The exhibitors were thoroughly convinced by the excellent quality of the visitors. Once again this year, decision-makers from all trade channels made use of the world's largest trade fair for sweets and snacks to go about their comprehensive business activities. 1,649 exhibitors from 68 countries exhibited at ISM 2017.