About foodactive e.V.

We are technical experts, networkers, trend scouts and creative brains for the food sector! For more than 10 years we’ve been regularly bringing together all the players involved with the supply chain to discuss different topics. That’s how we ensure a broad network, open up market access, and increase the competitiveness of our members.

As an association of around 150 companies in the food industry, we ensure visibility and make important connections on a political level. We also work with you to initiate cooperative projects and conduct regional and national marketing for the industry.

Become a member of our network and face the real challenges with our help! We’ll tackle topics such as sustainability, reduction, and R&D with you, as well as all issues relating to food production, and we’ll always keep you up to date with the latest specialist information!


Our core objectives

  • Increase and strengthen the competitiveness of our network companies
  • Value-adding networking between companies of the food industry within the Metropolitan Region of Hamburg
  • Creation and support of political access for the food industry
  • Initiation of cooperation projects (focus: innovations)
  • Recruit and maintain qualified employees
  • Simplified market access (international)
  • Increase awareness and improve the attraction of the food industry image


“The foodactive team as well as the whole executive board are a great functional and focused team. It’s fun to see the metropolitan region of Hamburg ‘coming alive’.” Jürgen Ridder, DE-VAU-GE Gesundkostwerk Deutschland GmbH

“foodactive is a brilliant network with competent and interesting industry workers. I get all the important information about the Hamburg food industry from them, up-to-date and well-prepared. foodactive makes a difference.” Franziska Wedemann, Wedemann Backwarenvertriebs GmbH


One of the “Excellent networks”: foodactive e.V.

We are one of the most efficient and innovative cluster organizations in Germany.
Therefore, the Federal Ministry of Economics has awarded us with the Silver Label.

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