Gelatissimo 2020

Gelatissimo 2020

Gelatissimo and Intergastra 2020: A Confluence of Culinary Innovation and Tradition

In February 2020, the city of Stuttgart became the epicenter of culinary innovation as it hosted two of the most anticipated events in the food and hospitality industry: Gelatissimo and Intergastra.

Gelatissimo 2020: The Sweet Spot for Gelato Aficionados 

Gelatissimo, the largest trade fair for gelato north of the Alps, brought together over 1,300 exhibitors and 88,000 visitors from around 100 countries. The event served as a comprehensive showcase of the latest trends and innovations in the world of artisanal ice cream. Highlights included the Grand Prix Gelatissimo, a national competition that spotlighted the creativity and innovation of ice cream makers and drew considerable attention.

The fair also emphasized the global significance of Gelatissimo as a platform for the ice cream sector, with a notable presence of 104 Italian companies, underscoring Italy’s leadership in the gelato industry and bringing a slice of Italian gelato tradition to Germany.

Intergastra 2020: Where Hospitality Meets Creativity 

Simultaneously, Intergastra illuminated the latest trends in the hotel and gastronomy business, with 1,497 exhibitors presenting innovative products and pioneering concepts. The event attracted over 100,000 visitors, who engaged actively in workshops and events, reflecting their keen interest in new products and ideas.

A special mention goes to the IKA Culinary Olympics, which added a layer of international flair to Intergastra. Over 2,000 chefs, patissiers, food artists, and live carvers from more than 70 nations showcased their culinary prowess, creating unforgettable moments and delectable highlights.


A Fusion of Flavors and Knowledge Both Gelatissimo and Intergastra 2020 have reinforced their positions as key events for professionals seeking to explore new developments, expand their networks, and gain inspiration from the best in the industry. As we anticipate the next editions, the excitement and curiosity for what they will unveil continue to grow.

Elenka Spa made its mark at Gelatissimo with an impressive booth setup at Hall 10, Stand 10D12, inviting visitors to experience their latest offerings and engage with industry experts.