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Delicacies galore at Hamburg's food market

80 exhibitors and restaurants present regional products - top chefs expected

The Hamburg Großmarkt is opening its doors Saturday (September 8-9, 2018) to the general public under the motto “From the region – for the region”. The historic wholesale market grounds in Hammerbrook, which is normally open only to wholesalers and retailers, will have a feast of delights. Over 80 exhibitors and restaurants will be presenting regional products at the event being held in co-operation with “Der Feinschmecker” gourmet magazine. The celebrity chef Johann Lafer and Rimigio Poletto are also expected at the event.

Variety of delicacies

Visitors can taste all kinds of freshly prepared delicacies from unusual spreads, handmade chocolate, fish, meat and sausage specialities, cheese, oils, vinegars and spices to fresh seasonal fruit and vegetables. A vast selection of wines, beers, lemonades and coffee will also be on offer.

Ideas for professions

Yet, Hamburg’s food market Hamburg is not merely a gourmet mile. Anyone planning a demanding, creative profession in the food industry can find plenty of information at the event. Dedicated chefs, trainers, vocational school teachers and apprentices will be available on a red kitchen truck to give in-depth advice about the profession and to arrange training places.

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About the Hamburg Großmarkt

Around 1.5 million tonnes of fresh produce are handled every year on the 27.3-hectare wholesale market in Hammerbrook – mainly at night and early in the morning, 365 days a year. As the “green heart of the city”, the wholesale market ensure the people of Hamburg always have healthy food. More than 5,000 traders and restaurateurs regularly buy their fresh produce here.

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