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Our field of work: Food

Since it was founded in the year 1885, DLG has devoted itself to transferring knowledge and promoting quality along the entire process chain, from farming right through to the food industry.

DLG-Testcenter Food

The DLG productquality tests supply consumers with neutral and independent findings regarding the quality of food products.

DLG Competence Center Food

The Competence Center offers a broad range of events, expert conferences, seminars and training courses.

Register now: Food Industry Technology Show Korea 2020


New trade fair for international food technology – premiere parallel to Coex Food Week from 25 to 28 November 2020 in Seoul (South Korea) – cooperation between DLG and Korea's leading trade fair organiser Coex  ...

Food Industry Technology Show Korea celebrates its premiere in 2020


In cooperation with Korea’s leading trade fair organiser Coex, DLG is organising a new trade fair focussing on International Food Technology. – The event will take place parallel to the 15th edition of Coex Food Week. ...

Food network

Around 3,000 experts contribute their know-how on a voluntary basis in various bodies, committees, commissions and quality tests.


DLG organizes a large number of events for the food industry every year.

Trade fairs

DLG organizes trade fairs and exhibitions for agriculture and the food industry around the world.

DLG-Expert reports

DLG provides regular information about the fields of food technology, quality management, sensory analysis and food quality in a large number of publications.


As a cross-sector platform, DLG e.V. has set itself the target of supporting young talent and promoting innovative ideas. It regularly awards promotional and sponsorship prizes for this purpose.

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