Our markets guarantee a wide variety of top quality fresh produce, especially fruit and vegetables. Membership consists of both wholesale and retail markets. Between them, they ensure the availability of good, nutritious food for around 100 million consumers in Germany and neighbouring European countries.

GFI German Fresh Food Markets in Berlin 2019
Fruit Logistica and Fructinale: wholesale markets introduce the new ‘Vitamin G’ campaign
Germany’s wholesale markets have made a roaring start to the year 2019. Playing on the German for Wholesale market, ‘Grossmarkt’, the national association, GFI German Fresh Food Markets, has launched a campaign to proclaim ‘Your city needs vitamin G - G for Grossmarkt’; this message rang loud and clear at the Fruit Logistica, at the GFI joint stand, at the Fresh Produce Forum and at the evening event for the trade, ‘Fructinale’. More…

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“Sharing is caring”: GFI German Fresh Food Markets take three-day study trip to Athens
The busy programme includes visits to two wholesale markets and two retail markets, plus two receptions, one at the Ministry of Economics and Development and one at the German-Greek Chamber of Industry and Commerce.
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Love your local market – Erlebe Deinen Markt 2018
Local markets close to your heart
Festive weeks for the international “Love your local market” community • Europe’s biggest markets event • Focus in 2018: Keeping markets “close to your heart” • 200 markets in Germany are staging an exciting range of special events• Kick-off on Europe Day, 9th May in Hannover.
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24th GFI members’ meeting held in Bremen
GFI: Strategy makeover planned in 2018
Work of the GFI business units – Rolf Strobel elected to  the board – Excursions and expertise.
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Wholesale Markets 3.0
Challenges and opportunities
What is happening to the fresh produce centres, faced with competing platforms, changing consumer habits and society’s estimation of the wholesaler?

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“El Dorado for Foodies”: GFI German Fresh Food Markets take three-day study trip to Madrid
The ambitious programme takes in a total of 8 “mercados” representing the entire range of food retail markets. The delegation will also visit MERCAMADRID wholesale market.
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Major event in the fresh food trade
300 people enjoy the 6th GFI Fructinale - net-working for people dedicated to fresh produce
On the evening of the 9th February the who’s who of the industry gathered in the old Berlin Waterworks for a relaxed evening ofvnetworking with fellow fans of healthy foods.
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GFI at the Fruit Logistica 2017
Germany’s fresh food markets a firm fixture at the Fruit Logistica for past 16 years
Platform for wholesalers and importers - Important topics for the future – Love your local market 2017.
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Fresh Food Markets in Germany
10th edition of our GFI Guide
The time has come! The new edition of our “GFI Guide Fresh Food Markets in Germany is available. These brand-new updated publication can now be downloaded from the Press section 


Trade and fresh-food networking event for 300 guests
6th GFI Fructinale 2017: Fresh, colourful, brilliant!
On 9th February, 2017, during the Fruit Logistica trade fair, Germany’s Association of Wholesale Markets, GFI, will once again be staging the “Fructinale” - the exclusive networking platform for the fresh food trade.
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Love your local market – Erlebe Deinen Markt 2016
European campaign to promote markets takes off in Germany
Growing numbers of street markets celebrate what makes them special • International festival weeks organized by “Love your local market” • Europe’s biggest market happening • 150 markets in Germany to hold wide variety of special events • Launch on 9 May in Duisburg • Topic for 2016: “Markets: your healthy choice“
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