D – The 43rd edition of the International Sweets Show (ISM) was held in Cologne from January 27th-30th, 2013. The wholesale and retail buyers focused their attentions on innovations and current trends in the confectionery and snack sector. Covering 110,000 m² of floor space, a total of 1,402 suppliers presented their sweets and pastries, chocolate, snacks, ice-cream and sugar confectionery. According to the official figures, the attendance figure was over 35,000 visitors. The ISM 2014 is scheduled from January 26th– 29th, 2014 with the ProSweets Cologne Conference running simultaneously on January 27th and 28th.