A strong network, from which everyone benefits


Netherlands Oil, Fats and Oilseeds Trade Association

NOFOTA is a Dutch umbrella organization of manufacturing companies for fats and oils. Founded in 1918, NOFOTA has approximately 150 members: growers, consumers, traders, brokers and other industry-related organizations and companies.

Food Academy

Finding and retaining skilled workers is the central challenge for companies and is therefore the focus of the Food Academy. The association bundles capacities and needs, ensures that companies exchange experiences, develops solution strategies and implements concrete steps to make the industry attractive as an employer.


Grofor e.V. is the organizer of one of the most important international industry meetings, the Grofor evening. Around 900 players in the trade in oils, fats and oil raw materials come to Hamburg from all over the world to dine together, exchange ideas and make new contacts.

Phospholipid Visions

Peter Fismer actively supports this expert portal, which deals with possible uses for phospholipids.

Dr. Finzel Pro Gesundheit GmbH

The Dr. Finzel Pro Gesundheit GmbH stands for the development of products for everything to do with healthy nutrition.


ELMA is the European Lecithin Manufacturers Association, representing major producers of lecithin in the European Union.

A2 Trading

A2-Trading is an experienced company in the field of purchasing and marketing natural raw materials, especially hydrocolloids and gelling agents as required in the food and pharmaceutical industries.


PMCA is an international association that enhances the companies and careers of confectionery and snack professionals through inspired learning and the building of long-term personal connections which empowers our members to create products that bring people JOY.

SG Sweets Global Network

International confectionery association SWEETS GLOBAL NETWORK e V (SG) is an established network of over 300 member companies based in ten countries. SG is the leading communication platform for confectionery professionals in German-speaking countries (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) and beyond.


KLBD Kosher Certification is a leading international agency operating across six continents. Certifying many multi-national food processors and raw material manufacturers, we are committed to offering a professional and affordable kosher certification service worldwide.

ProTerra Foundation

Fismer Lecithin is a member of the ProTerra Foundation, whose aim is to support improved sustainability and non-GMO and to communicate these values and achievements to consumers, shareholders, employees and regulators.

foodactive e.V.

… is the association of over 90 companies in the food industry and the central and professional contact for the food industry with contacts in the industry, to experts, to politics and administration and the official food network of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg.

AM LÄMMERMARKT – Berufliche Schule

The vocational college AM LÄMMERMARKT has been Germany’s only vocational school for foreign trade and Hamburg’s first commercial high school for 60 years.