Organic Curries

The German startup “College Curries” aims to help economically disadvantaged families in India pay the required university fees for their children by giving Indian housewives the opportunity to market their personal curry mixture in Europe.

Fish Oil Production Near Rostock

Thai Union, the world’s largest producer of canned tuna, is building a new refining plant near Rostock, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Beach Inspectors

A new Berlin-based startup is now making it easier for beach fans to find the perfect place to soak up some rays.

The Spirit of Bauhaus

Foreign companies and investors value Germany’s product design expertise as much as they rate Germany as a first class industrial location, explains industrial design expert Uwe Gellert.

Lights, Camera, UND BITTE!

Eastern Germany is a magnet for foreign film productions and, with them, foreign investors. From The Grand Budapest Hotel to Bollywood blockbuster Don 2, the German capital and other cities in the region are stealing the production limelight.

“Secret Escapes” in Germany

The Germans’ legendary love of traveling is good news to innovative companies like London-based Secret Escapes, an online booking portal for luxury hotel stays and trips.

E-Commerce Booming in Germany

A recent study by the German E-Commerce and Distance Selling Trade Association (bevh) predicts that online sales in Germany will grow by 9.3 percent in 2018, to reach EUR 63.9 billion.

HopLop Indoor Playground

The activity and adventure park chain HopLop has opened its first indoor playground outside of its home country of Finland.

Pret A Manger Comes to Germany

In the fall of 2018, the British sandwich chain Pret A Manger will open its first franchise in Germany.

Silicon Valley Bank Opens Branch in Frankfurt

As an indication of the growing importance of the German tech startup scene, the Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) is opening a branch in Frankfurt.