Welcome to the Kind + Jugend 2017 Previews!

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Never burdened by the weight of expectation, nor afraid to tackle nursery industry stereotypes, we enjoy a flair for the aesthetic and possess a penchant for the magnificent. With over 80 years of manufacturing pedigree and expertise, we have become known for our exceptional British craftsmanship, elegant designs and passion for quality.

Blessed with a global profile, we are rightly regarded as the definitive luxury pushchair brand. Representing our most daring Kind+Jugend to date, we will tease a glimpse into the future and promise to deliver an unparalleled spectacle for 2017; one which is impressive in scope and unrivalled in ambition.

With retailers in over 40 countries, including Asia, Australia, UAE and Eastern Europe, demand for the iCandy edge continues to grow. With an impressive roster of new products, the 2018 collection is designed to not only push boundaries, but elevate the parenting journey beyond what we can currently comprehend. Indeed, the forthcoming ensemble of iCandy products is destined to not only challenge conventions, but deliver a truly unique parenting experience.

Book your appointment today and don’t miss out on this world exclusive showcase of nursery innovation, we promise you won’t be disappointed.

Hall 10.2 Stand C008

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Celebrate the 30th birthday of Tutti Bambini at this year’s Kind + Jugend fair!

Kind + Jugend 2016 marked a milestone year in the history of Tutti Bambini, presenting the rebirth of their well-established brand. The re-brand saw them launch a new look, new style and a fantastic range of new products. Visitors to this year’s leading international nursery trade fair should expect no different from the exciting family run company.

2017 commemorates the 30th Anniversary of Tutti Bambini. In 1987, Michael and Debra Samuel opened their doors to expectant parents, offering them unique, quality products from their little shop in the heart of London. Since then, their family has grown, and so has their brand.

Visitors are invited to celebrate the 30th birthday of Tutti Bambini on Thursday, Friday and Saturday of the show from 5pm (Hall 11.3 Stand B-78) and enjoy some bubbly with team Tutti!

The first of Tutti’s key product launches is KOJI®, the full size micro travel system. Visitors to Tutti Bambini’s stand in 2016 were given a first look at the exciting new city pushchair, and one year on, KOJI® is ready to hit the ground running. KOJI® has been designed for the parents on the go, or for those who prefer a smaller pushchair. It offers a full size, forward and rear facing seat which folds into a compact frame, leading the way in full size mini travel systems, with no compromise.

Keep your eyes peeled for more news on Tutti Bambini’s other key product launches at this year’s Kind + Jugend Fair, there is plenty more to come…

Hall 11.3 Stand C078/B078

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Come and enter the world of Ubbi

Enter the world of Ubbi where innovative products are designed and created with parents and children in mind. Under the Ubbi name, you will find unique, quality products that are easy to use, helping to simplify parents’ lives while keeping babies as happy and safe as can be.

The Ubbi muslin blanket buddy is a 2-in-1 convertible stuffed animal that transforms into a blanket, making it into the perfect companion for playtime, naptime, and everything in between. The blanket buddies are a set of two 100% cotton muslin that are soft, breathable, easy to carry, light-weight, comfortable, and multi-functional.

To transform into a stuffed animal: lay the blanket down with the pocket facing up, and turn the pocket and stuff until the creature comes to life. The muslin blanket buddies quickly change from stuffed animal to blanket and back again preventing it from dragging on the floor and collecting dirt, keeping baby safe and parents happy.

Hall 11.2 Stand C020/D021

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Hey baby!

A lifestyle brand celebrating the joy and milestones of the modern family, Pearhead continues to be the pioneer in the gift and photosharing space. As times change and new trends hit the market, we at Pearhead are committed to bringing our customer genuine, quality products to share their special moments in style.

Pearhead celebrates baby at every stage. From the pregnancy journey to baby’s first birthday and beyond, Pearhead is here to celebrate every moment and milestone. Our products include a wide variety of photosharing items, frames, gifts, room décor, and the original babyprints keepsakes. The Pearhead line of products are designed for baby and the millennial mom to cherish every memory and share every moment.

Pearhead is here to help share baby's moments in style. #mylittlepearhead

Contact Information: sales@pearhead.com

Hall 11.2 Stand C020/D021

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Penny Scallan Design

Here at Penny Scallan Design, we like to keep things fresh and interesting - so we absolutely cannot wait to debut our new injection range at Kind + Jugend this year! We have some exciting new styles that we are sure you will love, including new bamboo products and backpack styles. In addition, our ever-popular Bento range is now available in Europe.

We’re also about to launch some amazing new prints - Dino Rock and Park Life. Here’s a sneak peek of what they’re about.

Dino Rock
Put your hands together for the Dino Band! Against a dusky desert backdrop, we’ve got Strumosaur on guitar, Drumosaur on drums and DJ Dino, boss of the tunes. There’s also Cactus, normally shy and quiet but when he hears a tune he likes, well... your ears are in for a treat!

Park Life
Meet Petal the Unicorn and Bouncy the Sausage Dog. Petal brings sparkle to the skies. When she blows her magic kisses, the sun shines, birds sing and fresh breezes caress your skin. Bouncy brings sparkle to the ground. Where he goes, flowers bloom, children smile and lemonade stands appear to bring you fresh fruit juice. Together, these best friends bring sunshine and happiness wherever they go!

Hall 10.1 Stand E030

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Hopping to Kind + Jugend with Venice Child's Kangaroo

Showing for the first time at Cologne is the new Venice Child Kangaroo stroller. It’s a favourite of mothers in Hollywood and has many famous parents proudly pushing the most stylish stroller ever made.

Designed in Venice Beach California, it’s the next big thing that going to take the market and is already is available in 9 countries. The Kangaroo has a smooth and versatile chassis design with no screws or welding to join the parts.

Designed with a sleek streamlined frame to prevent damage and avoid the issues that normally occur with welded frames, the Kangaroo allows parents to easily adjust the handle for taller and petite heights, along with an easy seat recline to not disturb baby, reversible seat options and no more slouching and or backaches. The Kangaroo is spun from some of the finest materials and is made with child comfort and safety in mind, as well as the ease of parents.

Carefully crafted with high grade polished aviation aluminium, to prevent corrosion and rusting, the Kangeroo thus has the look of a chrome finish for added style. The wheels have a swivel mechanism enhanced with a shock absorbing technology to ensure smooth and comfortable rides. Venice Child have a 'no killing of animals' policy, as well as a policy for zero testing on animals, believing in using eco friendly and artificial materials rather than harming other life for pleasure.

The Kangaroo has an adjustable telescopic handle, along with a 'two wheel mode' for stairs and beach use. Easily folded, it can be folded with the seat on or off as well as taken apart easily and put into a compact position for smaller cars. The wheels are made with an anti-shock technology, with swivel and non-swivel options, all designed with a streamlined frame to prevent breaking, rattles and squeaks.

The covering fabric is waterproof, antifungal and antibacterial, to prevent mold or mildew, as well as being an anti-UV fabric made with an extra long sunshade zipper system canopy. The fabric is both removable and washable.

Weighing in at only 10kg (23.5 lbs) with the seat, belly bar and canopy on, the seat can recline in two positions with a simple touch (recline to 110 to 180), or have a reversible seat position with both forward and parent facing. The Kangeroo also has a one foot braking system and a five-point adjustable harness.

Whilst the Kangaroo has a wide and comfortably padded seat, there is also a bassinet for a newborn with a soft, padded inlay. The seat is made with a cushy, breathable fabric and the stroller will stand on its own when folded. Easy to maneuver and roll with a huge undercarriage basket that can hold up to 5kg (11 lbs), the Kangaroo comes with all the essentials that most parents desire for a travel system: seat, bassinet, universal carseat adapter, foot muff, mosquito net, rain shield and cup holder.

The stroller has a five-year warranty, whilst the seat, bassinet and accessories have a warranty for two.

For UK sales: call 01924 485552 or e-mail info@mee-go.co.uk 

For sales in other countries e-mail info@venicechild.com

Hall 10.2 Stand D030

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Taf Toys is looking for distribution worldwide!

Taf Toys have been designing and developing infant toys since 1991, our range of products includes designs for easier child development.

Our team of developmental experts has created a line of innovative toys that aim to increase baby’s motor skills, cognition and emotional IQ. Each toy contains lots of age-matched features to help the child improve their skill set as they grow.

For easier mealtimes, our fun highchair toys aim to make feeding a calm and happy experience. Our toys stick easily to any feeding surface and when done, simply wipe clean.

For easier drive times, our car toys offer plenty of easy-to-reach play activities and especially composed music that will help to keep baby entertained throughout the ride.

For easier sleep time, our bedtime range of toys help baby to fall asleep easily using especially composed music and familiar, relaxing sounds combined with soothing lights.

For easier outdoor play times, we have created toys that make it easier for parents and baby to have fun outside, with special outdoor features such as shading, simple handling and unique activities for baby.

Please visit our website to see our full product range www.taftoys.com

Hall 10.1 stand C041

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Kind + Jugend Innovation Award 2017

A jury of international branch experts have nominated 33 exhibitors for the coveted Kind + Jugend Award.

In order to do justice to the great innovative spirit and exceptional commitment of the baby and children's outfitting sector, Kind + Jugend traditionally confers the Innovation Awards for particularly outstanding product developments on the first day of the trade fair. This year, a total of 170 exhibitors from 30 countries have applied for the Innovation Award. The winner's seal is awarded in eight award categories and is in the meantime recognised as an important quality criterion and sales argument by the international trade.

The winners will be honoured on Thursday, 14 September at 10:00 a.m. in Hall 10.1 of Koelnmesse.

The nominees of this year's Kind + Jugend Award by category are:

World of Moving Kids

  • DIONO (United Kingdom) with the Quantum pram
  • Heetee Baby Company (United Kingdom) with the Heetee Power System pram
  • Minimonkey (Netherlands) with the carrier system Minimonkey Twin

World of Travelling Kids

  • Dorel Juvenile (Maxi Miliaan B.V. Netherlands) with the TITAN children's car seat
  • HTS BeSafe AS (Norway) with the BeSafe iZi Flex FIX children's car seat
  • Kiddy GmbH (Germany) with the Evoluna i-Size 2 children's car seat

World of Moving Kids & Travelling Kids Accessories

  • Fidlock GmbH (Germany) with the 3-point lock single action belt system
  • Munchkin (United Kingdom) with the Breeze™ Baby In-Sight® Mirror mirror-ventilator combination
  • Petunia Pickle Bottom (USA) with the Inter-Mix System bag set
  • Sofamo - Papa, Maman et Moi (France) with the Jule's Bag rucksack
  • SWISSNOVE TECH (France) with the LE BIBERON FRANCAIS baby bottle

World of Baby Safety at Home

  • ANGELCARE MONITORS INC (Canada) with the Angelcare wireless movement baby monitor with video tablet baby phone
  • Mippaa BV (Netherlands) with the Stair Trainer staircase railing system
  • Owlet Baby Care (USA) with the Owlet Smart Sock 2 with Connected Care high-tech sock

World of Kids Toys

  • Dorel Juvenile (Maxi Miliaan B.V. Netherlands) with the INSPIRAL toy top
  • EverEarth Europe GmbH (Germany) with the BeachBlanketPool 2-in-1 play mat and paddling pool
  • L.C MOR TOYS INDUSTRIES LTD.- Fun Flex (Israel) with the children's bed mobile Multi Flex Set
  • Scoot & Ride GmbH (Austria) with the Highwaykick 1 children's scooter
  • Skip Hop (USA) with the Explore & More Follow-Bee Crawl Toy

World of Kids Textiles

  • Angel Baby ltd (Bulgaria) with the My Skin Sensitive baby body
  • Innovations by D2M (United Kingdom) with the Huggle Me Close Car Seat Safe System jacket
  • Mania Stillmode (Germany) with the Lilly nursing dress with exchangeable tops
  • P&A Products (Belgium) with the Nutty jacket children's reflective vest
  • Regine IQtrim GmbH (Germany) with the IQseen™ iridescent reflective label and transfer reflectors
  • Träumeland GmbH (Austria) with the LIEBMICH baby sleeping bag

World of Kids Care

  • aai.care (Netherlands) with the First Breath room air monitor
  • Cvicloud Corporation (Taiwan) with the Smartdiaper diaper attachment
  • Miniland (Spain) with the Sweetbeat ultrasound device
  • Twistshake of Sweden AB (Sweden) with the Twistshake FruitSplash children's drinking bottle

World of Kids Furniture

  • A Childhome (Belgium) with the Evolu 180 highchair
  • Canailles Dream (France) for the concept of a La Multi 3-in-1 travel bed, trolley and tub
  • MICUNA S.L.U. (Spain) with the BABYSITTER baby bed
  • Oxford Space Structures / a little bit brilliant (United Kingdom) with the SpaceCot children's bed

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Canadian flair from Smitten Baby

Check out Smitten Baby's 2017 BANTA Award short listed products including our Arm Pillow Pad, Shaidee Sun Cover and this year’s must have – the Shaidee Bug.

This new line from Smitten Baby is all about “Live life on the Go”! and giving parents the freedom and the peace of mind to be active and enjoy the out-of-doors with their babies.

Smitten Baby products are crafted from Canadian and USA made materials only and all are knitted and woven in Canada to guarantee the products are safe and free from BPA, phthalates, lead, cadmium and other nasty chemicals. In addition, all products are certified to meet EU Reach standards.

Make time to check out the huge collection of fashionable totes: re-usable, canvas bags perfect for shopping, lunches, snacks, kid’s stuff, Mum’s stuff, Dad’s stuff! All the bags come in such wonderful colours and patterns and are durable and stain repellent - premium quality products with to the highest grade material and all made in Canada! The machine-washable fabric makes it easy to clean.
Trendy, functional and eco-friendly, SmittenBaby Products are sure to sell. All fabrics are printed with only organic inks and proudly manufactured in the picturesque town of Stratford, Canada.

Hall 4.1 Stand A008

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Message from iCandy

Martin Boyle, Managing Director at iCandy World, has a message for Kind + Jugend attendees.

"Never burdened by the weight of expectation, nor afraid to tackle nursery industry stereotypes, we always deliver an unparalleled spectacle for those in attendance at the world famous Kind + Jugend trade fair. Following the huge success of the iCandy Orange at Kind + Jugend 2016, the 2018 collection is designed to push boundaries, and elevate the parenting journey beyond what we can currently comprehend.

What’s more, we are extremely excited about the revelation of an enormously exciting partnership which has been two years in the making, and will transform the adventure potential for many families around the world. Another pertinent theme on the iCandy stand this year will be one of evolution and refinement, with no stone left unturned in our quest to deliver the definitive luxury parenting experience."

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The award winning CoZee® Bedside Crib, at Kind + Jugend ’17

At this year’s Kind + Jugend fair, Tutti Bambini, the family run nursery products company, will be celebrating 30 years since they first launched in London, 1987. All visitors are invited to their stand to celebrate the 30th anniversary with a glass of champagne on Thursday, Friday and Saturday of the show from 5pm in Hall 11.3 Stand B-78.

Following the impressive launch of the CoZee® Bedside Crib at last year’s fair, the beautifully designed co-sleeper –with its innovative 30 second open/fold mechanism– has won a number of awards in the UK and internationally, including: Gold and Platinum in the European Product Design Awards, Platinum in the A’ Design Awards, Silver in the Loved By Parents Awards, and is amongst the shortlist for the Junior Design and Best Baby and Toddler Gear Awards (to be announced later this year). Additionally, it has been shortlisted for the Kind + Jugend Innovation Award ’17, as recognition for its design excellence.

This year’s Cologne fair will disclose an expansion of the CoZee® range, which will include a number of carefully selected new colourways, four new bedding ranges, and a whole host of accessories for the crib.

There is also a new addition to the CoZee® family, but you’ll have to visit Tutti Bambini’s stand to see the exciting new development for yourselves!

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Je Porte Mon Bébé, babywearing differently…

Je Porte Mon Bébé ® JPMBB from Paris gives parents the best choices to carry in comfort & physiologically their babies.

Well known for their Beautiful colour combinations from subtle to intense, JPMBB offers “4 BabyCarriers for everyone”: The Original, The Basic, The Little Wrap Without a Knot and the New PhysioCarrier all acknowledge by the Hip Dysplasia institute.

Je Porte Mon Bébé-JPMBB is a leading provider of BabyCarriers in more than 30 countries. Their main goal is to provide the best for parents and their babies.

Every baby is unique as its need for babywearing! JPMBB works every day on these needs and will always give the best to fulfil them.

Kind + Jugend will offer for the sixth year consecutively the opportunity to develop JPMBB around the world. JPMBB continue to be a key player among parents by creating new babycarriers: unique and innovative! 2018 will be full of surprises.

K+J is really important to meet our most important accounts and to develop new markets. If physiological baby position, security, usability, comfort, and design reflect your ethics, you will love the JPMBB BabyCarriers.

Interested in stocking JPMBB BabyCarriers? Come and visit us in our booth to discover our new trends: Hall4.1 stand A068.

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Clippasafe showcase latest products for parents on the go

Clippasafe, the experts in child safety, will be showcasing the latest additions to their range and much more at Kind + Jugend this September.

Every parent knows the struggle of battling with shopping bags and a pushchair. Clippasafe’s new Big Bag Clips are carabiner style bag holders which clip on and off and are made from aluminium, so are a sturdier option to traditional plastic bag hooks. Once attached to the stroller handle, the Big Bag Clip can be left there and if kept closed, will not come off or be misplaced. It can also be removed with shopping, to carry it all in the house.

The Seat Back Organiser is a must-have for parents that take their children on car journeys. Great for short commutes and perfect for helping to keep kids occupied on longer trips; the organiser has pouches to keep items like toys and books in, plus an iPad viewing compartment so they can have their very own seat back TV!

The Stroller Cup Holder is perfect for storing a bottle for baby or a can or takeaway cup of coffee for parents while walking with the buggy. Easily attachable and removable, parents can keep their hands free and concentrate on steering their stroller and keeping an eye on their little one.

Roger Cheetham, Managing Director for Clippasafe, says: “We’re responding to a need for not only safety products, but also those aimed at making parents’ lives easier. We’d like our range to be a one-stop shop for child safety and convenience.”

Stand D051 in Hall 10.2.
Tel: 0115 9211 899

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Come and see stylish Mutsy

Dutch stroller brand Mutsy will be present once again at the Kind + Jugend trade fair in Cologne. The Mutsy team has been working very hard to create a stylish collection for the upcoming year and visitors of the Kind + Jugend trade fair will have the chance to be the first to see it!

The trusted models Igo, Evo and Nexo can be viewed in new designs with lots of trendy, high-quality fabrics and accessories. Since Mutsy is very keen on innovation, there have also been a number of updates and the launch of a new model that you wouldn’t want to miss.

Get to know all that’s new and find the Mutsy team at their stand in Hall 11.3, Stand 040.


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Come and celebrate the 20th anniversary of Babymoov at this year’s Kind + Jugend fair!

"Kind + Jugend is Babymoov’s premier showcase for launching our new collection to international buyers. The fair provides us with the perfect platform to meet new and existing retail partners and to finally unveil all the latest products that our development teams have been working hard on over the past year or more.

We had a fantastic show in 2016 and it was great to see more visitors from the UK & Ireland than ever before. Both Babymoov and Badabulle are now firmly established brands in the UK and this year is sure to be busier still as we celebrate our 20th anniversary and introduce many new products to complement our bestselling ranges.

Babymoov will be presenting YOO, an exciting new video monitors range, a new collection of feeding accessories to complement our bestselling Nutribaby, as well as updates to colours and fabrics in our famous Comfort range of baby sleep products. Badabulle sees new products across all key ranges as well as some refreshing colour updates. We are very excited about the new changing bag range which are sure to be a huge success."
- Simon Winskill, Babymoov Commercial Director

Hall 11.2, Stand G38

Come and meet Simon Winskill +44 (0)1823 772995 - swinskill@babymoov.com at Kind + Jugend

For more information, please call +44 (0)1823 772995 or visit www.babymoov.eu

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Dr Brown’s® Options™ – the Number One Choice for Healthcare Professionals for relieving colicky symptoms

Leading bottle brand Dr Brown’s is the most recommended anti-colic bottle on the market as recognised by healthcare professionals as part of an Independent Research Study.

Survey results showed that Dr Brown’s Options Bottles were overwhelmingly chosen as the number one recommended solution for colic with 92% of HCP’s saying that they would recommend Dr Brown’s Options for the relief of colicky symptoms*.

Almost half of all babies in the UK develop colic** and Dr Brown’s is famed for its unique vent system which is clinically proven to eliminate the vacuum and air bubbles in the feed, so helping reduce colic and burping. Research showed that 57% of HCP’s acknowledge that the level of technical research and development of Dr Brown’s has had a significant impact on the effectiveness in relieving symptoms of colic.

Dr Brown’s Options bottles are the first convertible bottle. The vent can be removed once baby no longer experiences feeding problems - giving parents the power of choice! Please come see us at Kind + Jugend 2017 in Hall 11.2, Stand D020.

*Research carried out by Mustard Research Ltd amongst a sample of 200 UK Healthcare Professionals during May 2017
**Colic survey carried out by Consumer Analysis Ltd – 2010

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Join the Revolution - Strollers will never be the same again!

For hundreds of years, there hasn't been much change to the function of strollers. Strollers continue to have limited usages and babies quickly outgrow them. Keenz is here to change the world with its worldwide patented and revolutionary transforming strollers designed and engineered in Korea! This is a game changer! Strollers will never be the same again. Strollers have to do much more and should last for many years!

The Keenz ONE Revolutionary Transformer Wagon Stroller is the first in the world that can be easily transformed from a stroller to a wagon, and back! As a high-end stroller, the reclined seat can be converted to a bassinet. The seat can either be front facing or rear facing. It uses magnesium alloy for strong and lightweight body, and 900D melange fabric for that modern sleek look. As a wagon, it can accommodate two kids easily and can handle up to 100kg load. The 4-wheel suspension and patented ball bearing technologies ensure superb steering and driving experiences even with heavy load.

Book your appointment today (+6598383104 or PremiumBabyHub@gmail.com) and don’t miss out this stroller revolution. We promise you won’t be disappointed.

Hall 4.1 Stand C018

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Hearing and sun protection from Sunproof at Kind+Jugend

In 2011, the UK baby products market was devoid of effective hearing protection for babies. There were models available for older children, but none specifically designed for wear by infants.

The aural environment is full of noisy situations that can disturb, frighten or upset a small baby.

The team at Banz, who created BabyBanz 10 years previously, rose to the challenge. Banz Baby Ear Defenders were designed for use by the same age group as the original BabyBanz sunglasses: 0 – 2 years of age.

Banz Baby Ear Defenders offer excellent noise attenuation in a good design that is small, portable, lightweight and adjustable. The cups and headband are padded for comfort.

Banz Baby Ear Defenders are now the trusted brand leader in baby hearing protection. They have even been spotted on young royals.

In 2001, the UK baby products market was devoid of sunglasses designed for wear by babies. There were some “novelty” and “fun” styles available back at that time. These may have looked amusing but certainly did not provide adequate UV protection to a baby’s vulnerable eyes.

Then along came Babybanz sunglasses, a new product designed in Australia from the ground up to offer excellent eye protection for babies, with a moulded polycarbonate frame, proper UV400 category 3 lenses, and a patented neoprene strap for a comfortable fit.

Babybanz are robust, inexpensive, well designed and adjustable. The UK market was ready for them and Babybanz have become the trusted brand leader in infant eye protection. The perfect product came along at the perfect time,demand for this product has never ebbed since.

Sunproof have represented Banz products in the UK since their launch. They are exhibiting at the Kind+Jugend British Pavilion, Stand 44B.

To see the range or to book an appointment at the show, please contact sales@sunproof.co.uk or telephone 01460 258040

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Kind + Jugend announces nominees of the Kids Design Award of Kind + Jugend

Ten product ideas and prototypes have made it onto the short list after 113 young designers from 18 different countries entered this year's Kids Design Award of Kind + Jugend.

The competition sought outstanding concepts and designs for baby and children's furniture and items that are inventive and futuristic in terms of their function and design, but which are not yet ready for sale on the retail market. An expert jury has now selected ten convincing designs from among the entries and will elect the winner of the Kids Design Award 2017 from these nominees.

The award ceremony takes place on September 14th in Hall 10.1. All ten product ideas will be presented to the international public on the Kids Design Award area in Hall 11.1. of Kind + Jugend.

The nominees for the KIDS DESIGN AWARD 2017 at a glance:

  • Natalia Campos (Uruguay)
  • Valentin Dragomirescu (Germany), Shai Keren (Israel) as well as Nayoung Kim (South Korea)
  • Yujing Du (China)
  • Viktoria Hagelberg (Germany)
  • Hannah Neuß and Susanne Schlenther (Germany)
  • Victoria Palm and Tom Witschel (Germany)
  • Annette Payr (Germany)
  • Jeannine Szepanski (Germany)
  • Tobias Thomas (Germany)
  • Miyuki Uchida and Teppei Takahashi (Japan)

In addition to the coveted trophies, the young designers also have the chance to cooperate with a sponsor from the industry. The aim is to jointly further develop the submitted design within one year until it is ready for market launch. Trade visitors and exhibitors of Kind + Jugend have the possibility during the days of the trade fair to view all product ideas and enter into a product sponsorship.

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Revolutionary feeding ecosystem from yoomi

Yoomi, the innovative nursery brand, behind the first 60 second self-warming bottle, is going from strength to strength with the launch of two new products to create a revolutionary feeding ecosystem enabling parents to express, feed and go.

Yoomi’s new 3-in-1 Electric Breastpump is the only breastpump that offers mothers complete flexibility in choosing between electric, battery AND manual options. Compact and portable, the yoomi breastpump features 9 suction levels, a LCD display and a soft silicone breastshield for total control and comfort at an affordable price.

And when it comes to cleaning, yoomi’s new Deep Clean Electric Steriliser offers an industry leading deep clean cycle for complete peace of mind, as well as the standard rapid cycle. The steriliser also charges the yoomi 60 second warmers giving parents a completely integrated feeding, warming and cleaning system.

With innovative solutions in expressing, feeding, warming and sterilising, yoomi is fast building a reputation as an exciting innovative UK nursery brand.

Hall 4.1, Stand A043

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Message from iCandy

Martin Boyle, Managing Director at iCandy World, has a message for Kind + Jugend attendees.

"Never burdened by the weight of expectation, nor afraid to tackle nursery industry stereotypes, we always deliver an unparalleled spectacle for those in attendance at the world famous Kind + Jugend trade fair. Following the huge success of the iCandy Orange at Kind + Jugend 2016, the 2018 collection is designed to push boundaries, and elevate the parenting journey beyond what we can currently comprehend.

"What’s more, we are extremely excited about the revelation of an enormously exciting partnership which has been two years in the making, and will transform the adventure potential for many families around the world. Another pertinent theme on the iCandy stand this year will be one of evolution and refinement, with no stone left unturned in our quest to deliver the definitive luxury parenting experience."

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Enhanced product offering from Tidy Tot

Tidy Tot, home of the weaning essential the Tidy Tot Bib & Tray Kit, returns to Kind + Jugend this year with an enhanced product offering making it a must-have stand to visit for the very latest in weaning innovation.

The Tidy Tot Bib & Tray Kit consists of a coverall bib which attaches to a wipe-clean tray to completely eliminate the gap between baby and highchair. The result? Less washing, less cleaning and less stress for parents, meaning baby can get on with the important business of exploring and enjoying their food. Now available in a stylish new ‘Apples & Pears’ bib print and grey tray combination in addition to the original ‘Rainbow’ print bib and fresh green tray, the Tidy Tot Bib & Tray Kit is also perfect for messy play, making it a thoroughly unique multi-use product!

With rapid expansion across both domestic and international markets, the Tidy Tot Bib & Tray Kit is fast establishing itself as a must-have weaning product for parents across the globe.

Visit the stand to find out more about the new and improved product offering and meet the team behind the mealtime revolution!

Hall 4.1 Stand B046

email: enquiries@tidytot.co.uk

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Cuddledry Lifecycle

It's been all go behind the scenes at Cuddledry this year – some really significant, exciting change is underway, and Kind + Jugend will see the first of a planned series of ‘reveals’. Seven new team members have joined, and the multi award-winning Cuddledry bathtime range is expanding significantly.

Kind + Jugend this year will see the introduction of the new ‘the Cuddle by Cuddledry®’ range, which has already been selected by leading UK retailers for 2018, alongside the Original Cuddledry Handsfree baby bath towel range.

Cuddledry is a very established brand in the UK, having become known as the bathtime experts over the last ten years. Cuddledry products now address the full lifecycle of the nursery customer, starting with their founding product, the Original Cuddledry handsfree towel, which sells strongly to prospective parents during pregnancy, immediately post birth, and also to friends and family as an ideal gift. The Original Cuddledry baby bath towel has an innovative design where the parent attaches it to them like an apron, so they can safely scoop baby from the bathwater with both hands free, snuggling them into the supersoft bamboo towelling for immediate warmth, and avoiding getting wet themselves. This design wins Gold and Platinum awards year on year, and has been voted ‘best baby gift’ by users of Mumsnet, the UK’s leading parenting website, for the last nine years.

Cuddledry have now built upon this core range with a full and rapidly expanding set of accessories for baby bathtime, and for bathtimes when travelling with baby, so they are the ‘go to’ brand to fill the bathtime category. They also have a set of super cute ‘character’ towels for toddlers and children up to age 6, with some beautiful new designs ready to launch. Then when the next baby comes along – toddler is snug in their cute towel, and its time for another Cuddledry Original for the little brother or sister!

Find us in the UK Pavillion, stand number C-045c, in Hall 4.1

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What’s new to Chew at Cheeky Chompers…

Cheeky Chompers, the multi award-winning brand behind the iconic and original dribble bib, the Neckerchew, is proud to present their latest exciting collection at K+J.

Made in the UK, Cheeky Chompers produce a range of stylish and innovative products designed by mums to make parents’ lives that little bit easier. Founded in 2013, mumpreneurs Amy Livingstone and Julie Wilson identified a gap in the market for an attachable teething solution following their own experiences picking up and sanitising dirty teethers. They developed the iconic Neckerchew, an innovative chewable reversible and absorbent dribble bib with integrated triangular teether which has achieved worldwide success.

As seen on Dragons Den, Cheeky Chompers’ intuitive products are a must have for retailers as a perfect gift product and practical ‘go-to’ for parents who love and trust the brand. The range now boasts nine exciting products including the Comfortchew, Neckerbib, Chewy the teething Hippo and the Cheeky Blanket. All products are lovingly designed to be stylish, attachable, safe and stimulating with sensory tags and colours. All fabric products are machine washable, teethers are BPA and phthalates free and stringently tested to worldwide safety standards.

At K+J Cheeky Chompers will launch some beautiful new designs in their core range and the highly anticipated new Muslin Collection - four innovative products made from brilliantly breathable 100% organic muslin, making it naturally cuddle-able and super soft. Combining style and innovation with on-trend muslin, the collection is perfect for gifting. The range includes the latest innovation the MultiMuslin, one beautiful muslin with six clever uses,and the Muslin Neckerchew, Neckerbib, Comforter, sold separately or in a beautiful Little Box of Cheekiness gift pack.

With more than one million products sold to date and partnership designs with Joules, the Cheeky Chompers product range is available in 35 countries as well as John Lewis, Joules, JoJoMamanBebe, Dobbies and a range of great independent retailers across the UK.


Hall 4.1, Stand A-044a
Stand contact: Amy Livingstone and Julie Wilson

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Babycup - The First Cups on everyone’s lips at K+J 2017

Babycup are excited to be back in Cologne this year with their best-selling, award-winning and Made in Britain ‘Babycup First Cups’.

Diminutive in stature and big on results and reputation, parents and health professionals around the world rave about their usability, quality and great design.

Small enough for little hands to hold and fitting perfectly to a baby’s mouth, Babycup First Cups encourage true sipping to help prevent tooth decay and dental problems during critical development stages and continues to create strong consumer demand driven by consistently excellent reviews. Global success and recognition as the must-have First Cup further endorsed by Health Authorities, Dentists and Orthodontists around the world directing families to buy Babycup, the brand has already become the weaning essential for every highchair.

A multi award-winning product, with recent wins including Platinum at both the ‘Loved By Parents’ and ‘Janey Lee Grace’s ‘Janey Loves’ Awards in the UK, as well as Best product awards in France and the US, Babycup First Cups is a true champion.

With a brand ethos that strikes a chord in customers across the globe, Babycup First Cups is a must-have item and an easy addition to any feeding and weaning offering.

Pop along to see Babycup in the UK Pavilion Hall 4.1 Stand B-042 or contact the team at hello@babycup.co.uk or +44 (0)1483 866081 to make an appointment.


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Ickle Bubba makes its debut

Ickle Bubba, the award-winning brand on a mission to offer parents high quality nursery essentials with affordable style and practicality, is thrilled to announce it will be making its debut at Kind + Jugend.

Determined to ensure its first show starts with a bang and impresses international trade, Ickle Bubba will be unveiling a number of new products for the first time. Headlining will be the all-new Stomp V4 Special Edition Travel System, featuring the brand’s flagship product in the striking Woodland Bronze and Blueberry Chrome colourways. Loaded with special features including a new bronze or chrome chassis with designer-led colour packs and contrast lined double layer hoods, these distinctive Stomps will take luxury to a new level and are sure to stand out in store.

New to the show will be the impressive Solar Group 1-2-3 isofix and recline car seat, suitable from 9 months to 12 years. Built to last, it adapts with the child up to an impressive 36kg weight range. With advanced safety performance features including integrated isofix connectivity and a luxury two-tone suede fabric in classic colours with reversible seat and headrest cushions, the Solar is not to be missed during your show visit.

Kind + Jugend will provide the perfect platform to meet new trade customers and to engage directly with its existing partners to demonstrate the expanding product portfolio.

To make an appointment at the Cologne Show, contact John Dunne on john.dunne@icklebubba.com for UK and Ireland.

For International enquiries contact Hillary Sharp on hillary.sharp@icklebubba.com. Alternatively, please call our UK office on +44 1554 707022.

Discover more at www.icklebubba.com

Hall 4.1 Stand C048

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Harrison Spinks Baby to exhibit at Kind + Jugend 2017

Harrison Spinks Baby will be returning to showcase its 100% natural range of British-made cot bed mattresses at Germany’s Kind + Jugend show.

The brand’s British-made mattresses within the NaturalStart range feature revolutionary BabySpring® technology – the world’s smallest pocket springs – providing babies with perfect postural support as they grow.

Complementing the BabySprings® are layers of 100% natural fillings, including wool, mohair, cotton and hemp, some of which are grown on Harrison Spinks’ own 300-acre farm in Yorkshire.

This unique combination of temperature regulating natural fillings and individual tiny baby pocket springs offer the best possible night’s sleep for both baby and parents alike.

The patented pocket springs and examples of the luxurious natural fibres will be presented in an interactive display on the stand, allowing visitors to feel first-hand the quality of components that make up these award-winning natural mattresses.

The full NaturalStart range will be exhibited on stand H038 in Hall 11.1 where visitors can also find out more about the waterproof and hypoallergenic NaturalStart mattress protector as well as trying out the brand’s virtual reality headset which tours the Harrison Spinks farm where the mattresses start life.

Hall 11.1 Stand H038

Further information is available at www.harrisonspinksbaby.co.uk

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Shnuggle showcase new innovation at K+J

Shnuggle, the clever, award-winning baby products company, are returning to K+J with the new extended line for 2017.

The SQUISHY Changing Mat is made from a warm foam, ensuring a room temperature surface, meaning baby is more comfortable during changing. Squishy has a very slight incline which helps not only with reflux, but also as a way of directing ‘little accidents’ away from baby.

Bathtime is a big category expansion for Shnuggle with the PEBBLY, a completely clever and super stylish room and bath thermometer with instant readings. Place Pebbly on a flat surface or straight into bath water and the beautiful white glow will recognise where it is and either flash red if it feels too warm or blue if too cold. Pebbly is preset for the perfect temperature for baby in both room and bath settings, providing parents with complete reassurance their baby is safe and comfortable.

The Shnuggle Towel is a clever design keeps the towel in place on parent’s shoulder meaning hands are free to lift baby and snuggle them dry. The larger size towel offers great value for money and uses beautifully soft, luxury cotton which partners perfectly with the soft bamboo Shnuggle Washcloths.

And as a special preview, Shnuggle will be unveiling the brand new modern sensory bath toys so pop along to stand Hall 4.1 Stand A040a to check out the complete Shnuggle range and meet the team!

Hall 4.1 Stand A040a

For sales information: hello@shnuggle.co.uk


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A fresh new look for Dreamgenii®

The multi-award winning Dreamgenii® Pregnancy & Feeding Pillow has a fresh new look for which will be showcased at Kind + Jugend.

The new designs include a new sumptuously soft white cotton jersey Dreamgenii® as well as fashion-led designs. New colourways include an abstract nature design in grey/coral, as well as a cool geo cotton pattern in neutral grey/aqua. There are five new designs to see and each will allow mums to be to choose a Dreamgenii® to co-ordinate with their bedlinen or nursery theme as well as keeping themselves comfortable.

The multi-award winning Dreamgenii® is designed to help mums-to-be sleep comfortably in bed as their pregnancy advances. Supporting the back, bump and knees, the Dreamgenii® encourages you to sleep on your left side which helps to create optimum foetal positioning for baby. It can also be used as a nursing pillow once baby arrives.

Fiona-Jane Kenworthy, Marketing Manager for Dreamgenii® comments: “After months of research we are delighted with the new Dreamgenii® designs and are looking forward to seeing customer reaction at Kind + Jugend. The Dreamgenii® has already been positioned as a must-have for mums-to-be and these new designs make the product even more versatile as nursery products become more fashion led than ever before.”

Hall 4.1 Stand B044a

For further information, please contact the Dreamgenii® Sales Team on 01538 399 541

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100% Pure Natural Skincare from Motherlylove

Motherlylove offers a personal touch with beautiful fragrances to lift your spirits, so you can unwind and enjoy the blends, created by Jan Bastard a midwife, nurse, mother and aromatherapist. Jan created these beautiful blends whilst working as a midwife and aromatherapist.

Specially selected blends of high quality omega rich oils to hydrate, nourish and soothe a mother's skin for every stage of pregnancy, allowing her skin to ‘give’ as her unborn baby grows, stopping that itchy feeling. The Motherlylove range includes beautiful fragrances to lift one's spirits, carrier oils to hydrate and sooth, and constituents to pamper, energise and promote restful sleep. Each and every product we make has been carefully developed with mum and her unborn baby’s health and wellbeing in mind.

“Beautiful products that really work. Leaving your skin feeling and smelling great. Will definitely be using these products again in my next pregnancy. Would recommend to any expectant mum.”
- Charlie Hickin

Motherlylove products are rigorously tested to ensure they meet our exacting standards and Motherlylove is a member of the Aromatherapy Trade Council.

Free from preservatives, parabens, mineral oil, EDTA, silicones, phthalates, synthetic fragrances and colours, Motherlylove products are Vegan friendly and not tested on animals

Hall 4.1 Stand C043


Jan Bastard 

Founder & Mother BSc.(Hons) RN, RM, IAIM
Office: 01362 692647
Mobile: 0788 608302
Website - www.motherlylove.co.uk

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egg® by BabyStyle at Cologne

Since its launch, egg® has received many fantastic reviews from journalists and celebrities alike as well as winning many prestigious awards. At this year’s Kind + Jugend egg® has its own stand where the existing range will be shown along with the exciting new compact Quail®.

There will also be some exclusive ‘first reveals’ on the egg® stand for visitors to the show. To keep up to date with the full egg® collection and future exciting plans be sure to stop by.

egg® by BabyStyle
Hall 4.1 A-050


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Kit & Kin

Kit & Kin has been created by co-founders Emma Bunton, Spice Girl, TV and radio presenter and UNICEF ambassador, and Christopher Money, Director of Product Development who brings over 15 years’ experience of developing mother and baby products for some of the world’s leading brands.

Since our launch only five months ago we are thrilled to have been awarded seven industry awards for our range of biodegradable nappies and certified natural skincare for mother and baby:

Platinum winner 'Best Babies Toiletries Collection 2017' (Junior Design Awards) for ‘Eco friendly nappies and natural skincare’ and JADA (Junior Absolute Design Award) for best designed products of the year 2017
Platinum winner 'Best Eco Nappy 2017' and Silver 'Best New Product' (Mama & Baby Awards)
Platinum 'Best Nappy Design 2017' and Silver 'Best Newborn Nappy 2017' (Loved By Parents Awards)
Bronze ‘Best Eco Nappy 2017’ (Mumii’s Best Baby & Toddle Gear Awards)

Our Commitment To You: We only use natural, nourishing, eco-friendly ingredients and sustainable materials to offer families a range of safe and effective everyday products. All of our products are clinically and dermatologically tested to ensure they’re mild and kind to use on your skin.

Our Commitment To The Earth: For every 10 Kit & Kin nappy subscriptions, we will purchase one acre of rainforest through the World Land Trust. These vital ecosystems help provide clean air, lifesaving medicines and provide safe havens for some of the world’s most vulnerable wildlife.

Kit & Kin…protecting your world, naturally

Please contact us to arrange a meeting!
We will be in the UK pavilion, Hall 4.1 Stand A-054a

Web: www.kitandkin.com
Email: Christopher@kitandkin.com
Phone: 07932 229 549

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A new Space Adventure!

‘A little bit brilliant’, the company behind the innovative SpaceCot, hope to take many new international territories on a new space adventure at Cologne this year!

SpaceCot's arrival in the UK in February heralded the beginning of a new era of baby travel. With its use of innovative space technologies, SpaceCot is light to carry and simple to use. At just 6kg and with a compact carry case, it gives parents the ability to travel easily with baby.

Since launch in the UK, SpaceCot has won many awards, has received rave blogger, journalist and customer reviews, and has partnered with many major UK retailers and Independents. It has been shortlisted as a nominee for the K+J Innovation Award in the World of Kids Furniture Category 2017, and has this month won the Consumer Choice and Gold Award at the recent Best Baby and Toddler Gear Awards.

The unique design means SpaceCot opens and closes in under 3 seconds without the need to bend down, so it is quick and easy to set up when parents need it most. With baby’s comfort in mind, it is designed with all the strength, safety and comfort of a permanent cot, giving parents that extra reassurance.

With a detachable upper level for young babies, SpaceCot grows with baby and is suitable from birth to three years, making it great for travel or to use as a playpen at home.
It is made from removable, washable eco-friendly fabric, and comes with a comfortable foldable integrated mattress, and a protective travel bag.

The new 2017 edition in Biscuit, Midnight Grey and NEW silver will be on display at Kind + Jugend, as well as the new fitted sheets.

A little bit brilliant will be in the British Pavilion. Hall 4.1, Stand A-049

Contact: julian@oxfordspacestructures.com Tel: +44 (0) 742 76 75 012.
See our product information video and find out more www.alittlebitbrilliant.com

*See what one blogger thought when we sent her one to try, by clicking here.

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The Snuglife!

Multi award-winning Baby K’tan will be exhibiting at K+J in the British Pavilion. 2012 Ltd, the new European hub for Baby K’tan is hoping to build on its huge success in the UK, by introducing the brand to European distributors, agents and retailers.

The innovative soft cotton Baby K’tan Baby Carrier is an ideal blend of a sling, wrap and carrier individually sized to fit the parent. With its patented double-loop design, it provides the positions and benefits of all three. It offers multiple wearing positions from newborn to toddler (birth-35lbs) and is machine washable and tumble-dryer safe. Available in multiple fabrics, designs and colours, the Baby K’tan Baby Carrier slips on easily like a t- shirt to comfortably carry baby. It is lightweight and compact like a sling, yet supportive like a structured carrier.

It has been recognised by the International Hip Dysplasia Institute as a “hip healthy product” when used as directed in the instructions. This acknowledgement sits alongside the brand's ASTM Sling Safety standard approval and EU safety standard certification.

NEW for Cologne is a stylish changing bag in three designs, with a built-in wet bag with anti-microbial lining, perfect for all on-the-go-parents. Also new is the newborn swaddle and toddler blanket, made of breathable stretch fabric, which provides continuous airflow so that baby doesn’t overheat.

Baby K’tan EU (2012 Ltd) will be showcasing their products in the British Pavilion. Hall 4.1, Stand A-048b

Contact: info@2012ltd.co.uk and tel +44 1202 303 777 www.babyktan.co.uk

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ewan’s flock have a lot to bleat about!

As the most famous sheep in the nursery industry, it is fair to say ewan the dream sheep® is a must see, but this K+J he will be showing off his new Deluxe model, which is not to be missed.

Just when you thought the popular sleep aid couldn’t get any better, the latest member of the flock offers innovative features including a removable pod to ensure ewan can now be washed. Better still, the ewan Deluxe also has a MoonMode® cry sensor which has been cleverly designed to automatically activate when baby stirs in the night – meaning ewan can come to the rescue whenever little ones need. ewan Deluxe still has the calming pink glow and all four soothing sounds from the original multi award winning ewan, so he’s sure to work his magic at sleep times. Available in grey and classic purple, ewan Deluxe is set to become a firm favourite amongst the thousands of ewan fans around the globe, as he partners with original ewan, as the new sheep in the flock!

Add to this the unveiling of a super cute new comforter from the brand and the team have a lot to tell you about. The all new ewan blankie is a soft and snuggly ewan sheep comfort blanket with silky edging that’s perfect for bedtime cuddles and will surely be a must have for all ewan lovers.

Also on show, and set to cause quite a quack, is Gertie the Good Goose from Canadian brand ‘The Original Toy Corp’. Expertly designed to soothe tender gums, this teething toy not only offers the ultimate rescue remedy for the teething phase, but is a super-cool companion little ones won’t want to be without.

Find the whole flock in Hall 4.1, Stand B041a in the UK Pavilion.

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Rosa & Bo return to K+J

Rosa & Bo are delighted to be back at K+J this year to showcase our beautiful nursery products. Designed with love by mummy and midwife, this colourful range feature little Baby Rosa and her pet Bunny, Bo.

We will be officially launching our new Nesting Babies toy, which encourages hand-to-eye co-ordination through interactive play. Babies will love the bright colours, faces and the surprise element as the Rosa Babies and Bo Bunny with his softly chiming bell are revealed.

Our award winning character teethers soothe tender gums and are designed for little hands to hold. Made from 100% soft silicone with a very gentle flavour to stimulate baby's tastebuds too.

The Muslin Swaddle Blankets combine style with comfort and protection for babies. Made from the highest quality 100% cotton muslin, the fabric is exceptionally soft, lightweight, absorbent and easy to wash.

Our Pram Pegs are an essential and versatile accessory for any parent. They can be used to secure blankets and much loved toys to a travel system thereby reducing the risk of loss or damage.

Please visit our stand where you will receive a warm welcome.

Hall 4.1, Stand C047


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Mimi and Mago

NEW brand Mimi and Mago launched on August 1st 2017 with their innovative formula feeders that attach directly to all ready-made formula cartons / tetra boxes, Danone ready-made 200ml formula bottles and Evian water bottles, perfect when travelling out and about with babies.

They come in a protective pod, are reusable and can be washed and sterilised easily. BPA free, the multi-award winning formula feeders are proudly designed and manufactured in Britain. Invented by a Mum, you can meet Claire on the stand at Kind + Jugend.

Invented from a real need when Claire was driving along with a carton of ready-made formula and had forgotten her clean sterilised bottle and she questioned if anyone had created a teat that attached directly to the carton. No one had, so Claire did.

Available in three individual sizes: 0m+ slow flow teat, 3m+ vari-flow teat and 6m+ fast flow spout plus available in a mixed four pack.

Mimi and Mago are looking for great distributors who love our products as much as we do.

Find ‘Mimi and Mago’ at Kind + Jugend Hall 4.1 Stand C045a


Claire Mitchell hello@mimiandmago.co.uk 07813 791868

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Kit for Kids

Kit for Kids produces high quality health and safety-conscious mattresses with over 20 years experience in the industry. Founded in 1993 by CEO Jan van der Velde, headquarters are based in Kent, UK, with operations across, Europe, the Middle East and the US, and trading in over 30 countries worldwide.

Kind + Jugend is the largest European nursery trade show and one of the largest in the world, representing the best of British design. Kit for Kids is excited to have a prime location in the UK Pavilion, offering opportunities for European and worldwide retailers, to see their new mattress product developments.

The Kit for Kids range of carefully created mattresses provides the best sleeping environment for the next generation. Its products have won a host of awards including a Platinum award in the ‘Best Nursery Innovation’ category at the 2017 Loved By Parents Awards and also in conjunction with John Lewis, a Which? Best Buy in 2017.

CEO, Jan, reveals: “The Kit for Kids Group will be showcasing our exciting new mattress brand Merifor, plus our range of mattresses for all ages of children under the new brand Growing Child. Our stand will highlight some fantastic new mattress developments and bespoke branded white label and we look forward to meeting with both new and existing customers.”

Visit Kit for Kids Group at British Pavilion, Hall 4.1 Stand B063.

Contact: Martyn Wells/Justin Kingseller
Mob: 00971-5022 61556/07714 766353
Email: sales@kitforkids.com

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Ear protection from Ems for Kids

Ems for Kids exists to protect children’s hearing from preventable damage. Founded over 10 years ago, the first company to provide industrial grade hearing protection, specifically for children, Ems for Kids is now the world leader in kids hearing safety products.

“60% of childhood hearing loss is due to preventable causes and 1.1 billion young people are at risk of hearing loss due to exposure to noise in recreational settings.” - World Health Organisation

Ems for Kids are passionate about creating products that allow families to enjoy vibrant, exciting lives, without being concerned that the environment around them, be it a concert, or a speedway, could be damaging their child’s ears.

We are extremely proud that our products continue to raise awareness of the importance of hearing protection in children. We take great pride in knowing that many children with Sensory Processing Disorders are now enjoying fireworks, tractors, and speedways for the first time in their life, stress-free.

Ems for Kids products are designed by parents, for parents. Using high-quality materials and colourful eye-catching designs, our earmuffs are perfect for protecting little ears from big noise!

Ems for Kids products are stringently tested to the relevant US and European safety standards, and are certified by the appropriate notifying bodies.

Ems for Kids products are audiologist approved, high quality, and easy to use.

Come visit us at our Booth:

Hall 11.2 Stand F046
Contact Email: sales@emsforkids.co.uk
Website: www.ems4kidseardefenders.co.uk

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Don’t miss GREAT British products in Hall 4.1

The UK Pavilion at Kind + Jugend is bigger than ever before packed with quality baby products from over 70 British companies.

Organised by the UK’s Baby Products Association – which is also a member of the European Nursery Products Confederation (ENPC) ¬– the UK Pavilion is the biggest country-specific pavilion at the show and, as always promises to be a hugely popular destination for retailers, buyers and distributors from around the world seeking superior new ranges.

Products on display will include everything from the latest ‘must-have’ strollers, prams, travel systems and car seats; to nursery furniture, feeding, clothing and cleaning accessories, toys and even products for mums-to-be.

Adrian Sneyd, UK Pavilion organiser, explains: “The UK Pavilion at Kind + Jugend has become one of the most popular destinations at Kind + Jugend in recent years. With so many companies participating and such a diverse range of products on display, it proves to be a one-stop-shop for international nursery buyers.”

The UK Pavilion has moved to a new location in Hall 4.1 and once again there will be free cotton UK Pavilion bags sponsored by BabyStyle for visitors (which are always in great demand).


How to stay ahead of your competition by using your IP

The European Nursery Products Confederation (ENPC) has once again organised a pertinent seminar on Intellectual Property at Kind + Jugend this year.

Nursery is one of the most innovative of all sectors and every day a new product idea seems to launch to the market. However, getting your product onto shop shelves before it is copied by a competitor is a major challenge and legal expert Sara Ludlam of 3Volution will explain how to turn clever innovations into commercial success. She will explain the ins and outs of patents, copyright, trademarks and registered designs and how they can make the difference between commercial success or failure.

Sara’s presentation will take place in the Kind + Jugend Trend Forum in Hall 10.1 stand C070 to D069 on Thursday 14th September at 14.00 hrs.

Sara will also be available to answer questions on the Baby Products Association’s stand – Hall 4.1 – B045 in the morning of Thursday 14th September, so feel free to pop along or email SaraLudlam@3volution.co.uk to make a specific appointment at the show.

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Unveiling the ARLO® twin/tandem travel system at Kind + Jugend ‘17

The final and much anticipated product unveiling on Tutti Bambini’s stand at the Kind + Jugend 2017 fair, where they will be celebrating 30 years since the birth of the company, is the ARLO® ‘do it all’ travel system.

ARLO® is a compact folding pushchair with everything parents would need from a full size travel system. The forward and reverse facing seat folds in half, yet is one of the biggest seats in its class, designed for baby’s complete comfort. At just under 10kg, it delivers big features yet remains conveniently lightweight. With an optional carry cot and a brand new ByGo ISOfix car seat (as well as being compatible with other leading car seat brands), it really has it all.

The ARLO® travel system is a great single pushchair, but it has been built to grow should you ever need it – compatible with any combination of two seat units, carrycots, or car seats.

So head over to stand B078 in Hall 11.3 at this year’s Kind + Jugend fair, on Thursday, Friday or Saturday of the show from 5pm. There you can view a host of exciting new products and enjoy some bubbly with team Tutti to celebrate their 30th birthday!

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Vital new launch at Kind + Jugend

Vital Baby is excited to be launching several new innovative additions to our extensive and award-winning range of baby feeding and accessory products, exclusively at Kind + Jugend 2017.

These new products will build on our existing ranges of colourful, easy to use, best-selling and innovative lines, such as our multi award winning Unbelievabowl – the suction bowl that really works.

Vital Baby’s award-winning range is complimented by our great value weaning and toddler kits, flexible soft tip feeding and weaning spoons, cups, bottle feeding accessories and fantastic range of food preparation and storage solutions. These super weaning and feeding products, combined with our ever-growing fun bath toy range and user-friendly Health & Safety items, means that we can confidently claim that the Vital Baby range is a totally comprehensive baby accessories brand.

If you would be interested in meeting our lovely team to discuss the Vital Baby range in more detail, please come along to our stand, Hall 11.2 Stand G040 to be one of the first to see our fantastic new innovations or email sales@vitalgroup.co.uk for more information. We look forward to seeing you!

email: sales@vitalgroup.co.uk
Tel: 01707-262200

(2 in 1 Steam and Blend Video)

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Oyster by BabyStyle at Cologne

There will be a raft of new products for visitors to see on the BabyStyle Oyster stand at this year’s show including the new Oyster Snuggle Bed, the stunning Oyster Atom, the Twin Oyster Lite and the multi-award winning Oyster2 with a new rose gold chassis.

In addition to the existing products and colourways there will be new models in the Oyster and Hybrid ranges that will be unveiled to attendees at the show for the first time.

Hall 4.1 A054


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Taf Toys continue to celebrate their success with easier parenting strategy introducing a new collection for 2018

Last year, the award-winning company revealed their new "Easier Parenting" strategy introducing a fresh new thinking that would be appealing to those making the all-important purchase decisions: the parents.

These days parents are pulled in many directions, busy with everyday challenges. That is why Taf toys focus their message to support these challenging times, offering products that provide a smoother parenting experience to help parents enjoy each moment with their baby whatever the situation, therefore each product fall under one of five Easier Parenting categories: Easier Drive, Easier Sleep, Easier Meals, Easier Outdoors & Easier Development.

Taf toys found out that in addition to seeking toys that will help their baby develop, parents are also looking for ways to simplify their lives.

Taf toys design toys that consider three important elements: the baby, the parent and the toy itself, together these form their "product triangle."

Taf toys toy range is a stylish line of products made for countless moments of fun, love, care and excitement for babies and parents.

Visit the Taf toys stand at Kind + Jugend – Hall 10.1 stand C41


contact: Limor Mendelovich - Sales & Marketing Director - limor.m@taftoys.com

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Sock Ons return to Kind + Jugend with new product

Sock Ons return to Kind & Jugend in 2017 with a brand-new product to showcase for the first time exclusively at the popular event.

Twiddle Ons are the latest creation from Sock Ons founder Kezi Levin, who with seven children of her own, is adept at creating solutions for every day parenting problems. The all-new Twiddle Ons are foot finder toys that actually stay on baby’s feet. Unlike other similar toys that easily come off, Twiddle Ons will keep babies entertained with their cute, brightly coloured designs, crinkle fabric and bells. As with all Ons products, Twiddle Ons are made from the highest quality fabric with unrivalled attention to detail.

As well as the brand-new range, the full complement of Ons products will also be available including the ever popular Mocc Ons Slipper Socks. The non-slip, cosy slipper socks come in a vast array of designs to complement any baby or toddle wardrobe as well as complementing all other products within the Ons collection including Dribble Ons and Plod Ons.

Of course, visitors can also see the full range of Sock Ons which due to popular demand are now available in sizes 12-18months.

Hall 4.1 Stand BO42a

For further information, please contact Sock Ons on + 44 208 451 1516

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Getting Bizzi at Kind +Jugend

Are you looking for nursery bedding, nursery accessories and baby gifts which are a little different? Then visit Bizzi Growin in Hall 10.1. Established in 2012, their aim was to provide parents with baby products which are as versatile and useful as they are beautiful!

Excited to be exhibiting at Kind + Jugend for the 3rd year, you are invited to visit their stand and see all their latest product ranges.

Their nursery products are designed in the UK by a team of designers who strive to find new and innovative ideas to produce the most beautiful, unique bedding using only the best quality fabrics and trims. All of their bedding ranges and essentials are made from the finest 100% cotton to ensure comfort for baby.

Safety is at the forefront of their minds when they are developing product ranges. Each and every product goes through a rigorous course of testing before it is launched. All of their toys and cushions are toy tested so they can be CE marked, to ensure that you have peace of mind that our products comply to the relevant strict industry safety standards.

Hall 10.1 H014

To see their lasted ranges and discuss business opportunities please contact
c.bolton@bizzigrowin.com or telephone +44 1257 230087 or just visit their stand!

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TUM TUM continues to add fun into feeding as ranges expand

TUM TUM has several new products to showcase at Kind + Jugend as their range expands.

Weany Range (age 6m+)
Our super cute Boris Bear Tippy Up Cup with weighted straw for any way up drinking will be gaining some new friends, in the form of Betsy Bear and Pip Panda.

Perfect for fun baby-led weaning, the TUM TUM weaning range also includes the Dippy Face Plate, endorsed by Gill Rapley, which can be styled with food to encourage babies to try their first foods independently, double ended Swapsie Spoons, lidded non-slip Peepo Pots with cute hiding bears, and a new gift set.

Tiny Range (age 12m+)
Available in super cute Scruff, Bluebell and Bugs designs, the range is now expanding to include new dining gift sets, with functional design details, such as double scooping corners and non-slip bases on bowls and plates and anti-topple cups. The sets have been packaged for on-shelf impact in funky handbag style packs with a sneaky side reveal.

YUM YUM Range (age 10y-100y!)
Why should the kids have all the fun? Check out our cheeky YUM YUM Seagulls range for older kids and ‘grown ups’. With knocked back colours and simple repeat graphics it’s perfect for ladies who lunch.

Hall 4.1, Stand B-043

Tel : +44 1298 425005

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Protect your Brand from a fast-growing issue facing SME’s: Counterfeiting

With counterfeit sales accounting for up to 5% of European trade, and toys the third most commonly seized item at European Customs, online brand protection is more important than ever – particularly for the SME with a global footprint.

Thanks to Jet Doran, from online brand protection specialist SnapDragon, brands exhibiting at K+J can pick up some free hints and tips to ensure they are aware of the issue and doing all they can to protect themselves.

Counterfeits cost brands dearly – contributing to lost revenues and damaged reputations but, most importantly, put unsuspecting customers at risk. The free event taking place at Kind + Jugend on Saturday 16th September, at 2.30pm in the Trend Forum is not to be missed.

Jet will be delivering practical tips including the secrets to successful searching, what to do if you find a counterfeit, and how the Customs Authorities can help (for free).

She explained: “Counterfeiters are no longer targeting FMCG and luxury brands, but carefully selecting smaller brands, with wide distribution networks and good PR. And, as online marketplaces have become key distribution channels, online brand enforcement for the nursery sector has never been so crucial. We must keep our customers safe and protect cherished revenue streams.

“While online brand protection is just one part of the jigsaw, it can deliver results, quickly and with very little, if any, cost – significantly hampering the counterfeiters’ activity and protecting brands and customers.”

Europol and the EUIPO’s most recent report into counterfeiting, June 2017, identified, perhaps unsurprisingly, China as the key country of provenance for counterfeit goods, with Hong Kong continuing to act as a transit point for goods originally manufactured in China. Other countries also have specific trading characteristics, however, such as Turkey – which has been linked with Bulgaria and Belgium through trade in counterfeit labels, tags and stickers, all which help to facilitate internal manufacture.

Jet continues: “Counterfeiting is a world-wide problem and not something just brought out by moving manufacturing operations off-shore. However, forewarned is forearmed and the more information nursery brands have at their fingertips the quicker they can protect their customers, revenue streams and brands.”

Jet and her international team at SnapDragon have extensive experience of online brand protection for many nursery and baby brands around the world, many of whom are exhibiting at K+J and are happy to give recommendations. SnapDragon also works very closely with the major ecommerce, auction and social media platforms to develop appropriate anticounterfeit strategies for SMEs, in particular.

The seminar is free and Jet will be available for free advice sessions in both English and French on Friday and Saturday.


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