The Growtech Eurasia 15th International Greenhouse, Agricultural Equipment and Technologies Fair – a major event for the agricultural industry – took place at the Antalya Expo Center December 2-5 over an area of 40,000 m2 and with 683 companies from 30 countries and 79,624 visitors from 77 countries attending.
Growtech Eurasia 15th Antalya Agricultural Fair brought together products and services related to greenhouse-related and other agricultural technologies and equipment, irrigation systems, seed growing, seedling cultivation, plant nutrition and protection, biological control, agricultural machinery and equipment, offering the latest technology, products and methods to exhibitors and visitors.
UBM EMEA (Istanbul) Fairs Group director Engin Er said Growtech Eurasia Antalya Agricultural Fair achieved its highest turnout so far. “We broke the record of the previous 15 years in the number of visitors, reaching 79,624 visitors from 77 countries. We enlarged our fairgrounds by 15% compared to last year for 683 exhibitors from 30 countries. We also generated over $550 million business volume with the opportunities that we offered to our exhibitors and visitors including a buying committee of 40 people from 10 countries – namely Albania, Azerbaijan, Croatia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Kosovo, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan and Tunisia – under the organisation of the West Mediterranean Exporters Union as coordinated by the Ministry of Economy,” Er said.
As with every year, new products and methods were presented at the fair. Among them were tomatoes containing 3 times more lycopene than a normal tomato and a high level of aroma, companies that build and commission turn-key vineyards and orchards, hay bale machines, and giant tractors with prices on par with Ferrari cars.