Biofach 2017 – Germany, country of the year

Mon 21/11/2016 by Richard Wilkinson
  Biofach 2017: Germany, country of the year – the German organic sector will be presented at the world’s leading exhibition

The organic community comes to Germany every year and meets at Biofach, the world’s leading trade fair for organic food, and Vivaness, the International Trade Fair for Natural and Organic Personal Care, in Nuremberg.

The next event, from February 15-18, 2017, will pay particular attention to the German organic sector under the heading Building an Organic Future – Bio schafft Zukunft.

Germany will be the country of the year for Biofach 2017.

Within the framework of this presentation, the sector and NürnbergMesse place particular emphasis on innovations, international relations and responsibility as the fundamental aspects of a forward-looking market.

Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture, Christian Schmidt said organic products are becoming increasing popular with consumers. “Organic farming is now an important pillar of German agriculture and the German food industry, alongside conventional farming. My goal is to further increase the production of organic products in Germany.

“This is one reason why I initiated the Organic Farming – Looking Forwards strategy, which I am going to present at Biofach 2017. With Germany’s appearance as country of the year at Biofach 2017, the German organic sector can present its entrepreneurial spirit, its great capacity for innovation and the responsibility that it is accepting throughout the world,” Schmidt said.

Biofach 2017

  • Slogan: “Germany – Building an Organic Future”
  • Central themes: nurture progress – increase responsibility
  • In focus: innovations and international relations

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