Biofach registers record number of exhibitors
BIOFACH and VIVANESS 2020: Global sector gathering wows more than 47,000 trade visitors
BIOFACH, the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food, and VIVANESS, the International Trade Fair for Natural and Organic Personal Care, achieved record highs for exhibitor numbers, exhibition space and international attendance at this year’s events. A total of 3,792 exhibitors from 110 countries showcased their products for trade visitors in a display area of 57,609 m² (net area, excluding special shows).
BIOFACH and VIVANESS 2020: Combined trade fair hits new high of 3,792 exhibitors
The combined trade fair of BIOFACH, the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food, and VIVANESS, the International Trade Fair for Natural and Organic Personal Care, has been more international and diverse than ever before when it opened its doors at Exhibition Centre Nuremberg from 12 – 15 February. Both shows were setting new records for exhibitor numbers, display area and international focus. A total of 3,792 exhibitors – 292 of them at VIVANESS – from 110 countries has showcased their products to the trade public on a display area measuring 57,609 m2.
"Boosting the organic sector by integrating breeding into value chain partnerships" workshop
FiBL workshop "Boosting the organic sector by integrating breeding into value chain partnerships" focused yesterday morning (13/02/2020) on how to foster and finance the breeding and the selection of organic varieties. It was organised with the collaboration of Eurofresh Distribution magazine, OPTA, Cotton Accelerator and Econatura.
Still less than 30% of organic crops come from organic seed & plants in Europe (less than 10% worldwide). Major changes shall happen by 2036 to fulfill with the new EU regulation.
BIOFACH2020: focus on vegan labels
Credit: Pierre Escodo
The Vegan Society promotes the certified animal free products from all level in the chain, with for example the non-animal and organic fertiliser. Indeed, animal compost and animal proteins have a much higher carbon footprint than vegetal compost and plant-based proteins... Therefore, 'Vegan experience hub' was created at Biofach fair to learn more about this kind of products.
Workshop at BIOFACH2020: “Boosting the organic sector by integrating breeding into value chain partnerships”
HaciendasBio focuses on Alemania in 2020
• Spain's first organic & biodynamic fruit and vegetable producer will export 60% of its organic stonefruit to the German country
• Stone fruit will grow 20% in volume this year.
• HaciendasBio is the only European company with its own production of bio stone fruit for 20 consecutive weeks
• The company will show on both fruit and vegetable fairs its ARRA table grape, being the only producer that grows this seedless variety in Spain
BIOFACH 2020: even more space for organic products and even more variety!
From 12 – 15 February, the international organic food sector gathers in Nuremberg for BIOFACH 2020. New products, trends and innovations from all over the world are presented by the industry in two extra halls. The World’s Leading Fair for Organic Food expands into Halls 7A and 3A. The next round of BIOFACH is set to welcome 3,500 exhibitors, ensuring an even wider range of products on display for the well over 50,000 expected trade visitors.
Biofach 2017 – Germany, country of the year
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.