Fresh produce value-chains are strategic for the organic sector
Great expectations for BIOFACH CHINA 2020: a cross-industry communication platform
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The wide product range on display at BIOFACH CHINA will include organic food and drinks, as well as organic cosmetic products and textiles. In 2020, BIOFACH CHINA will be take place concurrently with NATURAL EXPO CHINA 2020, allowing visitors to learn more about semi-natural products that are still in the process of becoming organically certified. The event will also host CRAFT BEER CHINA 2020, making it a truly cross-industry communication platform.
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.