Press releases about BIOFACH
From 25 to 27 May, at the Shanghai World Expo Convention Center (SWEECC), the focus will once again be entirely on the organic theme. Then the international sector will come together for the eleventh BIOFACH CHINA. More than 400 exhibitors (2016: 337) and a good 17,000 visitors (2016: 16,546) are expected from all over the world. Country pavilions from China, Taiwan, Korea and Thailand are represented. A new feature this time: There will be a Country of the Year at BIOFACH CHINA. In 2017, one of the leading European nations, namely Denmark, will be the thematic focus. In this connection, the kingdom is presenting itself to the trade visitors not only in the product exhibition but also in the parallel congress. In addition, in order to optimally prepare the trade fair visit, with immediate effect on the BIOFACH CHINA website, there is also the new China Organic Product Directory, a list of Chinese organic companies and products.
Once again in 2017, with BIOFACH World, six trade fairs will be held all around the world bringing together organic products supply and demand. They will kick off with BIOFACH in Nuremberg, which is opening its doors on 15 February.
From 10 – 12 November 2016, the international organic players came together at the eighth BIOFACH INDIA together with INDIA ORGANIC, which this year was held for the first time at the NSIC Exhibition Ground in Okhla, New Delhi. A total of 3,720 (2015: 3,345) trade visitors from all over the world came to obtain information from 177 international exhibitors (2015: 175) on a broad range of organic products. Certifiers along with Indian state pavilions were also among those present. The main reasons stated for the event’s move to the Indian capital by organizer NürnbergMesse India and co-organizer International Competence Center of Organic Agriculture (ICCOA) were on the one hand the increased demand for organic products in the Indian metropolises. On the other, in 2017, theIFOAM Organic World Congress (OWC) will be held in New Delhi parallel to BIOFACH INDIA together with INDIA ORGANIC. Once again this time, in addition to the exhibition, organized Buyer-Seller Meetings, which brought together buyers with producers, along with an international conference, were central components of the event.
From 8 to 11 June 2016, at the Biennale Pavilion in São Paulo’s Ibirapuera Park, the focus was once again entirely on all things organic. In this connection, the 12th BIOFACH AMERICA LATINA – BIO BRAZIL FAIR registered a visitor record: 19,051 (2015: 17,669) international visitors came to obtain information from 117 (2015: 122) exclusively organic product exhibitors on the latest products and services in the sector. One highlight on the first two days of the fair was organized business meetings between 95 exhibitors and potential business partners from all over the world. A total of 3,420 discussions, meetings and numerous business transactions were conducted, which are expected to generate an estimated turnover of more than 750,000 US Dollars within the next year. On the last two days of the fair, in addition to the trade visitors and specialists, end-consumers also obtained information on trends and innovations on the Brazilian organic market.
After three busy trade fair days at the Shanghai World Expo Convention Center (SWEECC), the tenth BIOFACH CHINA closed its doors on28 May. 16,546 visitors from all over the world came together with 337 exhibitors to inform themselves about new and proven organic products. In addition to companies from numerous Chinese provinces, there were also pavilions from Denmark, Taiwan and Japan. A total of 13 countries and regions were represented. To mark the event’s anniversary, BIOFACH CHINA also had several new conceptual features on offer. In this connection, on the second day of the fair, the TIPI Organic Science Day and Technology Innovation Forum was held for the first time, covering exciting organic themes in eleven presentations and attracting 120 participants. The new Together with Organic special presentation was also well received and generally concerned itself with an ecological, sustainable lifestyle whilst showing numerous innovations.