BIOFACH 2018: World’s Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food and VIVANESS together inspire 50,200 visitors
For four days, from 14-17 February 2018, the exhibition pairing of BIOFACH and VIVANESS brought together the international community for organic food and natural and personal cosmetics in Nuremberg. 3,238 exhibitors, including 276 at VIVANESS, presented the wide range of organic products available from 93 countries. Two new halls, the main theme of “Next Generation” and “Organic right from the start”, the new special show on organic breeding, provided inspiration for a total of 50,200* visitors from 134 countries. Not only the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food and the International Trade Fair for Natural and Organic Personal Care, but the sector as a whole also gave a positive report of this year’s exhibition events. Revenue from the organic market in Germany last year was 10 billion EUR, and one in every ten farms now operates organically, according to the Bund Ökologische Lebensmittelwirtschaft (German Federation of the Organic Food Industry, BÖLW). And according to IFOAM – Organics International, international revenue in 2016 totalled almost 90 billion USD.
• Successful premiere: “Organic right from the start”
• More than 9,000 participants at BIOFACH and VIVANESS congress
• Main theme “Next Generation” inspires visitors