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Natural Products Scandinavia returns to Malmo

Natural Products Scandinavia returns to Malmo
Mon, 06/11/17 - 20:15
By O.W.N News Network


The 6th edition of Natural Products Scandinavia and the Nordic Food Fair are returning to MalmöMässan in the fairtrade city of Malmo, Sweden 15-16 of November. Over 400 exhibitors will greet around 5500 trade visitors and present their latest natural and organic
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Major leadership changes for IFOAM – Organics International

Major leadership changes for IFOAM – Organics International
Wed, 01/11/17 - 20:00
By Warren Beaumont


The senior leadership of IFOAM – Organics International is about to change in the next half-year from November when The General Assembly of IFOAM – Organics International will elect a new world board and a new president on 12-13 November 2017, in New Delhi, fo
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BIOFACH  2018 expects more exhibitors and diversity

BIOFACH 2018 expects more exhibitors and diversity
Wed, 01/11/17 - 19:30
By O.W.N News Network


The next edition of BIOFACH, the world’s leading trade fair for organic food, will expand by two exhibition halls, and product diversity, and provide an insight into the next generation of the organic industry when it takes place from February 14–17, 2018 in N
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 The world’s largest international food fair confirms sustainable megatrends

The world’s largest international food fair confirms sustainable megatrends
Fri, 20/10/17 - 10:05
By Adriana Michael


Anuga, the world’s most significant food event which takes place in Cologne every two years, closed its 34th edition this month, with 7,405 exhibitors from 107 countries showcasing their latest products to 165,000 trade visitors from 198 countries. According to the
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BIOFACH  will host new fair in Thailand

BIOFACH will host new fair in Thailand
Tue, 05/09/17 - 09:00
By O.W.N News Network


NürnbergMesse has announced the launch of its 7th BIOFACH event BIOFACH South East Asia, to open its doors July 12-15 next year, at the IMPACT Exhibition Center in Nonthaburi, Bangkok, Thailand. The fair will run at the same time as Natural Expo South East Asia, whic
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Natexpo 2017 reflects healthy French market

Natexpo 2017 reflects healthy French market
Fri, 01/09/17 - 19:35
By Warren Beaumont


Industry confidence in the French organic and natural products market is highly positive approaching the 2017 edition of Natexpo, the French bi-annual international trade show for organic products, helped by a record-breaking 800 plus exhibitors taking space (580 in 2015)
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Bite Copenhagen a hit

Bite Copenhagen a hit
Fri, 01/09/17 - 16:04
By Claudia Vasquez Alarcon


The 1st edition of Bite Copenhagen hosted over 3,000 top business visitors where 120 national and international exhibitors with unique products gathered at Forum Copenhagen on August 24-25th. The new B2B exhibition combined food, technology, and innovation, and attracted
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World Food Summit returns to Copenhagen

World Food Summit returns to Copenhagen
Fri, 01/09/17
By Claudia Vasquez Alarcon


The 2nd edition of the World Food Summit – Better Food for Better People took place in the Danish capital on August 24-25, 2017. Copenhagen welcomed over 200 top national and international leaders in business, gastronomy, science, policy, and opinion. The VIP part
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Next Organic Startup Awards 2017

Next Organic Startup Awards 2017
Sun, 30/07/17 - 17:00
By Annemarie Kruse


Every year, trade show company Next Organic organizes a unique start-up competition: Organic and sustainable food or retail start-ups from Germany or Austria can submit their product innovation or brand concept to a jury. And the winning entries receive a broad range of
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Quebec: Reinventing Ice Cream

Quebec: Reinventing Ice Cream
Mon, 05/06/17 - 08:10
By Alexis Perikleous


Canada is a cold country. Ottawa is considered the second coldest capital in the world, after Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. However, Canadian summers can also be boiling, and with summer just around the corner, people want cold treats to help them battle the heat. Canadians
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SIAL Canada brings healthy twist to unhealthy summer snacks

SIAL Canada brings healthy twist to unhealthy summer snacks
Mon, 05/06/17 - 08:02
By Marianne Iannaci


The 14th edition of SIAL Canada International Food Show and the equipment and technology section (SET Canada) returned to the Enercare Centre in Toronto on May 2-4, 2017, allowing over 1000 exhibitors from 50 countries to introduce their food products, network, and sign n
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Diversified Communications Acquires Australia’s Naturally Good Expo

Diversified Communications Acquires Australia’s Naturally Good Expo
Mon, 05/06/17 - 08:00
By O.W.N News Network


Aisle activity, Naturally Good Expo, Sydney June 4, 2017Diversified Communications announced last week the acquisition of Naturally Good Expo in Australia from National Media, strengthening their global Natural & Organic Products brand and aligning with Diversified Co
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Mexico’s produce sector looks to organic for growth

Mexico’s produce sector looks to organic for growth
Thu, 01/06/17 - 09:10
By Steven Maxwell


Organic fresh produce is playing an increasingly important role for Mexican fruit and vegetable exporters, thanks to high demand in export markets, according to exhibitors at the recent Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Mexico event held in León, Mexico. Rising
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Convenience Drives New Organic Product Trends at California’s Expo West

Convenience Drives New Organic Product Trends at California’s Expo West
Fri, 21/04/17 - 10:00
By Kat Schuett


From the multi-tasking mom to the time-crunched professional—today’s organic consumer is looking for conscious convenience. They want to grab and go without going off their diet and satisfy their cravings without sacrificing their principals or health. With al
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Strong markets back NOPE London

Strong markets back NOPE London
Wed, 29/03/17 - 09:00
By O.W.N News Network


Natural & Organic Products Europe returns to London's ExCeL on 2-3 April. Over 10,000 professional visitors are expected at the UK's largest event covering natural and organic products. Organic, gluten-free, fermented, raw and vegan food products continue to enjoy hig
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Natural, clean label and personalised nutrition hot topics at HiFi

Natural, clean label and personalised nutrition hot topics at HiFi
Wed, 25/01/17 - 07:20
By Claudia Vasquez Alarcon


The Health Ingredients Europe (HiFi) fair in Frankfurt closed its bi-annual edition 29th November to 1st December reporting 30% more visitors than in the previous one. Over 8,600 professional attendees from nearly 140 countries gathered at the Messe Frankfurt Exhibition g
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Natexpo accelerates organic sales growth in France

Natexpo accelerates organic sales growth in France
Wed, 25/01/17 - 00:11
By Adriana Michael


With increased numbers of international visitors and exhibitors at NATEXPO 2015 and sales of organically‐sourced products estimated at EUR6.9 billion in 2016, up by 20 percent in the first half of 2016, the scene is set for another successful bi-annual event for th
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Vegan and catering boost BIOFACH 2017

Vegan and catering boost BIOFACH 2017
Tue, 24/01/17 - 10:12
By O.W.N News Network


The world's leading international trade fair for organic foods BIOFACH returns 15th – 18th February 2017 at the Exhibition Centre in Nuremberg allowing importers, agents, and retailers to meet producers and suppliers and experience the diversity of organic food and
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BIOFACH China 2015 sets the stage to navigate this giant organic market

BIOFACH China 2015 sets the stage to navigate this giant organic market
Sun, 24/05/15 - 17:58
By O.W.N News Network


Due to the success of last year’s show, the 9th BIOFACH CHINA, gateway to the huge Chinese market, will be held from May 28 to 30, 2015 at the new venue, the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Centre (SWEECC), located in the heart of the 2010 Shanghai W
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Netherlands concludes successful Country of the Year at BIOFACH

Netherlands concludes successful Country of the Year at BIOFACH
Thu, 05/03/15 - 13:31
By Warren Beaumont


The Netherlands was BIOFACH 2015 Country of the Year with Hall 5 showing off the amazing diversity and innovation of Dutch companies where you could source just about everything a manufacturer or retailer would need, organic, sustainable and fairly traded goods produced
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Exhibitors highly positive on BIOFACH 2015, visitors up 5 percent

Exhibitors highly positive on BIOFACH 2015, visitors up 5 percent
Thu, 05/03/15 - 13:28
By Warren Beaumont


This year’s BIOFACH held in Nuremberg 12-14 February was a great success with exhibitors reporting that it was an even better show than last year for top retailer, wholesaler and buyer attendance, with more quality exhibitors and visitors and a fantastic atmosphere,
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VIVANESS 2015 presents again some of the best natural cosmetics

VIVANESS 2015 presents again some of the best natural cosmetics
Thu, 05/03/15 - 13:15
By Warren Beaumont


This year’s BIOFACH held in Nuremberg 12-14 February 2015, was also a success for the natural and organic cosmetics industry at its showcase VIVANESS, the International Trade Fair for Natural Personal Care. In an area of over 5,000 m2 the sister event gathered durin
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Top Trends identified at BIOFACH Germany 2015

Top Trends identified at BIOFACH Germany 2015
Thu, 05/03/15
By Warren Beaumont


Among the top trends seen at BIOFACH 2015 in February were raw and vegan from chocolates to raw nuts and spreads; more use of low GI sweeteners with yacon becoming the center of attention; more free-from and gluten-free foods; and bigger ranges of Ancient grain products s
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Natural Products Expo West continues to break records

Natural Products Expo West continues to break records
Tue, 03/02/15 - 18:11
By Warren Beaumont


The Anaheim Convention Center in California, will again host the annual Natural Products Expo West on March 5-7, 2014, with the event poised to draw over 60,000 attendees and feature over 2,500 exhibitors across natural and specialty foods, organic, supplements, health an
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International Chocolate Awards celebrate fine chocolate

International Chocolate Awards celebrate fine chocolate
Tue, 03/02/15 - 14:49
By Adriana Michael


The winners of the 2014 International Chocolate Awards were announced at the World Final in London 4-6 November. The World Final judged the Gold, Silver and Bronze winners from around 950 products entered into the European and Americas Semi-finals and Regional and Nationa
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More presence of organic products at SIALCanada

More presence of organic products at SIALCanada
Mon, 02/02/15 - 18:02
By Angelika Kristeva


SIAL Canada, the International Food and Beverages event, returns to Toronto for the third time from April 28 to 30, 2015 at Toronto’s Direct Energy Centre. Following market trends “this year we expect more exhibitors and buyers of organic and other specialty
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Expect products, trends & experiences at BIOFACH

Expect products, trends & experiences at BIOFACH
Mon, 02/02/15 - 17:21
By Peter Walsh


For the 21st consecutive year, the entire international organic trade will meet at BIOFACH this coming February 11-14 in the Nuremberg fairgrounds to experience the world’s latest innovations and trends in sustainable and organic food, ingredients, health and beauty
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Naturally Good Expo off to a flying start

Naturally Good Expo off to a flying start
Sun, 01/02/15 - 11:23
By Warren Beaumont


The Naturally Good Expo, a new, exclusively trade only show and conference for Australia’s natural and organic products industry being held in Sydney, May 3-4, 2015, has received strong support from the trade in Australia. Australia’s previous industry show,
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EU policy day at BioFach: Commission proposal for a new organic regulation

EU policy day at BioFach: Commission proposal for a new organic regulation
Sat, 24/01/15 - 10:13
By O.W.N News Network


Organized by IFOAM EU in cooperation with BioFach, the “Policy Day” will take place on February 11 from 15:00 to 18:00 in the St. Petersburg room at the fairgrounds. Key policy makers and representatives of the organic movement in Europe will gather to discuss
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Vegan, free-from, new products expand organics at BIOFACH

Vegan, free-from, new products expand organics at BIOFACH
Wed, 07/01/15 - 16:05
By O.W.N News Network


The whole sector meets at BIOFACH 2015, the World’s leading Trade Fair for Organic Food in the Exhibition Centre, Nuremberg from 11–14 February 2015, where the world’s most important innovations in trend and niche markets are presented in one place, whil
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Speciality food trends on show at 40th Winter Fancy Food Show

Speciality food trends on show at 40th Winter Fancy Food Show
Wed, 07/01/15 - 15:55


The U.S. West Coast’s largest specialty food and beverage trade show, the 40th Winter Fancy Food Show, returns to the Moscone Center, San Francisco from Sunday, January 11 to Tuesday, January 13, 2015. Retailers and buyers can discover 80,000 on-trend and best-in-c
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Colombia celebrates 2nd international encounter of organic agriculture

Colombia celebrates 2nd international encounter of organic agriculture
Fri, 17/10/14 - 22:42
By O.W.N News Network


Under the auspices of the Bogota Chamber of Commerce CCB and FEDEORGANICOS, the Colombian federation of organic producers, processors, traders, organizations and end consumers the 2nd Encounter of National & International Organic Agriculture took place in Bogota, June
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High response to Latin American offer at Fine Food Australia

High response to Latin American offer at Fine Food Australia
Fri, 03/10/14 - 17:23
By Warren Beaumont


Fine Food Australia returned to the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre on 15-18 September. Over 1,000 industry suppliers, including 41 international countries, exhibited a wide range of products from packaged foods, beverages and ingredients to equipment and ser
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Top Ten New Product Trends at Expo East

Top Ten New Product Trends at Expo East
Fri, 03/10/14 - 14:01
By Kat Schuett


There was certainly no lack of innovation at the 29th Natural Products Expo East, held in Baltimore, Maryland September 17-20. The United States’ second largest, organic and healthy products event brought together more new exhibitors and new products than ever befor
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Ecuador has strong presence at Sial Paris 2014

Ecuador has strong presence at Sial Paris 2014
Thu, 02/10/14 - 17:12
By Francisca Galvan


Ecuador will be participating this year at SIAL Paris, with 16 local companies displaying their high quality and innovative products, including quinoa, chia, organic banana chips, palm hearts, tuna, exotic sauces, pulps and non-traditional fruit juices. Following the rec
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SIAL: 50th anniversary

SIAL: 50th anniversary
Wed, 01/10/14 - 23:00
By O.W.N News Network


According to Nicolas Trentesaux, director of SIAL Group, the key (and universal) element that is sure to be highlighted is: pleasure! “Because there is no doubt that, wherever you are in the world, food is still one of life’s small pleasures… 150,000 in
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Big response to 3rd Natural Products Scandinavia

Big response to 3rd Natural Products Scandinavia
Wed, 01/10/14 - 22:32
By Warren Beaumont


Natural Products Scandinavia, the Nordic region’s only dedicated trade show for the natural health, nutrition, beauty, and self-care market, co-located with Nordic Organic Food Fair returns to Malmö, Sweden, on 26-27 October, 2014. Natural Products Scandinavia
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Keynote speakers announced for 18th Organic World Congress

Keynote speakers announced for 18th Organic World Congress
Wed, 01/10/14 - 16:08
By Warren Beaumont


The final line-up of keynote speakers has been announced for the 18th edition of the IFOAM Organic World Congress, to take place from 13 -15 October 2014 in Istanbul. The final line-up of keynote speakers are: Yemi Akinbamijo: Executive director of FARA (Forum for Agric
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Camexpo UK previews exhibitor show highlights

Camexpo UK previews exhibitor show highlights
Wed, 01/10/14 - 15:58
By O.W.N News Network


London’s Olympia will host October 4-5 the largest gathering of complementary practitioners, Therapists, CAM students and health care professionals of the year, at camexpo – the UK’s leading integrative and natural health show and conference. Now in its
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Sustainability, main theme at Expoalimentaria 2014

Sustainability, main theme at Expoalimentaria 2014
Wed, 25/06/14 - 23:35
By Adriana Michael


Considered the most important food fair in Latin America, Peru prepares for its sixth edition of Expoalimentaria. The event takes place at the “Jockey Exposition Center” in Lima from the 27th to 29th of August 2014. This year, the exhibition will focus especia
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Natural Products Scandinavia builds on 2013 success

Natural Products Scandinavia builds on 2013 success
Wed, 25/06/14 - 21:33
By O.W.N News Network


Natural Products Scandinavia, the Nordic region’s only dedicated trade show for the natural health, nutrition, beauty, and self-care market, returns to Malmo, Sweden on the 26-27 October 2014 for a third year. Co-located with the Nordic Organic Food Fair, the venue
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Record turnout boosts NOPE London for 2015

Record turnout boosts NOPE London for 2015
Wed, 25/06/14 - 21:31
By Gloria Neumann


Natural & Organic Products Europe 2014 bid farewell to London’s Olympia in April, with its biggest ever edition securing another record turnout. Organised by Diversified Communications UK, the two-day annual trade show welcomed 9,503 industry professionals from
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18th IFOAM Organic World Congress set for Turkey

18th IFOAM Organic World Congress set for Turkey
Wed, 25/06/14 - 21:31
By O.W.N News Network


The 18th edition of the IFOAM Organic World Congress (OWC) is taking place from 13 -15 October 2014 in Istanbul. Following the OWC, the IFOAM General Assembly will take place on October 16 & 17, 2014. Registration is still open for this unique opportunity to meet wit
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Exhibitors vote 25th anniversary BioFach a major success

Exhibitors vote 25th anniversary BioFach a major success
Wed, 25/06/14 - 21:00
By Warren Beaumont


BIOFACH and VIVANESS 2014 were again strongly supported by trade buyers and visitors with 42,445 visitors (41,794, 2013) from 135 countries (international share 44%) attending the 25th anniversary of the world’s leading organic exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany, 12-1
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Summer Fancy Food Show largest in 60-year history

Summer Fancy Food Show largest in 60-year history
Wed, 25/06/14
By Clara Paz


North America’s largest specialty food and beverage event, the Summer Fancy Food Show, returns to New York City from June 29 – July 1, 2014, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center,presented by the Specialty Food Association. With specialty food sales at a r
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Exhibitors vote BIOFACH silver anniversary a major success

Exhibitors vote BIOFACH silver anniversary a major success
Tue, 04/03/14 - 10:00
By Warren Beaumont


BIOFACH and VIVANESS 2014 were again strongly supported by 42,445 trade buyers and visitors (41,794, 2013) from 135 countries (international share 44%) attending the 25th anniversary of the World’s leading Trade Fair for Organic Food and the International Trade Fai
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VIVANESS: Hot trends and products for natural cosmetics market

VIVANESS: Hot trends and products for natural cosmetics market
Mon, 03/03/14 - 12:23
By Warren Beaumont


The eighth edition of VIVANESS, the International Trade Fair for Natural Personal Care, was held from February 11-15 along with BIOFACH. This year, 192 exhibitors from 30 countries presented their products on a net space of 4,874 m², with many newcomers and niche bra
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New Fairtrade Sourcing Program for cocoa launched

New Fairtrade Sourcing Program for cocoa launched
Sun, 02/03/14 - 10:10
By Warren Beaumont


The new Fairtrade Sourcing Program for cocoa, a new commodity sourcing model that also applies to sugar and cotton, was launched by Fairtrade International in January following consumer research and testing. Already at launch nine companies have signed on to increase the
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The Netherlands is Country of the Year at BIOFACH 2015

The Netherlands is Country of the Year at BIOFACH 2015
Sun, 02/03/14 - 10:00
By O.W.N News Network


The organic sector is growing in the Netherlands and forecasts assume that this trend will increase. The Netherlands has offered a broad spectrum of organically produced products for many years and this is reflected at BIOFACH. This year with 85 exhibitors The Netherlands
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First Sustainable Foods Summit Latin America Launched

First Sustainable Foods Summit Latin America Launched
Sun, 09/02/14 - 12:26
By O.W.N News Network


Registration is open for the 1st edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit Latin America, to take place in São Paulo March 27-28. Organized by marketing research firm Organic Monitor, the inaugural edition will focus on green commodities and sustainable packaging. Si
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Danforel bring its fresh organic trout to BioFach

Danforel bring its fresh organic trout to BioFach
Thu, 06/02/14 - 13:45
By Paula Salazar


Danforel, the Danish leading exporter of organic smoked trout fillet, will be exhibiting at BioFach this year. The company will present a very high quality organic trout that delights with its freshness, high levels of omega-3 fatty acids and low fat content. All of its p
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Winter Fancy Food Show identifies new trends

Winter Fancy Food Show identifies new trends
Tue, 04/02/14 - 11:38
By Lori L. Rice


The 39th Winter Fancy Food Show took place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, Calif. on January 19 – 21. Over 1,300 exhibitors from 35 countries and regions featured 80,000 products at what is considered the West Coast’s largest specialty food and beverag
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Natural Products Expo West 2014 poised to break records

Natural Products Expo West 2014 poised to break records
Tue, 04/02/14 - 05:30
By O.W.N News Network


Anaheim (CA) Convention Center March 6-9, 2014 will host the 34th annual Natural Products Expo West. The event is poised to draw over 60,000 attendees and feature over 2,500 exhibitors across natural and specialty foods, organic, supplements, health and beauty, natural li
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Sustainable Brands Give New Meaning to “Waste”

Sustainable Brands Give New Meaning to “Waste”
Tue, 04/02/14 - 05:28
By Kat Schuett


Although the word “sustainability” doesn’t include the letters “re,” this combo is a critical part of its core meaning, from recycling and reusing, to inspiring us to rethink every step of how we do business. The theme for the Sustainable Br
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Organic Fairs

Organic Fairs
Sat, 01/02/14 - 12:00
By Adriana Michael


Organic Trade Fairs Crucial to Sector Growth By Adriana Michael – as printed in O.W.N. Spring 2004 Trade fairs have been an important aspect in the development of every industry since the Middle Ages and the organic sector is no exception. Exhibitors meet clients a
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Natural & Organic Products Asia Expo debuts in Hong Kong

Natural & Organic Products Asia Expo debuts in Hong Kong
Mon, 27/01/14 - 13:03
By O.W.N News Network


Following 17 years of continued success running the flagship exhibition & conference Natural & Organic Products Europe in London, UK and the Award winning Natural Products Scandinavia in Malmo, Sweden, the first edition of Natural & Organic Products Asia will
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Sustainable Foods Summit tackles outlook for GM-Free and Eco-Labels

Sustainable Foods Summit tackles outlook for GM-Free and Eco-Labels
Wed, 15/01/14 - 07:52
By O.W.N News Network


GM-free and eco-labeled food products are surging in the US as the GM labeling debate intensifies. Although the Washington and California initiatives were defeated, consumer interest in GM-free and certified products is soaring. What does 2014 have in store for GM-free f
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In Peru international forum for biotrade exceeds expectations

In Peru international forum for biotrade exceeds expectations
Sun, 15/12/13 - 23:34
By Adriana Michael


The international forum and business roundtable “Biotrade, Sustainable Business Model and Social Inclusion”, celebrated at the Lima Chamber of Commerce on October 14th, generated business transactions expected to exceed US$7 million. The Forum, one of the sev
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Sustainable Foods Summit Hones in on Ecological Impacts

Sustainable Foods Summit Hones in on Ecological Impacts
Fri, 13/12/13 - 13:05


According to Organic Monitor, ecology is the focal theme of the upcoming North American edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit to take place at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco January 22-23, 2014. For the first time, a summit will discuss ways of promoting ecology in th
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Conscious Capitalism Theme at Natural Products Expo East

Conscious Capitalism Theme at Natural Products Expo East
Fri, 15/11/13 - 20:51
By Kat Schuett


With heated GMO labeling debates headlining mainstream media in the United States, American consumers are becoming increasingly concerned about conventional food practices and are seeking organic and natural options more than ever before. This consumer awakening has drive
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Latin American Sustainable Cosmetics Summit presents industry advances

Latin American Sustainable Cosmetics Summit presents industry advances
Fri, 15/11/13 - 02:15
By Adriana Michael


At the second edition of the Latin American Sustainable Cosmetics Summit in Sao Paulo, October 15-17 over 150 entrepreneurs gathered to share accomplishments and discuss challenges in the development of a social and environmentally responsible cosmetics industry. In a se
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Organic products show highest demand at 5th Expoalimentaria

Organic products show highest demand at 5th Expoalimentaria
Thu, 14/11/13 - 02:06
By Adriana Michael


Organic and ethnic were the product categories in highest demand during the 5th edition of Expoalimentaria Peru, October 15-17th. Over 2,300 international buyers and 33,000 visitors from 50 countries attended the annual international event. This year 600 exhibitors from 1
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Fine Food Australia a hit with organic suppliers

Fine Food Australia a hit with organic suppliers
Sun, 10/11/13 - 09:54
By Warren Beaumont


Fine Food Australia, held at the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre, September 9-12, attracted a good mix of local and international exhibitors displaying organic products, foods and beverages. On the second day exhibitors told O.W.N. they were happy with the buyer
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Expoalimentaria displays best food in Latin America

Expoalimentaria displays best food in Latin America
Tue, 10/09/13 - 03:22
By Adriana Michael


The 5th Edition of Expoalimentaria, the most international platform for food trade in the Andean region, returns to Lima October 15-17 at the Jockey Exhibition Center. In an area of 20,800 m2 around 600 exhibitors (25% from abroad) will exhibit a wide range of fresh prod
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Natural Products Scandinavia expands organics, beauty to build on 2012 success

Natural Products Scandinavia expands organics, beauty to build on 2012 success
Mon, 09/09/13 - 05:04
By Warren Beaumont


Voted best international launch in 2012 at the annual exhibition industry awards in London this year, Natural Products Scandinavia returns to Malmo, Sweden’s first Fairtrade City this 20-21 October. With exhibition space almost sold out and representatives from 25 c
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BioBrazil Fair BioFach America Latina partnership proves successful

BioBrazil Fair BioFach America Latina partnership proves successful
Mon, 09/09/13 - 04:19
By Paula Salazar


The first edition of BioBrazil Fair BioFach America Latina as a joint event between the Brazilian Francal Feiras and the German NürnbergMesse show organizers has proven a recipe for success. To start, the 9th edition of BioBrazil Fairʜ with the return of BioFach
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Natexpo 2013 welcomes buyers with new features, more products

Natexpo 2013 welcomes buyers with new features, more products
Thu, 05/09/13 - 04:32
By Adriana Michael


NATEXPO, the leading international biennial fair for French organic, dietary and ecologic food and products returns for the 2013 exhibition, to be held October 20-22 at Paris-Nord Villepinte in Hall 7. Retailers will converge on this unique b2b exhibition, featuring what&
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Organic & Natural Beauty Show launches in London

Organic & Natural Beauty Show launches in London
Wed, 28/08/13 - 04:54
By Paula Salazar


The Organic & Natural Beauty Show 2013 took place 2-3 June at the ExCel exhibition and convention centre in London. The trade show was the first of its kind in London to offer organic and natural product creators a venue in which to promote their lines directly to con
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Toronto’s Europe Now celebrates second edition

Toronto’s Europe Now celebrates second edition
Mon, 26/08/13 - 10:28
By Adriana Michael


The 2nd annual international trade show and matchmaking forum Europe NOW Lifestyle Expo is scheduled for September 23-25, at the Toronto Congress Centre. Canada’s unique business forum dedicated to promoting trade and investments with Europe and the USA consists of
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Packaging: Key topic at upcoming Sustainable Cosmetics Summits

Packaging: Key topic at upcoming Sustainable Cosmetics Summits
Tue, 20/08/13 - 10:59
By O.W.N News Network


Research and consulting firmOrganic Monitor will host its second edition of the Latin American Sustainable Cosmetics Summit September 18-20 in Sao Paulo. Sustainable packaging is a focal theme of this event and also at its European edition this fall. Discussion topics inc
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Natexpo welcomes buyers with new features and wider range of products

Natexpo welcomes buyers with new features and wider range of products
Thu, 01/08/13 - 10:50
By Warren Beaumont


NATEXPO, the leading international biennial fair for French organic, dietary and ecologic food and products returns for the 2013 edition, to be held Sunday 20, Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 October 2013 at Paris-Nord Villepinte (HQE) environmentally certified Hall 7. Buyers w
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Cabolqui celebrates International Year of Bolivian Royal Quinoa

Cabolqui celebrates International Year of Bolivian Royal Quinoa
Sun, 28/04/13 - 05:25
By Adriana Michael


The United Nations has declared 2013 the “International Year of Quinoa” and its official launch took place on February 20th at its headquarters in New York City. Several events will be organized around the world in an attempt to increase public awareness
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Shaping Europe’s organic future together at the 7th European Organic Congress

Shaping Europe’s organic future together at the 7th European Organic Congress
Thu, 25/04/13 - 03:59
By O.W.N News Network


This year is very important for IFOAM EU and a great opportunity for all organic stakeholders in the region to come together and attend the leading organic regulation event in Europe for 2013. Shaping Europe’s Organic Future Together: Making an impact on the EU orga
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Stage set for Bio Brazil Fair / BioFach América Latina

Stage set for Bio Brazil Fair / BioFach América Latina
Thu, 25/04/13 - 03:37
By Warren Beaumont


As announced, NürnbergMesse Brasil and Francal Feiras will launch this coming June 27-30 their joined trade fairs for organic products Bio Brazil Fair/BioFach América Latina. The largest business platform for the organic sector in the country, will be hosted
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Expo West celebrates healthy living

Expo West celebrates healthy living
Sat, 20/04/13 - 03:27
By O.W.N News Network


Healthy living and eating grows ever popular as evidence by the throngs of people from all over who crowded into the Anaheim Convention Center to learn about the products featured at Natural Products Expo West, March 8-10. The 33rd year old expo that started out small bu
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Specialist retailers led retail visitors at BioFach 2013

Specialist retailers led retail visitors at BioFach 2013
Thu, 18/04/13 - 03:18
By Warren Beaumont


This year’s BioFach, world leading organic trade fair held in Nuremberg, Germany 13-16 February, was considered by most international visitors a success. While talk around the show was that the exhibition area was much smaller and trade visitor numbers were down,
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Sustainable Cosmetics Summit tackles ‘Green Glass Ceiling’

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit tackles ‘Green Glass Ceiling’
Sat, 06/04/13 - 12:41
By O.W.N News Network


A major challenge that organic and sustainable brands face is how to break through the green glass ceiling. How can such brands break out of their niche status and gain a mainstream following? How can they maintain their core green values, whilst appealing to wider consum
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NOPE 2013 expects record turnout this weekend!

NOPE 2013 expects record turnout this weekend!
Fri, 05/04/13 - 15:12
By O.W.N News Network


NOPE 2013, the UK's only trade show for Natural & Organic Products is hosting on April 7-8 over 600 exhibitors from 35 different countries with a variety of products on display across its Natural Food Show, Natural Beauty & Spa, Health & Nutrition and Natural
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Sustainability continues at BioFach 2013

Sustainability continues at BioFach 2013
Mon, 01/04/13 - 08:53
By O.W.N News Network


The international organic sector will gather again at Nuremberg on 13-16 February for BioFach, 2013 the world's leading annual trade fair for organic products, and the concurrent Natural Personal Care and Wellness exhibition Vivaness. Over 40,000 trade visitors from more
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Natural Products Scandinavia a big hit with retailers & distributors

Natural Products Scandinavia a big hit with retailers & distributors
Fri, 08/02/13 - 05:41
By Lucia Lorente


Natural Products Scandinavia’s inaugural event in Malmö, Sweden has been hailed a big success. The Scandinavian region’s first ever dedicated natural and organic products trade show, which took place on 14-15 October, enjoyed an enthusiastic reception fro
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Buyers show healthy appetite for Natural Food Show, London

Buyers show healthy appetite for Natural Food Show, London
Wed, 06/02/13 - 05:51
By O.W.N News Network


With visitor registration now open for this year’s Natural Food Show at Natural & Organic Products Europe, over a thousand retailers and buyers from across the world have already booked their free trade pass to the UK’s only dedicated natural and organic p
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Expoalimentaria & Perunatura: Regional stage for innovation and biodiversity

Expoalimentaria & Perunatura: Regional stage for innovation and biodiversity
Mon, 12/11/12 - 03:39
By O.W.N News Network


By Lesly Vera Once again Expoalimentaria, hosted in Lima, Peru September 19-21 has positioned itself as the largest international food fair in the region. A total of 619 exhibitors (15% more than in 2011) and 8,161 visitors, 2,037 from 57 countries met to conduct busines
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Peru Natura attracts an international crowd

Peru Natura attracts an international crowd
Wed, 26/09/12 - 12:39
By O.W.N News Network


With growing demand for quinoa, chia, sacha inchi, cacao, maca and other ancient nutritious super foods, the 6th edition of PeruNatura will be a major attraction once again for foreign and local buyers gathering at the 4th Expoalimentaria fair in Lima Peru, Sep 19-21. Ar
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Natural Products Scandinavia sold out

Natural Products Scandinavia sold out
Tue, 25/09/12 - 15:29
By O.W.N News Network


Momentum continues to build for Natural Products Scandinavia 2012 and all exhibition space sold out with over 150 exhibitors booked by late August. Scandinavia’s first ever dedicated natural and organic products trade event will take place at MalmöMassan exhibi
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Latin American Sustainable Cosmetics Summit fosters cooperation and expands horizons

Latin American Sustainable Cosmetics Summit fosters cooperation and expands horizons
Fri, 14/09/12 - 20:21
By Clara Paz


Despite the short notice since its official announcement, the first Sustainable Cosmetics Summit (SCS) offered in Sao Paulo by the British market intelligence firm Organic Monitor with strategic partner Organics Brazil this coming September 24-26 has attracted a crowd of
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Expoalimentaria expands and attracts new exhibitors

Expoalimentaria expands and attracts new exhibitors
Sun, 06/05/12 - 09:27
By Clara Paz


Expoalimentaria 2012, September 19-21, expects almost 600 Peruvian and foreign exhibitors to meet 28,000 visitors from the food & beverages sectors at the new 20,500 sqm fairgrounds of Las Palmas air base. The show expects exhibitors from Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, Me
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The North American Sustainable Cosmetics Summit to showcase techniques that measure the environmental footprint of personal care products

The North American Sustainable Cosmetics Summit to showcase techniques that measure the environmental footprint of personal care products
Mon, 02/04/12 - 19:41
By O.W.N News Network


The next North American edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit to be hosted by Organic Monitor in New York on 17-19th May will focus this year on sustainability metrics, formulations and packaging. Raw materials and packaging comprise the highest environmental impact
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BioFach’s 2012 success, continued market growth for organic industry

BioFach’s 2012 success, continued market growth for organic industry
Mon, 02/04/12 - 19:36
By O.W.N News Network


The organic sector’s international suppliers and buyers gathered at Nuremberg on 15-18 February for the world's leading trade fair for organic products, BioFach, 2012 and the concurrent Trade Fair for Natural Personal Care and Wellness, Vivaness. O.W.N. spoke with m
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NOPE sold out, attracted new firms and countries

NOPE sold out, attracted new firms and countries
Mon, 02/04/12 - 19:34
By O.W.N News Network


Natural & Organic Products Europe 2012 took the spotlight last week end with all exhibition space at London’s Olympia fairgrounds entirely sold out to 600 exhibitors from all around the world, who presented an exclusive array of some of the best natural, organic
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Winter Fancy Food Show illustrates continued Growth in Organic Sector

Winter Fancy Food Show illustrates continued Growth in Organic Sector
Fri, 10/02/12 - 14:00
By Chelsea Kerrington


From Comfy House Foods quinoa blueberry pudding to Uncle Tong sun-ripened banana syrup, Victoria’s Kitchen almond water to Bison Brewing organic beer, the 2012 Winter Fancy Food Show, January 15-18th featured something for everyone scoping out the latest in organic
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Buffalo Natur introduces stone paper at Expo East

Buffalo Natur introduces stone paper at Expo East
Sat, 10/12/11 - 03:26
By Adriana Michael


At Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore this fall, the 51-year-old Canadian firm Buffalo Original Inc. introduced Buffalo Natur, an innovative, environmentally-friendly line of school and office supplies made with a variety of post-consumer and post-industrial material
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Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Asia Makes Successful Footprint

Sustainable Cosmetics Summit Asia Makes Successful Footprint
Sat, 10/12/11 - 03:12
By O.W.N News Network


The first Asian edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit brought together 120 delegates from across the Asia-Pacific region in Hong Kong on 7-8 November. The focal themes of the summit were the marketing and technical issues related to sustainable cosmetics. Major disc
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3rd Expoalimentaria  in Lima hailed a success

3rd Expoalimentaria in Lima hailed a success
Sat, 10/12/11 - 02:59
By Adriana Michael


The third edition of Expoalimentaria celebrated Sep 28-30 in Lima, Peru consolidated the fair as a leading stage for international trade in the food & beverages sectors in the region. Increased awareness of the diversity offered by Peruvian gastronomy, its unique ingr
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Anuga food show set to attract 150,000 trade visitors

Anuga food show set to attract 150,000 trade visitors
Sat, 26/11/11 - 16:34
By Warren Beaumont


The 31st international food biennal Anuga returns to Cologne where more than 6,500 suppliers from over 100 countries will meet an estimated 150,000 international trade buyers at the Koelnmesse fairgrounds. Anuga is the largest food fair in the world and offers a unique co
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BioFach América Latina reshapes

BioFach América Latina reshapes
Sat, 26/11/11 - 15:55
By O.W.N News Network


BioFach America Latina, along with ExpoSustentat, will be cancelled for 2011 and re-launched in 2012 with a fresh concept and under the management of NürnbergMesse Brasil, the new subsidiary of NürnbergMesse in Latin America. The two long-standing partners of Bi
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Challenging issues at Amsterdam food summit

Challenging issues at Amsterdam food summit
Mon, 31/10/11 - 16:00
By Peter Sofroniou


Food eco labels, including organic, fairtrade and resource indicators look set to proliferate in the future. Throw in carbon and water footprint measurements – not always with clear and consistent definitions – and you have a difficult and challenging mix of i
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Pure Bamboo’s sweet smell of success following NOP Europe

Pure Bamboo’s sweet smell of success following NOP Europe
Sat, 22/10/11 - 12:00
By Warren Beaumont


Following its debut in April at the Natural & Organic Products Europe (NOPE) show in London, export activities of bamboo charcoal products by Australian firm Pure Bamboo have taken off. Managing director Ingo Shomacker said the company has made new export contacts in
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Expoalimentaria, best of Peru and the region

Expoalimentaria, best of Peru and the region
Fri, 07/10/11 - 14:36
By Adriana Michael


Over 500 exhibitors will gather this coming Sep 28-30 in Lima Peru at Expoalimentaria, one of the most dynamic international showcases for the food industry in the region. A wide range of foods and ingredients, machinery, packaging and other equipment and services will be
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Ecuador brings organic products to Expoalimentaria

Ecuador brings organic products to Expoalimentaria
Thu, 06/10/11 - 09:40
By Clara Paz


The international and multisectorial character of Expoalimentaria offers an attractive showcase for companies from the region eager to connect with buyers from neighboring countries, and the large supermarket chains and importers invited from abroad. Aware of the value of
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PeruNatura displays biodiversity at Expoalimentaria

PeruNatura displays biodiversity at Expoalimentaria
Wed, 15/06/11 - 11:07
By Adriana Michael


Once again Peru Natura will be one of main highlights at the 3rd Expoalimentaria in Lima, September 28-30, 2011. The pavilion will showcase the best natural and organic certified ingredients, fruits and vegetables, exotic products, herbs and cereals from Peru’s bio-
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BtoBio Expo: vibrant Italian organic sector gains new international stage

BtoBio Expo: vibrant Italian organic sector gains new international stage
Tue, 14/06/11 - 16:08
By Alfredo Moreno


The launch of the first Bto Bio EXPO, international biennal for organic products in Milano on May 8-11, was welcomed by 200 exhibitors and 7,000 visitors from 64 countries. Italy, a major player as producer, consumer and exporter of organic products, was looking for a sho
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Ecologi Izmir celebrates second edition

Ecologi Izmir celebrates second edition
Fri, 10/06/11 - 11:01
By Malea Birke


The Turkish organic sector gathered in Izmir to celebrate the second edition of EKOLOJI 12-15th May. The event aims to become a platform for consolidating the organic market at national level, as organic products from Turkey have focused mainly on export. According to the
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FI Europe celebrates 25th anniversary

FI Europe celebrates 25th anniversary
Thu, 09/06/11 - 08:16
By Adriana Michael


Food Ingredients Europe and Natural Ingredients 2011 comes to the Paris Nord Villepente, France November 29-December 1. In its 25th anniversary, the primary event of the industry is expected to be larger than ever. With over 1500 exhibitors and more than 23,000 food &
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NATEXPO 2011 will boast wider product selection and exhibitors

NATEXPO 2011 will boast wider product selection and exhibitors
Wed, 08/06/11 - 14:48
By O.W.N News Network


The 21st edition of NATEXPO, the international leading biannual French trade fair for organic food, natural dietary supplements and ecological sectors, returns to Paris Nord Villepinte, October 15-17. Most of the floor space has been reserved by over 500 firms from France
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Sweden to host Natural & Organic Scandinavia

Sweden to host Natural & Organic Scandinavia
Fri, 03/06/11 - 16:16
By Alfredo Moreno


During Natural & Organic Products Europe in London, show organizer Diversified Business Communication announced the launch of Natural & Organic Scandinavia, a major new European event to highlight the natural and organic sector in the Nordic European countries Den
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Spotlight on the Asian hotel and spa market at Natural Products Expo Asia

Spotlight on the Asian hotel and spa market at Natural Products Expo Asia
Thu, 02/06/11 - 15:59
By Adriana Michael


The spa and hospitality sectors will be a major highlight at New Hope Media’s 9th Natural Products Expo Asia, returning to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, August 25-27. Although it is still a small market for natural and organic certified foods, sup
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Successful 5th year for BioFach China

Successful 5th year for BioFach China
Wed, 01/06/11 - 08:01
By Adriana Michael


BioFach China celebrated its 5th edition May 26-28 with an additional 14% exhibition space and 9% more exhibitors at the Intex Exhibition Center in Shanghai. This year’s event featured products from 350 exhibitors, including an Italian pavilion and firms from Austri
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Natural & Organic Products Europe 2011: One of the best Shows

Natural & Organic Products Europe 2011: One of the best Shows
Tue, 15/06/10 - 09:35
By Alfredo Moreno


Despite the recent economic turmoil that hit in particular the UK, the 15th Natural & Organic Products Europe held again at the charming Olympia fairgrounds in London, April 3-4 was a tremendous success, with 7,585 industry visitors. This year we had more internationa
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