Taking place on 1-2 November in Malmö, Sweden, Natural Products Scandinavia will boast exhibiting companies from 27 different countries. Returning pavilions include KRAV (Sweden), Organic Denmark, Menigo (Sweden), Soil Association Certification (UK), Agrarmarkt Austria Marketing, and Andalusia (Spain).
The Nordic region’s only dedicated trade event for the natural health, nutrition, beauty, skin care, and self-care market is co-located to the Nordic Organic Food Fair, where Scandinavian food and drink buyers will have even more opportunities to expand their international offerings with the introduction of new pavilions from Belgium, Valencia, and Greece this year.
In 2014, attendance was up 13%. By the time doors closed on its third edition, Natural Products Scandinavia had welcomed 3,558 industry professionals, compared to (compared to 3,158 in 2013 and received a wealth of positive feedback. Reflecting its strong international appeal, buyers from 51 different countries (including as far afield as Canada and China) were in attendance last year. While the majority hailed from Sweden and Denmark (61% and 20% respectively), around 14% were international visitors from the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Germany, and Spain. Norway, Finland and Iceland added another 5% to the show’s bustling aisles.
This year, total sales for organic food reached over €3.1 billion in the Nordic region. With growth rates as high as 38% in Sweden and 30% in Norway, it is innovations like those being showcased at Nordic Organic Food Fair that has helped to fuel this expansion.
Spain’s presence this year will have the Andalusian Pavilion (hosted by EXTENDA export promotion and trade agency) and the Valencian pavilion (hosted by Fedacova), which will bring together eleven companies.The Greek pavilion is hosted by EU Safe, Fresh, Simply Best, with fresh produce.
Organic Denmark returns with a bigger pavilion at Nordic Organic Food Fair and is promoting fifteen Danish companies this year.
KRAV Sweden is back for 2015 with more exhibitors and an even larger stand. The recently formed organisation Organic Sweden is also supporting the show.
The UK’s Soil Association Certification will return for a third year, with three new exhibitors confirmed on the pavilion.
Visitors to both shows will benefit from access to the latest natural food and drink products from world-leading brands. Top brands include V-Sell (Sweden), Planet Organic (UK), Lifefood (Czech Republic), Veganz (Germany), Dagsmeja AB (Sweden), TypicalGreen (Belgium), Goodtrade Scandinavia AB (Sweden), Leader Foods Oy (Finland), Pure Beginnings (South Africa), Garbanzo Snacks Ltd (UK), and Feinstoff Vertriebs (Austria).