EMAP team carried out a technical mission to the Trade Exhibition BioFach & Vivaness, Germany, February 2012. With the aim of discussing future cooperation and potential joint activities, technical meetings were successfully conducted with specialized international entities including; Institute of Agricultural Engineering- University of Hohenheim, HILD samen GmbH, and ENZA ZADEN GmbH & Co. KG.
The Trade Exhibition BioFach & Vivaness 2012 resulting in, 2,420* exhibitors (international share: 70 %) presented their products to 40,313* trade buyers from 130 countries (international share: 41 %). Trade buyers discovered and experienced organic products from 83 countries. Besides Germany with 732 exhibitors, the top 5 included Italy (383), France (184), Spain (137) and Austria (98). The assembled organic players at BioFach, the World Organic Trade Fair, and the parallel Vivaness, Trade Fair for Natural Personal Care and Wellness, used the occasion to announce more growth.