The international organic sector meets again from 18–20 September 2014 at BIOFACH AMERICA – ALL THINGS ORGANIC in the Baltimore Convention and Exhibition Center. At the organic trade show parallel to the Natural Products Expo East, companies from all over the world showcase organic raw materials and new and established organic products from the food and non-food segments. A good 1,200 exhibitors, including some 150 purely organic companies, and 22,000 attendees are expected. BIOFACH AMERICA – ALL THINGS ORGANIC stands out for its large share of international exhibitors again in 2014, including a Brazilian and Argentine Pavilion. Applications have also been received from the Netherlands, Italy, France, Greece and Bulgaria. Workshops and the Harvest Festival the day before the show put attendees in the mood for the 3-day event.
Natural Products Expo East Education 2014: understanding the sector better
This year’s accompanying conference program will deal with the following themes: Big Data – The Truth About the Health & Wellness Shopper, Retail Dietitian – Evolving the Retail Food Service Line and Special Diets: Gluten-free and the Paleo Diet. Also eagerly awaited is the keynote by Douglas Tompkins, founder of the Foundation for Deep Ecology, who will speak on Deep Ecology, a Natural and Environmental Philosophy.
The program is enhanced by various workshops on 17 September 2014, the day before the trade show starts. One highlight is the NEXT Accelerator Entrepreneur Training Camp. In addition to a presentation on the success story of Jeff Church, CEO and co-founder of Suja Juice, the fastest-growing drinks company in the USA, participants can look forward to an intensive exchange of views with experts from industry and retail trade. The aim is to optimize business processes and sales strategies. The Retailer Workshop, which focuses on networking with many retailers from the natural products industry, takes place parallel to the Training Camp.
The next BIOFACH events:
- BIOFACH, Nürnberg: 11–14 February 2015
- BIOFACH INDIA, Kochi: 6–8 November 2014
- ORGANIC EXPO– together with BIOFACH JAPAN, Tokyo: 20–22 November 2014
- BIOFACH CHINA, Shanghai: 21–23 May 2015
- BIOFACH AMERICA LATINA, São Paulo: 10–13 June 2015
Source: BioFach America