Some 46,500 trade visitors (2007:45,469*) streamed into the Exhibition Centre Nuremberg from 21-24 February to source information about the world market for organic products and natural personal care. The internationality of the attendance rose by 4 points to 37 %. The trade visitors came from about 120 countries: after Germany mainly from Austria, Poland, the Netherlands, Italy, France, and the U.S. Stricter admission requirements and their intensive control ensured another increase in the quality of attendance. The visitors were impressed by the rich, enjoyable and innovative products of the 2,764 exhibitors (2007: 2,547*). A good two thirds of them came from abroad. “Where organic people meet! The entire industry – national and international – visited Nürnberg for four days. Highly satisfied exhibitors and visitors, an inspiring and dynamic industry. BioFach and Vivaness were extremely successful again in 2008,” says Claus Rättich, Member of the Management Board of NürnbergMesse.
Rosario Safina of da Rosario Organics attended the event and was proud to be the only one presenting Organic Truffle Products.
“The oil was a real success,” he explains, “and everybody is looking forward to trying the organic truffle butter, organic truffle homey and organic truffle salt that I will introduce on the market at the end of March.”