The move toward natural, organic and healthy products is not a fad, but a societal shift. The scale of organic food industry in the country expands steadily. On the first week of the month, we can explore wide range of natural, organic products in Seoul.
Nation’s Biggest Organic Trade Show ‘Natural Week 2014’
Korea’s oldest organic-related business trade show, the 13th Seoul Int’l Organic & Natural Trade Fair for Korea (Natural Week 2014)’ will take place from 7th(Thur) to 10(Sun) at COEX.
Organized by Korea Organic Farming Association(KOFA), a member of IFOAM and supported by KOTRA and Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural affairs, ‘Natural Week 2014’ is managed by World Expo and Monthly Organic, one of the leading international exhibition and conference organizers in Korea.
Natural Week 2014 exhibits environment-friendly agricultural and stockbreeding products, organic processed food, organic cosmetics, agro-materials management and eco-friendly household items. The show includes featured events such as overseas invited buyer’s consulting, product judging contest, extension & promotion opportunities, etc.
Apart from the exhibition in Korea, what else relating to organic materials exist on the global exhibition scene? AVING News will lead our readers to that scene now. Let’s have a look together.
BioFach China 2014 took place in NTEX Shanghai (no.77 Xingyi Rd. Shanghai) on Thu – Sat, 22 – 24 May 2014.
After seven years of development, BIOFACH CHINA has become the most influential and authoritative organic trade show in China. This year the exhibition attracted 345 international exhibitors and 16,755 visitors. Compared with last year, there was a 32 percent increase in the number of exhibitors.
New Hope Natural Media, a division of Penton, announced Natural Products Expo West concluded a record-breaking event March 6-9 at the Anaheim Convention Center in CA. The event grew five percent percent bringing together over 67,000 industry members, more than 2,600 exhibiting companies and the most first-time exhibitors in the event’s history. From food and beverage to supplements and beauty to household and pet products, the event provided a window into the many categories driving the growth of the global natural products industry.
With 635 first-time exhibitors at the event, there is tremendous energy, innovation and funding surrounding food entrepreneurs today. Many Natural Products Expo West first-time exhibitors are ‘home cooks,’ passionate moms and nutrition-focused athletes who have launched their own products. New Hope’s NEXT Accelerator, which was launched in September 2013, offers an exclusive online community that connects startups with the information, expertise, advisors, service providers, partners and education they need to ensure product success.
The 16th Shibowei Organic Expo was held in Beijing in April this year, pull natural opened the popularity of organic food again unfolds. The department of agricultural products quality and safety supervision bureau of Ma Aiguo said recently that in the future to moderate guide encourage conditional speed up the development of organic food industry, especially to strengthen the supervision of organic food.
According to the data in the green China organic food certification center, as of 2013, 731 certified organic food enterprises in the country, the annual sales of 13.48 billion yuan. Essence securities predicted that in 2015 China’s consumption of organic agricultural products market scale will reach 24.8 billion~ 59.4 billion yuan, organic food will develop to an annual 15% growth. Such a trend, the organic food industry practitioners will benefit from it.
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