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China´s organic market growth and 12th BioFach in Shanghai
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The 2016 edition of BioFach China was quite successful. Photo © Karin Heinze
The Chinese organic market is the 4th biggest worldwide. This year the 12th edition of BioFach China will be held from May 24 to 26, 2018 at Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Center (SWEECC). The trade fair and conference is co-organized by NürnbergMesse GmbH and China Green Food Development Center.
New Zealand will be the “Country of the Year“
In the past years, BioFach China has helped around 2,000 international and Chinese companies to find their business opportunities in the market, say the organizers. The last year´s show gathered 17,755 visitors (2016: 16,546) and 476 (2016: 337) international exhibitors. Along with companies from various regions in China, there were also pavilions from Taiwan, Korea, Thailand and Japan, a total of 17 countries and regions were represented. For the first time there was a Country of the Year - Denmark. In 2018 New Zealand will be the “Country of the Year“ at BioFach China.The New Zealand Pavilion will be there with six organic enterprises at the show.
BioFach China is growing with the developing Chinese organic market: more than 500 exhibitors and 20,000 trade visitor are expected to be at the fair of 2018. "The fair will continue to crossover cooperate with several industry, such as vegan, tea, infant & mom, provide exhibitors a one-stop service platform for organic", says NurembergMesse China.
Busy fair in Shanghai in 2015. Photo © Karin Heinze
The Chinese organic market has grown to more than 180 billion USD
According to market research, the sales revenue of Chinese organic food and beverage market has The sales of organic products in China has reached €4.7 billion in 2015. According to Nielsen’s Global Health and Wellness Survey, 40% - 50% Chinese consumers will choose the natural, organic and sustainable products. China is the 4th largest organic market in all over world. Up to end of 2015, there have been 9,990 manufacturers who obtained 14,499 organic products certificates with Chinese standard. The Chinese government has now decided to incorporate the organic industry into its "National Plan for Construction of Ecological Civilization”.
Business men from the organic industry at the 2016 show in Shanghai. Photo © Karin Heinze
Many supportive activities at Biofach China 2018
The China Day at Biofach 2018 in Nuremberg provided information about the show and the conference program. At an exhibition space of more than 12.000 sqm there are expected around 480 exhibitors in four specialized areas: The Geographical Indication Product Area, the Brand Product Area, the International Products Area and the Natural World Area.
As b2b activities there will be among others a Match-making events, a New Product Display Area and the Innovative Product Launch Zone. A Province of the Year & Organic industry promotion of the province Organic life interactive experience will organize an Organic Tea Competition and the „Organic Club“. There will be also an Organic Vegan Day with the China Organic Vegan Forum and the Real Food Organic Kitchen. The BioFach China Conference will give information about market developments and trends. The Natural World shows products with organic or natural ingredients, such as natural foods & beverages, natural cosmetics, personal care products and natural wellness products.
Please read and view also BioFach China 2016 report.