Review: 14th BioFach America Latina - Bio Brazil Fair in Sao Paulo
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From 6 to 9 June, the Anhembi exhibition center in Sao Paulo hosted the international organic sector in Brazil for the first time, as the organizers announced only now. The location premiere for the 14th BioFach America Latina - Bio Brazil Fair held in parallel with Naturaltech, achieved an impressive visitor record, with a total of 30,816 exhibition visitors gathering in its halls. On hand with information on the latest trends for the many visitors were 175 pure organic exhibitors, up from 167 in 2017. To complement the exhibition, visitors and exhibitors benefited from the usual high-calibre conference programme and additional business meetings organized between exhibiting companies and potential business partners from all around the world.
Business meetings stimulate revenue in organic business
Drawing on the format established during the previous exhibitions in the series, BioFach America Latina – Bio Brazil Fair 2018 once again offered organized business meetings between organic companies, buyers and retailers. These proved highly promising for the exhibitors and trade visitors present, with a total of 399 meetings between 149 organic companies and 19 buyers. The revenue from the deals concluded is expected to exceed USD 4 million in the coming year.
International forum: more than 120 hours of concentrated knowledge
In addition to the international product show and the many opportunities it offers for business and networking, the trade fair also serves as a central platform for knowledge thanks to the top-level International Organic and Sustainable Agriculture Forum. Lectures, discussion rounds and workshops