BioFach 2018: the "next organic generation"

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

04.12.2017 Editor

According to the motto "Next Generation", the world’s leading trade fair for organic food products BioFach in Nuremberg opens its doors from 14th – 17th February 2018 for professional visitors working in the organic sector.

BioFach: special show focusing on animal and plant breeding

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

30.11.2017 Editor

In the special show "Organic from the start" Biofach 2018 will be focussing on breeding plants and animals organically. This part of the exhibition has been allocated a central location at entrance area Mitte.

10th Natural Cosmetics Conference: Ensuring future success for the industry

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

19.09.2017 Editor


September the 26-27 the Natural & Organic Cosmetics Conference will open its doors in Berlin for the anniversary edition. The Conference will be held for the 10th time and will provide information about current topics of the natural cosmetics industry, presenting and discussing these from a critical point of view.


BioFach 2018: Next Generation is the main topic

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

10.08.2017 Editor

The international organic sector will meet at BioFach and Vivaness from 14 to 17 February 2018 to discuss ideas about how the “next organic generation” wants to continue developing the concept of organic in production and on the market. Also how the generational transition can be successfully shaped.

EU Research Programme “Food 2030” – Opportunities for Organic Actors?

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

18.04.2017 Kai Kreuzer

The focus of the fifth Science Day at BioFach in Nuremberg was on the opportunities and possibilities that intensification of research in the organic sector would bring. Taking part were around 50 members of the community engaged in research in organic agriculture and organic food. The major theme at the event was long-term strategies.

Birkenstock: newcomer to natural cosmetics

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

10.03.2017 Editor

Birkenstock, the traditional company we associate with healthcare footwear, has ventured into new territory – the manufacture of natural cosmetics – and it presented the Birkenstock Natural Care range at Vivaness.

BioFach review: exhibition halls full – exhibitors delighted

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

23.02.2017 Karin Heinze

Again a  record number of visitors and a sharp increase in the number of exhibitors. NürnbergMesse, represented by Petra Wolf and Danila Brunner, was absolutely delighted with the four days of  BioFach and Vivaness. Danila Brunner said that in order to provide even better facilities for exhibitors and visitors Halls 4A and 8 as well will be made available next year. On the last day of the fair you could also hear the positive views of many exhibitors expressing positive opinions about the trade fair.

France: organic farmland and market are growing fast

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

21.02.2017 Editor

At BioFach the Pavillon France “Made in France with Love” was once again the biggest foreign country participation with 104 companies in over 1200 sqm of exhibition space. Recent market data show a dynamic development.

Germany: Minister presented future strategy of organic farming

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

17.02.2017 Editor

The future strategy of organic farming (ZÖL) by the Minister of Agriculture, Christian Schmidt, was presented at BioFach. On nearly 100 pages goals and measures are outlined to push the organic sector in Germany.

Organic worldwide 50.9 million hectares and market exceeds 80 billion US Dollars

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

15.02.2017 Karin Heinze

The positive trend seen in the past years continues: Consumer demand is increasing, reflected in the significant market growth. More farmers cultivate organically, more land is certified organic, and 179 countries report organic farming activities, as shown in the 2017 edition of the study “The World of Organic Agriculture” (data per end of 2015). The statistical yearbook is published by FiBL and IFOAM – Organics International and launched at BioFach on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, from 4.00 to 4.45 pm in Hall Shanghai, NCC East. A summary with many graphics you can find here.

Nuremberg, the organic Metropolis

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

30.01.2017 Editor

Much is happening in the organic sector in Nuremberg and beyond the city boundaries. In order to further strengthen the organic sector in the region for the future, organic projects are gathered under the umbrella “Nuremberg, The Organic Metropolis”.

China Day at Biofach in Nuremberg

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

26.01.2017 Editor

Under the motto "Organic 3.0. in China" the China Day takes place during the BioFach in Nuremberg on Thursday, February 16, from 9:30 to 12:30 in NCC West, Room Venedig.

Biofach: Discover and experience organic diversity

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

20.01.2017 Editor

From 15th – 18th February 2017 Biofach and Vivaness will invite international specialist purchasers and experts to the Exhibition Centre in Nuremberg to experience organic delights, diversity and know-how.


Review of the year 2016

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

27.12.2016 Karin Heinze

Not an easy year - politically as well as for the organic industry. Although turnover is still growing political developments as in the UK, in Turkey and the US will all impact on to the organic sector. The worldwide organic movement is working on new ideas and is fighting very hard against GMO and pesticides. Looking back over the organic year, we are summarising important events, market data, developments, trends and reports from Europe and across the world. Please join us for our review! Many more themes are available in our archive and on YouTube  and Twitter.

European organic market grew to more than 26 billion euros in 2014

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

23.02.2016 Karin Heinze

In 2014, the European organic market grew by approximately 7.6 percent to a value of more than 26 billion euros.  This is shown by the latest data provided by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and others.

Record number of visitors at BioFach and Vivaness

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

15.02.2016 Karin Heinze

As NürnbergMesse announced at the end of the four-day industry get-together in Nuremberg, approximately 48,000 visitors attended this year’s trade fair duo BioFach and Vivaness  – 4,000 more than last year.

Germany: 10% plus for natural & organic cosmetics

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

14.02.2016 Karin Heinze

The German market for natural and organic cosmetics achieved an outstanding result in 2015. Turnover of controlled natural and organic cosmetics increased by 10 % and grew to €1.1bn.

Caution: growth trap

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

14.02.2016 Horst Fiedler

The organic industry is at the parting of the ways: it either falls into the trap of a spiral of falling prices and quality or it masters the art of being the leader in terms of quality.

The Organic Brazil of the 21st century 

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

11.02.2016 Editor

Brazil has a market in the order of R$ 2.5 billion (640 Mio.$), including exports, with the expectation of growth of 30-35% in 2016. Around 11.500 organic producers were recorded 2015.

Vivaness newcomers pavilion

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

05.02.2016 Karin Heinze

Ten newcomers will present themselves with the support of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy at a special pavilion for innovative German enterprises. You can find brief portraits here.

Pavilion for innovative cosmetic producers

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

05.02.2016 Karin Heinze

Fresh ideas, exciting concepts, the slightly different product – that is what buyers expect from innovative enterprises. For the first time ten newcomers will present themselves in a own pavilion at Vivaness, Hall 7A.

Record number of young, innovative enterprises

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

02.02.2016 Editor

At BioFach and Vivaness the next generation of organic producers is once more waiting in the wings to inspire the organic sector with innovative ideas, individual concepts, high-quality manufacturing and originality.

The feast for out-of-home catering

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

02.02.2016 Editor

BioFach is t h e place to go for organic-loving professional chefs. At the special show “cook + talk”, trade visitors will learn about the latest organic products for restaurants and communal catering.

Vivaness celebrates its 10th birthday

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

01.02.2016 Karin Heinze

For the tenth edition of Vivaness, the trade fair for natural and organic cosmetics, numerous highlights and surprises have been promised by the organizers. Over 200 exhibitors from around 30 countries are again expected.

BioFach Congress: facts, trends and numbers

Trade, BioFach / Vivaness

01.02.2016 Alexander Reinbold

Lectures, discussions and presentations and much more – your days at BioFach are packed with events. We’ve put together importened ones and will provide all the information at your fingertips round the clock.

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