BioFach India 2013- Concludes -Registers Rs.172 Crores Business Enquiries

The fifth edition of BioFach India, together with India Organic 2013, an initiative of Nuremberg Messe India Pvt. Ltd., in collaboration withInternational Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture (ICCOA) and the Department of Agriculture, Government of Karnataka, witnessed business enquiries worth Rs.172crores across the 3 day trade fair, which includesRs.26 crores of business generatedduring the B2B meetings at the Buyer-Seller lounge alone.

Bengaluru, Karnataka, November 20, 2013 /India PRwire/ -- The fifth edition of BioFach India, together with India Organic 2013, an initiative of Nuremberg Messe India Pvt. Ltd., in collaboration withInternational Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture (ICCOA) and the Department of Agriculture, Government of Karnataka, witnessed business enquiries worth Rs.172crores across the 3 day trade fair, which includesRs.26 crores of business generatedduring the B2B meetings at the Buyer-Seller lounge alone.

The event saw about 7500 footfall including buyers, sellers, farmers and visitors. The show concluded with 158 exhibitors with participation from 10 state pavilions. Traders from Europe, and countries including the U.S. took part in the fair that had an international exhibition of organic products and an international conference on various aspects related to organic farming and policies. The organic trade fair had 121 business-to-business meetings specially organized to connect the registered producer groups/suppliers to invited buyers delegation.

Talking about this year's BioFach India event, ManojMenon, Executive Director of ICCOA said "This year's International Organic trade fairwas particularly fruitful and the most successful one till date as we were able to bring interest elements from various verticals and successfully combine them under one roof.The growing interest of the businesses as well as producer groups, Govt. agencies and consumers augers well for the future of the organic movement in India and the Asian region.

The event saw a good turnout of farmers also. One of the farmers stated that events like BioFach India 2013, provide them with a good opportunity to network and connect with interested parties and that such initiatives helps unite the farming society.

BioFach has been recording a positive trend year on year with this year's event registering the highest business transaction. The organizers plan to come back with an even bigger BioFach next year.

Notes to Editor

About ICCOA (International Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture) is a Knowledge and Learning Centre for all facets of organic agriculture. It is an excellent provider of information services, advice and market linkages to everyone involved in organic agriculture. The centeris based in Bangalore with regional and project offices located in New Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Nagaland and Kerala.

About the NürnbergMesse Group

NürnbergMesse is one of the 15 largest exhibition companies in the world and among the Top Tenin Europe. The portfolio covers some 120 national and international exhibitions and congresses andapprox. 40 sponsored pavilions at the Nürnberg location and worldwide. Every year, around 30,000exhibitors (international share: 39 %) and up to 1.4 million visitors (international share of tradevisitors: 22 %) participate in the own, partner and guest events of the NürnbergMesse Group, whichis present with subsidiaries in China, North America, Brazil, Italy and now also India. The group alsohas a network of about 50 representatives operating in approx. 100 countries

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