By vast

Published: January 28, 2020

Category: Organic News, The Organic & Non-GMO Report Newsletter

Over a four-day period once a year BIOFACH, the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food and VIVANESS, the concurrent International Trade for Natural and Organic Cosmetics, bring the entire sector together in Nuremberg. The combined trade fair provides a 360° overview of organic food and natural and organic cosmetics not in small part thanks to its broad-ranging congress, a unique event that is the largest of its kind. The congress program for 2020 is now online ( and and promises to deliver numerous highlights, high-caliber professional dialogue, and networking on a platform that covers all the issues currently driving the sector.

From February 12 – 15, 2020, around 3,500 exhibitors at BIOFACH, and another roughly 300 at VIVANESS, will showcase their solutions to the some 50,000 expected visitors from more than 140 countries. An extra two halls have been added this year to accommodate the event. The BIOFACH and VIVANESS Congress offers more than 150 separate sessions and last year welcomed over 8,000 participants and panelists.

“Organic delivers!” is the Congress theme of BIOFACH 2020. This heading covers a range of topics including species diversity, biodiversity, the common good and the protection of soil and water.

It will also explore the UN’s sustainability goals along with the questions and proposed answers about how the organic system can make a key contribution to achieving them. Other key topics are packaging, market research, international trends and developments, and organic legislation, while other aspects such as positioning and marketing in the organic sector will also be put under the spotlight.

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