The 29th edition of BIOFACH, “the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food” is introducing a new exhibit called “Organic from the Start”, which will focus on breeding plants and animals following organic principles and guidelines.

The display will greet exhibitors and visitors in Mitte, the main entrance area at the NuernbergMesse fairgrounds and is prepared by bioverita to give industry professionals an introduction to the topic and to present and discuss alternatives in the field of breeding. In a release, BIOFACH organizers indicate that various breeding initiatives will be explored to offer over 2,950 exhibitors and more than 50,000 attendees the opportunity to learn and get involved in the conversation. Danila Brunner, Executive Director BIOFACH and VIVANESS, its sister event for personal health care advised: Organic practices as a concept in the sense of organic farming and management must be taken into consideration right from the beginning. It’s for that reason that we have decided to dedicate a special show at BIOFACH solely to organic breeding. We are pleased to be able to work with bioverita and numerous breeding initiatives to offer visitors coming to BIOFACH and VIVANESS an inspiring specialized forum on a highly relevant topic for the industry. We’re looking forward to inspiring discussions and lively exchanges between all the different parties at the world-leading trade fair!”

 Markus Johann, bioverita’s managing director, notes: “With the ‘Organic right from the start’ special show, we want to acknowledge what organic breeding has already achieved and highlight the areas that require a lot of development work. We are convinced that the organic industry can only continue to develop qualitatively and sustainably if there is independent organic breeding. We are therefore delighted to be able to work with numerous breeding initiatives and NürnbergMesse to use BIOFACH as an information and communication platform for that.


NürnbergMesse has proven expertise in the field of organic food. The international sector comes together in February of each year in Nuremberg at BIOFACH, the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food. The comprehensive range of certified organic products is demonstrated by the variety – from fresh products such as dairy produce and cheese, through fruit, vegetables, dried goods such as cereals and pulses, nuts and confectionery, to beverages. The international patron of BIOFACH is IFOAM – Organics International, the national supporting organization of the Bund Ökologische Lebensmittelwirtschaft (BÖLW; in English: Organic Food Production Alliance). An integral element of the world’s leading trade fair is the BIOFACH Congress, a knowledge platform unparalleled around the world. With six other BIOFACH exhibitions in Japan, the United States, South America, China, India and Thailand BIOFACH World is present around the globe and brings together a total of more than 3,000 exhibitors and 100,000 trade visitors year-on-year.