Union Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the 3-day 10th Edition of BIOFACH INDIA, the largest show on the “Organic Sector” in India, at Pragati Maidan. It was organized by Nuernberg Messe India and APEDA (Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority, Ministry of Commerce and Industry and supported by the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce.
The theme of the BIOFACH INDIA conference being “Enhancing export of organic products trade from India – strategies and synergies”.
An organic Theme Pavilion was set up by APEDA having direct display of items and direct business opportunity to Indian organic food product producers was provided.
150 exhibitors, 150 conference delegates and more than 60 international buyers from 15 countries participated in the exhibition cum international conference and buyer-seller meet.Indian organic products including tea, spices, honey, basmati rice, coffee, cereals, dry fruits, vegetables, processed foods and medicinal plants were showcased and discussed about.
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It is also part of the BIOFACH WORLD forum, which includes events in Germany, USA, China, Japan, Thailand, Brazil organized by Nuernberg Messe Germany. The event has been successful in highlighting INDIA’s presence on the world map in the topic of “Organic Farming”.
India ranks first in terms of total number of organic producers and 9th in terms of world’s organic agricultural land.