Bord Bia and ten Irish exporters are representing Irish interests in Nuremburg, Germany this week at BioFach (15-18 February), the world’s largest organic food fair. Bord Bia is organising and coordinating Irish representation under the Origin Green banner from the seafood, meat and beverages sectors.
Among the Irish companies present are The Little Milk Company, Slany Foods International, Kush Seafarers, Healy’s Honey, and Solaris Tea.
To assist companies maximise their presence at the event, Bord Bia has targeted over 350 buyers who were visiting the show to promote awareness of the Irish presence and the quality of the Irish offering.
BioFach focuses on innovation, trends and new products for certified produce. Each year, the event attracts nearly 50,000 European and International trade visitors from over 130 countries to meet with almost 2,400 exhibitors.
Speaking about Ireland’s participation, Stephanie Moe, Bord Bia’s organic sector manager said, “This event is an opportunity for companies to develop and maintain business relationships, learn about new trends and expand their knowledge base. Ireland’s presence here is an acknowledgement of the importance of the German organic food market and of Ireland’s capacity to supply it. Informed by consumer insight and our in-market office network we are working with companies to identify potential new customers and to increase supply of products to meet the growing demand in Europe.”
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