Meet us at BIOFACH 2020


BIOFACH, the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food, and VIVANESS, the International Trade Fair for Natural and Organic Personal Care, will once again bring together the entire international sector in Nuremberg for a four-day combined exhibition event starting on 12 February 2020.

At the heart of the event will be the main congress theme “Organic delivers!”, illustrating the many different global challenges for which organic already offers solutions! The highlight of this year’s BIOFACH and VIVANESS press conference: the guest of honour, Dr Jane Goodall, Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE).

As international patron, IFOAM - Organics International, together with BIOFACH and the national supporting organization, Bund Ökologische Lebensmittelwirtschaft (German Federation of Organic Food Producers, BÖLW), invites you to the following sessions that also count on the presence of Louise Luttikholt, Executive Director of IFOAM - Organics International.

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, from 10:00 a.m.
Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, NCC Ost, Level 2, Room Kiew

10:00 a.m: NürnbergMesse press conference on BIOFACH and VIVANESS

  • Facts & figures, trends and highlights of the combined trade fairs and background information on the main BIOFACH congress theme “Organic delivers!”

Your contacts:

  • Dr Jane Goodall, Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE), Keynote speaker at the official opening of the combined exhibition duo in 2020
  • Petra Wolf, Member of the Management Board of NürnbergMesse
  • Louise Luttikholt, Executive Director, IFOAM – Organics International
  • Elfriede Dambacher, owner of naturkosmetik konzepte

11:00 a.m: Sector press conference IFOAM - Organics International and BÖLW on BIOFACH

Sector situation report, including developments in the German and international organic market and areas, as well as political positioning

Your contacts:

  • Diana Schaack, Market Analyst Organic Farming, Agrarmarkt Informationsgesellschaft (AMI)
  • Dr Felix Prinz zu Löwenstein, Chairman of the German Federation of Organic Food Producers (BÖLW)
  • Dr Helga Willer, Department of Extension, Training and Communication, Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL)
  • Louise Luttikholt, Executive Director, IFOAM – Organics International

Immediately following the press conferences, at 1:00 p.m., is the official opening of BIOFACH and VIVANESS, followed by a guided tour (NCC Ost, Level 3, Hall Tokio). A special highlight of the opening: Keynote by Dr Jane Goodall, Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE).

For a full overview of the congress sessions that IFOAM - Organics International is involved in, see here.

As in 2019, where ‘Health’ stood in the foreground, the 2020 edition of BIOFACH will feature a Congress Digest with the title ‘Organic Delivers’(link is external) held on Friday, February 14th from 14:00-15:00 at Kiew Room - NCC Ost.

Don’t forget to stop by our booth, Hall 1/1-451. See you in Nuremberg!