Organic Food Iberia (OFI) has announced that more than 70 per cent of its exhibition space for the 2020 show is already booked – with pavilions from the USA, Korea, France, and Austria confirmed.
Taking place at IFEMA exhibition centre in Madrid, Spain, Organic Food Iberia will showcase organic food and drink from across the Iberian Peninsula and the rest of the world. It anticipates the arrival of 7,000 organic food retailers, health stores owners, supermarket buyers, distributors and wholesalers, who will be able to see and sample products from over 600 exhibitors.
As OFI has a collaboration with the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), and the Inter-American Commission on Organic Agriculture (CIAO), both companies will have a 50sqm pavilion at the show. This new association promotes the expansion of organic markets in America and, for the first time, opens new business opportunities with European buyers.
As well as Austria and France, the rest of Europe is also strongly represented. Brands from Bulgaria, Germany, The Netherlands, Portugal, Denmark, Belgium, Italy, Greece, and the UK will showcase their latest ranges to the Spanish market. These include: Linwoods; Raw & Wild; Vivani/iChoc-EcoFinia; Balviten Gluten-Free; Tradin Organic; Victoria Farm; Alma & Valor; BVBA Kriket; Sotto Le Stelle; Aromatech; and many more.
Visitors will be able to visit pavilions from Madrid, Navarra, La Rioja, Galicia, Valencian Community, and the new for 2020 Castilla La Mancha pavillion. Andalucía will also return with a 100 producer-strong pavilion, hosted with the support of leading organic association Ecovalia.
Local producers and distributors to see include: Delicious & Sons (sauces and pestos); Biocop (organic products distributor); Levante Import Export (dried fruits and nuts); Anecoop S. Coop(fruit, vegetables and salad); Alternativa 3 (teas and coffee); Ekotrebol (soft drinks, olive oil and wines); Gourmundo (wine, champagne, spirits and delicacies); Capsa Food (dairy products); Herbes De La Conca (herbs and chocolate); Runakay Plus (superfood drinks); Chocolates Solé; Comfresh Iberian (salad and vegetables); and more.
The event will feature three dedicated seminar theatres – the Organic Theatre, La Cocina’s Kitchen Theatre, and Eco Living & Beauty Theatre – an Organic Wine Zone, the Innovation Zone, which will feature the next wave of bestselling products, and the Eco & Organic Awards Iberia.
Further information about seminars will be released during the spring, as well as more details about features, innovations and partnerships.
Organic Food Iberia will take place from 2-4 June 2020 at IFEMA exhibition centre in Madrid, Spain.