The Royal Quinoa, the golden grain of the Andes will be held during 2013 in all continents. Within this agenda promoting Bolivian quinoa, the Bolivian Chamber of Exporters of Quinoa and Organic Products (CABOLQUI), Program Support Growth and Diversification of Exports (PROEX), FAUTAPO Foundation, Embassy of the Netherlands and Centre for the Promotion of Imports from Developing Countries (CBI) have made possible the presence of 15 exporters of organic products at BioFach 2013, from 13 to 16 February in Nuremberg, Germany. These companies export a variety of products including quinoa, cacao, amaranth, chia, cañahua, sesame, chestnut, maca, aloe vera gel and juice, but by 2013 the focus is primarily on gold show grain, quinoa.

The fair BioFach in Germany – Nuremberg, today represents one of the major events of global organic item, therefore constitutes a privileged gateway to the international market. Major suppliers and dealers from around the world gather looking to import products. The fair will feature the accreditation requirement for both buyers and sellers. Given the importance of this event, several companies exporting organic Bolivian organizations participated in this event, managing to consolidate the image of Bolivia as a producer of organic products.

Over 50% of companies offered products with organic certification, accreditation in quality management and value-added products. The delegation consisted of 37 people from different companies and funding organizations.

The event was marked by strong interest from buyers around the world in the various products offered. Companies also had the opportunity to exhibit their products to interested entrepreneurs countless nationalities for organic products. Today, companies are increasingly focused on offering value-added products and are slowly entering markets increasingly sophisticated and demanding.

The Biofach was a success for these entrepreneurs who have returned with plenty of information on current trends in an organic market, which have confirmed the growing nature of it and that means the potential for Bolivia.

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