Samstag, 14. Februar 2015

Biofach Messe 2015

IndonesiaConsult (IndoCon) participated in the world’s leading organic fair, the BIOFACH, by assisting the Indonesian delegation and joining the 44,000 visitors from 136 countries and the 2,348 exhibitors in Nürnberg, Germany from February 11 up February 14, 2015.

BIOFACH, is the World's leading Trade Fair for Organic Food, and VIVANESS, the International Trade Fair for Natural Personal Care, once again confirmed that Nuremberg is THE meeting place for the organic community with a satisfying increase of 5 % in visitor numbers.[Press Release Biofach 2015].

For its fifth year of participation to expand the network in the field of organic food and beverage market, this year IndoCon provided assistance to its partner Multi Rempah Sulawesi (MRS) 

MRS exports agricultural products particularly spices such as nutmeg, mace and cloves. It works closely with the farmers and provides training in environmental and climate issues for a better sustainability and quality management. 

"The nutmegs are in accordance with EU-Organic standards. We offer high quality products at a very competitive price and by aflatoxins and ochratoxin control. We are currently preparing the certification of white pepper, MRS Owner Irwan Tosali said.
We distribute all certified products in Japan and the Netherlands. With the help of IndoCon, we are expanding our market constantly in Europe”, Mr. Tosali added.

The Ministery of Agriculture (MOA), Indonesian Trade Promotion Centre (ITPC) and Trade Attache Indonesian Embassy in Berlin sponsored the 56-square meter Indonesian booth, where the four exhibitors presented their top quality products during the four-day fair.
Likewise, Deputy Head of ITPC Mr. Fadjar took in charge the said booth together with Nürnberg Messe Representative, Ms. Paula Jahja and IndoCon's representative Ms. Dwi Anoraganingrum from the preparation day until the fair ended.

Aside from MRS, three other Indonesian exhibitors joined the Indonesian booth: Salacca Sleman which offers Salacca fruit, Rembyung Sakha which deals with Organic Arenga Red Ginger Cocktail, Organic Arenga Palm Sugar, Organic Flores Cashew Nuts, Organic Rice, and natural Coconut Oil and Coco Sugar which supplies bulk of organic coconut sugar.

To help the ITPC and MOA in estimating the market need of Indonesian Organic Products, all the exhibitors were required to submit a daily report.
The trade potential from three counters (Multi Rempah Sulawesi, Rembyung Sakha and Coco Sugar ) reached to seven million US Dollar, based on data collected from the visitors of Indonesian booth for four days.
Beside the Indonesian booth, there were also five Indonesian companies: PT Megainovasi Karya Mandiri, PT Harendong Green Farm, PT. Bukit Sari, PT Kampung Kearifan Indonesia and PT Tripper Natur joined the Swiss Import Promotion Program (SIPPO).

All Indonesian participants were also invited in welcome dinner, supported by the trade attache of the Indonesian Embassy, Berlin. 

Additionally, Berlin’s trade attache Ms. Lita Siregar and Frankfurt’s Consulate General Mrs. Wahyu Hersetiati visited the Indonesian booth.

At the end of fair, TVOne Reporter Miranti Hirschmann visited the booth and interviewed the consulate general of Frankfurt as well as some Indonesian participants.  It is also reported at Viva News.