BIOFACH + VIVANESS

World's Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food / International Trade Fair for Natural and Organic Personal Care

Venue

MessezentrumNurembergGermany

Dates

13/02/-16/02/202411/02/-14/02/2025Interval: annuallyfounded in: 1990

Organiser

NürnbergMesse GmbH Messezentrum90471 NurembergGermanyFon: +49 911 8606-0Fax: +49 911 8606-8228info@nuernbergmesse.dehttp://www.nuernbergmesse.de
Project teamFon: +49 911 8606-8998Fax: +49 911 8606-120086info@biofach.deinfo@vivaness.dehttp://www.biofach.dehttp://www.vivaness.de

Supporter/sponsor

BIOFACH: IFOAM Organics International e.V., BonnBIOFACH: Bund Ökologische Lebensmittel e:V. (BÖLW), BerlinVIVANESS: COSMOS-standard AISBL, Brüssel, NATURE, Brüssel

The current key figures are FKM-certified.

Statistics

figures7/20221)2/20232/2024
FKM certification

preliminary
Space (m²)
space (gross)99.000105.100103.657
space (net)40.47848.85247.156
Special show space3.8773.3044.618
Exhibitor stand space36.60145.54842.538
hall space36.60145.54842.538
domestic14.22518.28618.361
foreign22.37627.26224.177
open air000
Exhibitor figures
Exhibitors2.3012.7912.560
domestic634769732
foreign1.6672.0221.828
Visitor figures
Visitors (number of admissions)24.25135.99134.626
domestic12.45119.03018.134
foreign11.80016.96116.492
1) To evaluate the key figures: Exhibition was held during the Corona Pandemic, which started in January 2020.
Exhibitors profile

Origin of exhibitors 2024 from 92 countries
Albania: 11; Algeria: 2; Argentina: 14; Austria: 84; Belgium: 61; Bolivia: 11; Brazil: 26; Bulgaria: 43; Burkina Faso: 4; Cambodia: 5; Canada: 19; Chile: 5; China, People's Republic: 56; Colombia: 2; Côte d'Ivoire: 1; Croatia: 4; Czechia: 30; Denmark: 28; Ecuador: 11; Egypt: 20; El Salvador: 1; Estonia: 2; Ethiopia: 4; Finland: 13; France: 83; Germany: 732; Ghana: 2; Greece: 32; Guatemala: 2; Honduras: 1; Hungary: 16; India: 37; Indonesia: 13; Iran, Islamic Republic: 1; Ireland: 9; Israel: 2; Italy: 333; Japan: 31; Kazakhstan: 1; Kenya: 4; Korea, Republic: 2; Kosovo: 6; Latvia: 15; Lebanon: 1; Lithuania: 14; Madagascar: 11; Malaysia: 1; Malta: 1; Mexico: 7; Moldova, Republic: 5; Monaco: 1; Morocco: 17; Mozambique: 1; Myanmar: 2; Netherlands: 110; New Zealand: 5; Nicaragua: 1; Nigeria: 1; Pakistan: 13; Panama: 1; Paraguay: 12; Peru: 26; Philippines: 3; Poland: 45; Portugal: 10; Romania: 24; Sao Tome and Principe: 1; Saudi Arabia: 6; Senegal: 2; Serbia: 10; Sierra Leone: 1; Slovakia: 4; Slovenia: 5; South Africa: 2; Spain: 150; Sri Lanka: 38; Sweden: 10; Switzerland: 43; Taiwan: 3; Thailand: 23; Togo: 14; Tunisia: 12; Türkiye: 40; Uganda: 2; Ukraine: 35; United Arab Emirates: 1; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 14; United States of America: 34; Uruguay: 1; Uzbekistan: 2; Vietnam: 15; Zimbabwe: 1

FKM Trade visitors profile 2023
Visitors total (number of entries)35.991Proportion of trade visitors95 %
Open all information
Origin according to federal states
Total Germany (%)53
of which
Nielsen 110
  • Bremen1
  • Hamburg3
  • Lower Saxony5
  • Schleswig-Holstein1
Nielsen 25
  • North Rhine-Westphalia5
Nielsen 3a11
  • Hesse8
  • Rhineland-Palatinate2
  • Saarland1
Nielsen 3b14
  • Baden-Württemberg14
Nielsen 450
  • Bavaria50
Nielsen 5+66
  • Berlin4
  • Brandenburg1
  • Mecklenburg-West Pommerania0
  • Saxony-Anhalt1
Nielsen 74
  • Saxony3
  • Thuringia1
Economic sector
Economic sector (%)
  • Retail trade19
  • Wholesale, import, export16
  • Manufacturers26
  • Agriculture and fisheries10
  • Service11
  • Other sectors8
  • Student9
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Professional position
Professional position (%)
  • Entrepreneur, co-owner, freelancer30
  • Managing director, board member, head of an authority etc.10
  • Area manager, works manager, plant manager, branch manager, head of public office9
  • Department head, group head, team leader16
  • Other salaried staff, civil servant, skilled worker16
  • Lecturer, teacher3
  • Trainee2
  • Other position4
  • Student9
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Area of responsibility
Area of responsibility (%)
  • Management22
  • Research and development, design/construction7
  • Manufacturing, production, quality control9
  • Buying/procurement14
  • Finance/accounting, controlling1
  • Information and communication technology2
  • Personnel administration, administration2
  • Sales18
  • Marketing, advertising, PR7
  • Logistics: material management, storage, transport1
  • Maintenance/repairs0
  • Other area8
  • Student9
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Origin by km
Distance to home (%)
  • up to 50 km12
  • more than 50 km up to 100 km8
  • more than 100 km up to 300 km28
  • over 300 km53
Origin by continents
Foreign origin total (%) *47
of which
  • EU63
  • Other european countries16
  • Africa4
  • North America2
  • South and Central America5
  • Middle East2
  • South-, East-, Central Asia8

* = determined by visitor registration

Origin by countries
Countries with the highest visitor shares (%) *
  • Italy9
  • Austria9
  • Netherlands7
  • Spain6
  • France5

* = determined by visitor registration

Size of company/organization
Size of company/organization (%)
  • 1 - 422
  • 5 - 911
  • 10 - 4920
  • 50 - 19917
  • 200 - 4998
  • 500 - 9996
  • 1 000 and more8
  • Student9
  • Other not employed1
Purchasing/ Procurement powers
Influence on purchasing/procurement decisions (%)
  • decisively36
  • collectively29
  • in an advisory capacity/organization16
  • no10
  • Student9
  • Other not gainfully employed1
Frequency of trade fair visits
Frequency of trade fair visits (%)
  • Previous event23
  • Earlier events41
  • First visit49
Length of stay
Average length of stay (days)

1.6

Survey conducted by: Gelszus Messe- Marktforschung GmbH

Industry sectorFood, Beverage and Luxury Foodstuff (industry 24), Beauty (Cosmetics, Hairdressing, Bodycare) (industry 44), Environment and Climate Protection (industry 86)
Main product groupFashion Accessories, Foodstuff from Controlled Biological Cultivation, Basic Materials, Fruits, Vegetables, Delicatessen Foods, Health Foods, Spices, Meat Products, Sausages, Fish, Milk Products, Dairy Products, Deep-frozen Food Products, Bakery Products, Sweets, Beverages, Natural Products, Agricultural Products, Home Textiles, Footwear, Leather Goods, Cosmetics, Toilet Requisites, Childcare, Perfumery, Wellness, Toiletries, Detergents, Hygienics, Sustainable producing companies
AccessTrade visitors
Exhibitor data baseon-line available / access via home page of the trade fair
Direct sale (retail sale to visitors permitted?)No