Organic Farmers from Brazil Show Their Stuff at Nuremberg’s Biofach

The Biofach, the world largest international fair for organic products, gets underway this Thursday, February 16, in Nuremberg, Germany.

Brazilian family farmers have a 59 square meter booth there, sponsored by the Ministry of Agrarian Development, in the Brazil Pavilion.

Fifteen local agroindustries were selected to exhibit and sell their products, alongside 2,000 other exhibitors from around the world.

The fair runs through Sunday, February 19. During the four-day period, around 30,000 visitors will become familiar with a variety of organic products from the 69 countries present at the event.

Germans and tourists from other countries can taste such Brazilian items as Brazil nuts; dried fruit; orange juice; mango, guava, and açaí­ pulp; cupuassu; green tea; organically grown coffee; cachaça (sugarcane liquor); babassu oil; molasses; soybeans, wheat, corn; sweets in syrup; and dehydrated sweets, among other products.

Humberto Oliveira, secretary of Territorial Development in the Ministry of Agrarian Development, will participate in the four days of the Biofach.

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