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German biz flock to Lanka’s C’Wealth Biz kick-off in Frankfurt

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Top German biz are keen on the forthcoming C’Wealth Business Forum in Sri Lanka. “The successful C’Wealth Business Forum kick-off event of 06 September at Frankfurt Hilton focused on the forthcoming C’Wealth Biz Forum in Colombo in November, and was a result of several months of hard work of (HE) Sarath Kongahage (Sri Lanka's Ambassador to Germany), myself as Frankfurt’s Sri Lanka Consul General, and G. L Gnanatheva (Sri Lanka’s First Secretary (Commercial) in Frankfurt). It was attended by top-tier German biz -including private sector firms such as Siemens, Eurex Frankfurt AG, business collectives such as DAW, Chambers, Academia, think tanks and even a state Ministry” revealed an upbeat Pradip Jayawarene (Frankfurt’s Sri Lanka Consul General) on 13 September.


Sri Lanka participates in Biofach for the first time with a country pavillion 2013, Nuremberg

bio11Biofach and Vivaness are the biggest trade fairs for organic Foods, Natural Cosmetics and Wellness.

Facts at a glance

  • 41,794 professional visitors, 129 countries and 2,396 Exhibitors.The major visiting countries were Germany, Italy, Austria, France and the Netherlands.
  • Sri Lanka was for the first time was represented with a country pavilion.
  • In Germany the Organic food turnover raised in 2012 by 6% to over 7 Billion €,International organic food product had a turnover of 63 Billion €.
  • According to the patron of Biofach, the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) and the national carrier the Bund Ökologische Lebensmittelwirtschaft (BÖLW), the market potential has not reached it's limits.
  • A total amount of 571 new products was presented at a special counter
  • Special promotional and tasting areas were setup for organic cheese, organic vine, organic olive oil, fish and organic coffee.