HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Aug 30, 2016) - Thousands of international buyers and distributors are expected to visit this year's Natural & Organic Products Asia (NOPA) to source the finest natural & organic products from around the world and hear the latest industry news.
Entering its third year, NOPA 2016 will open its doors on 31 August with over 250 international exhibitors from Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand and the United States to showcase thousands of products from over 40 countries and regions covering four highlighted areas: Natural Food, Natural Beauty & Spa, Health & Nutrition and Natural Living. Besides, the three-day expo will be packed with industry professionals to share their insights into business development and explore dominant market trends.
Mei Chang, Exhibition Project Director, Diversified Communications Hong Kong said, "With our expanded show floor, increased international profile and more focused professional seminars, NOPA answers to the industry's needs and to provide everything about natural and organic. This year we have very comprehensive product categories, certified, award-winning brands, and the exciting new to Asia products available for our trade visitors."
Four Unique Show Sections
- The Natural Food Show: Bring over thousands of organic and natural products which are certified, new to Asia, international and award-winning to the show floor.
- Natural Beauty & Spa: Showcase the best and latest offers which will satisfy consumers' beauty needs from all aspects, including anti-aging products, essential oil, hair care, skin care, feminine care and male grooming.
- Health & Nutrition: Bring together innovative players in supplements, remedies, nutritional foods, natural health care products and the most appealing sports nutrition products from around the world.
- Natural Living: Gather the latest eco-living products and brands from all over the world, such as GOTS textile products, eco-friendly, sustainable and biodegradable household products.
Large retailers and distributors from Hong Kong, China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Japan, etc. have already confirmed to visit the expo.
Ms. Pham Phuong Thao, Managing Director of Organica, the leading organic food distributor in Vietnam said, "I have taken part in different natural products expo in the US, Germany and China to search for international certified organic products. However when it comes to further expand our business across the country, we need to search for more reputable distributors and suppliers in Asia to shorten the distance and reduce importing time and shipping cost. Therefore we decide to visit Natural & Organic Products Asia to search for more distributors and suppliers, and to develop our organic network."
Quality Products from Around the World
Every year NOPA establishes International Pavilions will top-end suppliers from different countries to showcase premium produces and new to Asia natural & organic products. This year, the International Pavilions include Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand and the United States.
Among the countries participating in this year's NOPA, Sweden has even been named the country of the year and KRAV, the non-profit certification body recognised by the Swedish government, has chosen NOPA to be the only platform for the country to bring their quality products to the Asian market. This year's NOPA will showcase the latest natural & organic products from Sweden including berry juice, bean sprouts, natural plant drinks, fruit smoothies, blueberry powder, coffee beans, milk chocolate, vegetable crispy chips, honey and vegetarian food, etc .
Sweden is well known for extraordinarily high levels of food safety in the production, and also because environmental problems and pollution in the country is relatively low. With this advantage, Sweden is able to provide products of high quality and is one of the world leaders in dairy products. Indeed, the strict KRAV organic standards also turn out to contribute to products rich in nutrients taste and texture.
Johan Cejie, Sales Manager, KRAV Certification said, "The basic message is that KRAV-certified food from Sweden is safe, credible and even healthier than base line organic. The best thing is that we even believe it tastes better than most food you can buy!"
Up-to-date Industry News and Development Trends
The natural and organic market in Asia as predicted is growing stronger and faster with the rising disposable incomes, the promoting green lifestyle, and the increasing awareness on health and wellness in the region. In such fast growing and changing market, NOPA is the best sourcing platform and information hub to cater the industry's needs.
NOPA will host a series of networking events, demonstrations, and educational seminars during all three days of the expo where attendees will be inspired by leading figures in the natural and organic world.
The always popular Natural Business Forum will bring experts and opinion leaders on stage for industry talks, which can be enlightening and controversial but always interesting. The topics of the seminars will cover the areas of business strategy, digital marketing, online retailing, consumer behavior study, market development trends, products introductions and much more.
With the wide range of coverage, NOPA is determined to bring visitors the most comprehensive and effective information to help their natural and organic businesses. Below are the highlights for the Natural Business Forum:
|Driving Target Audience to Online Store by Excellent User Experience
||Mann Yim, Director, Bubbleslink
|Asia in the Global Natural & Organic Cosmetics Market
||Amarjit Sahota, President, Organic Monitor
|Market Entry to China Via Regular & Cross Border E-Commerce
||Yolanda Che, Director, Welspring
|Latest Web Technology and e-Commerce Tactic in Business World
||BoBo Pak, Business Development Director, East Technologies Ltd
For full timetable of the Natural Business Forum, please visit:
Besides, the Natural Food Kitchen will feature some of the big name chefs in town to present and introduce you the trendiest natural and organic recipes and dishes. The creativities and the use of the organic ingredients will surely be surprising and bring visitor a brand new perception of how those ingredients can be used in daily cooking. Below are the highlights for the Natural Food Kitchen:
|Raw Vegan Cooking Demo
||Peggy Tsang, Raw Vegan Chef, Rawsoever
|Rawfoodism and Enzyme
||Dr. Kim, President, Daoom
|How to Make Vegan Desserts?
||Fan Hiu Fu, Vegan Baker, T.u.p
|Organic Wine From Around the World
||Peter Kwong, Founder, Pu Tao Tang Wine Consultancy Co. Ltd.
For full timetable of the Natural Food Kitchen, please visit:
Natural & Organic Awards Asia -- Showcases and Recognises the Best
As there is increasing desire for natural and organic products to be part of a healthy lifestyle, the Natural & Organic Awards Asia has been launched to select the best in the market.
This year the Natural & Organic Awards Asia Showcase highlights around 200 cutting edge products from the exhibitors. Visitors can vote for their favorite products across 6 categories and the products with the most votes will be announced as the winner of their category at the Natural & Organic Products Awards Asia Presentation Ceremony (5pm, 1nd September). The awards bring together industry professionals to recognise and celebrate the standout brands and products of the year.
Natural and Organic Products Asia 2016 Venue and Opening Hours
Hall 1DE, the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC)
Show Opening Date and Time:
Wednesday 31st August, 2016: 10:00am to 6:00pm
Thursday 1st September, 2016: 10:00am to 6:00pm
Friday 2nd September, 2016: 10:00am to 5:00pm
NOPA is an ideal sourcing platform for health enthusiasts, businesses, and entrepreneurs who are sourcing anything innovative and advanced in the natural and organic sector. The third edition of the expo will take place from 31st August to 2nd September at Hall 1DE of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. More than 9,000 international visitors will get to see the best of Asia's natural and organic food, personal care and cosmetics products, nutritional products, daily necessities and other related services.
For more information about NOPA, please contact us or visit www.naturalproducts.com.hk.
About Natural & Organic Products Asia (NOPA)
Natural & Organic Products Asia (NOPA) is the largest and only event to bring the entire natural and organic industry under one roof in Asia. It showcases more than 1,000 items, and provides a tremendous opportunity for business professionals from the natural and organic sector to connect with the industry's top decision makers, leading experts and opinion leaders.
About Diversified Communications
Diversified Communications is a fast-growing international communications company headquartered in the United States. With 16 offices across 7 countries and 9 divisions, the company spans across broadcasting, digital products, software, publishing and the production of market-leading events, with a product portfolio serving 16 industries in 14 countries and counting. In Hong Kong, Diversified Communications organises a growing portfolio of trade exhibitions and conferences including Restaurant & Bar Hong Kong, Seafood Expo Asia, Natural & Organic Products Asia, Retail Asia Expo, Omni Channel Retailing Conference, HR Summit & Expo Hong Kong, Learning & Teaching Expo, and Asia-Pacific International Conference. All the events embrace an established relationship with key suppliers and buyers in different industries.