BioFach 2022 recap

2022-09-07T12:07:35+00:00August 18th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

After participating in digital trade fairs, we were happy to meet again in Nuremberg, Germany, for Biofach 2022. From 25-28 July, ProFound hosted the Organic Africa Pavilion and the BioTrade Asia Pavilion. At these pavilions 14 co-exhibitors met with roughly 700 trade fair visitors. We were happy to have the chance to meet everyone face to face again. As one of our co-exhibitors mentioned, the fair was ‘The perfect opportunity for visiting professionals to meet organic producers from the organic market and be inspired by the sector’s latest trends.’ Another co-exhibitor congratulated us as our pavilions were well-organised [Read more]

Meet Somnuek Laothang Tea factory – Tea exporter at BioTrade Asia Pavilion 2022

2022-07-13T12:43:56+00:00July 13th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

In this article, we want to introduce you to Somnuek Laothang Tea Factory, Green Tea exporter from Myanmar, who will be co-exhibiting at BioFach 2022. BioFach will take place in Nuremberg Germany from the 26nd to the 29th of July this year. About Somnuek Laothang Tea Factory Somnuek Laothang Tea Factory was established in 2014. The factory has been closely working with more than 150 tea farmers (families) in several villages at Phongsaly Province in the far north of Laos. Specially in Phongsaly, tea usually grows on trees in the mountainous hinterlands about 1,200 to 1,600 meters height [Read more]

Meet Valúdo – Coconut products exporter at the Organic Africa Pavilion 2022

2022-07-18T11:14:12+00:00July 12th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

In this article, we want to introduce you to Valúdo, producers of coconut products, who will be co-exhibiting at BioFach 2022. BioFach will take place in Nuremberg Germany from the 22nd to the 29th of July this year. About Valúdo Valúdo is a company committed to developing an exchange network of highly responsible small producers. Therefore, Fair Trade and Organic are two key aspects of its value proposition. Valúdo works rehabilitating abandoned coconut plantations in the country, always respecting the diversity of peasant cultures and the environment. They are an economic engine in the island and they are [Read more]

Meet Myanmar Tea Leaf – Fermented Tea exporter at the BioTrade Asia Pavilion 2022

2022-07-18T11:12:57+00:00July 12th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

In this article, we want to introduce you to Myanmar Tea Leaf, Fermented tea leaf  (Lahpet) exporter from Myanmar, who will be co-exhibiting at the BioTrade Asia Pavilion 2022. BioFach will take place in Nuremberg Germany from the 26nd to the 29th of July this year. About Myanmar Tea Leaf Myanmar Tea Leaf is a leading food innovator with a speciality in fermented tea. They also develop partnerships program for farmers groups with non-profit institutions. Myanmar Tea Leaf has more than 36 years of experience in the Myanmar Food Industry. Myanmar Tea Leaf is a family food business [Read more]

Meet Power Maw Shan – Tea exporter at BioTrade Asia Pavilion 2022

2022-07-18T11:09:43+00:00June 27th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

In this article, we want to introduce you to Power Maw Shan, Green Tea exporter from Myanmar, who will be co-exhibiting at BioFach 2022. BioFach will take place in Nuremberg Germany from the 22nd to the 29th of July this year. About Power Maw Shan Power Maw Shan is a tea trading family business which is on the market since 1964. They are originally from Southern Shan state, Pindaya, Myanmar, which is known for growing high quality tea, where cultivation has been taking place for more than a century. They have been sourcing from more than [Read more]

Meet the Spices exporters at the BioTrade Asia Pavilion 2021

2021-02-04T09:11:36+00:00January 29th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

  Meet the Spices exporters at BioTrade Asia Pavilion 2021 The BioTrade Asia Pavilion at BioFach eSpecial will introduce two exhibitors specialised in spices. Read the article below to meet the Spices exporters at the BioTrade Asia Pavilion 2021. Yathar Wathi's Paline - Traditional Fermented Tea Leaf (Lahpet) About Yathar Wathi Yathar Wathi is a pioneer company of organic fermented tea from Myanmar. Yathar Wathi is a family business with more than 36 years of experience in Myanmar Food Industry. Currently, they also work developing partnership programs for farmers groups with non-profit institutions.  What is Lahpet? Myanmar is one [Read more]

Meet the Tea exporters at BioTrade Asia Pavilion 2021

2021-02-03T15:44:58+00:00January 26th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

  Meet the Tea exporters at the BioTrade Asia Pavilion 2021 The BioTrade Asia Pavilion at BioFach eSpecial will  introduce four exhibitors specialised in tea. Read the article below to meet the tea exporters at the BioTrade Asia Pavilion 2021. Taw Win KanBawZa Mountain Company Limited - Black and Red Tea from Myanmar About KBZ Mountain KBZ Mountain is a producer, distributor and exporter of Myanmar tea products align with the local and international standards. This family business was established 40 years ago and the company has been distributing tea and coffee products with different brand names since then. [Read more]

BioTrade Asia Pavilion at BioFach eSpecial 2021

2021-02-11T11:26:30+00:00January 20th, 2021|Tags: , , , , , |

  BioTrade Asia Digital Pavilion at BioFach eSpecial 2021 The countdown for the BioTrade Asia Digital Pavilion has officially started! BioTrade Asia Digital Pavilion at BioFach eSpecial 2021Countdown We are happy to share that the countdown to ProFounds BioTrade Asia Pavilion at BioFach eSpecial 2021 officially started! This year, Europe's largest organic fair will be held digitally and we will join with two digital pavilions: the BioTrade Asia Pavilion and the Organic Africa Pavilion. Read this article to learn what the new BioTrade Asia Pavilion is all about, who the co-exhbitors of the Pavilion are and what you can [Read more]

Export development project in Indonesia for natural ingredients

2020-03-04T10:18:49+00:00May 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

CBI (the Centre for the Promotion of Imports from developing countries) recently launched its new export development project in Indonesia. In this project CBI cooperates with the German Import Promotion Desk (IPD) and the Indonesian Ministry of Industry. Robbie Hogervorst joined IPD and CBI's mission to launch the project. 100 companies producing and exporting essential oils, botanical extracts and seaweed extracts participated in two national workshops. During these workshops the participants learned about opportunities on the EU market and requirements to reach this market. Moreover, they heard how the project could support them to enter Europe successfully with sustainable, [Read more]

Improving export development and promotion services to BioTrade companies

2019-06-03T11:28:41+00:00April 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , |

In close cooperation with Miguel Camacho, ProFound provided a workshop on behalf of Helvetas. Together with Miguel we helped to reinforce capacities of business support organisations (BSOs) to deliver demand-driven, value-added services that promote exports of BioTrade natural ingredients. The workshop provided international best-case examples of services to companies. For example trade fair organisation, certification training, export market planning and buyer missions. In addition, the workshop linked BSOs to trade promotion organisations in their countries. This link helps BSOs to discuss how to implement these services in practice. During the workshop the BSOs designed their service portfolio and did initial [Read more]

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