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Sustainable Foods Summit

The next edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit will feature plant-based foods, sustainable ingredients, and green marketing. The ninth North American edition of this executive summit will take place January 16-17, 2019 in San Francisco. With growing interest in plant-based alternatives to livestock products, the summit discusses the future direction of plant-based foods. 

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - 08:00 to Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 17:00


Anuga, taking place October 5-9, 2019 in Cologne, Germany, is the largest trade fair in the world and the most important industry meeting point. In 2017, there were 7,405 exhibitors and around 165,000 visitors at the show. With ten trade shows, an informative event program and the largest participation of exhibitors, 2019 is shaping up to be the number one event again.

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 08:00 to Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 17:00

FoodEx Japan

FOODEX JAPAN is the Asia's leading trade show, taking place March 3-8 in Tokyo, Japan.  Over the 4 days of the exhibition, about 85,000 buyers from food service, distribution, and trading companies are expected to attend. Attention will be given to the expansion of business opportunities domestically and internationally upon the activation of the TPP. Numerous buyers will also be attending from abroad, and business talks will be held with domestic and international manufacturers.

Sunday, March 3, 2019 - 08:00 to Friday, March 8, 2019 - 17:00


Organicology 2019 will be taking place February 14 -16 in Portland, OR. With intensive training sessions, workshops, world class keynote speakers, amazing entertainment and networking, Organicology is a conference of its own class. Organicology seeks to bring all of the stakeholder groups to the table to not only develop skills in their own areas of activity but to gain exposure to the challenges and accomplishments of those in other areas of the trade and movement. Each day of Organicology offers different opportunities to learn.

Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 08:00 to Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 17:00

EcoFarm Conference

The Ecological Farming Association (EcoFarm) will present the 39th annual EcoFarm Conference January 23 - 26, 2019 in Pacific Grove, CA - Featuring over 70 workshops, intensives, keynote speakers, an exhibitor marketplace, seed swap, awards banquet, live entertainment, mixers, and organic culinary fare. Workshops offer practical and cutting edge information on crop production, livestock, soil health, marketing, distribution, and food systems.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - 10:00 to Saturday, January 26, 2019 - 17:00

World Ag Expo

World Ag Expo is the largest annual outdoor agricultural exposition featuring 1,450+ exhibitors and more than 100,000 attendees each year. Each year it is held at the International Agri-Center in Tulare, California,  starting on the second Tuesday of February. It has officially been designated by the U.S. Department of Commerce as an affiliate of the Foreign Buyer Program, which encourages exportation of American made goods. 

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 10:00 to Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 17:00

Winter Fancy Food Show

The 44th Winter Fancy Food Show, organized by the Specialty Food Association, will take place January 13-15, 2019 in San Francisco. This show will feature 1,400+ exhibitors from around the globe promoting 80,000+ specialty foods and beverages.

Sunday, January 13, 2019 - 10:00 to Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 17:00

Natural Products Expo West

Natural Products Expo West will be taking place March 5-9, 2019 in Anaheim, CA. The Organic Trade Association will be exhibiting at booth #1821 and is a content partner for organic education programming at the show. Click here for more information on organic at Expo West

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 10:00 to Saturday, March 9, 2019 - 16:00

CCOF Annual Meeting & Conference

The CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) Annual Conference will be taking place on February 27, 2019 in Fresno, CA. The theme for the 2019 Annual Membership Meeting is "Organic Generation: The Next Era."

The Organic Trade Association's CEO/Executive Director, Laura Batcha, will be speaking at the Conference from 11:25a.m. - 12:00p.m. on "What Generations are Eating", this session will cover market trends and how they will impact the future of the organic sector. 

For more information contact Gwendolyn Wyard

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 08:00


Biofach is the world's largest trade show for organic, taking place February 13-16, 2019 in Nuremberg, Germany. The Organic Trade Association will host a pavilion of 14 U.S. organic companies at the show, come visit us at booth 4A-627! This pavilion is already filled, but if you are interested in being added to the waitlist for participation, contact the Organic Trade Association's International Trade Manager, Alexis Carey.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 08:00 to Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 17:00