Each year the international organic sector meets at the World's Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food, BIOFACH. The comprehensive range of certified organic products shows the sector's diversity - from fresh products such as dairy produce and cheese, to fruit, vegetables, dry products such as cereals and pulse fruits, nuts and confectionery up to beverages. Exhibitors are production, retail and service companies such as consulting or certification. The trade visitors come from production and manufacture, representing wholesale and retail, import/export firms, media and service-providers along with associations and institutions. The international patron of BIOFACH is IFOAM - Organics International, the honorary, national sponsor is the Bund Ökologische Lebensmittelwirtschaft (BÖLW). An integral part of the world-leading fair is the BIOFACH Congress, the unique know-how platform worldwide.