The Organic Industry Conference is the only platform where the organic, natural and bio-industry meets annually to discuss right from policymaking to sustainability in the Middle East. The event includes the discussion of a range of thought-provoking topics related to the organic industry.
Despite the Covid-19 pandemic we had over 1700 visitors in 2020, with a large number of them comprising the decision-making members of their companies. This year, given the uncertainty of the market, we focus on the impact of the pandemic on the F&B, Health, Beauty, Living and Environment sectors along with an understanding of the shifting consumption patterns the Middle Eastern organic and natural market. We aim to empower our industry by educating them on the trends, certifications, branding strategies and innovative technology that one can adopt to grow their businesses.
Kibsons International LLC
The Grooming Company
Food Security Expert
Emirates Bio Farm
Dr Shyam's Ayurveda Centre
Mukta founded MissPalettable.com in 2017, as a solution for women like herself who were struggling to find beauty brands that are independent, cruelty-free, innovative and safe for sensitive skin. MissPalettable has been featured in Elle Arabia, Cosmo Middle East, Entrepreneur Magazine, Goodness Middle East, Sassymama DXB, The National, Khaleej Times, Friday Magazine.
Senior Brand Manager
Neal's Yard Remedies
Established in 1981, Neal’s Yard Remedies is a modern apothecary, creating award-winning health and beauty products that are natural, organic, and ethical.
James aim was to create a smooth and rich Café del Caficultor, the Grower’s Coffee. Acoffee with a uniquely rich, smooth taste, much lower acid and an antioxidant boost. Puroast Coffee has 7 Times More Antioxidants than Green Tea.
Head of eCommerce
Truebell is currently recognized as a reputable multifaceted business and are one of the largest independent food and licensed beverage importers in the GCC.
Director of Sales & Marketing
ZOYA Health & Wellbeing Resort
A Commercial Leader at ZOYA Health & Wellbeing Resort, UAE’s First 5-star Wellness Resort. Nofal focuses on promoting the importance of Health & Wellbeing in modern societies.He brings with him, an expertise of over 12 years in the hospitality industry.
Emirates Bio Farm LLC
Yazen has spent the last four years building arable soil in the UAE desert which successfully produces over 60 varieties of products in Al Shuwaib, Al Ain. Emirates Bio Farm has established the largest private organic farm in the UAE advocating for environmental protection, health and well-being of all UAE residents
Elven Agri specializes in the growing and processing of dried fruits, spices, vegetables & seeds. It is backed by experienced and established investors with a vision to bring social business models to East Africa.
General Director of RusGlobalExport LLC, a single company representing all Russian producers with full direct access to the Russian market. He has over 10 years of expertise in the Middle East.
Ministry of Climate Change and Environment
Dr. Mohammad develops high-level federal policies, strategies and programs to develop the UAE agricultural and environmental sectors considering the climate change issues. As an Advisor for The UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment he helps the country reach its goals to mitigate and adapt to climate change and protect the UAE’s unique environmental systems
Sushma is a Nutrition Expert at Ater Hospital, Dubai’s leading chain of hospitals with advanced technology and world’s top specialists.
New Country Healthcare, UAE
Established in 1978, NCH is the leader in marketing and wholesale and retail distribution of Pharmaceuticals, Nutraceuticals and Personal Care products. Veenisha is involved in nutritional analysis, supplements, vitamins, and market research across healthcare categories.
Riath Hamed is known as ‘the Honey Man’ because of his passion and knowledge of this fine, rare, luxurious golden substance. Balqees Honey's mission is to find the purest, most delicious, raw honey from Yemen and other countries around the world.
The 2019 conference brought together key experts and decision makers in the Middle Eastern organic industry. It brought in visitors engaged in import, HoReCa, re-export, manufacturing, retail and wholesale within the bio market.
The 20 sessions of the conference saw a high level of engagement from its audience; with Organic Trade Association (OTA) Board President Melody Meyer and and International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM – Organics International)’s Deputy Director Thomas Cierpka’s speeches being particularly well received.