KOCHI: Memorandum of Understanding valued `57.1 crore were signed at the three-day Biofach India Organic Fair - 2015 held in Angamaly. As many as 273 business meets were held at the fair, at which 23 buyers, including 12 from abroad, participated. Around 80 international delegates and 173 exhibitors participated in the event. Representatives from Italy, Germany and Singapore, as well as participants from ten Indian states, attended the fair. The fair called upon to ensure more profit through organic farming and to identify more markets for organic products. The meet observed that bio farming could be promoted only by stopping usage of chemical fertilisers and pesticides.
The Spices Board, the Sikkim State Pavilion and the Union Agriculture Department bagged the best pavilion awards for government agencies.