In its thirtieth year, Natural Products Expo West/SupplyExpo, a tradeshow for the natural, organic, and healthy products industry, continues to grow in industry attendance, clocking in 5% growth in attendance over that of last year -- indicating no slowdown in the market.
Natural Products Expo West/SupplyExpo, (https://www.expowest.com, https://www.supplyexpo.com), celebrated its 30th anniversary, March 11-14, 2010, at the Anaheim Convention Center. The event drew nearly 56,000 attendees from across the industry, brining together entrepreneurs and established natural products alumni, indicating a strong market outlook for growth.
Nutrition industry sales totaled approximately $110 billion in the U.S. in 2009, up $10 billion from 2008, according to Nutrition Business Journal.
"While the economy recovers, the natural and organic industry continues to grow," said Adam Andersen, show manager for Natural Products Expo West, in a statement.
Natural Products Expo West/SuppyExpo encompassed more than 1 million sq. ft. of education, community and business events and exhibits, including 654 new exhibitors for brands entering the market.
This fall, Natural Products Expo East unites the natural and organic industry in Boston, October 13-16, 2010.
The event was produced by New Hope Natural Media, a division of Penton Media Inc.