Monday, January 28, 2008

2008 Natural Products Expo West

"Natural Products Expo West ( is set for more than 300,000 square feet of natural and organic foods and personal care, healthy ethnic, sustainable living and alternative medicine products, with more than 1800 exhibitors showcasing their offerings. The trade show, produced by New Hope Natural Media, a division of Penton Media, will draw more than 47,000 attendees March 13-16 to the Anaheim Convention Center in California.

Consumer interest in healthy products continues to grow. Natural products sales in the United States grew 9.7 percent across all retail and nonretail channels in 2006, topping more than $56.7 billion (up from $51 billion in 2005), according to The Natural Foods Merchandiser. For the first time since 1999, the mass market saw double-digit growth of natural products sales at 10.5 percent."

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