On 16 February 2017, Demeter-International celebrated its 20th anniversary at Demeter Germany’s large Biofach stand About 150 international guests attended to hear interesting introductory addresses from André Leu, President of IFOAM and Helmy Abouleish, Member of the Board of Directors of Demeter-International and then to join them in the celebration. Exquisite vegetarian finger food was provided during the subsequent mixing and mingling. The celebration was musically underpinned by a live performance from the Koschitzki / Pereira duo. People from many countries (all continents were represented) contributed to the relaxed and jovial atmosphere. Demeter-International stands for a vibrant community with over 5,000 producers around the world working on approximately 180,000 hectares of certified Demeter land and there are around 850 processors and many traders in the network as well.
Happy Birthday Demeter-International!