The 2008 Natural Products Expo West held in Anaheim, California this month grew11% in its 28th year to 52,000 total attendees. 3,392 exhibitors filled a tradeshow floor packed with attendees in a year when Anaheim officials report that other tradeshows in the center have been down an average of 10-12% in attendance. New Hope Natural Media cited gluten-free foods, certified fair trade products, reusable shopping bags and healthy kid-sized foods as just a few of the new product trends highlighted at the show.
NBJ was present at the show, meeting with all types of exhibitors - natural personal care, organic, supply and supplements manufacturers. NBJ also spoke at a number of New Hope presented seminars, which will be posted in the NBJ Subscribers-Only area accessible to NBJ Subscribers.