APPENDIX 3: USEFUL ADDRESSES

1. Buyer’s guides

ALLURED’S FLAVOR AND FRAGRANCE MATERIALS ONLINE
Internet:            http://allured.stores.yahoo.net/alflavandfra.html

AMERICAN HERBAL PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY
Internet:            http://www.ahpa.org/Default.aspx?tabid=54

NATURAL PRODUCTS INSIDER® INTERACTIVE BUYERS GUIDE
Internet: http://www.naturalproductsinsider.com/ibg/

COSMETIC, TOILETRY AND FRAGRANCE ASSOCIATION (CTFA) INTERNATIONAL BUYERS GUIDE
Internet:            http://www.ctfa-buyersguide.org

FUNCTIONAL FOODS & NUTRACEUTICALS ONLINE SUPPLIER DIRECTORY
Internet:            http://www.ffnmag.com/esearch/Search/search_60.asp

GREENTrade.com
Internet:            http://www.greentrade.net

HERBAL GREEN PAGES ONLINE
Internet:            http://www.herbworld.com/newgp/index.htm

NUTRACEUTICALS WORLD INTERNATIONAL BUYERS’ GUIDE
Internet:            http://www.nutraceuticalsworld.com/bg

NUTRITIONAL OUTLOOK BUYERS GUIDE
Internet:            http://www.nutritionaloutlook.com/company/index.html

ORGANIC TRADE ASSSOCIATION ORGANIC PAGES ONLINE DIRECTORY
Internet:            http://www.theorganicpages.com/topo/index.html

SWISS IMPORT PROMOTION ORGANIZATION: DEMAND BY SWISS IMPORTERS
Internet:            http://www.sippo.ch/cgi/foreignexporters/importers.asp?mode=5


2. Sources of price information

AGRA EUROPE LTD.
The Public Ledger World Commodities Weekly
Internet:            http://www.public-ledger.com

ASIA NETWORK FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE AND BIORESOURCES
Marketing Information System for NTFP/ HVC
Internet: http://www.ansab.org/mis/index.php

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA DIRECTORATE OF MARKETING & INSPECTION
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND COOPERATION

Marketing Research and Information Network (AGMARKNET)
Internet:            http://www.agmarknet.nic.in

GREENtrade.net ORGANIC INDUSTRY PORTAL
Internet:            http://www.greentrade.net

INTERNATIONAL TRADE CENTRE (ITC) OF UNCTAD
Market News Service (MNS) for Medicinal Plants & Extracts
E-MAIL:            This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet:            http://www.intracen.org/mas/mns.htm

Market News Service (MNS) for Spices
E-MAIL:            This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Internet:            http://www.intracen.org/mas/mns.htm

SPICES BOARD OF INDIA
Weekly Domestic Prices and International Prices (Spot Prices)
Internet:            http://www.indianspices.com


3. Standards organizations

Ecological Standards

BIOTRADE INITIATIVE OF UNCTAD

BioTrade Verification Framework for Natural Ingredients:
http://www.biotrade.org/BTFP/BTFP-docs/Working_docs/BT_Verification_framework_NI_June07_en.PDF

BioTrade Principles and Criteria:
http://www.biotrade.org/BTFP/BTFP-docs/Working_docs/UNCTAD_BT_PC_en.pdf

The BioTrade Initiative and Verification:
http://www.biotrade.org/BTFP/BTFP-docs/Working_docs/BT_verification.pdf

 

CANADIAN GENERAL STANDARDS BOARD

Organic Production Systems: General Principles and Management Standards:
http://www.pwgsc.gc.ca/cgsb/on_the_net/organic/032_0310_2006-e.pdf

Organic Production Systems: Permitted Substances Lists:
http://www.pwgsc.gc.ca/cgsb/on_the_net/organic/032_0311_2006-e.pdf

CANADIAN FOOD INSPECTION AGENCY (CFIA) ORGANIC PRODUCTS
Internet:            http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/orgbio/otfgtspbe.shtml

Canadian Organic Products Regulations
http://canadagazette.gc.ca/partII/2006/20061221-x6/html/extra-e.html


DEMETER BIODYNAMIC
Internet:            http://www.demeter.net

International Demeter Standards Production:
http://demeter.net/standards/st_production_e06.pdf


International Demeter Standards Processing:
http://demeter.net/standards/st_processing_e06.pdf


EUROPEAN COMMISSION AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT
Internet:            http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/qual/organic/reg/index_en.htm

Council Regulation (EEC) No 2092/91 of 24 June 1991 on organic production of agricultural products
http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/site/en/consleg/1991/R/01991R2092-20070101-en.pdf

Council Regulation (EC) No 1804/1999 of 19 July 1999 supplementing Regulation (EEC) No 2092/91 on organic production of agricultural products
http://europa.eu.int/eur-lex/pri/en/oj/dat/1999/l_222/l_22219990824en00010028.pdf

 

INSTITUTE FOR MARKETECOLOGY (IMO)
Internet:            http://www.imo.ch

Fair Wild Socially and Ecologically Sustainable Wild Collection:
http://www.imo.ch/imo_services_wildcollection_fairwild_en.html

Guidance Manual for Organic Collection of Wild Plants:
http://www.imo.ch/portal/pics/documents/Guidance_Manual_Wild_Collection.pdf


INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF ORGANIC AGRICULTURE MOVEMENTS
Internet:            http://www.ifoam.org


INTERNATIONAL STANDARD FOR SUSTAINABLE WILD COLLECTION OF MEDICINAL AND AROMATIC PLANTS (ISSC-MAP)

Internet:            http://www.floraweb.de/proxy/floraweb/map-pro
Standard:          http://www.floraweb.de/proxy/floraweb/MAP-pro/Standard_Version1_0.pdf


INTERNATIONAL TRADE CENTRE (ITC) ORGANIC
Internet:            http://www.intracen.org/dbms/Organics/Index.asp

Organic Standards and Regulations Information Page
http://www.intracen.org/dbms/Organics/Library.asp?DS=103


NATIONAL ORGANIC PROGRAM (NOP) OF USDA
Internet:            http://www.ams.usda.gov/nop

National Organic Program Final Rule:
http://www.ams.usda.gov/nop/NOP/standards/FullText.pdf


NATIONAL ORGANIC STANDARDS BOARD (USA)
Internet:            http://www.ams.usda.gov/nosb


SOIL ASSOCIATION (UK)
Internet:            http://www.soilassociation.org/certification

 

WILD FARM ALLIANCE (USA)
Internet:            http://wildfarmalliance.org/resources/organic_BD.htm


Food Additive and Spice Standards

AMERICAN SPICE TRADE ASSOCIATION (ASTA)
Internet:            http://www.astaspice.org/pubs/genpubs.cfm

BUREAU OF INDIAN STANDARDS
Internet:            http://www.bis.org.in

DEUTSCHES INSTITUT FUER NORMUNG eV (DIN)
Internet:            http://www.din.de

EUROPEAN SPICE ASSOCIATION (ESA)
Internet:            http://www.esa-spices.org/content/pdfs/ESAQualityMinimaDocument191104.pdf

GOVT. OF INDIA DIRECTORATE OF MARKETING AND INSPECTION
Internet:            http://www.agmarknet.nic.in/agm_std1.htm

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR STANDARDIZATION (ISO)
Internet:            http://www.iso.org/iso/en/ISOOnline.frontpage

 

Good Agricultural and Collection Practices


AMERICAN HERBAL PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION (AHPA)

AHPA Good Agricultural and Collection Practice for Herbal Raw Materials (GACP)
http://www.ahpa.org/portals/0/pdfs/06_1208_AHPA-AHP_GACP.pdf

CENTRE FOR NON-TIMBER RESOURCES
Good Wildcrafting Practices and Wildcrafter Certification for Medicinal Plants
http://www.royalroads.ca/NR/rdonlyres/277C1D29-77B5-470C-9B75-C63D477FF4B0/0/Wildcraftingfinalreport.pdf

EUROPEAN HERBAL INFUSIONS ASSOCIATION (EHIA)
Guidelines for Good Agricultural and Hygiene Practices for Raw Materials used for Herbal Infusions
http://www.ehia-online.org/documents/FINAL%20GAHP-EN2006.pdf

EUROPEAN MEDICINES AGENCY (EMEA)
Guideline on Good Agricultural and Collection Practices (GACP) for Starting Materials of Herbal Origin
http://www.emea.europa.eu/pdfs/human/hmpc/24681605en.pdf

EUROPEAN HERB GROWERS ASSOCIATION (EHGA)
Guidelines for Good Agricultural Practice (GAP) of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
Guidelines for Good Wildcrafting Practice (GWP) of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
http://www.europam.net/Working%20documents.htm

STATE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION P.R. CHINA (SFDA)
The Good Agricultural Practice for Chinese Crude Drugs
http://www.sfda.gov.cn/eng

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)
WHO Guidelines on Good Agricultural and Collection Practices (GACP) for Medicinal Plants
http://whqlibdoc.who.int/publications/2003/9241546271.pdf


Pharmacopoeial Quality Standards for Natural Ingredients


AFRICAN HERBAL PHARMACOPOEIA

Internet:            http://www.aamps.net

AMERICAN HERBAL PHARMACOPOIEA
Internet:            http://www.herbal-ahp.org

AYRUVEDIC PHARMACOPOEIA OF INDIA
Internet:            http://indianmedicine.nic.in/html/pharma/apmain.htm

BRITSH HERBAL PHARMACOPOEIA
Internet:            http://www.bhma.info

EUROPEAN PHARMACOPOEIA
Internet:            http://www.edqm.eu

INDIAN HERBAL PHARMACOPOEIA
Internet:            http://www.idma-assn.org

JAPANESE PHARMACOPOEIA
Internet:            http://jpdb.nihs.go.jp/jp14e/index.html

KOREAN HERBAL PHARMACOPOEIA
http://www.kfda.go.kr/open_content/english/board/board_view.php?av_seq=19&av_pg=1&board_id=ENG_NEWS&textfield=&keyfield
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PHARMACOPOEIA OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Internet:            http://www.weibiao.com.cn

UNANI PHARMACOPOEIA OF INDIA
Internet:            http://indianmedicine.nic.in/pharma/upmain.htm

UNITED STATES PHARMACOPEIA – NATIONAL FORMULARY
Internet:            http://www.usp.org

 

Religious Certification Standards

HALAL CERTIFICATION
Department of Islamic Development Malaysia (JAKIM) Halal Certification
Internet:            http://www.halaljakim.gov.my

Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America (IFNCA)
Internet:            http://www.ifanca.org/index.php

KOSHER CERTIFICATION

OK Kosher
Internet:            http://www.ok.org

OU Kosher
Internet:            http://www.oukosher.org


Social Certification Standards

FAIR TRADE FEDERATION
Internet:            http://www.fairtradefederation.org

FAIR TRADE LABELING ORGANIZATION
Internet:            http://www.fairtrade.net

Fair Trade Standards for Herbs and Spices:
http://www.fairtrade.net/fileadmin/user_upload/content/Herbs_and_Spices_SF_May_07_EN.pdf

Fair Trade Standards for Nuts and Oil Seeds:
http://www.fairtrade.net/fileadmin/user_upload/content/Nuts_and_Oilseeds_SF_March_07_EN.pdf

Fair Trade Standards for Tea:
http://www.fairtrade.net/fileadmin/user_upload/content/Tea_SF_March_06_EN.pdf

FAIR WILD STANDARDS AND CERTIFICATION
Internet:            http://www.fairwild.org

Fair Wild Standards:
http://www.forum-essenzia.org/PDFs/FairWild-Standards.pdf

Fair Wild Certification:
http://www.fairwild.org/fairwild_certification.htm

INSTITUTE FOR MARKETECOLOGY (IMO)

Fair Wild: Socially and Ecologically Sustainable Wild Collection:
http://www.imo.ch/imo_services_wildcollection_fairwild_en.html

Guidance Manual for Organic Collection of Wild Plants:
http://www.imo.ch/portal/pics/documents/Guidance_Manual_Wild_Collection.pdf

IMO Social and Fair Trade Certification:
http://www.imo.ch/portal/pics/IMO_CH/documents/imo_social_fairtrade_programme_version3.pdf

INTERNATIONAL FAIR TRADE ORGANIZATION (IFAT)
Internet:            http://www.ifat.org

 

4. Trade associations and organizations

 

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (BiH)

Association of Medicinal Plants and Wild Forest Products of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Foreign Trade Chamber of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Department of Branch Associations
Branislava Ðurdeva 10
BIH-71000 Sarajevo
TEL: +387.33.202.968; FAX: +387.33.214.292

MAP Association of “ZLATNICA”, Bihac
Pokoj bb, 77101 Bihac
TEL/FAX: +387.37.300.887
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BULGARIA

Bulgarian Association of Herb and Mushroom Gatherers
Dobroslavtzi, C/o Bioprgamme Ltd
WEB: http://bioprogramme.net/web

Bulgarian National Association Essential Oils, Perfumery & Cosmetics (BNAEOPC)
93 Maritza Blvd., Plovdiv 4003
TEL/FAX: +359 32 96 78 35; +359 32 96 78 34
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WEB: http://www.bnaeopc.com/


CANADA

British Columbia Herb Growers Association (BCHGA)
C/O 33511 Kinsale Place
Abbotsford, B.C., Canada V2S 8B2
Tel/Fax: 604.504.5990
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WEB: http://www.bcherbgrowers.com/

Canadian Herb, Spice and Natural Health Products Coalition, c/o Saskatchewan Herb and Spice Association (SHSA)
Box 19 Phippen, Saskatchewan,
TEL: 306.694.4622; FAX: 306.694.2182
E-MAIL: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
WEB: http://www.nationalherbspice.com/

Canadian Spice Association (CSA)
885 Don Mills Road, Suite 301
Don Mills, Ontario M3C 1V9
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WEB: http://www.canadianspiceassociation.com

Filière des plantes médicinales biologiques du Québec
C.P. 43, Magog (Québec) J1X 3W7 Canada
TEL: 819.847.2676; FAX: 819.847.1862
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WEB: http://www.plantesmedicinales.qc.ca/index.html

Ontario Herb Growers and Marketers Initiative
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WEB: http://www.ontarioherbs.com

Saskatchewan Herb and Spice Association (SHSA)
Box 19 Phippen, Sask. S0K 3E0 Canada
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WEB: http://www.saskherbspice.org/


CARIBBEAN ISLAND NATIONS

Caribbean Herbal Business Association (CHBA)
3 Herbert Street, St. Clair
Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies
TEL: (868) 628-4403; FAX: (868) 628-4562
WEB: http://www.caribbeanherbs.org/


CHINA (PRC)

China Chamber of Commerce of Medicines & Health Products Importers & Exporters (MHPIE)
WEB: http://www.mhpie.com

China Essential Oils, Aroma & Spice Trade Association (CHINAEASA)
No.21 XiTangZi Lane, DongCheng District, Beijing, P.R. China 100006
TEL: +86-10-65132567, +86-10-65132390; FAX: +86-10-65227911, +86-10-65139064
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COLUMBIA

Nativa Trade Association for Natural Ingredients
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ECUADOR

Asociación Agroartesanal de Productores de plantas secas medicinales del Ecuador (AAPPSME)
Contact: Ing. Orlando Cadme or Srta. Oliva Chuncho, Ramon Pinto entre Diez de Agosto y Jose Antonio Eguiguren
TEL/FAX: ++593 7 2 583 173
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Asociación de Productores de Plantas Medicinales del Chimborazo Jambi Kiwa
Km 1 Via Santa Cruz, Parroquia y Aruquies, Riobamba-Ecuador
TEL: ++593.9.902645; FAX: ++593.2.951026
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WEB: http://www.jambikiwa.org/

Carabotija Association of Producers of Medicinal Plants
Ms. María Resfa Guatemal, No. 1 Barrio Carabotija
Olmedo, Cayambe-Ecuador
TEL: ++593.2.2115064/2362240
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EGYPT

Egyptian Society for the Producers, Manufacturers and Exporters of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (ESMAP)
Dr. Farouk Elshobaki, 1 Elhefnawy St., Fatma Roshdi St.
Elharam, Elgiza
TEL: +202 38 69 898; FAX: +202 38 41 120; MOBILE: 012 / 3101839
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WEB: http://www.esmap.org.eg

Regional Medicinal & Herbal Plants Network (MHPN) of the Association of Agricultural Research Institutions in the Near East and North Africa (AARINENA)
Dr. M.S.A. Safwat; TEL: 02/5250310
FAX: 02/6329253; MOBILE: 012/3236751
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ETHIOPIA

Ethiopian Pulses, Oil Seeds and Spices Processors Exporters’ Association (EPOSPEA)
Elias Genete
P.O. Box 8686 Addis Ababa
TEL: +251-0911(670040)
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WEB: http://www.epospea.com


FINLAND

Arctic Flavours Association (AFA)
Kauppakatu 20, 89600 SUOMUSSALMI, Finland
TEL: +358-8-61 555 590, +358-8-61 555 591; FAX: +358-8-61 555 592
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WEB: http://www.arctic-flavours.fi


FRANCE

Association of Delegates of the Professional Organizations of Producers and Collectors of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of the EEC
6 bd Marechal-Joffre, F-91490 Milly-la-Foret
European Confederation of Distributors, Producers and Importers of Medicinal Plants
23 Rue du Peintre Lebrun, F-78000 Versailles
Office National Interprofessionnel de Plantes a Parfum Aromatiques et Medicinales (ONIPPAM)
BP 8 - 04130 VOLX
TEL: 04 9279 3446; FAX: 04 9279 3322
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WEB: http://www.onippam.fr

 

GERMANY

Erzeugerring für Heil- & Gewürzpflanzen in Bayern e.V.
Tal 35, 80331 München
TEL: +49 089-29006316
FAX: +49 089-29006320
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WEB: http://www.kraeuteranbau.de

European Herbal Infusions Association (EHIA)
Gotenstr. 21, 20097 Hamburg
TEL: ++49-40-23 60 16 14
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WEB: www.ehia-online.org

European Spice Association (ESA)
Reuterstrasse 151, 53113 Bonn
TEL: +49 228 216 162; FAX: +49 228 229 460
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WEB: http://www.esa-spices.org

The Association for the International Promotion of Gums (AIPG)
Secretariat at WGA Hamburg e.V. (HARZVEREIN)
Gotenstraße 21 D-20097 Hamburg City Süd,
TEL: +49 (0)40 23 60 16 13/15; FAX: +49 (0) 40 23 60 16 10
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WEB: http://www.treegums.org

Verein für Arznei- und Gewürzpflanzen
c/o SALUPLANTA e.V., Prof.-Oberdorf-Siedlung 16
D-06406 Bernburg
FAX: +49 03471 640 332
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WEB: http://www.saluplanta.de

WKF Wirtschaftsvereinigung Kräuter- und Früchtetee e.V.
Gotenstrasse 21, D-20097 Hamburg City Süd
TEL: +49.40.23.60.1619
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WEB: http://www.wkf.de

 

GHANA

Agribusiness in Sustainable Natural African Plant Products (ASNAPP)
M.B. (18) Kanda, Accra H/NO C 205/29, Mempeasem, East Legon, Accra
TEL: +233 21 505-617; FAX: +233 21505-617
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WEB: http://www.asnapp.org


HONG KONG (SAR of PRC)

Modernized Chinese Medicine International Association
Hong Kong G.P.O. Box 5301
TEL: 2492-2713; FAX: 2906-9330
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WEB: http://www.mcmia.org/


HUNGARY

Medicinal Plant Association and Product Council
Contact: Akos Mathe, Secretary
H-1118 Budapest, Menesi ut 44
TEL: 361-185-1155; FAX: 361-237-1388

The Association and Product Board for Herbs (GYSZT)
WEB: http://www.kertnet.hu/HungarianHorticulture/gb/110fr.htm

The Management Association and Product Board for Herbs
Dr. Miklós GYARMATI (President)
H-1118 Budapest, Ménesi út 44
TEL / FAX: (+36-1) 372-6200/6477
WEB: http://www.kertnet.hu/HungarianHorticulture/gb/111fr.htm

 

INDIA

Federation of Indian Herbal Industry (FIHI)
New No 41, Circular Road, United India Colony, Kodambakkam
Chennai - 600 024. Tamil Nadu
TEL: 91-44-24803291 / 24818877; FAX: 91-44-24724427
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WEB: http://www.fihionline.com/aboutus.htm

Herbs & Herbal Export Promotion Association of India (HEPAI)
207, Silver Arch plaza, 20/1 New Palasia
Indore - 452001 - (MP) INDIA
TEL: 91-731-3018833-34-35; FAX: 91-731-2435003; MOB: +91-94250-59407, +91-9302121830;
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WEB: http://www.hepai.org

National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB); Government of India Department of AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha & Homoeopathy)
WEB: http://nmpb.nic.in/index.htm

Pharmaceuticals Export Promotion Council (Pharmexcil)
H.O.: 101, Aditya Trade Centre, Ameerpret
Hyderabad – 500038, India
TEL: 040-23735462 / 23735466; FAX: 91.40.23735464
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WEB: http://www.pharmexcil.com

Shellac and Forest Products Export Promotion Council (SHEFEXIL)
International Trade Facilitation Centre, 1/1 Wood Street, 2nd Floor
Kolkata - 700 016, India
WEB: http://www.shellacepc.com

Spice & Food Stuff Exporters Association of India (SFEAI)
106, Swasti House, 1st Floor, 70 Kazi Sayed Street
Mumbai 400 003, India
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WEB: http://www.sfeaindia.net/

Spices Board of India (SBI), Government of India Ministry of Commerce
WEB: http://www.indianspices.com/

 

ITALY

Federazione Italiana dei Produttori di Piante Officinali (FIPPO), c/o Istituto Sperimentale per l'Assestamento Forestale e per l'Alpicoltura (ISAFA)
Piazza Nicolini, 6, 38050 Villazzano di Trento
TEL: 0461.381141; FAX: 0461.381131
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WEB: http://www.pianteofficinali.org/main/fippo.htm

Italian branch organisation of herbal traders (FEI) - F.E.I. Federazione Erboristi Italiani
00153 Roma - P.zza G.G. Belli, 2
TEL: 0655280704 – 065866409
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WEB:
http://www.feierboristi.org/associazione.htm

Italian association of farmers, harvesters, transformers, importers, exporters, wholesalers and agents of medicinal and aromatic plants and spices (Assoerbe)
Unione del Commercio, del Turismo e dei Servizi della Provincia di Mila, Corso Venezia
47/49 – 2021 Milano (MM1 – Palestro)
TEL: +39.02.7750575; FAX: +39.02.76005543
WEB: http://www.assoerbe.it/eng/


MACEDONIA

Herba M Macadonian Association of Collectors, Producers and Processors of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Forest Products and Mushrooms
Mr. Viktor Kolovski, Skopje, Macedonia
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MALAYSIA

Malaysian Herbal Corporation (MHC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Malaysian Industry Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT)
Level 6 Block 2, Menara PjH, Precinct 2, Wilayah Persekutuan
Putrajaya 62100
TEL: 603 83157 826; FAX: 603 88888 232
WEB: http://www.herbamalaysia.net


MOROCCO

Association Marocaine des Plantes Aromatiques et Médicinales (AMAPAM)
Mr. Mohamed Marzouk; TEL:: (+212)63 48 45 40
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Mr. Drissi Hassan; TEL: (+212)67637176
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Association Marocaine pour le Développement des Plantes Aromatiques et Médicinales (ADEPAM), IAV Hassan II, DIA, BP. 6202, Rabat-Instituts
ABOULKACEM Hassan or Mrs. ZRIRA Saadia
TEL: (+212)37.77.1745
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Société Marocaine des Plantes Aromatiques et Médicinales (SOMAPAM)
Pr. Ismaili Alaoui My Mustapha
TEL: (+212)37776859
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Pr. EL Ghafari Houssin
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NEPAL

Herbs & NTFP Coordination Committee of the Asia Network for Sustainable Agriculture and Bioresources (ANSAB)
Mr. Bhishma P. Subedi, P.O. Box 11035
Kathmandu, Nepal
TEL: (977-01)-4497547/4478412; FAX:(977-01)-4476586
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WEB: http://www.ansab.org/index.htm

Nepal Herbs and Herbal Products Association (NEHHPA)
Bhaweshwor Das, general secretary, GPO Box No 8941, Dhumbarahi
Kathmandu, Nepal
TEL: 977-1-428773, 4437827; FAX: 977-1-4437827
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WEB: http://www.nepalherbs.org/

 

NETHERLANDS

European Herb Growers Association (EHGA)
Clakenweg 132, 8081 LZ Elburg
FAX: +31 (0)525 680 851
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WEB: http://www.europam.net/index.htm


PERU

Asociación de Productores de Plantas Medicinales Ecológicas de La Unión (APROPLAME)
Contact: Régulo Chirinos
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WEB: http://www.cotahuasiarequipa.com/aproplame

Peruvian Institute of Natural Products (Instituto Peruano de Productos Naturales)
TEL:  (511) 435-9377 EXT: 281
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WEB: http://www.ippn.org.pe/ingles/main.htm


POLAND

Polski Komitet Zielarski (Polish Herbal Committee)
BIURO ZARZADU GLÓWNEGO PKZ, 61-707
Poznan, ul. Libelta 27
TEL. 61/665 95 40 Ext. #55
WEB: http://www.pkz.pl


REUNION

Association pour les Plantes Aromatiques et Medicinales de la Reunion (APLAMEDOM)
1 rue Emile Hugot, Batiment B, Parc Technologique de Saint-Denis
97490 Sainte Clotilde
TEL: 0262.90.7194
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WEB: http://www.aplamedom.com

 

ROMANIA

Romanian Association of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants Growers & Manufacturers (RAMAPGM)
176, Bd. G. Moroianu, Sacele, Brasov 2212
TEL/FAX: +40 68 273 766
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SERBIA AND MONTENEGRO

Association for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Southeast European Countries (AMAPSEEC)
Tadeuša Košcuška 1, 11000 Belgrade
TEL: (+38111) 3031-653; FAX: (+38111) 3031-649
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WEB: http://www.amapseec.org/


SPAIN

Asociación Catalana de Productores de Plantas Aromáticas y Medicinales (ACPPAM)
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Asociación Española de Fabricantes de Preparados Alimenticios Especiales, Dietéticos y Plantas Medicinales (AFEPADI)
C/ Aragón, 208-210 Atico 4ª 08011 – Barcelona
TEL: 93.454.87.25; FAX: 93.451.31.55
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WEB: http://www.afepadi.org/

 

TUNISIA

Association Tunisienne des Plantes Médicinales
Hammam Sousse
FAX: 71.783.928

 

UNITED KINGDOM

British Herb Trade Association (BHTA)
133 Eastgate, Louth, Lincolnshire, LN11 9QG
TEL: 01507 602427
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WEB: http://www.bhta.org.uk

International Federation of Essential oils and Aroma Trades (IFEAT)
Gafta House, 6 Chapel Place, Rivington Street
London EC2A 3SH
TEL: +44 20 7729 5904; FAX: +44 20 7814 8383
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WEB: http://www.ifeat.org

 

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

American Botanical Council (ABC)
PO Box 144345
Austin, Texas 78714-4345 USA
TEL: 512.926.4900; FAX: 512.926.2345
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WEB: http://www.herbalgram.org

American Herbal Products Association (AHPA)
8484 Georgia Ave., Suite 370
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 USA
TEL: 301.588.1171; FAX: 301.588.1174
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WEB: http://www.ahpa.org

American Spice Trade Association (ASTA)
2025 M Street, NW, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20036 USA
TEL: 202-367-1127
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WEB: http://www.astaspice.org

 

VIET NAM

Vietnamese Association of Medicinal Materials
TEL: (04) 9262554; FAX: (04) 9262550
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ZIMBABWE

Phyto Trade Africa – The Southern African Natural Products Trade Association (SANPTA)
PO Box BE 385, Belvedere
Harare, Zimbabwe
TEL: +263-91-264-107; FAX: +263-4-723-037
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WEB: http://www.sanprota.com


5. Trade fairs

ASIA

AROGYA: COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH FAIR ON AYURVEDA, YOGA & NATUROPATHY, UNANI, SIDDHA AND HOMOEOPATHY
Venue:  Various locations in India
Internet:            http://www.indiatradefair.com

ASIA PACIFIC NATURAL PRODUCTS EXPO (NATPRO)
Venue:  Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Internet:            http://natpro.com.my

BIO-FACH CHINA: INTERNATIONAL ORGANIC TRADE FAIR AND CONFERENCE
Venue: Shanghai Everbright Convention & Exhibition Center
Internet:            http://www.biofach-china.com

CHINESE IMPORT AND EXPORT COMMODITIES FAIR
Venue:  CECF Liuhua Complex, 117 Liu Hua Road, Guangzhou, P.R. China
Internet: http://www.chinacantonfair.com

HEALTH INGREDIENTS JAPAN EXHIBITION AND CONFERENCE
Venue:  Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Center, Tokyo, Japan
Internet:            http://www.hijapan.info/en

HEALTHPLEX EXPO
Venue:  China World Trade Center Exhibition Hall, Beijing, P.R. China
Internet:            http://www.healthplex.com.cn

HERBAL ASIA
Venue:  Matrade Exhibition Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Internet:            http://herbalasia.com.my

INTERHERB
Venue:  Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Center, Harbin, China
Internet:            http://en.interherb.com.cn

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION OF THE MODERNIZATION OF CHINESE MEDICINE & HEALTH PRODUCTS
Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong SAR of P.R. China
Internet:            http://www.icmcm.com

NATURAL PRODUCTS EXPO JAPAN — BIOFACH JAPAN
Venue:  Tokyo International Exhibition Center (Tokyo Big Sight)
Internet:            http://www.naturalproductsjapan.com/index.html

NATURAL  PRODUCTS ASIA & ASIA HEALTH
Venue:  Singapore Expo, Hall 4
Internet:            http://www.npoasia.com

PANACEA NATURAL PRODUCTS EXPO INDIA
Venue: World Trade Centre (WTC) Mumbai, India
Internet:            www.panaceaforall.com

SEOUL INTERNATIONAL ORGANIC & NATURAL PRODUCTS SHOW
Venue:  Convention & Exhibition Center (COEX) Atlantic Hall + Convention Hall, Seoul, Korea
Internet:            http://www.organicshow.co.kr

SUPPLY EXPO JAPAN
Venue:  Tokyo International Forum, 3-5-1 Marunouchi Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0005 Japan
Internet:            http://www.supplyexpo.jp/eng

TRADITIONAL AND COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE EXHIBITION (TCME)
Venue:  Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Internet:            http://www.ictmmm2007.org/exhibition.htm

WORLD AYURVEDA CONGRESS & EXPO, HERBAL TRADE FAIR & MEDICINAL PLANTS EXHIBITION
Venue: India
Internet:            http://www.ayurworld.org

WORLD SPICE CONGRESS & EXHIBITION
Venue: India
WEB:   http://www.worldspicecongress.com


EUROPE

BIO-FACH WORLD TRADE FAIR FOR ORGANIC FOOD AND NATURAL PRODUCTS
Venue: Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, Germany
Internet:            http://www.biofach.de

HEALTH INGREDIENTS EUROPE
Venue:  Various European countries
Internet:            http://www.hi-events.com

NATURAL INGREDIENTS EXHIBITION AND CONFERENCE
Venue:  ExCel London, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London, E16 1XL, UK
Internet:            http://www.ni-events.com

IN-COSMETICS
Venue:  Various European countries
Internet:            http://www.in-cosmetics.com

SANA: INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF NATURAL PRODUCTS - NUTRITION, HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT
Venue:  Bologna Fairground, Bologna, Italy
Internet:            http://www.sana.it

VITAFOODS INTERNATIONAL
Venue: Palexpo Centre, Geneva, Switzerland
Internet:            http://www.vitafoods.eu.com/

 

MIDDLE EAST

ARAB NATURALS
Venue: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Internet:            http://www.arabnaturalsexpo.com

MIDDLE EAST NATURAL & ORGANIC PRODUCTS EXPO
Venue: Abu Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Internet:            http://www.globallinksdubai.com

 

NORTH AMERICA

SUPPLY EXPO
Venue: Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California USA
Internet:            http://www.supplyexpo.com

SUPPLY SIDE EAST INTERNATIONAL TRADE SHOW AND CONFERENCE
Venue: Meadowlands Exhibition Center, Secaucus, New Jersey USA
Internet: http://www.supplysideshow.com/east

SUPPLY SIDE WEST INTERNATIONAL TRADE SHOW AND CONFERENCE
Venue: Venetian Hotel and Sands Exposition Center, Las Vegas, USA
Internet:            http://www.supplysideshow.com/west

 

6. Trade press

BELGIUM

IADSA Newsflash and IADSA E-Newsletter
International Alliance of Dietary/Food Supplements Associations (IADSA) monthly newsletter
WEB:  http://www.iadsa.org

 

CANADA

NHPD Monthly Communiqué
Monthly e-mail newsletter of the Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD)
WEB:               http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/prodnatur/bulletins/index_e.html

NPI Daily Newsletter
E-mail newsletter of the Natural Products Industry Center (NPIcenter) providing raw materials and product information for natural products industry professionals
WEB:   http://www.npicenter.com


FRANCE

Greentrade.net
Organic industry marketplace. An international exchange platform for organic producers, manufacturers, and distributors of organic products including medicinal and aromatic plants, herbs & spices and other natural ingredients
WEB:               http://www.greentrade.net

NutraIngredients.com Europe  e-Newsletter
WEB:   http://www.nutraingredients.com

 

GERMANY

Zeitschrift für Arznei- und Gewürzpflanzen (Journal of Medicinal and Spice Plants)
WEB:               http://www.zag-info.de

 

ITALY

NWFP-Digest-L (e-bulletin)
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations publication NWFP-Digest-L, is a free e-mail journal that covers all aspects of non-wood forest products (NWFP)
WEB:               http://www.fao.org/forestry/site/12980/en

 

SWITZERLAND

BTFP Newsletter
This free newsletter of the BioTrade Facilitation Programme (BTFP) UNCTAD gives both a global and country-focused perspective on recent developments in the biotrade arena
WEB:               http://www.biotrade.org/BTFP/Resources.htm

Market News Service (MNS) for Medicinal Plants & Extracts
Quarterly report of the International Trade Centre (ITC) UNCTAD/WTO promoting international trade in medicinal plants & extracts with regional reviews
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WEB:   http://www.intracen.org/mas/mns.htm

Market News Service (MNS) for Spices
Monthly report of the International Trade Centre (ITC) UNCTAD/WTO providing detailed price and market information on selected spices and culinary herbs of particular interest to developing countries and economies
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WEB:   http://www.intracen.org/mas/mns.htm

 

UNITED KINGDOM

Nutraceuticals International
Provides executives with a monthly insight into what’s happening globally in the nutraceutical, dietary supplement and food and beverage industries
WEB:               http://www.marketletter.com/nutra.htm

Review of Aromatic and Medicinal Plants
Weekly summaries of key English and foreign language journal articles, reports, conferences and books about aromatic and medicinal plants
WEB:               http://www.cabi.org/AbstractDatabases.asp?PID=51

The Public Ledger World Commodities Weekly
Provides daily and weekly news, analysis and market prices for over 700 commodities, including crude drugs, medicinal herbs and spices, waxes & gums, essential oils and oleoresins, oilseeds, oils & fats, seeds & pulses, honey, coffee and tea
WEB:   http://www.public-ledger.com

 

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

AHPA Report
Monthly newsletter of the American Herbal Products Association (AHPA) for AHPA members only
WEB:   http://www.ahpa.org

FDA: Dietary Supplements / Food Labeling Electronic Newsletter
Free electronic newsletter from the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Office of Nutritional Products, Labeling, and Dietary Supplements (ONPLDS), in the Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN)
WEB:   http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/~dms/infonet.html

Functional Foods & Nutraceuticals (FF&N)
Monthly trade magazine with features on natural ingredients and suppliers
WEB:   http://www.ffnmag.com

FF&N eNewsletter
A twice-monthly update on issues critical to manufacturers of finished goods in the nutrition industry with updates on new products from raw material and ingredient suppliers, industry news
WEB:   http://www.ffnmag.com

HerbalGram: The Journal of the American Botanical Council (ABC)
Quarterly journal featuring articles, research reviews, conference reports, and book reviews on medicinal plants, the history of their use, ethnobotanical and modern clinical research, and legal and regulatory developments regarding the marketing and sale of medicinal plant products
WEB:               http://www.herbalgram.org/herbalgram

HerbalEGram
Monthly electronic publication, updates American Botanical Council (ABC) members on topics including Latest News, Media Watch and Upcoming Events
WEB:   http://www.herbalgram.org/herbalgram

Herbal Green Pages
A service of the Herb Growing & Marketing Network, an herb industry trade association
WEB:   http://www.herbworld.com/green_pages.htm

HSC Industry News
A comprehensive weekly news journal exclusively focused on the nutrition industry
WEB:   http://www.health-strategy.com

Natural Products Insider™
The Official Magazine of SupplySide®
WEB:   http://www.naturalproductsinsider.com

Natural Products Industry™ Insider eNewsletter
WEB:   http://www.naturalproductsinsider.com

Nutraceuticals World
Serving the Dietary Supplement, Functional Food and Nutritional Beverages Industries
WEB:   http://www.nutraceuticalsworld.com

Nutrition Business Journal
Comprehensive market data and strategic analysis covering Dietary Supplements (vitamins, minerals, herbs & botanicals, sports nutrition), Natural/Organic Foods, Functional Foods, and Natural Personal Care
WEB:   http://www.nutritionbusiness.com

Nutritional Outlook
A Manufacturer’s Resource for Dietary Supplements & Healthy Foods and Beverages
WEB:   http://www.nutritionaloutlook.com

Organic Processing Magazine
Business-to-business publication for the organic food, fiber and personal care industries
WEB:               http://www.organicprocessing.com

The Tan Sheet: Non-Prescription Pharmaceuticals and Nutritionals
WEB:   http://www.fdcreports.com