MAP EXPO

The Global Marketplace for Medicinal & Aromatic Plants

  • 2nd edition MAP EXPO 2018
  • Date: 3 & 4 October 2018
  • Venue: Beursgebouw Eindhoven, Lardinoistraat 8, 5611 ZZ Eindhoven, the Netherlands
  • Evaluation of MAP EXPO 2017

Worldwide, the lifestyles of some 6.3 billion people rely on the cultivation of plants. Demand for herbal drugs, cosmetics, foodstuffs and other products in this already vast market continues to grow. Taken together, plant products form a specialised but lucrative sector with plenty of opportunities. Meanwhile, sustainable plant use contributes to global wellbeing and a healthy ecosystem.

Aware of the industry’s immense potential, MAP EXPO has been established as the go-to global marketplace for the key players in MAP-related sectors. This unique event aims to enhance and integrate links in the supply chain, matching suppliers with buyers and developing new markets in the process. Specialist knowledge can be exchanged, and market leaders both new and old will have an opportunity to influence the MAP industry’s future direction.

Highlights

  • “Horchata” drink in Southern Ecuador: medicinal plants and people’s wellbeing
    Background The “horchata” is a herbal mixture infusion consumed in Southern Ecuador. It remains unknown how vendors group the plant species to sell them at traditional markets. This research documented the following: 1) a list of medic...
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  • Culture, History and Applications of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants in Japan
    Aromatic and medicinal plants fill a significant role in human societies that have helped improve the lives of people since ancient times. Ancient people became aware of the value and attractiveness of aromatic and medicinal plants, and t...
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  • Impact of climate change on Medicinal and aromatic plants: Review
    There has been worldwide changes in seasonal patterns, weather events, temperature ranges, and other related phenomena and all have been analyzed in partial, reported and attributed to global climate change. The negative impacts o...
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