Plant Health Cure – MAP-Expo Program


Plant Health Cure is specialist and market leader in the field of mycorrhiza technology and soil biology. They supply useful soil fungi and soil bacteria as well as other products that increase the plants self defence capabilities and allow them to function better. This makes it possible to save drastically on pesticides as well as on fertilisers. The user achieves at least the same production at lower costs and the plant is healthier. Plant Health Cure products thus offer a significant contribution to more sustainable green sectors.

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Ho Chi Minh City – MAP-Expo Program

There will be two speakers from the Ho Chi Minh Delegation that will give presentations on the following topics





1. Introduction of Ho Chi Minh City and his business environment.


Speaker : Mdm. Cao Phi Van – Vice Director

Organization: The Investment and Trade Promotion Center (ITPC) is now one of the two organizations in Vietnam which have been recognized as a trade promotion organization and included in the Profiles of Trade Promotion Organizations published by the International Trade Centre/UNCTAD/WTO (ITC) and the Directory of Trade and Investment-related Organizations of Developing Countries and Areas in Asia and the Pacific by the ESCAP/UN.

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NBI Partnership with Netherlands Iran Business Council (NIBC)

The Netherlands Iran Business Council (NIBC) is a Dutch organization aiming to improve trade relations between the Netherlands and Iran. With many years of experience and excellent, up-to-date, local insights, we can assist your company in the search for market opportunities in both the Netherlands and Iran.

A NIBC representative from Iran will attend the MAP Expo as result from our fruitful partnership now and in the past.

As a result of this partnership, we have 2 large suppliers; Abron Caspian and Viracommerce. Worth checking out!


Viracommerce introduction:

We are a trading company active in the field of herbal medicines that offer herbs to various climates.

With a team of experienced experts and extensive communication network, we are able to offer several popular vegetable crops in the world. According to your request, our team can provide you with the quality and quantity of the plant of your choice. Servicing 24/7 We are always ready to provide the best suggestions and advice for all customers. If the product you are looking for and that product is not on our product cycle list, we can provide our specialists with the necessary information in order to provide it. And if it was possible, we would take the necessary steps to streamline its procurement.

Vietnam Delegation MAP-Expo 2018

MAP Expo is proud to to welcome the Vietnamese delegation from Ho Chi Minh City also known as Saigon. They will attend with 21 people for both days to create international relationships and alliances.

Their advanced knowledge on the medicinal & aromatic plants will be valuable to any company in this sector. 

8 natural product companies from Vietnam will join the delegation to MAP Expo. This participation is organized by the Vietnam Trade Office.



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NABC and MAP-Expo

NABC will be talking about the business opportunities for MAP Business at the MAP-Business stand .

NABC (Netherlands African Business Council) has amassed an extended network of thousands of African business contacts and enjoys collaborative relationships with Dutch knowledge institutions, NGO’s, the Dutch government, African embassies and trade and investment promotion institutes.

Are you interested to hear more about the MAP Business concept?

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Workshop HAO-Demeter

NBI invests in an cooperation with Greek Export and HOA – Demeter.

There will be a workshop given by Ms. Maloupa from the institute of plant breeding and genetic resources, HOA – Demeter. The workshop is dedicated to the exploitation of Greek Medicinal and Aromatic species through processing and production. The training program will help the participant to feel, smell, taste and see the rich and unique Greek flora through experiential-exploratory methods and the wealth of innovative products that can be produced.

Participants in the context of this workshop will learn about  reproduction, cultivation and processing of MAPs and participate in the preparation of products with essential oils, olive oil, tisanes, aromatic salts and tasting beverages with mixtures of MAPs.


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Hanoi Association



We are excited to announce that the Hanoi Association is presenting 4 companies as exhibitors on the MAP Expo this year.

NBI and Hanoi agreed to a partnership to enhance opportunities for companies in Vietnam that are active in the MAP sector.




Organization Full name Position
Vietnam Cooperative Alliance – Hai Duong Province Le Ahn Office – Trade and Promotion Center
Hanoi Agriculture JSC Le Thi Huong Giang Sale Manager
Xuan Dai JSC Nguyen Ngoc Khoa Manager of Marketing Department
Viet Huynh CO., LTD Pham Van Hai Material Purchasing Department Manager

NBI cherishes the strong and long-term partnership with Hanoi. Hanoi is an interesting region for MAP products and worth looking in to.

MAP Insights – Homeopathic Medicine or Phyto Medicine?

Herbal and homeopathic medicine are both natural types of medicine, and both use herbs in some way, but there are significant differences when it comes to the way the herbs are prepared, their safety profile, and the indications for which they’re prescribed. Homeopathy also uses other ingredients, such as animal or mineral products, while herbal medicine only uses herbs.

Perhaps the most important difference between the two is that homeopathic remedies are prescribed according to the principle of curing disease with natural products that spike the same reaction.

This is the belief that the substance known to cause the symptoms of the illness or disease will also create the cure if given to the patient in small enough doses. Herbal medicine does not subscribe to this principle.

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