The expo's reputation and credential as a must-attend annual event for over a decade has made it one of the most sought after events in Dubai, the cosmopolitan city state of UAE where it is held. MENOPE has consistently provided a vantage point for organic, natural and eco-friendly products companies from across the world, along with natural and alternative wellness and therapeutic players to tap into the growing Middle East and North Africa market. Middle East Natural and Organic Product Expo Dubai - MENOPE 2014 will be an ideal opportunity for your exporters to meet the trade community, distributors/buyers in the Middle East and Northern Africa and other neighboring countries mainly from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman , Bahrain, Qatar, Egypt, Africa etc. other than Dubai (UAE). The region as a whole is an untapped market for organic products, we are sure organic product growers, manufacturers and exporters will have lot of opportunities in the Arabian Gulf. Products and Services Focus: The major exhibitor profile of the expo are Fine organic products, Agricultural products, Specialty / Gourmet products, Baby food, Non-alcoholic beer / wine, Mineral and thermal drinking waters, Condiments, Ethnic foods, Fiber / Energy Snacks, Functional foods and beverages, Green foods and Juices, Organic dairy products, Organic fruits and vegetables, Dry fruits, Culinary herbs, Spices / Seasonings, Tea and Coffee, Natural Cosmetics, Healthcare, vitamins, supplements, organic textiles, eco-friendly products, SPA products and many more... Middle East has a rising population which will in turn lead to increase in food consumption and this will also help grow the market for organic produce. According to a study of "The Economist Intelligence Unit ( EIU)" an increase in the population in the GCC from the current 40.6 million to more than 50 million, growing by 4.6% in the expected period 2011 – 2015, it is also estimated that the per capita food consumption increased by 2.1%.