The textile area at the Biofach in Nürnberg, Germany, which was offered since 2009, will no longer be continued from 2013 onwards. The organizers mention as reason therefore that the textile area could not be established as expected – regarding the number of exhibitors as well as the number of textil-specific customers. Furthermore they referred to the other similar events in Germany as well as the intent for conceptual clarity. Textile area, textile forum and the fashion shows will no longer be part of the Biofach. Single exhibitors will continue to exhibit in the natural commodities area.