Consumer Behaviour

Europe: Organic Food Market should generate 39 Billion USD by 2020

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

13.04.2016 Editor

Organic food and beverages market in Europe set to reach USD 39.04 billion by 2020, posting a CAGR of close to 7%, according to the latest market study released by Technavio.

Organic cosmetics to grow globally

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

08.04.2016 Redaktion

The global market for organic cosmetics is growing, according to the Global Organic Cosmetics Market Forecast & Opportun­ities, 2021: TechSci Research Report.

Fighting against food waste

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

06.04.2016 Editor

It’s a wonder the human race managed to survive before the advent of a date sticker telling us when we should be eating certain foods by, but survive we did.

Consumer pressure led Waitrose supermarket to stops selling RoundUp herbicide

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

05.04.2016 Editor

A Care2 petition, which was signed by over 90 000 people, has led to Monsanto’s RoundUp herbicide being removed from Waitrose stores across the UK.

France: retail is focusing on organic

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

01.04.2016 Editor

French organic retailer committed to supporting organic farming and responsible consumption Biocoop has ended 2015 with a 17% increase in turnover, to 768 million Euros and 383 stores, according to Retail Analysis.

Largest U.S. Organic Farming Event Sets Attendance Record

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

08.03.2016 Redaktion

More than 3,600 people attended the 27th MOSES Organic Farming Conference on the last February week in La Crosse, WI.

UK: catering the most active sector of the organic market

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

02.03.2016 Editor

The organic catering sector has increased by 15.2 per cent over the past year, according to the Soil Association’s 2016 Organic Market report.

Certified organic health and beauty sales up 21%

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

26.02.2016 Editor

The Soil Association’s 2016 Organic Market Report launched onTuesday, 23 February, reveals sales of certified organic health and beauty products increased by 21.6% in 2015 to £54.2 million.

Consumer ask for transparency

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

25.02.2016 Editor

Food stickers may say “Mexico” or “Colombia,” but those are big places, and labels like this don’t give much insight, says The Tech Crunch.

European food market is transitioning

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

15.02.2016 Editor

The Fundación ExportAr (Argentina) has published a report on Europe's fruit and vegetable sector that covers trends, demand, competition, requirements and distribution channels

Carrefour’s 2015 organic sales have a 3% growth

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

29.01.2016 Editor

Last full-year sales Carrefour generated 86.3 billion Euros and +3.0% on an organic basis.

Organic Cocoa Market prevision 2015-2025

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

27.01.2016 Editor

The certified organic cocoa market represents a very small share of the total cocoa market, estimated around 0.5% of total production.

We’ve had enough: powerful signal in favour of organic agriculture

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

26.01.2016 Karin Heinze

The big demo against the agriculture industry that took place during the International Green Week in Berlin has become a regular event. For the sixth time, over 100 organisations called for a demonstration. Around 23,000 people responded with a march on Saturday 16 January 2016. 

The value of overall ethical sales grew up to £38 billion in the UK

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

19.01.2016 Editor

The value of overall ethical sales grew by 8 per cent up to £38 billion, during a period when inflation barely rose above 0.5 per cent, according to the new Ethical Consumer markets report.

Continuing growth of the natural and organic cosmetics market in Germany

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

19.01.2016 Karin Heinze

At the end of 2015, the role of natural and organic cosmetics as the driver of growth for the German cosmetics market was confirmed. According to the IKW the industry association for personal care products and detergents -  the turnover of cosmetics and toiletries in the German retail trade in 2015 came to about €13.4bn, an increase of 2.4 %.


Improvements in the organic food world for 2015

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

12.01.2016 Editor

2015 was a big year for the U.S. organic sector, explains Natural Products Insider.

Review of the Year 2015: Events, Developments, Trends and Numbers

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

22.12.2015 Karin Heinze

It’s been a good year for the organic industry: the turnover of manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers in Germany, on the European and international markets has grown continually. The area of organically farmed land and the number of organic farms have increased slightly in this Year of the Soil. Look back with us over the organic year in our review! 

Halal cosmetics are gaining ground

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

24.11.2015 Editor

The market for Halal cosmetics is growing worldwide.According to forecasts, by  2050 around 30 % of the world’s population will belong to this religion. At the international Natural and Organic Conference an expert provided information on certification criteria, banned ingredients and interfaces with natural and organic cosmetics.

Vivaness: 10 years of growth in Natural & organic cosmetics

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

13.10.2015 Karin Heinze

Over the past decade the international natural cosmetics market has developed magnificently. With continual growth of 5 to over 10 % per year, the care products sales figures excluding petro-chemicals and problematical preservatives have left the conventional cosmetics market behind.

Sustainable Foods Summit Highlighted Key Industry Concerns

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

18.09.2015 Editor

The food industry needs to take greater steps towards sustainable development. This was one of the key messages from the Sustainable Foods Summit Europe. Soil fertility, carbon management, regulatory framework, and sustainable food production were stated as major areas of concern.

USA: Organic sales jump 11% to US$39 billion

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour


Sales of organic food and non-food products in the United States broke through another record in 2014, totaling US$39.1 billion.

Study reveals organic consumers maintain a healthier lifestyle

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

24.03.2015 Kai Kreuzer

A consumer survey on behalf of the Dutch wholefood retail chain EkoPlaza revealed surprising results and evidence that organic customers live healthier lives than the average population.

UK: A fresh look at the organic consumer

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour


The Organic Trade Board has released findings from the first ever in depth usage and attitudinal survey into the UK organic consumer

Surge in Italian organic food consumers

Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour

14.08.2014 Redaktion

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