Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour27.01.2016 Editor
The certified organic cocoa market represents a very small share of the total cocoa market, estimated around 0.5% of total production.
Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour26.01.2016 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.
Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour19.01.2016 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.
Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour19.01.2016 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 %.
Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour12.01.2016 Editor
2015 was a big year for the U.S. organic sector, explains Natural Products Insider.
Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour22.12.2015 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!
Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour24.11.2015 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.
Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour13.10.2015 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.
Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour18.09.2015 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.
Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour23.04.2015
Sales of organic food and non-food products in the United States broke through another record in 2014, totaling US$39.1 billion.
Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour24.03.2015 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.
Consumer Behaviour, Consumer Behaviour18.03.2015
The Organic Trade Board has released findings from the first ever in depth usage and attitudinal survey into the UK organic consumer