Europe, Russia20.07.2017 Editor
The Anti Fraud Initiative (AFI) in collaboration with IFOAM invites for the conference “Improving Integrity of Organic Supply Chains” in Odesa (Ukraine) on 21-22 September 2017.
Europe, Russia30.06.2017 Editor
The 11th International Exhibition ECO-Expo will take place on September 27-30, 2017 at the International Exhibition Center in Kiev.
Europe, Russia05.06.2017 Editor
The organic market has currently the best quality management system of the whole food market, but fraud is still an issue. The Anti Fraud Initiative offers a workshop in Odesa (Ukraine) on 21-22 September 2017.
Europe, Russia30.05.2017 Editor
The Washington Post reports the case of three shipments of so-called organic corn and soy to the USA. After thorough research, it established the origin of the shipments and revealed organic fraud on a massive scale. After the article was published the Organic Trade Association (OTA) calls on the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Organic Program to thoroughly and immediately complete investigations of any reports of fraudulent imported organic livestock feed either alleged in the story or otherwise reported by trade.
Europe, Russia21.12.2016 Editor
The international community of beauty industry met end of October in Moscow for the largest perfumery and cosmetics exhibition, the InterCharm 2016. It was visited by 69 864 unique visitors within the 4 days.
Europe, Russia24.10.2016 Editor
In July of this year the Russian Federation passed a law that prohibits genetically modified agriculture. With this law signed by Vladimir Putin, Russia becomes the largest GMO free land in the world, ahead the European Union.
Europe, Russia19.07.2016 Leo Frühschütz
Bio-Markt.Info reported last December that Logocos AG belongs to a Swiss holding company whose owners wish to remain anonymous. The German Lebensmittelzeitung now writes that the current proprietors – among them a Kazakh oligarch – want to sell Logocos AG. Marc Christian Wedekind, chairman of the supervisory board at Logocos, denied this categoriacally when bio-markt.info spoke to him.
Europe, Russia19.07.2016 Editor
Results of the petition "Getting allergenic preservatives out of Russian children’s cosmetics!" initiated by Lookbio.ru and ekokosmetika.ru are that some of the responsible Russian manufacturers of cosmetic products begin to withdraw potentially allergenic preservatives.
Europe, Russia17.06.2016 Editor
The Factor GMO is a project primarily organized by a Russian NGO called the National Association for Genetic Safety (NAGS) and claims to be the worlds largest independent study of GMO safety.
Europe, Russia03.03.2016 Kai Kreuzer
“Compared with a year ago, there has been a huge fall in the exchange rate of the rouble against the euro with the result that imported goods are now much more expensive,” says Tanya Lebedeva. She is the founder and CEO of LookBio, an important publisher of both a printed and an internet magazine for consumers and professionals in Russia. Tanya gives an overview of the problems for the organic sector.
Europe, Russia08.04.2015 Redaktion
The embargo on importing European foodstuffs, imposed on Russia in 2014, is acting as an incentive for domestic production of organic food. Experts also see potential for foreign investment it says in the online magazine Russia and India Report.
Europe, Russia24.02.2015 Karin Heinze
The latest global data on organic farming has been presented by IFOAM – Organics International and the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) at the BioFach fair 2015 in Nuremberg. The global organic market increased to 72 billion US Dollars, organic agricultural land worldwide is 43 million hectares.
Europe, Russia17.02.2015 Redaktion
In Europe, Russia is considered to be one of the worst performing countries in terms of the turnover of organic food. According to the USDA Foreign Agricultural Service, in 2012 sales of organic food in Russia amounted to 148 million US dollars, which represents growth of 7.8 % compared with 2011.
Europe, Russia22.12.2014 Redaktion
Have a look with us at the most important events and organic issues of 2014 in the German and international organic industry.
Europe, Russia11.10.2013 Redaktion
A new law has just been passed to further strenghten the organic sector in Ukraine.
Europe, Russia01.10.2013 Redaktion
For years the Russian government has been tinkering with legally-binding regulation of the organic sector.
Europe, Russia03.09.2013 Redaktion
Organic has an uphill struggle in Russia.
Europe, Russia15.03.2012 Redaktion
The natural cosmetics market worldwide has grown dynamically in recent years
Europe, Russia09.01.2012 Redaktion
LavkaLavka delivers their products to Russian customers and abroad.
Europe, Russia23.05.2011 Redaktion
Organic Corporation is a unique project in Russia.
Europe, Russia05.05.2011 Redaktion
Russia is an interesting market for natural and organic cosmetics
Europe, Russia01.04.2008 Redaktion
Specialized stores and supermarkets offer organics in Moscow
Europe, Russia17.04.2007 Redaktion
Moscow’s organic scene is expanding
Europe, Russia24.01.2007 Redaktion
The organic supermarket Grunwald was a very long awaited project.
Europe, Russia11.08.2006 Redaktion
The first organic restaurant was opened in Moscow on the 24th of March, 2006.