Latin American Sustainable Food Summit: Traceability, Ingredients & Waste

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22.03.2016 Editor

For the first time, a Latin American summit will tackle food losses & waste, encourage traceability in supply chains and the use of sustainable food ingredients.

Open calls for the Organic World Congress 2017

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16.03.2016 Editor

The 19th Organic World Congress of IFOAM - Organics International, will take place from 09th to the 11th of November 2017 in India, now opens its Call for Papers.

IFOAM asking for feedback about a draft on genetic engineering

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15.03.2016 Redaktion

IFOAM – Organics International invites to contribute to the global vision on genetic engineering and genetically modified organisms.

IFOAM EU: only a few places left for European Organic Congress

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14.03.2016 Editor

In three weeks the IFOAM EU is celebrating its 10th European Organic Congress. From 4 – 6 April the congress will be in Driebergen, Netherlands. There are only a few places left – register before 18 March.

Sustainable Foods Summit Europe agenda announced

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10.03.2016 Editor

The European edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit will feature sustainable ingredients, and approaches to tackle food losses & waste. The executive summit will be hosted in Amsterdam on 9-10th June 2016.

Largest U.S. Organic Farming Event Sets Attendance Record

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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.

Japan: Organic Lifestyle Expo introduced

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04.03.2016 Redaktion

Japan is a major market for organic products but the the market development doesn´t meet the expectations and forecasts by experts. A new expo in November should accelerate the demand.

The Organic World Congress 2017 in India

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13.02.2016 Editor

The Organic Farming Association of India (OFAI) is an organic-farmer-based organisation but also includes within its rolls most of the important organic farming organisations from various regions of the country.

43.7 million hectares of organic land worldwide

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10.02.2016 Karin Heinze

The latest global data on organic farming has been presented by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) and IFOAM – Organics International at the BioFach fair in Nuremberg.

Organic Academy Leadership Course Europe

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10.02.2016 Editor

IFOAM - Organics International recently announced the fourth edition of the European Organic Academy Leadership Course.

Nature & More takes true cost of food to the consumer

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06.02.2016 Editor

At a crowded Green Week in Berlin, the international organic umbrella organisation IFOAM and organic food distributor Nature & More jointly introduced the True Cost of Food initiative.

Pavilion for innovative cosmetic producers

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05.02.2016 Karin Heinze

Fresh ideas, exciting concepts, the slightly different product – that is what buyers expect from innovative enterprises. For the first time ten newcomers will present themselves in a own pavilion at Vivaness, Hall 7A.

IFOAM EU: European Organic Congress in April

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04.02.2016 Editor

IFOAM EU is celebrating its 10th European Organic Congress in the Netherlands 4 - 6 April 2016 discussing ways to profile organic as a leading solution.

Sikkim is India´s first organic state

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02.02.2016 Editor

All of Sikkim's farmland has been certified organic under the National Programme for Organic Production NPOP regulations by the end of 2015.

Vivaness celebrates its 10th birthday

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01.02.2016 Karin Heinze

For the tenth edition of Vivaness, the trade fair for natural and organic cosmetics, numerous highlights and surprises have been promised by the organizers. Over 200 exhibitors from around 30 countries are again expected.

BioFach: an overview to help you plan

Events, Events

01.02.2016 Alexander Reinbold

From Wednesday 10 February Nuremberg will once again become a Mecca for the worldwide organic industry. The organizers are expecting around 44,000 professional visitors and more than 2,400 exhibitors.


Organic Uttarakhand: conference and trade fair

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01.02.2016 Editor

Organic Uttarakhand 2016, an Organic trade fair and conference will take place in Dehradun, March 10-13, 2016. It is organized by Uttarakhand Organic Commodity Board (UOCB), Govt. of Uttarakhand and International Competence Centre for Organic Agriculture (ICCOA).

The real cost of food

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26.01.2016 Editor

At the Green Week in Berlin, Nature & More launched its True Cost of Food initiative, a campaign to include all the external costs of food production in the price.

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

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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 Organic Changer: BioFach guerrilla activity

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21.01.2016 Editor

At a weekly market... consumers have exchanged their conventional fruit and vegetables for organic varieties. BioFach has used a guerrilla activity to draw attention to the need to switch to organic food.

Implications of COP21 to Sustainable Foods

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19.01.2016 Editor

The world climate summit has highlighted the need to reduce greenhouse gases in the food industry.

Organic Seed Alliance of 2016

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18.01.2016 Editor

The largest organic seed event in the U.S. will take place from the 4th to the 6th of February 2016 in Corvallis Oregon.

Organic regulations: controversial issues in the planned revision of the law

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29.12.2015 Kai Kreuzer

The German lawyer Hanspeter Schmidt who is specialized on the organic industry explained news about the revision of the EU Organic Regulation.

Organic Monitor organized Sustainable Cosmetics Conference in Paris

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08.12.2015 Kai Kreuzer

The European edition of the Sustainable Cosmetics Summit bringing together 140 delegates from the beauty industry. Discussions over the 3-day summit centred on sustainability metrics, ethical labels, green materials and digital marketing.

Halal cosmetics are gaining ground

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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.

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